10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland trip itinerary maker

Make it your trip
+2
Fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Shuttle to Reykjavík, Bus to Vik
1
Vik
— 1 day
Drive
2
Hof
— 1 night
Drive
3
Hofn
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30

Vik

— 1 day
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
You've now added Reynisfjara Beach to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, and then get engrossed in the history at Skogar Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Vik trip itinerary maker site.

Toronto, Canada to Vik is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Vik. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Toronto in October: high temperatures in Vik hover around 8°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hof.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Hof

— 1 night
Nestled in a narrow strip of land between the sea and the glacier, Hof remains best known for its 1883 turf church--the last of its kind to be built in the old Icelandic style of architecture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Glacier Lagoon. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon and then explore the activities along Glacier Lagoon.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Hof online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Vik to Hof in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Hof are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Hofn.

Things to do in Hof

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Hofn

— 2 nights
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Flaajokull Glacier and then explore the striking landscape at Hoffellsjokull Glacier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Stokksnes and then enjoy the sea views from Hvalnes Lighthouse.

Discover how to plan a Hofn trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Hof to Hofn in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in October, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Reykjahlid

— 2 nights
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Hverfjall. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Leirhnjukur and then Head underground at Lofthellir Lava Cave.

Start your trip to Reykjahlid by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Hofn to Reykjahlid in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Hofn in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Reykjahlid, with lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to fly to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Reykjavik

— 3 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore hidden gems such as Reykjavik Open Air Museum and Grotta Lighthouse. Visiting Dogsledding Iceland and Lake Tjornin will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours, explore the world behind art at Gerdarsafn Kopavogur Art Museum, examine the collection at Volcano House, and kick back and relax at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Reykjavik trip maker tool.

Getting from Reykjahlid to Reykjavik by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

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.