12 days in Iceland Itinerary

12 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Reykjavik
— 4 nights
2
Geysir
— 1 night
3
Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
4
Vik
— 3 nights
5
Hella
— 1 night

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nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Bring the kids along to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Sun Voyager. Take a break from Reykjavik with a short trip to Thingvellir National Park in Thingvellir, about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and stop by Myconceptstore.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Reykjavik day trip website.

Valladolid, Spain to Reykjavik is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Valladolid in August, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Reykjavik: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Geysir.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

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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 10th (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Strokkur and then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Geysir sightseeing planner.

Drive from Reykjavik to Geysir in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Geysir can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You'll set off for Landmannalaugar on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Geysir

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Gullfoss Falls
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Gullfoss Falls
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Strokkur

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Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Ljótipollur and then trek along Laugavegur.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Landmannalaugar journey maker site.

Drive from Geysir to Landmannalaugar in 3 hours. August in Landmannalaugar sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Ljótipollur ©
Ljótipollur

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Family-friendly places like Black Sand Beach and Dyrhólaey will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church, and kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Vik online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Landmannalaugar to Vik by car takes about 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hella.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Skogar
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
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Dyrhólaey

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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. On the 16th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, then see the interesting displays at Saga Center, and then trot along with Icelandic HorseWorld.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Hella day trip planning app.

Drive from Vik to Hella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Hella, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hella

Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Saga Center
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Icelandic HorseWorld ©
Icelandic HorseWorld
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

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