10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Geysir
— 1 night
2
Vik
— 3 nights
3
Reykjavik
— 5 nights

1
night
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 25th (Wed), witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir, take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Geysir online driving holiday planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Geysir is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 4 hours. In December, Geysir is colder than Dubai - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Visiting Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Reyniskyrka Church and Rutshellir Cave. Venture out of the city with trips to UNA Local Product (in Hvolsvollur) and Skaftarstofa (in Kirkjubaejarklaustur). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, tour the pleasant surroundings at Reynisfjara Beach, and get engrossed in the history at Skogar Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Vik journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Geysir in December, Vik is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Skogar, Reynisdrangar, UNA Local Product, Skaftarstofa, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

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nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Let the collections at National Museum of Iceland and Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar) capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hallgrimskirkja and Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition. Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Thingvellir (Thingvellir National Park & Thingvallakirkja church) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Laugavegur, hunt for treasures at Kolaportid Flea Market, trot along with a tour on horseback, and examine the collection at Aurora Reykjavik.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Vik to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Vik in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Reykjavik. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Thingvellir, Thermal Spas
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

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