10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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10 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Selfoss
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
4
Lake Myvatn
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  38 h
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
National Museum of Iceland and Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar) will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Thingvellir National Park and Reykjavik Open Air Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods) in Asbyrgi (about 6h 30 min away). There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Perlan, stroll through Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach, head off the coast to Videy Island, and take an in-depth tour of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip itinerary maker.

New Delhi, India to Reykjavik is an approximately 15- hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -5 hour difference. In June, Reykjavik is colder than New Delhi - with highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Selfoss.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Thingvellir National Park, Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods)
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

3
nights
Selfoss

Selfoss ©
Sitting on the banks of the picturesque Olfusa River, the laid-back town of Selfoss provides a good location to relax and enjoy some of the country's natural delights.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Skogar Museum and LA Art Museum - Listasafn Arnesinga. Museum-lovers will get to explore Saga Center and The Ghost Centre. Step out of Selfoss with an excursion to Skalholt Cathedral in Fludir--about 34 minutes away. There's more to do: explore the activities along Kerið.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Selfoss trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Selfoss takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Selfoss

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

LA Art Museum - Listasafn Arnesinga, Saga Center, Skalholt Cathedral, The Ghost Centre, Skogar Museum
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Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum
Kerið ©
Kerið
LA Art Museum - Listasafn Arnesinga ©
LA Art Museum - Listasafn Arnesinga

1
night
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey and then stroll through Black Sand Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Vik trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Selfoss to Vik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June in Vik, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Lake Myvatn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

1
day
Lake Myvatn

Lake Myvatn ©
Considered by some to be the most unusual, beautiful, and interesting spots in northeast Iceland, the Myvatn lake boasts striking volcanic scenery and a rich array of fauna.
On the 27th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, and then take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths.

Make your Lake Myvatn itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Vik to Lake Myvatn takes 8 hours. In June in Lake Myvatn, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Myvatn

Parks Nature
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Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths

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