27 days in Iceland & India Itinerary

27 days in Iceland & India Itinerary

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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 5 nights
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Akureyri, Iceland
— 4 nights
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Vik, Iceland
— 3 nights
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Hella, Iceland
— 3 nights
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Leh, India
— 5 nights
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Manali, India
— 5 nights

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5
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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.
For shopping fun, head to Laugavegur or Listvinahusid. Get a sense of the local culture at Reykjavik Open Air Museum and Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition. Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Bruarfoss Waterfall (in Brekkuskogur), Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Kerið (in Selfoss). Make the 1st (Thu) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, don't miss a visit to Perlan, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For where to stay and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip planning site.

New Delhi, India to Reykjavik is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in June, with highs in Reykjavik at 15°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

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Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

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Akureyri, Iceland

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Get outdoors at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) and Goðafoss Waterfall. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Saurbaejarkirkja and Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery. And it doesn't end there: trot along with a tour on horseback, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, go for a walk through Viti Crater, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Akureyri road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Akureyri takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks · Tours · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Speed Boats Tours
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) ©
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard)
Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields

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Vik, Iceland

Vik
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
You'll get in some beach time at Black Sand Beach and Reynisfjara Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Sólheimajökulll and Mýrdalsjökull. Get out of town with these interesting Vik side-trips: Kirkjubaejarklaustur (Fjadrargljufur Canyon & Skaftarstofa). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum, admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church, and explore and take pictures at Dyrhólaey.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Vik journey planner.

Traveling by car from Akureyri to Vik takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Vik are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hella.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull
Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll

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Hella, Iceland

Hella ©
Hella is a small town in southern Iceland on the shores of the river Ytri-Rangá and has, as of 2011, 781 inhabitants.Hella is situated to the east of Reykjavík on the Hringvegur (Route 1) between Selfoss and Hvolsvöllur.OverviewThe name of the town comes from caves near the river. Step out of the city life by going to Horseback Riding Tours and Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lava Centre and Fridheimar. Step out of Hella to go to Blaskogabyggd and see Gullfoss Falls, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: get outside with Gljúfrafoss, stop by Seljalandsfoss, and take in the dramatic scenery at Urridafoss Waterfall.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hella vacation planning website.

Drive from Vik to Hella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Hella can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Leh.

Things to do in Hella

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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Lava Centre ©
Lava Centre
Urridafoss Waterfall ©
Urridafoss Waterfall
Horseback Riding Tours

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Leh, India

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Get outdoors at Khardung La and Kyagar Tso. Shanti Stupa and Thiksey Monastery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at Nubra Valley, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spituk Monastery, and see the interesting displays at Hall of Fame.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Leh route builder app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hella to Leh. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to India Standard Time is 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Manali.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Spituk Monastery ©
Spituk Monastery
Shanti Stupa ©
Shanti Stupa
Nubra Valley ©
Nubra Valley

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Manali, India

People visit Manali for a number of reasons, but all of them revolve around the landscape.
Hidimba Devi Temple and Manu Temple will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Jogini Waterfall and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Beas Kund, identify plant and animal life at Manali Sanctuary, admire the verdant scenery at Solang Valley, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gayatri Temple.

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Traveling by car from Leh to Manali takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manali

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Jogini Waterfall ©
Jogini Waterfall
Hidimba Devi Temple ©
Hidimba Devi Temple

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