10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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10 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + bus:  9​h 45​min
1
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Hvolsvollur
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h
End: Toronto

4
nights
Reykjavik

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 Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik sightseeing planner.

Toronto, Canada to Reykjavik is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 4°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Thermal Spas, Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

1
night
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 18th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, admire the sheer force of Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Blaskogabyggd online attractions planner .

You can drive from Reykjavik to Blaskogabyggd in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Strokkur, Geysir, Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

4
nights
Hvolsvollur

Hvolsvollur ©
Hvolsvöllur is a small town in the south of Iceland about 106 km to the east of Reykjavík.It is situated in the inland swamps of Landeyjar, in the municipality of Rangárþing eystra and has, as of January 2015, 934 inhabitants.OverviewThe name of the town literally translates to "Hillfield". Explore Hvolsvollur's surroundings by going to Laugavegur (in Landmannalaugar), Skogar (Skogafoss & Rutshellir Cave) and Vik (Black Sand Beach, Sólheimajökulll, & more). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, look for gifts at UNA Local Store, and get impressive views of Hekla.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hvolsvollur trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Hvolsvollur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Hvolsvollur can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Vik, Skogar, Hella, Hekla, Laugavegur
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

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