9 days in Iceland Itinerary

9 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Reykjavik
— 1 day
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Hella
— 1 night
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Geysir
— 1 night
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Reykjavik
— 5 nights

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip planning tool.

Ottawa, Canada to Reykjavik is an approximately 11-hour combination of train, bus, and flight. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Ottawa to Reykjavik. November in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. You'll set off for Hella on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in Reykjavik

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Hella

Hella
Hella is a small town in southern Iceland on the shores of the river Ytri-Rangá and has, as of 2011, 781 inhabitants.Hella is situated to the east of Reykjavík on the Hringvegur (Route 1) between Selfoss and Hvolsvöllur.OverviewThe name of the town comes from caves near the river. To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hella road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Hella in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 2°C. On the 16th (Mon), you'll travel to Geysir.

Things to do in Hella

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature
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Geysir

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, then admire the sheer force of Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, and finally admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Geysir route planner.

Getting from Hella to Geysir by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Geysir are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

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Strokkur
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Kotstrandarkirkja (in Hveragerdi) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). Explore Reykjavik further: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, see the interesting displays at Aurora Reykjavik, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, and steep yourself in history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Reykjavik journey planner.

You can drive from Geysir to Reykjavik in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Sun Voyager ©
Sun Voyager

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