Ice, Ice, Iceland

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I've outlined the itinerary for my 10-day trip below. This daily breakdown includes the cities I will be visiting, flight information, accommodation, and activities.

 
 

Day 1: Sunday, December 10

City: Chicago, USA (Standard)

Flight WW 154: Chicago ORD to Keflavik KEF, 6 hours 10 minutes
Departure: Sunday, December 10, 4:50pm, ORD

 

Day 2: Monday, December 11

City: Reykjavik, Iceland (+6 hours)

Flight WW 154 (continued): Chicago ORD to Keflavik KEF, 6 hours 10 minutes
Arrival: Monday, December 11, 5:00am, KEF

Accommodation: Airbnb, Hverfisgata 49 Apt. 302, Reykjavik, 101, Iceland

Tour: Explore Reykjavik and Northern Lights Chase (Photo A)

 

Day 3: Tuesday, December 12

City: Reykjavik, Iceland (+6 hours)

Accommodation: Airbnb, Hverfisgata 49 Apt. 302, Reykjavik, 101, Iceland

Tour: Viking Horseback Riding (Photo B)

 

Day 4: Wednesday, December 13

City: Reykjavik, Iceland (+6 hours)

Accommodation: Airbnb, Hverfisgata 49 Apt. 302, Reykjavik, 101, Iceland

Tour: Silfra Snorkeling (Photo C) and Golden Circle

 

Day 5: Thursday, December 14

City: Reykjavik, Iceland (+6 hours)

Accommodation: Airbnb, Hverfisgata 49 Apt. 302, Reykjavik, 101, Iceland

Tour: Explore Reykjavik

 

Day 6: Friday, December 15

City: Reykjavik, Iceland (+6 hours)

Accommodation: Airbnb, Hverfisgata 49 Apt. 302, Reykjavik, 101, Iceland

Tour: Sólheimajökull Glacier Hike (Photo D) and South Coast Tour 

 

Day 7: Saturday, December 16

City: Reykjavik, Iceland (+6 hours) + London, England (+6 hours)

Flight U22296: Keflavik KEF to London LTN, 2 hours 55 minutes
Departure: Saturday, December 16, 10:10am, KEF
Arrival: Saturday, December 16, 1:05pm, TKT

Accommodation: Lani's House

 

Day 8: Sunday, December 17

City: London, England (+6 hours)

Accommodation: Lani's House

 

Day 9: Monday, December 18

City: London, England (+6 hours)

Accommodation: Lani's House

 

Day 10: Tuesday, December 19

City: London, England (+6 hours) + Reykjavik, Iceland (+6 hours) + Chicago, Illinois (Standard)

Flight D82970: London LGW to Keflavik KEF, 2 hours 40 minutes
Departure: Tuesday, December 19, 6:15am, LGW
Arrival: Tuesday, December 19, 9:15am, KEF

Flight WW 153: Keflavik KEF to Chicago ORD, 6 hours 50 minutes
Departure: Tuesday, December 19, 3:00pm, KEF
Arrival: Tuesday, December 19, 3:50pm, ORD

 

ICELAND FACTS:

Currency: kr Icelandic Króna (kr100 = $0.94)

Time Zone: UTC+00:00 (+6 hours from CT)

Capital: Reykjavik

Attractions I Plan To Visit: Silfra, Aurora Borealis, Viking Horses, Golden Circle, Sólheimajökull Glacier, South Coast


Unique Facts About Iceland:
1) Iceland has been voted the safest country in the world for seven consecutive years.
2) Iceland is about 39,000 square miles — close to the size of Ohio.
3) A majority of Icelanders believe in elves.
4) Silfra is where the tectonic plates of North America and Europe meet and they are slowing tearing Iceland apart by 2cm every year.
5) Iceland was one of the last places on earth to be settled by humans.