10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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10 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  4​h
2
Reykjahlid
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Hof
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Geysir
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Pune

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Take a break from Reykjavik with a short trip to Thingvellir National Park in Thingvellir, about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik road trip tool .

Pune, India to Reykjavik is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 5 hours. August in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Reykjavik

#Tours, #Nature, #Parks

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Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

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Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the natural beauty of Myvatn Nature Baths (Jardbodin vid Myvatn), make a trip to Viti Crater, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Reykjahlid online tour builder .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Reykjavik to Reykjahlid in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hof.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

#Nature, #Parks

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Lake Myvatn
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Dettifoss ©
Dettifoss
Viti Crater ©
Viti Crater

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Hof

Hof ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Svartifoss Waterfall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hofskirkja Church, contemplate the waterfront views at Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, then stroll through Diamond Beach, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Jokulsarlon Lagoon.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hof road trip planner .

Drive from Reykjahlid to Hof in 7 hours. In August in Hof, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Vik.

Things to do in Hof

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Diamond Beach, Svartifoss Waterfall
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Jokulsarlon Lagoon ©
Jokulsarlon Lagoon
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Hofskirkja Church ©
Hofskirkja Church

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 30th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, then take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrholaey, then enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, and finally pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Vik tour builder site .

You can drive from Hof to Vik in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

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Skogafoss
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Dyrholaey ©
Dyrholaey

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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 31st (Fri), take a memorable drive along Golden Circle Route. Keep things going the next day: take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Geysir trip builder site .

Drive from Vik to Geysir in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geysir

#Nature, #Parks

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Blaskogabyggd
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Gullfoss ©
Gullfoss
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Haukadalur ©
Haukadalur

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