10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  16 h 15 min
1
Akureyri
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h
2
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Skogar
— 2 nights
Bus + Taxi:  1 h 45 min
4
Blaskogabyggd
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Shuttle + Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour and then take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of The Old Farmhouse Laufas, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and then contemplate the long history of Saurbaejarkirkja.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Akureyri travel itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Akureyri is an approximately 22.5- hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from New Delhi to Akureyri, you'll gain 5.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in July; daily highs in Akureyri reach 16°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
The Old Farmhouse Laufas ©
The Old Farmhouse Laufas

3
nights
Reykjavik

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 National Park (in Thingvellir). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, and get your game on at Mink Viking Portrait Studio.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Reykjavik trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Akureyri to Reykjavik in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Skogar.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Thermal Spas, Thingvellir National Park
Highlights from your plan
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

2
nights
Skogar

Skogar ©
Take a trip to Skogar for a chance to see a picture-perfect glacier and a collection of waterfalls fed by the Skoga River.
On the 14th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, then admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Gljufrabui Waterfalls, get a new perspective on nature at Lava Centre, and then stroll through Black Sand Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Skogar trip builder app.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Skogar in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Skogar

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Vik, Hvolsvollur, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

2
nights
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 16th (Thu), witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir, witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Blaskogabyggd journey maker site.

Do a combination of bus and taxi from Skogar to Blaskogabyggd in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Blaskogabyggd can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Geysir, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Strokkur
Highlights from your plan
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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