10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Geysir
— 1 day
2
Hofn
— 3 nights
3
Vik
— 2 nights
4
Reykjavik
— 3 nights

1
day
Geysir

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, thenadmire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Geysir route site.

Springfield, USA to Geysir is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Springfield to Geysir, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Springfield in June, with highs in Geysir at °F and lows at °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Hofn.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Blaskogabyggd
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls

3
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Kids will appreciate attractions like Glacier Lagoon and Hoffellsjokull Glacier. Explore Hofn's surroundings by going to Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour) and Diamond Beach (in Jokulsarlon). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the world behind art at The Thorbergur center, see the interesting displays at Huldusteinn, and laugh and play at Hofn Swimming Pool.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hofn holiday planner.

You can fly from Geysir to Hofn in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Hofn can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Hvalnes Lighthouse
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center
Hvalnes Lighthouse ©
Hvalnes Lighthouse

2
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 12th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Kvernufoss, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, thenappreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, and finally kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Vik road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Hofn to Vik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Vik can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogar
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Nature & Wildlife Tours and National Museum of Iceland. Take a break from Reykjavik with a short trip to Thingvellir National Park in Thingvellir, about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, trot along with a tour on horseback, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and laugh and play at Sundhollin Public Baths.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik day trip website.

Drive from Vik to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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