15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland journey planner

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

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Reykjahlid

— 2 nights
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Reykjahlid is known for nature and museums. Your trip 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 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June in Reykjahlid, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°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

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Hofn

— 3 nights
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: Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour), Jokulsarlon (Glacier Lagoon & Fellsfjara) and Vatnajokull (in Vatnajokull National Park). Next up on the itinerary: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, try out the rides at Hofn Swimming Pool, see the interesting displays at The Thorbergur center, and explore the striking landscape at Hoffellsjokull Glacier.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, read Hofn trip planner.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Hofn in 5.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Vik.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 13:

Vik

— 3 nights
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, get engrossed in the history 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 12°C during the day and 9°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 · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 13 — 16:

Blaskogabyggd

— 1 night
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, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, then witness 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 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°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

Find places to stay Jun 16 — 17:

Reykjavik

— 5 nights
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 much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, and make a trip to Laugavegur.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik holiday planning website.

Getting from Blaskogabyggd to Reykjavik by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 17 — 22:

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.