24 days in Iceland Itinerary

24 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Reykjavik
— 11 nights
2
Hella
— 3 nights
3
Vik
— 4 nights
4
Svinafell
— 3 nights
5
Geysir
— 2 nights

11
nights
Reykjavik

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 Hvalsneskirkja (in Sandgerdi), Svartsengi Geothermal Power Plant (in Svartsengi) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). Spend the 1st (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Make the 5th (Mon) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Reykjavik trip itinerary builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Reykjavik. October in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Hella.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Thingvellir, Selfoss, Ring Road, Hvalsneskirkja, Raufarholshellir
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thermal Spas
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

3
nights
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. Hella is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, contemplate the geological forces at Hekla, stop by Seljalandsfoss, and get the adrenaline pumping with Midgard Adventure.

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You can drive from Reykjavik to Hella in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. October in Hella sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Hella

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Hvolsvollur, Hekla, Gljufrabui Waterfalls
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Midgard Adventure ©
Midgard Adventure
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls

4
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kirkjubaejarklaustur (Skaftarstofa & Fjadrargljufur Canyon) and Kvernufoss (in Skogar). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, stroll through Reynisfjara Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vik trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hella to Vik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Svinafell.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Skogar, Reynisdrangar
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Icelandic Lava Show ©
Icelandic Lava Show
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

3
nights
Svinafell

Svinafell
Get out of town with these interesting Svinafell side-trips: Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach, Glacier Lagoon, &more) and Vatnajokull (in Vatnajokull National Park). Spend the 21st (Wed) exploring nature at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Svinafell trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Vik to Svinafell in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Geysir.

Things to do in Svinafell

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Vatnajokull National Park
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Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach

2
nights
Geysir

Geysir ©
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
On the 23rd (Fri), take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then tee off at Geysir Golf Course, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, then relax in the rural setting at Fridheimar, then take a pleasant ride with Riding Tours South Iceland, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read Geysir travel planner.

Getting from Svinafell to Geysir by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Geysir

Outdoors · Golf · Parks

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Fludir, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Fridheimar
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Riding Tours South Iceland ©
Riding Tours South Iceland

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