10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Geysir
— 1 day
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Svinafell
— 2 nights
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Hella
— 3 nights
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Reykjavik
— 4 nights

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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 7th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, indulge in some personalized pampering at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, then take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and finally take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Geysir trip app.

Reykjavik to Geysir is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Geysir are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Svinafell.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks · Nature · Spas

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Strokkur
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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Svinafell

Svinafell
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the activities along Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, contemplate the waterfront views at Glacier Lagoon, then kick back and relax at Diamond Beach, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Svartifoss Waterfall. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Svinafell trip planner.

You can drive from Geysir to Svinafell in 4 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hella.

Things to do in Svinafell

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

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Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon ©
Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon

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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. Venture out of the city with trips to Sólheimajökulll (in Vik), Skogafoss (in Skogar) and Riding Tours South Iceland (in Fludir). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, take an unforgettable tour with Southcoast Adventure, look for gifts at UNA Local Product, and get impressive views of Hekla.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hella trip maker.

Getting from Svinafell to Hella by car takes about 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Hella

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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Riding Tours South Iceland ©
Riding Tours South Iceland
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik), Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Keflavik Maritime Center (in Keflavik). Spend the 13th (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, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and see Off-Road Tours.

Make your Reykjavik itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Hella to Reykjavik in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas

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