10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Drive
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Vik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Svinafell
— 2 nights
Drive
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Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
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Reykjavik — 4 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Venture out of the city with trips to Blue Lagoon (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, examine the collection at Perlan, explore and take pictures at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, and pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik online travel route planner.

Orlando, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Orlando to Reykjavik. In January, Reykjavik is colder than Orlando - with highs of 37°F and lows of 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Vik.
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Vik — 2 nights

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and then explore the striking landscape at Mýrdalsjökull. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, then stroll through Reynisfjara Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskirkja Church.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Vik attractions planning tool.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Reykjavik in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Vik, with lows of 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Svinafell.
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Svinafell — 2 nights

On the 4th (Sat), explore the activities along Diamond Beach Jokulsarlon, explore the activities along Glacier Lagoon, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fellsfjara. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Svinafellsjokull Glacier and then admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Svinafell trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Vik to Svinafell in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°F in February, and nighttime lows around 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Blaskogabyggd.
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Blaskogabyggd — 1 night

A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and then take in the natural beauty of Geysir.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Blaskogabyggd vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Svinafell to Blaskogabyggd takes 4 hours. In February, daytime highs in Blaskogabyggd are 39°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.
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Iceland travel guide

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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.
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