11 days in Iceland Itinerary

11 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Geysir
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Geysir
— 1 night
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Vik
— 3 nights
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Reykjavik
— 6 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, and finally take in the natural beauty of Geysir.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Geysir travel route website.

Porto, Portugal to Geysir is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Porto in January: highs in Geysir hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Vik

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Change things up with these side-trips from Vik: Volcano Eyjafjallajokull (in Selfoss) and Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall (in Hella). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum, stroll through Black Sand Beach, and enjoy some diversion at Vik Swimming Pool.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Vik journey planning app.

You can drive from Geysir to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Geysir in January, Vik is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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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: Thingvellir (Thingvellir National Park & Galgaklettur) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Vik to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Vik in January, plan for little chillier nights in Reykjavik, with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.