15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Blaskogabyggd
— 1 day
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Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
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Vik
— 2 nights
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Hofn
— 3 nights
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Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
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Akureyri
— 2 nights
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Reykjavik
— 3 nights

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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 1st (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Blaskogabyggd trip itinerary maker.

Reykjavik to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Blaskogabyggd are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Landmannalaugar.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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

1
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Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the activities along Ljótipollur, then go for a walk through Landmannalaugar, and then hike along Laugavegur.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Landmannalaugar trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Landmannalaugar takes 3 hours. July in Landmannalaugar sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar
Ljótipollur ©
Ljótipollur

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Kvernufoss, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, then pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue, and finally kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, then explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Vik road trip planning app.

Drive from Landmannalaugar to Vik in 3 hours. July in Vik sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogar
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

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Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Change things up with these side-trips from Hofn: Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour) and Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach & Glacier Lagoon). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the striking landscape at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and examine the collection at The Thorbergur center.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hofn travel route planning tool.

You can drive from Vik to Hofn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hofn

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Hvalnes Lighthouse
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center
Walking tours

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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, explore the striking landscape at Hverir, stroll through Krafla Lava Fields, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grjotagja Cave.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjahlid trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hofn to Reykjahlid takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Reykjahlid can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Akureyri.

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

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Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
On the 11th (Sat), race across the water with a speed boat tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour. Keep things going the next day: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Akureyri trip planner.

Getting from Reykjahlid to Akureyri by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in Akureyri sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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Photography Tours
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn) ©

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, see a show at Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre, and see Off-Road Tours.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Akureyri to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in July, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Thermal Spas, Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas

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