10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Geysir
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Geysir
— 1 night
Drive
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Vik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Akureyri
— 3 nights
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Fly

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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.
For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Geysir online vacation planner.

Charlottetown, Canada to Geysir is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Charlottetown in July, things will get a bit cooler in Geysir: highs are around 58°F and lows about 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Vik

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mýrdalsjökull. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church, kick your exploration up a notch at Zipline, take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, then get impressive views of Icelandic Lava Show, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Vik trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Vik sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Akureyri.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Akureyri

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
You'll explore and learn at The Old Farmhouse Laufas and The Industry Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Aviation Museum and Catholic Church (Katholska Kirkjan). And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with Whale Watching Hjalteyri, take an in-depth tour of Nordurslod - Into the Arctic, see the interesting displays at The Motorcycle Museum of Iceland, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Sundlaug Akureyrar.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Akureyri vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Vik to Akureyri takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In July in Akureyri, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Museums · Spas · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Ring Road, explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), stroll the grounds of Cemetery Holavallagardur, then see the interesting displays at The Icelandic Punk Museum, and finally head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik road trip planner.

You can fly from Akureyri to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Iceland travel guide

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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.