15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
2
Hofn
— 3 nights
3
Vik
— 3 nights
4
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
5
Reykjavik
— 5 nights

2
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Reykjahlid is known for nature and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall, stroll through Krafla Lava Fields, take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths, and take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard).

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Reykjahlid driving holiday planner.

Reykjavik to Reykjahlid is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June in Reykjahlid, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths

3
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hofn: Jokulsarlon (Glacier Lagoon & Diamond Beach) and Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Vatnajokull, try out the rides at Hofn Swimming Pool, take an in-depth tour of The Thorbergur center, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hofn trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Hofn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Hvalnes Lighthouse, Vatnajokull
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Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Get out of town with these interesting Vik side-trips: Kirkjubaejarklaustur (Systrafoss, Skaftarstofa, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, stop by Wool Gallery Vik i Myrdal, examine the collection at Skogar Museum, and stroll through Black Sand Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Vik road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Hofn to Vik in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In June in Vik, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Skogar
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

1
night
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir.

To see photos and other tourist information, read Blaskogabyggd online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vik to Blaskogabyggd in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daytime highs in Blaskogabyggd are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Geysir, Strokkur, Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

5
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Thingvellir (Galgaklettur, Thingvellir National Park, &more). There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, get engrossed in the history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik tour website.

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Reykjavik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Thingvellir
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

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