11 days in Iceland Itinerary

11 days in Iceland Itinerary

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11 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Tartu
+2
train + foot + Fly:  11​h
1
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  4​h
2
Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Hof
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Vik
— 2 nights
+3
bus + Fly + foot + train:  16​h 30​min
End: Tartu

3
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 Hallgrimskirkja and Reykjavik Open Air Museum. Head to Kogga - Ceramic Studio - Gallery and Laugavegurfor some retail therapy. Go for a jaunt from Reykjavik to Borgarnes to see The Settlement Center about 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, buy something for everyone on your list at Bonus, look for gifts at Burid, and view the masterpieces at Arctic Photo.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip itinerary builder app .

Tartu, Estonia to Reykjavik is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Tartu to Reykjavik, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Myvatn and then admire the sheer force of Dettifoss. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Lofthellir Lava Cave, examine the collection at Sigurgeirs Bird Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Krafla Lava Fields, and finally go for a walk through Viti Crater.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjahlid day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Reykjahlid takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In June in Reykjahlid, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Hof.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields

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 striking landscape of Skaftafell National Park. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Hofskirkja Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Diamond Beach, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Jokulsarlon Lagoon.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Hof trip planner .

Drive from Reykjahlid to Hof in 7 hours. In June in Hof, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Vik.

Things to do in Hof

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

2
nights
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): examine the collection at Skogar Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, then stop by Wool Gallery Vik i Myrdal, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach. On the next day, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskirkja Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vik Church, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, and finally admire the sheer force of Skogafoss.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Vik day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Hof to Vik takes 2 hours. June in Vik sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Skogar
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Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum

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