11 days in Iceland Itinerary

11 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Borgarnes
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Borgarnes
— 4 nights
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 5 nights
Fly

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Borgarnes

— 4 nights
Borgarnes is a town located on a peninsula at the shore of Borgarfjörður in Iceland.It has a population of 1,763 (as of January 2011). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Borgarnes: Grundarfjorour (Laki Tours & Kirkjufellsfoss) and The Cave (in Reykholt). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Borgarnes Museum and get engrossed in the history at The Settlement Center.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Borgarnes trip itinerary planner.

Cleveland, USA to Borgarnes is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Cleveland to Borgarnes due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cleveland in April, things will get little chillier in Borgarnes: highs are around 43°F and lows about 33°F. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Borgarnes

Museums · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Reykjavik

— 5 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Go for a jaunt from Reykjavik to Geysir to see Strokkur about 1h 35 min away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, enjoy breathtaking views from Perlan, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and see the interesting displays at Aurora Reykjavik.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Reykjavik day trip planning site.

Drive from Borgarnes to Reykjavik in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 43°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums · Nature · Parks

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.