11 days in Iceland Itinerary

11 days in Iceland Itinerary

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11 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  10​h
1
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  4​h
2
Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
+4
bus + taxi + Fly + foot + bus:  6​h
3
Geysir
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Vik
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Minneapolis

2
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Thingvellir National Park and Laugavegur. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Nature & Wildlife Tours. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, get engrossed in the history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, and appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Reykjavik route planner.

New York City, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Reykjavik is 5 hours. When traveling from New York City in June, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Reykjavik: temperatures range from 55°F by day to 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Myvatn and then take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Hverfjall, look for all kinds of wild species at Krafla Lava Fields, and then take in the natural beauty of Myvatn Nature Baths (Jardbodin vid Myvatn).

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Reykjahlid trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Reykjavik to Reykjahlid in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Reykjahlid sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Geysir.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Dettifoss ©
Dettifoss
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

1
day
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 21st (Fri), play a few rounds at Geysir Golf Course, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Geysir trip itinerary site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Reykjahlid to Geysir in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Geysir can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Outdoors Golf Nature

Side Trip

Gullfoss
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss ©
Gullfoss
Geysir Golf Course ©
Geysir Golf Course

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, then kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Skogar Museum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Rutshellir Cave, then take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Vik online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Geysir to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Vik are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Skogar, Seljalandsfoss
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach

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