11 days in Iceland Itinerary

11 days in Iceland Itinerary

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11 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
Fly + Drive:  23 h 15 min
1
Hofn
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Grindavik
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Las Vegas

2
nights
Hofn

Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Vatnajokull National Park Visitor Center, then examine the collection at Huldusteinn, and then cool off at Hofn Swimming Pool. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then contemplate the waterfront views at Jokulsarlon Lagoon.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hofn tour planner.

Las Vegas, USA to Hofn is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Hofn due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Hofn

Theme Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Glacier Lagoon
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Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vik Church. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, then explore the striking landscape at Dyrholaey, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Reynisfjara Beach, and finally appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Vik travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hofn to Vik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Skogafoss
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss

2
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Strokkur and Thingvellir National Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Golden Circle Route and Fridheimar.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Geysir trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vik to Geysir in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Geysir are 42°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Grindavik.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fridheimar, Hekla, Gullfoss Falls, Thingvellir National Park, Skalholt Cathedral
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls

3
nights
Grindavik

Grindavik ©
A historical fishing town on the scenic south coast of the Southern Peninsula, Grindavik boasts one main attraction, the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spa.
On the 14th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Strandarkirkja, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then steep yourself in history at Stekkjarkot. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, then examine the collection at Reykjavik 871 +/- 2 The Settlement Exhibition, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Grindavik trip builder.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Grindavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Grindavik can reach 43°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Grindavik

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Reykjavik, Stekkjarkot, Strandarkirkja
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Nature & Wildlife Tours
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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