10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland trip planner

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Geysir
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Geysir
— 1 night
Drive
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Vik
— 1 night
Drive
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Selfoss
— 2 nights
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 5 nights
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Geysir

— 1 night
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Geysir online holiday planner.

Manchester, UK to Geysir is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Manchester in November, expect Geysir to be a bit cooler, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Vik

— 1 night
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 5th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue, kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskirkja Church, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and finally trek along Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Vik road trip app.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Selfoss.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 4 — 5:

Selfoss

— 2 nights
Sitting on the banks of the picturesque Olfusa River, the laid-back town of Selfoss provides a good location to relax and enjoy some of the country's natural delights.
On the 6th (Sat), stop by Gallery Floi, take in the dramatic scenery at Urridafoss Waterfall, then don't miss a visit to Tre Og List, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Selfosskirkja. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Kerið, pause for some serene contemplation at Kotstrandarkirkja, then don't miss a visit to Hveradalir, and finally examine the collection at The exhibition Quake 2008.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Selfoss trip website.

You can drive from Vik to Selfoss in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Selfoss

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 5 — 7:

Reykjavik

— 5 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Venture out of the city with trips to Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). Spend the 9th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Selfoss to Reykjavik in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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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.