8 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Shuttle to Gamla Hringbraut, Bus to Vik
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Vik
— 2 nights
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Geysir
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Reykjavik
— 4 nights
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Vik — 2 nights

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, then enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, then stroll through Reynisfjara Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskirkja Church. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue, take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Kvernufoss.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Vik tour itinerary site.

Cork, Ireland to Vik is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, shuttle, and bus. While traveling from Cork, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Vik, ranging from highs of 4°C to lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Geysir.
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Geysir — 1 night

Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, experience rural life at Fridheimar, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and finally take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Geysir trip maker site.

Drive from Vik to Geysir in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Geysir, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Reykjavik.
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Reykjavik — 4 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Blue Lagoon (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir (Almannagja & Thingvellir National Park). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, and don't miss a visit to Perlan.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik tour planner.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Reykjavik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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Waterfalls · Spas · Churches
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.
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