10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Newark
+3
Bus + Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  11 h 15 min
1
Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Vik
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
+2
Shuttle + Fly + Bus:  9 h 30 min
End: Newark

2
nights
Geysir

Geysir ©
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Geysir journey planning site.

Newark, USA to Geysir is an approximately 12- hour combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, flight, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newark to Geysir. When traveling from Newark in June, plan for colder days in Geysir, with highs around 55°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Gullfoss Falls, Fridheimar
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Fridheimar ©
Fridheimar

4
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Get out of town with these interesting Vik side-trips: Laugavegur (in Landmannalaugar), Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall (in Hella) and Fjadrargljufur Canyon (in Kirkjubaejarklaustur). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Vik trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Geysir to Vik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Vik are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Laugavegur, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Skogafoss, Fjadrargljufur Canyon
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Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Reykjavik is known for historic sites, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, enjoy breathtaking views from Perlan, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar).

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Reykjavik day trip planner.

Getting from Vik to Reykjavik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Tours Museums
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Nature & Wildlife Tours
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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