14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

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14 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Winnipeg
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Geysir
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Hofn
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Hella
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h
End: Winnipeg

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Kerið (in Selfoss). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and get your game on at Mink Viking Portrait Studio.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip planner.

Winnipeg, Canada to Reykjavik is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Winnipeg to Reykjavik, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In April in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Spas

Side Trips

Thingvellir National Park, Kerið
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Spas
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Geysir, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Geysir using our trip planner.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Geysir in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April in Geysir, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Hofn.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Geysir
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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: Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour) and Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach & Glacier Lagoon). Next up on the itinerary: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, examine the collection at Huldusteinn, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and try out the rides at Hofn Swimming Pool.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hofn day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Geysir to Hofn in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hofn

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Hvalnes Lighthouse
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Glacier Lagoon ©
Glacier Lagoon
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Walking tours

2
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, then take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vik Church, and finally kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the geological forces at Volcano Eyjafjallajokull, explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskirkja Church, and finally kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Vik trip planner.

You can drive from Hofn to Vik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hella.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Skogafoss, Volcano Eyjafjallajokull
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

2
nights
Hella

Hella ©
Hella is a small town in southern Iceland on the shores of the river Ytri-Rangá and has, as of 2011, 781 inhabitants.Hella is situated to the east of Reykjavík on the Hringvegur (Route 1) between Selfoss and Hvolsvöllur.OverviewThe name of the town comes from caves near the river. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): admire the sheer force of Gljufrabui Waterfalls, then admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, then stop by UNA Local Product, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. On your second day here, get impressive views of Hekla.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hella online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Vik to Hella by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hella

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Gljufrabui Waterfalls, UNA Local Product, Hekla
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Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Hekla ©
Hekla
Horseback Riding Tours

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