20 days in Iceland, Greenland & Faroe Islands Itinerary

20 days in Iceland, Greenland & Faroe Islands Itinerary

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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 6 nights
Drive
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Vik, Iceland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Blaskogabyggd, Iceland
— 1 night
Bus to Reykjavík - BSÍ, Fly to Ilulissat
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Ilulissat, Greenland
— 3 nights
Fly
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Torshavn, Faroe Islands
— 3 nights
Helicopter
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Suduroy, Faroe Islands
— 1 night
Helicopter
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Vagar Island, Faroe Islands
— 1 night
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Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Shop till you drop at Laugavegur and Kolaportid Flea Market. Take a break from the city and head to Thingvellir National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: The exhibition Quake 2008 (in Hveragerdi), Selfoss (Kerið & Iceland Safari - Private Tours) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, trot along with a tour on horseback, and stop by Listvinahusid.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip app.

Pune, India to Reykjavik is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from Pune to Reykjavik. In August, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Vik, Iceland

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Skogar Museum and Reyniskyrka Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Skogafoss and Reynisfjara Beach will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, trek along Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail, and pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Vik trip planner.

Getting from Reykjavik to Vik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trip

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Blaskogabyggd, Iceland

A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 11th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, and finally admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall.

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Traveling by car from Vik to Blaskogabyggd takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Blaskogabyggd are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Ilulissat.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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3
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Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat, formerly Jakobshavn or Jacobshaven, is a town in the Qaasuitsup municipality in western Greenland, located approximately 350km north of the Arctic Circle. On the 12th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Jakobshavn Glacier and then get outside with PGI Greenland. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Ilulissat Art Museum, explore the striking landscape at Ilulissat Icefjord, and then go for a walk through Sermermiut.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ilulissat itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Blaskogabyggd to Ilulissat in 8.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Blaskogabyggd to Ilulissat. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Blaskogabyggd in August; daily highs in Ilulissat reach 11°C and lows reach 3°C. You will leave for Torshavn on the 14th (Sun).

Things to do in Ilulissat

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Outdoors
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3
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Torshavn, Faroe Islands

Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. Get a sense of the local culture at Nolsoyar Viti and Skansin Fortress. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kirkjubour Cathedral and Torshavn Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Tinganes, see the top attractions with RIB62, admire the masterpieces at Listasavn Foroya, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mariukirkjan.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Torshavn trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Ilulissat to Torshavn takes 8.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Ilulissat to Torshavn. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ilulissat in August: high temperatures in Torshavn hover around 15°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to do a combination of to Suduroy.

Things to do in Torshavn

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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Suduroy, Faroe Islands

Suduroy represents a picturesque natural haven that serves an important breeding ground for many species of seabirds.
On the 18th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Famjin church, then take in the exciting artwork at Ruth Smith Art Museum, and then get outside with Hvannhagi.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Suduroy road trip app.

Traveling by combination of from Torshavn to Suduroy takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to do a combination of to Vagar Island.

Things to do in Suduroy

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Museums
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Vagar Island, Faroe Islands

On the 19th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Mulafossur Waterfall, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Leitisvatn, and then explore the striking landscape at Trollkonufingur.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Vagar Island online holiday planner.

You can do a combination of from Suduroy to Vagar Island in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vagar Island

Parks · Nature
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Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
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.

Greenland travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Geologic Formations · Nature & Parks
An autonomous Danish territory, Greenland combines the power of Mother Nature with some of the most stunning scenery in the world. A trip to Greenland takes you to the planet's largest non-continental island, with the sparsest population in the world. Don't let that stop you from choosing a holiday in Greenland, the perfect chance to discover small towns and photogenic villages known for their colorful wooden cottages. The improving tourist network includes many hotels and hostels, as well as a slew of tour operators providing exiting outdoor activities.

Faroe Islands travel guide

3.9
Churches · Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks
Remote and picturesque, Faroe Islands represent a mosaic of green pastures and treeless moors. While on tour of Faroe Islands, you'll find that the sea is never more than a stone's throw away, even when you're deep inland. Traditions remain strong in the self-governing archipelago, known for coastlines made of steep cliffs and deep fjords. Your sightseeing in Faroe Islands options include long walks across the interior, where you'll have to brave shifty weather, and schooner or wooden sloop expeditions to see the fjords.