15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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15 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Reykjavik
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  4​h
1
Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Hof
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Reykjavik
— 7 nights
End: Reykjavik

2
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Take a break from the city and head to Dettifoss and Hverarond. There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Myvatn Nature Baths (Jardbodin vid Myvatn), explore the striking landscape at Mud Pots, identify plant and animal life at Krafla Lava Fields, and go for a walk through Viti Crater.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjahlid trip builder .

Reykjavik to Reykjahlid is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Reykjahlid are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hof.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Dettifoss ©
Dettifoss
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

1
night
Hof

Hof ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Polaire, then kick back and relax at Diamond Beach, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Jokulsarlon Lagoon.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Hof trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Hof in 7 hours. Traveling from Reykjahlid in October, Hof is a bit warmer at night with lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vik.

Things to do in Hof

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Skaftafell, Diamond Beach, Jokulsarlon Lagoon
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Jokulsarlon Lagoon ©
Jokulsarlon Lagoon
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall

2
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskirkja Church, and then kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrholaey, explore the striking landscape at Gljufrafoss, then take in the dramatic natural features at Myrdalsjokull Glacier, and finally admire the sheer force of Skogafoss.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Vik road trip planning app .

Getting from Hof to Vik by car takes about 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Vik are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Gljufrafoss, Skogafoss
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach

2
nights
Geysir

Geysir ©
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): cruise along Golden Circle Route. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, admire the sheer force of Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Geysir online route builder .

Drive from Vik to Geysir in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Geysir can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Geysir

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive, #Nature

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Bruarfoss Waterfall - CLOSED, Golden Circle Route, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
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Golden Circle Route ©
Golden Circle Route
Gullfoss ©
Gullfoss
Strokkur ©
Strokkur

7
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Thingvellir National Park. On the 30th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, browse the exhibits of Perlan, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

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Traveling by car from Geysir to Reykjavik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
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