10 days in Iceland Itinerary

10 days in Iceland Itinerary

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10 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Islamabad
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Akureyri
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Husavik
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Geysir
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Islamabad

1
night
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, then stop by Flora, Akureyri, then admire the sheer force of Godafoss, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Old Farmhouse Laufas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Motorcycle Museum of Iceland, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then explore the world behind art at Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Akureyri road trip website .

Islamabad, Pakistan to Akureyri is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Islamabad to Akureyri is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Islamabad in June, expect Akureyri to be colder, temps between 15°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Husavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Museums Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland
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The Old Farmhouse Laufas ©
The Old Farmhouse Laufas
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland ©

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Husavik

The popular town of Husavik not only boasts some of Iceland's best whale-watching opportunities but is arguably the northeast coast's prettiest town.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): examine the collection at The Exploration Museum, get a new perspective on nature at The Húsavík Whale Museum, then admire the striking features of Husavikurkirkja, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Husavik trip planner .

Traveling by car from Akureyri to Husavik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Husavik

Wildlife Outdoors Museums
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Húsavík Whale Museum ©
The Húsavík Whale Museum
The Exploration Museum ©
The Exploration Museum

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Head to Laugavegur and Kogga - Ceramic Studio - Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Popular historic sites such as Hallgrimskirkja and Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar) are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take an in-depth tour of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik holiday builder site .

Traveling by flight from Husavik to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Nature & Wildlife Tours
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, look for gifts at Wool Gallery Vik i Myrdal, then kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, and finally pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue.

Find out how to plan Vik trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Wool Gallery Vik i Myrdal ©
Wool Gallery Vik i Myrdal

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss, and then play a few rounds at Geysir Golf Course.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Geysir day trip planning site .

Drive from Vik to Geysir in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Geysir, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geysir

Golf Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Gullfoss Falls
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Geysir Golf Course ©
Geysir Golf Course
Strokkur ©
Strokkur

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