11 days in Iceland Itinerary

11 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
2
Hella
— 1 night
3
Vik
— 2 nights
4
Hofn
— 2 nights
5
Reykjavik
— 2 nights

2
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gullfoss Falls as well as Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Videy Island, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, and then steep yourself in history at Galgaklettur.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Reykjavik trip planner.

Glasgow, UK to Reykjavik is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. Traveling from Glasgow in August, expect nights in Reykjavik to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hella.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Thingvellir, Gullfoss Falls, Geysir, Haifoss, Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Haifoss ©
Haifoss
Videy Island ©
Videy Island

1
night
Hella

Hella ©
Hella is a small town in southern Iceland on the shores of the river Ytri-Rangá and has, as of 2011, 781 inhabitants.Hella is situated to the east of Reykjavík on the Hringvegur (Route 1) between Selfoss and Hvolsvöllur.OverviewThe name of the town comes from caves near the river. You've now added Landmannalaugar to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take in the pleasant sights at Landmannalaugar.

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You can drive from Reykjavik to Hella in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Hella, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Vik.
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Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fjadrargljufur Canyon, Dyrhólaey and Skogafoss. On the 31st (Mon), admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, thentake in the awesome beauty at Thorsmork, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach. On the next day, make a trip to Dyrhólaey, explore the stunning scenery at Fjadrargljufur Canyon, explore the striking landscape of Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park, thenexplore the activities along Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, and finally explore the activities along Glacier Lagoon.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Vik trip planner.

You can drive from Hella to Vik in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Vik can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Fjadrargljufur Canyon, Skogafoss
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon ©
Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon

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nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. On the 2nd (Wed), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, admire the masterpieces at The Thorbergur center, and then see the interesting displays at Huldusteinn.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hofn trip planner.

Drive from Vik to Hofn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. September in Hofn sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Hofn

Museums Outdoors Tours
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The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center

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nights
Reykjavik

Step off the beaten path and head to Reykjavik Open Air Museum and Ghost & Vampire Tours. See some other sides of Reykjavik: cruise along Ring Road, pause for some photo ops at The Statue of Leif Eiriksson, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik online trip maker.

Fly from Hofn to Reykjavik in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. On the 5th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Langjokull Glacier, Ring Road
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Food Tours
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum
Ghost & Vampire Tours

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