13 days in Iceland Itinerary

13 days in Iceland Itinerary

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13 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Reykjavik
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Hofn
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4​h 30​min
4
Geysir
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  21​h
End: Bangkok

5
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Thingvellir National Park and Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Kayaking & Canoeing. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall (in Hella), UNA Local Product (in Hvolsvollur) and Galgaklettur (in Thingvellir). And it doesn't end there: test the waters at a local thermal spa, examine the collection at Aurora Reykjavik, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip maker .

Bangkok, Thailand to Reykjavik is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Reykjavik is minus 7 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Bangkok in February, with highs in Reykjavik at 3°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Thingvellir, UNA Local Product, Thermal Spas, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Thermal Spas
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, then enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, then kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vik Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Rutshellir Cave, take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, then contemplate the geological forces at Volcano Eyjafjallajokull, then explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, and finally pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue.

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You can drive from Reykjavik to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Reykjavik in February, Vik is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Skogar, Volcano Eyjafjallajokull
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach

3
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Get outdoors at Glacier Lagoon and Hoffellsjokull Glacier. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Thorbergur center and Hvalnes Lighthouse. Go for a jaunt from Hofn to Jokulsarlon to see Diamond Beach about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, examine the collection at Huldusteinn, laugh and play at Hofn Swimming Pool, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Hofn trip site .

Traveling by car from Vik to Hofn takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Hofn can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Geysir.

Things to do in Hofn

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Hvalnes Lighthouse
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Glacier Lagoon ©
Glacier Lagoon
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
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 19th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir, and finally take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Geysir online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Hofn to Geysir takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Geysir
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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