10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Geysir
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Geysir
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Vik
— 2 nights
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Reykjavik
— 5 nights
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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 20th (Sun), witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, and finally get to know the resident critters at Slakki Petting Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, relax and rejuvenate at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, experience rural life at Fridheimar, then admire the sheer force of Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Skalholt Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Geysir trip tool.

New York City, USA to Geysir is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in February: highs in Geysir hover around 39°F, while lows dip to 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Vik

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 22nd (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Kvernufoss, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach, then contemplate the geological forces at Icelandic Lava Show, then take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, and finally appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Vik trip planner.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Vik are 39°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir (Oxararfoss & Thingvellir National Park). Spend the 25th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, and take in panoramic vistas at Perlan.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip planner.

You can drive from Vik to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Vik in February, expect little chillier with lows of 29°F in Reykjavik. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Side Trips

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Iceland travel guide

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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.