10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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

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4
nights
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: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir (Thingvallakirkja church & Thingvellir National Park). Spend the 10th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, snap pictures at Bridge Between Continents, make a trip to Laugavegur, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik travel planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Reykjavik. April in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Hella.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Must see
Hallgrimskirkja
4.4
©
Thermal Spa
Thermal Spas
3.9
National Museum of Iceland ©
History Museum
National Museum of Iceland
4.4

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take an unforgettable tour with Southcoast Adventure, take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, and then look for gifts at Seljalandsfoss. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss, admire the sheer force of Gljufrabui Waterfalls, then get outside with Dogsledding Iceland, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

Before you visit Hella, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Hella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Hella

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Dogsledding Iceland ©
Nature / Wildlife Tour
Dogsledding Iceland
4.6
Southcoast Adventure ©
Helicopter Tour
Southcoast Adventure
4.7

2
nights
Vik

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Dyrhólaey, then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church, and finally kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, get a dose of the wild on Katlatrack Adventure Tours, then contemplate the geological forces at Icelandic Lava Show, and finally kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Vik trip planning tool.

You can drive from Hella to Vik in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Skogafoss ©
Waterfall
Skogafoss
4.8

1
night
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 17th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, relax and rejuvenate at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, then take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Geysir road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Vik to Geysir takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Geysir, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Gullfoss Falls ©
Must see
Gullfoss Falls
4.8
Strokkur
Must see
Strokkur
4.6

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