10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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10 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly + Drive:  15​h 45​min
1
Geysir
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Skogar
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Houston

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 22nd (Fri), witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Gjain, admire the sheer force of Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Geysir trip itinerary planning app .

Houston, USA to Geysir is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Geysir is 6 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Houston in November; daily highs in Geysir reach 40°F and lows reach 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Skogar.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Skogar

Skogar ©
Take a trip to Skogar for a chance to see a picture-perfect glacier and a collection of waterfalls fed by the Skoga River.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Skogar: Hvolsvollur (Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss & Lava Centre). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum, and admire the striking features of Reyniskirkja Church.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Skogar online trip maker .

Drive from Geysir to Skogar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Skogar are 40°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Skogar

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Vik, Hvolsvollur, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Reykjavik trip planner .

Drive from Skogar to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°F in November, and nighttime lows around 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Thermal Spas, Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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