14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland visit planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Husafell
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Husafell
— 1 night
Drive
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Vik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 2 nights
Drive
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Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
Drive
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Akureyri
— 3 nights
Fly
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Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Fly

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Husafell

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of The Cave and then admire the sheer force of Hraunfossar.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Husafell trip tool.

Belgrade, Serbia to Husafell is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Belgrade, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Husafell, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Vik.

Things to do in Husafell

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

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Vik

— 2 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskirkja Church, then see the interesting displays at Skogar Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, and finally explore the striking landscape at Mýrdalsjökull. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Reynisdrangar.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Vik driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Husafell to Vik takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. May in Vik sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Kirkjubaejarklaustur

— 2 nights
Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
On the 10th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar, take in the dramatic scenery at Systrafoss, then admire the sheer force of Stjornarfoss, then admire the majestic nature at Skaftarstofa, and finally take in breathtaking views at Fjadrargljufur Canyon.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kirkjubaejarklaustur online vacation planner.

Drive from Vik to Kirkjubaejarklaustur in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 11th (Fri), you're off to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Reykjahlid

— 3 nights
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Krafla Lava Fields and Viti Crater. When in Reykjahlid, make a side trip to see The Húsavík Whale Museum in Husavik, approximately Husavik away. The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Lofthellir Lava Cave, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), admire the sheer force of Hverfjall, and take in the dramatic natural features at Hverir.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Reykjahlid attractions planner.

You can drive from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Reykjahlid in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Reykjahlid can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Akureyri

— 3 nights

Capital of North Iceland

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 15th (Tue): stop by Flora, Akureyri, admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), and then pause for some serene contemplation at Akureyrarkirkja. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Akureyri online journey planner.

Drive from Reykjahlid to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in May, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Grotta Lighthouse and then enjoy breathtaking views from Perlan. Keep things going the next day: take in the natural beauty of Reykjadalur Hot Springs, get to know the fascinating history of Reykjavik Open Air Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Reykjavik Maritime Museum.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Akureyri to Reykjavik takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 4°C at night. On the 19th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Iceland travel guide

4.5
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.