12 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Snaefellsbaer
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Snaefellsbaer
— 3 nights
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Vik
— 3 nights
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 4 nights
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Snaefellsbaer — 3 nights

Get outdoors at Dritvik and Djupalonssandur and Snaefellsjokull National Park. Svortuloft Lighthouse and Olafsvikurkirkja are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Snaefellsbaer: Malariff Lighthouse (in Hellnar) and Ytri Tunga Beach (in Arnarstapi).

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Toronto, Canada to Snaefellsbaer is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Vik.
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Vik — 3 nights

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Step out of the city life by going to Sólheimajökulll and Reynisdrangar. Discover out-of-the-way places like Reyniskirkja Church and Mýrdalsjökull. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vik: Kirkjubaejarklaustur (Skaftarstofa, Fjadrargljufur Canyon, &more). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Skogar Museum, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, take in a show at Lava Show, and appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue.

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Traveling by car from Snaefellsbaer to Vik takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Reykjavik Open Air Museum and Cemetery Holavallagardur. Get outdoors at Gunnuhver Hot Springs and Dogsledding Iceland. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours, head off the coast to Videy Island, enjoy the sea views from Grotta Lighthouse, and squeeze the most out of the city with Magical Iceland - Food & Wine Tours.

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Traveling by car from Vik to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.
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Iceland travel guide

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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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