11 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Drive
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Skogar
— 1 night
Drive
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Svinafell
— 3 nights
Drive
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Geysir
— 2 nights
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir), Blue Lagoon (in Grindavik) and Troll Waterfalls (in Borgarnes). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, take in panoramic vistas at Perlan, and discover the deep blue sea with Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik road trip website.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Reykjavik is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Dammam to Reykjavik, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Reykjavik is much colder than Dammam - with highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Skogar.
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Skogar — 1 night

Take a trip to Skogar for a chance to see a picture-perfect glacier and a collection of waterfalls fed by the Skoga River.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Gljufrabui Waterfalls, admire the sheer force of Kvernufoss, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Skogar day trip app.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Skogar in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Reykjavik in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Skogar, with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Svinafell.
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Svinafell — 3 nights

Change things up with these side-trips from Svinafell: Jokulsarlon (Fellsfjara, Glacier Lagoon, &more) and Vatnajokull (in Vatnajokull National Park).

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Getting from Skogar to Svinafell by car takes about 2.5 hours. In February in Svinafell, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Geysir.
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Geysir — 2 nights

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 11th (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, take in the natural beauty of Geysir, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Blesi, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Geysir driving holiday planner.

Getting from Svinafell to Geysir by car takes about 4 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Geysir can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
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Iceland travel guide

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Waterfalls · Spas · Churches
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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