20 days in Iceland, Greenland & Faroe Islands Itinerary

20 days in Iceland, Greenland & Faroe Islands Itinerary

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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 6 nights
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Vik, Iceland
— 3 nights
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Blaskogabyggd, Iceland
— 1 night
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Ilulissat, Greenland
— 3 nights
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Torshavn, Faroe Islands
— 3 nights
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Suduroy, Faroe Islands
— 1 night
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Vagar Island, Faroe Islands
— 1 night

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Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
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 Dead Gallery/Studio. Take a break from the city and head to Thingvellir National Park and Horseback Riding 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). Spend the 4th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, stroll the grounds of Cemetery Holavallagardur, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and explore and take pictures at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Reykjavik trip planner.

Pune, India to Reykjavik is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from Pune to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. In August in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Vik.

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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

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Vik, Iceland

Vik ©
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 Black Sand Beach will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: fly like a bird with True Adventure, 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.

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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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True Adventure ©
True Adventure
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss

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Blaskogabyggd, Iceland

Blaskogabyggd
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.

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Strokkur
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat ©
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).

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Ilulissat Icefjord ©
Ilulissat Icefjord
Jakobshavn Glacier ©
Jakobshavn Glacier
PGI Greenland ©
PGI Greenland

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Torshavn, Faroe Islands

Torshavn ©
Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. Get a sense of the local culture at Nolsoyar Viti and Torshavn Cathedral. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kirkjubour Cathedral and Tinganes. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Skansin Fortress, get the adrenaline pumping 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.

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Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

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Kirkjubour Cathedral ©
Kirkjubour Cathedral
Torshavn Cathedral ©
Torshavn Cathedral
Skansin Fortress ©
Skansin Fortress

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Suduroy, Faroe Islands

Suduroy ©
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.

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Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Shopping
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Hvannhagi ©
Hvannhagi
Famjin church ©
Famjin church
Ruth Smith Art Museum ©
Ruth Smith Art Museum

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Vagar Island, Faroe Islands

Vagar Island ©
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.

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Mulafossur Waterfall ©
Mulafossur Waterfall
Lake Leitisvatn ©
Lake Leitisvatn

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