10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Bus to Dammam, Fly to Reykjavik
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Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Fly
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Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
Drive
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Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
Drive
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Vik
— 1 night
Drive
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Blaskogabyggd
— 2 nights
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Manama

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Reykjavik

— 3 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, see Off-Road Tours, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip planner.

Manama, Bahrain to Reykjavik is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Manama to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. In July, Reykjavik is colder than Manama - with highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can fly to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Reykjahlid

— 2 nights
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): go for a walk through Viti Crater and then admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn and then take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjahlid online route planner.

You can fly from Reykjavik to Reykjahlid in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Landmannalaugar.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Landmannalaugar

— 1 night
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. On the 26th (Mon), explore the activities along Ljótipollur, then make a trip to Landmannalaugar, and then trek along Laugavegur.

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You can drive from Reykjahlid to Landmannalaugar in 6.5 hours. In July in Landmannalaugar, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Vik

— 1 night
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 27th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskirkja Church, admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and then kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach.

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Drive from Landmannalaugar to Vik in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Vik are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Blaskogabyggd

— 2 nights
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, then experience rural life at Fridheimar, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and finally take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

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Drive from Vik to Blaskogabyggd in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Blaskogabyggd are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks · Nature

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.