10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive
2
Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
Drive
4
Vik
— 1 night
Drive
5
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14

Blaskogabyggd

— 1 night
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Blaskogabyggd trip maker app.

Chicago, USA to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Blaskogabyggd is 6 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Chicago in August, with highs in Blaskogabyggd at 57°F and lows at 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Geysir.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Geysir

— 2 nights
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 3rd (Tue): take in the natural beauty of Geysir and then appreciate the views at Gjain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, tee off at Geysir Golf Course, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Geysir online tour itinerary builder.

Geysir is very close to Blaskogabyggd. In August in Geysir, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Landmannalaugar.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Landmannalaugar

— 1 night
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): make a trip to Landmannalaugar, hike along Laugavegur, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fjallabak Nature Reserve.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Landmannalaugar trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Geysir to Landmannalaugar in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Landmannalaugar are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors

Vik

— 1 night
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskirkja Church.

Planning Vik trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

You can drive from Landmannalaugar to Vik in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Vik are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Reykjavik

— 4 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). Spend the 7th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, push the limits with an extreme tour, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, and appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Vik to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.