14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland trip maker

Make it your trip
Fly
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Reykjavik
— 5 nights
Fly
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Akureyri
— 1 night
Drive
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Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
Fly to Reykjavik, Bus to Geysir
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Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive
5
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Landmannalaugar
— 2 nights
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Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Ben Gurion International Airport, Drive to Jerusalem

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Reykjavik

— 5 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Step out of the city life by going to Thingvellir National Park and Off-Road Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Keflavik Maritime Center (in Keflavik), Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Laugabud (in Eyrarbakki). Spend the 21st (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Kerið, take a tour by water with Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Reykjavik online sightseeing planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Reykjavik is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 2 hours. In August, Reykjavik is colder than Jerusalem - with highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 24:

Akureyri

— 1 night

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): surround yourself with nature on Whale Watching Hauganes, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Akureyri trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Akureyri takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Akureyri are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:

Reykjahlid

— 2 nights
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall, then explore the fascinating underground world of Grjotagja Cave, and then explore the striking landscape at Hverir. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lake Myvatn and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Mývatn Nature Baths.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Reykjahlid trip planner.

Traveling by car from Akureyri to Reykjahlid takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Reykjahlid can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:

Blaskogabyggd

— 1 night
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 28th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Blaskogabyggd road trip planning tool.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Reykjahlid to Blaskogabyggd in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 28:

Vik

— 2 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): hike along Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, delve into the distant past at Rutshellir Cave, then stroll through Black Sand Beach, and finally get impressive views of Icelandic Lava Show. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, and then explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Vik day trip planner.

You can drive from Blaskogabyggd to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Vik, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Landmannalaugar.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 28 — 30:

Landmannalaugar

— 2 nights
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): trek along Laugavegur, go for a walk through Landmannalaugar, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljótipollur.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Landmannalaugar online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Landmannalaugar takes 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Landmannalaugar are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 1:

Iceland travel guide

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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.