10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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1
Hvolsvollur
— 1 day
2
Vik
— 2 nights
3
Vatnajokull National Park
— 1 night
4
Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
5
Reykjavik
— 3 nights

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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". On the 13th (Sat), trot along with a tour on horseback and then examine the collection at Lava Centre.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hvolsvollur planner.

Portland, USA to Hvolsvollur is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Hvolsvollur is 5 hours. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Portland in June: highs in Hvolsvollur hover around 51°F, while lows dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Horseback Riding Tours
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Horseback Riding Tours
Lava Centre ©
Lava Centre

2
nights
Vik

Vik
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 14th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Rutshellir Cave, take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, then take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach.

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You can drive from Hvolsvollur to Vik in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Skogar
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Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

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Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Vatnajokull, then explore the striking landscape at Svinafell Glacier, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Svartifoss Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Vatnajokull National Park travel route planner.

Traveling by bus from Vik to Vatnajokull National Park takes 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in June, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Nature · Parks
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Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Svinafell Glacier
Svinafell Glacier

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Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Viti Crater, then stroll through Krafla Lava Fields, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), and finally explore the striking landscape at Dimmuborgir Lava Formations. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Hverfjall, learn more about the world around you at The Húsavík Whale Museum, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Reykjahlid trip itinerary maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Reykjahlid. In June, daily temperatures in Reykjahlid can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik
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Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) ©
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard)
Hverfjall ©
Hverfjall

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get in touch with nature at Thingvellir National Park and Reykjadalur Hot Springs. Step off the beaten path and head to The Settlement Center and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's still lots to do: trot along with a tour on horseback, examine the collection at The Icelandic Punk Museum, look for gifts at Aurum by Guobjorg Jewellery, and explore and take pictures at Reykjavik Open Air Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik day trip planner.

You can fly from Reykjahlid to Reykjavik in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Thingvellir National Park, Reykjadalur Hot Springs, Horseback Riding Tours, The Settlement Center
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
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