10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland vacation planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Geysir
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Geysir
Drive
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Vik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grindavik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Fly

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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.
To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Geysir trip planner.

Orlando, USA to Geysir is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Orlando in March: high temperatures in Geysir hover around 40°F and lows are around 31°F. You will leave for Vik on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Geysir

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 29 — 30:

Vik

— 2 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Vik is known for beaches, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church.

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

Drive from Geysir to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Vik are 39°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Grindavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 1:

Grindavik

— 2 nights
A historical fishing town on the scenic south coast of the Southern Peninsula, Grindavik boasts one main attraction, the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spa.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): snap pictures at Bridge Between Continents, make a trip to Svartsengi Geothermal Power Plant, then relax and rejuvenate at Blue Lagoon, and finally head outdoors with 4X4 Adventures Iceland. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the natural beauty of Gunnuhver Hot Springs, explore the striking landscape at Brimketill, then explore the ancient world of Selatangar, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and finally take some stellar pictures from Krysuvik Cliffs.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Grindavik trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Grindavik takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In April, daily temperatures in Grindavik can reach 42°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Grindavik

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 1 — 3:

Reykjavik

— 4 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You've now added Diving Island to your itinerary. Spend the 7th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

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

Traveling by car from Grindavik to Reykjavik takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in April, and nighttime lows around 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 7:

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.