11 days in Iceland Itinerary

11 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Keflavik
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Keflavik
— 1 day
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Selfoss
— 1 night
Drive
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Vik
— 1 night
Drive
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Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 1 night
Drive
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Hof
— 1 night
Drive
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Hella
— 2 nights
Drive
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Keflavik
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Toronto

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Keflavik — 1 day

Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. You've now added Blue Lagoon to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): test the waters at Blue Lagoon.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Keflavik road trip website.

Toronto, Canada to Keflavik is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Toronto to Keflavik due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in May, expect Keflavik to be a bit cooler, temps between 10°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.
Spas
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Reykjavik — 2 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Reykjavik vacation maker site.

You can drive from Keflavik to Reykjavik in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Selfoss.
Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Selfoss — 1 night

Sitting on the banks of the picturesque Olfusa River, the laid-back town of Selfoss provides a good location to relax and enjoy some of the country's natural delights.
Kerið has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in the natural beauty of Reykjadalur Hot Springs, contemplate the waterfront views at Kerið, and then admire the sheer force of Urridafoss Waterfall.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Selfoss trip planning tool.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Selfoss in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Selfoss sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sat) before leaving for Vik.
Nature · Parks
Side Trips
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Vik — 1 night

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss and then stroll through Dyrhólaey.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Vik trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Selfoss to Vik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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Kirkjubaejarklaustur — 1 night

Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
Fjadrargljufur Canyon has been added to your itinerary. On the 15th (Sun), take in breathtaking views at Fjadrargljufur Canyon.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kirkjubaejarklaustur trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Vik to Kirkjubaejarklaustur in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Mon) before leaving for Hof.
Wildlife · Nature · Parks
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Hof — 1 night

Nestled in a narrow strip of land between the sea and the glacier, Hof remains best known for its 1883 turf church--the last of its kind to be built in the old Icelandic style of architecture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Svartifoss Waterfall, Hofskirkja Church and Glacier Lagoon. On the 16th (Mon), explore the activities along Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon and then explore the activities along Glacier Lagoon. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Svartifoss Waterfall and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hofskirkja Church.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Hof trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Hof takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hella.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Hella — 2 nights

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. For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hella trip planner.

You can drive from Hof to Hella in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 19th (Thu), you're off to Keflavik.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
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Keflavik

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Keflavik day trip tool.

Drive from Hella to Keflavik in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 19th (Thu), you're off to home.
Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife
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Iceland travel guide

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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.