11 days in Iceland Itinerary

11 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Snaefellsbaer
— 1 night
2
Vik
— 1 night
3
Skaftafell
— 3 nights
4
Reykjavik
— 1 night
5
Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
6
Akureyri
— 2 nights

1
night
Snaefellsbaer

Snaefellsbaer ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Skardsvik Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave Vatnshellir, and then explore the striking landscape at Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Snaefellsbaer vacation maker app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Snaefellsbaer is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Snaefellsbaer. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Snaefellsbaer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier
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Cave Vatnshellir ©
Cave Vatnshellir

1
night
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Vik trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Snaefellsbaer to Vik in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Skaftafell.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

3
nights
Skaftafell

Skaftafell ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Diamond Beach and Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon. Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Lagoon and Lac Polaire.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Skaftafell road trip planning website.

You can take a bus from Vik to Skaftafell in 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Skaftafell are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Skaftafell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Highlights from your plan
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Svinafell Glacier
Svinafell Glacier

1
night
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 24th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, browse the different shops at Bonus, and then kick back and relax at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik holiday planner.

You can fly from Skaftafell to Reykjavik in 6 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Reykjavik sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach ©
Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach
Bonus ©
Bonus

2
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
On the 25th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Skutustaoagigar, thenget outside with Hofdi, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Lofthellir Lava Cave.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjahlid road trip site.

You can fly from Reykjavik to Reykjahlid in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
Highlights from your plan
Hofdi ©
Hofdi
Lofthellir Lava Cave ©
Lofthellir Lava Cave
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall

2
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, thenstop by Christmas Garden, and then shop like a local with Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Akureyri day trip planning website.

Getting from Reykjahlid to Akureyri by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Nature Parks Shopping
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Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Christmas Garden ©
Christmas Garden

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