10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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10 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Tampa, Florida
Fly:  8​h
1
Keflavik
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Reykjavik
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Borgarnes
— Few hours
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  7​h
4
Skaftafell
— 3 nights
Bus:  2​h 45​min
5
Vik
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  29​h
End: Tampa, Florida

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Keflavik

Keflavik
Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Keflavik trip builder site .

Tampa, USA to Keflavik is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Tampa to Keflavik. In April, Keflavik is much colder than Tampa - with highs of 42°F and lows of 33°F. You'll set off for Reykjavik on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Keflavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik day trip planner .

You can drive from Keflavik to Reykjavik in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 43°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Borgarnes.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach ©
Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach

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Borgarnes

Borgarnes ©
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). To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Borgarnes travel planner.

Getting from Reykjavik to Borgarnes by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April in Borgarnes, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 33°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Skaftafell.

Things to do in Borgarnes

Museums Parks Wildlife
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Borgarnes Museum ©
Borgarnes Museum
The Settlement Center ©
The Settlement Center
Aurora Borealis ©
Aurora Borealis

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Skaftafell

Skaftafell ©
Explore hidden gems such as Diamond Beach and Svartifoss Waterfall. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Glacier Lagoon. Change things up with these side-trips from Skaftafell: Hofskirkja Church (in Hof) and Skaftareldahraun (in Kirkjubaejarklaustur).

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Skaftafell trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Borgarnes to Skaftafell in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Skaftafell, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Vik.

Things to do in Skaftafell

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

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

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 22nd (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Myrdalsjokull Glacier, explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, and then stroll through Black Sand Beach.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Vik day trip website .

Getting from Skaftafell to Vik by bus takes about 3 hours. In April in Vik, expect temperatures between 42°F during the day and 37°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Fjadrargljufur Canyon
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Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull

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