15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
2
Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
3
Hofn
— 3 nights
4
Vik
— 2 nights
5
Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
6
Geysir
— 1 night

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Take a break from Reykjavik with a short trip to Thingvellir National Park in Thingvellir, about 46 minutes away. Spend the 8th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, look for gifts at Listvinahusid, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip itinerary maker.

Chandigarh, India to Reykjavik is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 5.5 hours. In September in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

3
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Step out of Reykjahlid to go to Vatnajokull National Park and see Hafragilsfoss, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, explore the fascinating underground world of Grjotagja Cave, explore the activities along Lake Myvatn, and explore the striking landscape at Hverir.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Reykjahlid trip planner.

You can fly from Reykjavik to Reykjahlid in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Reykjahlid, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Hafragilsfoss
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields

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Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Venture out of the city with trips to Vatnajokull (in Vatnajokull National Park), Jokulsarlon (Glacier Lagoon & Diamond Beach) and Djupivogur (The Bulandsnes, Sveinsstekksfoss, &more). There's still lots to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, examine the collection at Huldusteinn, and laugh and play at Hofn Swimming Pool.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hofn route builder website.

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Hofn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Djupivogur, Jokulsarlon, Vatnajokull
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Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Bakkabud ©
Bakkabud

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nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 16th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, explore and take pictures at Dyrhólaey, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum, thenadmire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and finally trek along Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Vik trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Hofn to Vik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Landmannalaugar.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

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

1
night
Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Ljótipollur, don't miss a visit to Landmannalaugar, and then hike along Laugavegur.

To find ratings and tourist information, read our Landmannalaugar holiday planner.

Drive from Vik to Landmannalaugar in 3 hours. In September in Landmannalaugar, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Parks Nature Trails
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Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar
Ljótipollur ©
Ljótipollur

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): head outdoors with Fjallhalla Adventurers, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, thenadmire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Geysir trip planner.

Traveling by car from Landmannalaugar to Geysir takes 3 hours. In September in Geysir, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geysir

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Fjallhalla Adventurers
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls

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