6 days in Iceland Itinerary

6 days in Iceland Itinerary

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6 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
1
Geysir
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Dallas

1
day
Geysir

Geysir ©
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take in the natural beauty of Geysir Hot Springs, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Geysir trip planner.

Dallas, USA to Geysir is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Geysir is 6 hours. In July, Geysir is cooler than Dallas - with highs of 58°F and lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Geysir
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Haukadalur ©
Haukadalur

1
night
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue, then stroll through Black Sand Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dyrholaey, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss.

Plan my day in Vik using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Geysir to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Vik sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Skogafoss
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Step out of Reykjavik to go to Thingvellir and see Thingvellir National Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, get engrossed in the history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and browse the exhibits of Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar).

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik itinerary planning site .

Getting from Vik to Reykjavik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

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