10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
2
Geysir
— 1 night
3
Vik
— 3 nights
4
Hella
— 1 night

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Stekkjarkot (in Keflavik), Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir (Thingvellir National Park & Galgaklettur). Spend the 3rd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, see Off-Road Tours, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Reykjavik trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Akureyri to Reykjavik is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Akureyri in November, Reykjavik is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Thingvellir, Krysuvik Cliffs, Stekkjarkot, Thermal Spas
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, then admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Geysir road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Geysir takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Geysir, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
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, surround yourself with nature on Katlatrack Adventure Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, and get impressive views of Katla Volcano.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Vik day trip planning website.

You can drive from Geysir to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hella.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Skogar, Katla Volcano
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Icelandic Lava Show ©
Icelandic Lava Show
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

1
night
Hella

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. On the 10th (Tue), stop by UNA Local Product, admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, and then see the world from above with Southcoast Adventure.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hella journey planner.

You can drive from Vik to Hella in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hella

Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

UNA Local Product
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Southcoast Adventure ©
Southcoast Adventure
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
UNA Local Product ©
UNA Local Product

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