15 days in Iceland & Bali Itinerary

15 days in Iceland & Bali Itinerary

Make it your trip
Geysir, Iceland
— 1 night
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 4 nights
Fly to Ngurah Rai (Bali) International Airport, Drive to Tegalalang
Tegalalang, Indonesia
— 1 day
Kuta, Indonesia
— 6 nights


Geysir, Iceland — 1 night

Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
On the 14th (Fri), witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, and then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Geysir trip planning website.

Reykjavik to Geysir is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. December in Geysir sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -2°C at night. You will leave for Reykjavik on the 15th (Sat).
Parks · Nature
Side Trip
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 15:

Reykjavik, Iceland — 4 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Reykjavik is known for historic sites, wildlife, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland.

For more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik visit planner.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Reykjavik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Tegalalang.
Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 19:

Tegalalang, Indonesia — 1 day

The most famous Tegalalang tourist attractions are rice terraces, forming a landscape you'll be hard-pressed to find elsewhere in the world.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tirta Empul Temple, make a trip to Istana Tampak Siring, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mason Elephant Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tegalalang trip itinerary maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Reykjavik to Tegalalang. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Indonesia Time (WITA) is 8 hours. Traveling from Reykjavik in December, expect Tegalalang to be much warmer, temps between 36°C and 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Kuta.
Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Side Trip
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 22:

Kuta, Indonesia — 6 nights

Formerly a sleepy fishing village, the beach resort town of Kuta now represents one of Indonesia's most popular tourist destinations.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kuta: Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu), Ubud (Neka Art Museum, Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, &more) and Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban). There's still lots to do: cool off at Waterbom Bali, don't miss a visit to Jalan Legian, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nusa Dua Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Pantai Sanur.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuta road trip website.

Traveling by car from Tegalalang to Kuta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Kuta can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Spas
Side Trips
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 27:

Iceland travel guide

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.

Bali travel guide

World heritage site · Spas · Beaches
Island of the Gods
A province of Indonesia, the island of Bali remains one of the world's top tourist destinations thanks to its beaches, diving spots, and resorts. Take a trip to Bali to discover the island's smiling and famously hospitable locals--perhaps the biggest treasure of this tropical paradise. More than just another fun-in-the-sun getaway, Bali also reveals a rich history and varied geography of mountains, rugged coastal areas, sandy beaches, thriving rice terraces, and stark volcanic hillsides that seem transported from another planet. A Bali tour uncovers some of the world's best surfing spots, as well as a deeply spiritual local culture and globally significant archeological attractions.