12 days in Iceland Itinerary

12 days in Iceland Itinerary

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12 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + bus:  27​h
1
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Hof
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h
4
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Singapore

1
night
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 16th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Vik Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, then stroll through Sólheimajökulll, and finally take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum. On the next day, make a trip to Dyrholaey, stop by Wool Gallery Vik i Myrdal, kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, then appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vik online driving holiday planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Vik is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Vik is minus 8 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in September: high temperatures in Vik hover around 11°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hof.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Skogar Museum
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Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

2
nights
Hof

Hof ©
Nestled in a narrow strip of land between the sea and the glacier, Hof remains best known for its 1883 turf church--the last of its kind to be built in the old Icelandic style of architecture.
On the 18th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Skaftafell National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): kick back and relax at Diamond Beach, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Hofskirkja Church, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Svartifoss Waterfall.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hof day trip planning app .

Drive from Vik to Hof in 2 hours. September in Hof sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hof

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Vatnajokull National Park, Diamond Beach
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park ©

3
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hverarond and Lake Myvatn. Visiting Krafla Lava Fields and Mud Pots will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Dettifoss, take in the dramatic natural features at Dimmuborgir Lava Formations, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), and go for a walk through Viti Crater.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Reykjahlid visit website .

Traveling by car from Hof to Reykjahlid takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Hof in September, plan for little chillier nights in Reykjahlid, with lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) ©
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard)
Hverfjall ©
Hverfjall

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Escape the urban bustle at Fishing Charters & Tours and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Settlement Center and Borgarnes Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Kerið (in Selfoss) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, enjoy the sand and surf at Yntri Tunga Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery Holavallagardur, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Reykjavik Open Air Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik tour itinerary maker .

You can fly from Reykjahlid to Reykjavik in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Borgarnes, Ytri Tunga Beach, Thingvellir National Park, Kerið
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The Settlement Center ©
The Settlement Center
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

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