15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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1
Geysir
— 1 night
2
Skogar
— 2 nights
3
Hofn
— 3 nights
4
Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
5
Reykjavik
— 5 nights

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.
On the 6th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and finally take in the natural beauty of Geysir.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Geysir trip builder site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Geysir is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Geysir. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, things will get colder in Geysir: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Skogar.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Skogar

Skogar ©
Take a trip to Skogar for a chance to see a picture-perfect glacier and a collection of waterfalls fed by the Skoga River.
On the 7th (Tue), kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, thendelve into the distant past at Rutshellir Cave, thenadmire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Gljufrabui Waterfalls, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Skogar online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Skogar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Skogar can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Skogar

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Vik, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

3
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Explore Hofn's surroundings by going to Sveinsstekksfoss (in Djupivogur), Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour) and Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach & Glacier Lagoon). And it doesn't end there: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, and try out the rides at Hofn Swimming Pool.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Hofn itinerary planner.

You can drive from Skogar to Hofn in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Hofn can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Sveinsstekksfoss, Hvalnes Lighthouse
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing
Hvalnes Lighthouse ©
Hvalnes Lighthouse

3
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Get out of town with these interesting Reykjahlid side-trips: Husavik (The Húsavík Whale Museum & Speed Boats Tours). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields, explore the striking landscape at Hverir, and explore the activities along Lake Myvatn.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Reykjahlid travel route tool.

You can drive from Hofn to Reykjahlid in 5.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Reykjahlid can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths

5
nights
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), Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Kerið (in Selfoss). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, get outside with Outdoor Activities, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, and have some family-friendly fun at Mink Viking Portrait Studio.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Reykjahlid to Reykjavik takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Thermal Spas, Thingvellir National Park, Kerið
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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