20 days in Iceland, Greenland & Faroe Islands Itinerary

20 days in Iceland, Greenland & Faroe Islands Itinerary

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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights
Vik, Iceland
— 2 nights
Blaskogabyggd, Iceland
— 1 night
Bus to Reykjavík - BSÍ, Fly to Ilulissat
Ilulissat, Greenland
— 2 nights
Torshavn, Faroe Islands
— 1 night
Suduroy, Faroe Islands
— 4 nights


Reykjavik, Iceland — 3 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Reykjavik Open Air Museum and Magical Iceland - Food & Wine Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at Grotta Lighthouse and Volcano House. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Eimverk Distillery, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, explore the world behind art at Gerdarsafn Kopavogur Art Museum, and explore the striking landscape at Langjokull Glacier.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik road trip app.

Bengaluru, India to Reykjavik is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Reykjavik is minus 5.5 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in November, things will get much colder in Reykjavik: highs are around 5°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.
Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums
Side Trips
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Vik, Iceland — 2 nights

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll and then stop by Wool Gallery Vik i Myrdal. Keep things going the next day: whizz through the canopy at Zipline, contemplate the geological forces at Icelandic Lava Show, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskirkja Church, and finally fly like a bird with True Adventure.

For where to stay and tourist information, go to the Vik visit planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Blaskogabyggd.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure
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Blaskogabyggd, Iceland — 1 night

A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Blaskogabyggd itinerary planner.

Getting from Vik to Blaskogabyggd by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. On the 21st (Mon), you're off to Ilulissat.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
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Ilulissat, Greenland — 2 nights

Ilulissat, formerly Jakobshavn or Jacobshaven, is a town in the Qaasuitsup municipality in western Greenland, located approximately 350km north of the Arctic Circle. Ilulissat Museum and Ilulissat Art Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Ilulissat Icefjord and Tourist Nature - Day Tours. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Sermermiut.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ilulissat trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Blaskogabyggd to Ilulissat takes 9 hours. Traveling from Blaskogabyggd to Ilulissat, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Blaskogabyggd in November; daily highs in Ilulissat reach -5°C and lows reach -12°C. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Torshavn.
Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
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Torshavn, Faroe Islands — 1 night

Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. On the 24th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sandavagur Church and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mariukirkjan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): shop like a local with Ostrom.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Torshavn online trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Ilulissat to Torshavn in 9 hours. The time zone difference moving from West Greenland Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 3 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Ilulissat in November; daily highs in Torshavn reach 8°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to do a combination of to Suduroy.
Historic Sites · Shopping
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Suduroy, Faroe Islands — 4 nights

Suduroy represents a picturesque natural haven that serves an important breeding ground for many species of seabirds.
Visiting Basalt Cliffs and Hvannhagi will get you outdoors. Famjin church and Museum Husid uttan Anna will appeal to history buffs. It doesn't end there: shop like a local with Ruth Smith Art Museum and admire the striking features of Church of Porkeri.

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Getting from Torshavn to Suduroy by combination of takes about an hour. Other options: ride a ferry. In November, daytime highs in Suduroy are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping
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Iceland travel guide

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

Nature & Parks · Museums · Art Museums
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

Churches · Historic Walking Areas · Tourist Spots
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.