11 days in Iceland Itinerary

11 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
2
Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
3
Hof
— 2 nights
4
Vik
— 2 nights

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
We've included these beaches for you: Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach and Ytri Tunga Beach. Get some cultural insight at Reykjavik Open Air Museum and Hallgrimskirkja. Step out of Reykjavik with an excursion to The Settlement Center in Borgarnes--about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, don't miss a visit to Laugavegur, browse the different shops at Bonus, and stop by Burid.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip planner.

Tartu, Estonia to Reykjavik is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In June, daytime highs in Reykjavik are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

The Settlement Center, Ytri Tunga Beach
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The Settlement Center ©
The Settlement Center
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum

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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 Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Lofthellir Lava Cave, see the interesting displays at Sigurgeirs Bird Museum, thenstroll through Krafla Lava Fields, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Viti Crater.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjahlid day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Reykjahlid takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Reykjahlid can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hof.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Lofthellir Lava Cave ©
Lofthellir Lava Cave
Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields
Viti Crater ©
Viti Crater

2
nights
Hof

Hof ©
Nestled in a narrow strip of land between the sea and the glacier, Hof remains best known for its 1883 turf church--the last of its kind to be built in the old Icelandic style of architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hofskirkja Church, don't miss a visit to Diamond Beach, and then explore the activities along Glacier Lagoon.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hof trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Hof takes 6.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Hof are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Vik.

Things to do in Hof

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Hofskirkja Church ©
Hofskirkja Church
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, thenstop by Wool Gallery Vik i Myrdal, and finally kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach. Keep things going the next day: trot along with a tour on horseback, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church, thenexplore the striking landscape at Mýrdalsjökull, and finally admire the sheer force of Skogafoss.

To find out how to plan a trip to Vik, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Hof to Vik takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogar
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Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull

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