10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland travel route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Reykjavik
— 5 nights
Drive
2
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Indira Gandhi International Airport

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Reykjavik

— 5 nights
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), Thingvellir (Thingvellir National Park & Galgaklettur) and Svartsengi Geothermal Power Plant (in Svartsengi). Spend the 20th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), and see Off-Road Tours.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik visit planner.

New Delhi, India to Reykjavik is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in November; daily highs in Reykjavik reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Vik

— 2 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): examine the collection at Skogar Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and finally trek along Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church, then stroll through Reynisfjara Beach, and finally look for gifts at Vik Wool Vikurprjon.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Vik trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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 25th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Geysir, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Geysir trip planner.

Drive from Vik to Geysir in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature · Parks

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.