11 days in United Kingdom & Iceland Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
York, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights


London, United Kingdom — 3 nights

The Square Mile

London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

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Bengaluru, India to London is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to London. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in April; daily highs in London reach 15°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to take a train to York.
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York, United Kingdom — 1 night

City of Festivals

Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): delve into the distant past at York City Walls, then admire the landmark architecture of York Minster, then wander the streets of York Shambles, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

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Traveling by train from London to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In April, daytime highs in York are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Edinburgh.
Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Athens of the North

Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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You can take a train from York to Edinburgh in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. April in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Reykjavik.
Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Reykjavik, Iceland — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): surround yourself with nature on Dogsledding Iceland, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, then pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, and finally stop by Frida. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Eimverk Distillery, then discover the deep blue sea with Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Blue Lagoon.

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Getting from Edinburgh to Reykjavik by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Traveling from Edinburgh in April, expect Reykjavik to be a bit cooler, temps between 7°C and 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Spas
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United Kingdom travel guide

Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.

Iceland travel guide

Spas · Waterfalls · 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.