14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Bus to Geysir
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Geysir
— 1 night
Drive
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Vik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Akureyri
— 4 nights
Fly
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Reykjavik
— 6 nights
Fly

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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 3rd (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, then take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and finally take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Geysir road trip planner.

Calgary, Canada to Geysir is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Calgary in May, expect nights in Geysir to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks · Nature · Spas

Side Trips

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Vik

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): examine the collection at Skogar Museum, then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, then make a trip to Dyrhólaey, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, contemplate the geological forces at Icelandic Lava Show, then kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, and finally appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vik road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Vik are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Akureyri.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

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Akureyri

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Get out of town with these interesting Akureyri side-trips: Whale Watching Hauganes (in Hauganes), Husavikurkirkja (in Husavik) and Bjorbodin Spa (in Dalvik). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, stroll through Krafla Lava Fields, view the masterpieces at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Mývatn Nature Baths.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Akureyri road trip planning website.

Drive from Vik to Akureyri in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Akureyri can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks · Nature · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Reykjavik

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: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik), Thingvellir (Thingvellir National Park & Galgaklettur) and Svartsengi Geothermal Power Plant (in Svartsengi). Spend the 11th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, trot along with a tour on horseback, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and admire all the interesting features of Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar).

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Reykjavik tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Akureyri to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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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.