11 days in Iceland Itinerary

11 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Reykjavik
— 6 nights
Drive
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Vik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Cairo

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Reykjavik

— 6 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: Grindavik (Thermal Spas & Hopsnes Lighthouse) and Thingvellir (Thingvellir National Park & Thingvallakirkja church). Spend the 11th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, see the interesting displays at Volcano House, contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, and pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip itinerary app.

Cairo, Egypt to Reykjavik is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Reykjavik is minus 2 hours. In March, Reykjavik is cooler than Cairo - with highs of 4°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Vik

— 2 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 15th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskirkja Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Dyrhólaey and then contemplate the geological forces at Icelandic Lava Show.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Vik trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Nightlife

Side Trip

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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 17th (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, then play a few rounds at Geysir Golf Course, and finally admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Geysir trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Vik to Geysir takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Geysir, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Golf

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.