10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Albany
Fly + Drive:  15 h
1
Geysir
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h
2
Svinafell
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  12 h 15 min
End: Albany

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Fridheimar, thenadmire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Geysir holiday planner.

Albany, USA to Geysir is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Albany in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 30°F in Geysir. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Svinafell.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Fridheimar, Gullfoss Falls
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Fridheimar ©
Fridheimar

2
nights
Svinafell

Svinafell
On the 14th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park and then explore the striking landscape at Svinafell Glacier. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Glacier Lagoon, thenkick back and relax at Diamond Beach, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Svartifoss Waterfall.

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Drive from Geysir to Svinafell in 4 hours. In February in Svinafell, expect temperatures between 39°F during the day and 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Vik.

Things to do in Svinafell

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Vatnajokull National Park
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Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall

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 16th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, thenadmire all the interesting features of Dyrhólaey, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, thenexamine the collection at Skogar Museum, thenadmire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and finally stroll through Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Vik trip planning website.

You can drive from Svinafell to Vik in 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Vik are 39°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogar
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Viking World (in Keflavik), Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, examine the collection at Volcano House, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, and appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip planner.

Getting from Vik to Reykjavik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Vik in February, expect slightly colder with lows of 29°F in Reykjavik. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums Tours Nature

Side Trips

Viking World, Bridge Between Continents, Thingvellir National Park, Thermal Spas
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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