10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Drive:  12 h 30 min
1
Geysir
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Vik
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Philadelphia

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.
On the next day, admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Geysir tour builder site.

Philadelphia, USA to Geysir is an approximately 12- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in June, you will find days in Geysir are colder (55°F), and nights are little chillier (46°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

3
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: Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall (in Hella) and Laugavegur (in Landmannalaugar). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, don't miss a visit to Solheimasandur Plane Wreck, tour the pleasant surroundings at Reynisfjara Beach, and kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Vik, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Geysir to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Vik sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Laugavegur, Reynisdrangar, Skogafoss
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Step out of Reykjavik to go to Thingvellir and see Thingvellir National Park, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stop by Penninn Eymundsson, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and enjoy breathtaking views from Perlan.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip tool.

You can drive from Vik to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Scuba & Snorkeling
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

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