10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland tour planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Husavik
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Hofn
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Reykjavik
— 1 night
Fly

S M T W T F S
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25

Reykjavik

— 2 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 14th (Tue), see Off-Road Tours, get a new perspective on things with Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. On the next day, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour and then laugh and play at Sundhollin Public Baths.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik online holiday maker.

London, UK to Reykjavik is an approximately 6-hour flight. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in September: high temperatures in Reykjavik hover around 13°C and lows are around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Husavik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Husavik

— 2 nights
The popular town of Husavik not only boasts some of Iceland's best whale-watching opportunities but is arguably the northeast coast's prettiest town.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Husavikurkirkja, and then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trot along with a tour on horseback, explore the striking landscape at Leirhnjukur, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Husavik trip planning website.

You can fly from Reykjavik to Husavik in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Husavik

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Hofn

— 2 nights
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vestrahorn and then explore the striking landscape at Stokksnes. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, then boost your wellbeing at Hoffell Hot Tubs, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hofn sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Husavik to Hofn takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In September in Hofn, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks · Nature · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Vik

— 2 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
You'll get in some beach time at Black Sand Beach and Reynisfjara Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Sólheimajökulll and Mýrdalsjökull. There's still lots to do: get impressive views of Icelandic Lava Show, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskirkja Church, make a trip to Dyrhólaey, and take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Vik trip website.

Drive from Hofn to Vik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Reykjavik

— 1 night
To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Vik to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Shopping
Highlights from your trip

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.