15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Warsaw
Fly:  8 h
1
Reykjavik
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Skalholt
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
3
Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Thingvellir
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Hella
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Vik
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Shuttle + Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Warsaw

1
night
Reykjavik

Reykjavik
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik vacation planner.

Warsaw, Poland to Reykjavik is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Warsaw in July; daily highs in Reykjavik reach 17°C and lows reach 10°C. On the 18th (Sat), you're off to Skalholt.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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1
night
Skalholt

Skalholt ©
Skálholt is a historical site in the south of Iceland, at the river Hvítá.HistorySkálholt was, through eight centuries, one of the most important places in Iceland. Haifoss has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): meet the residents at Slakki Petting Zoo and then take in the dramatic scenery at Haifoss.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Skalholt trip planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Skalholt takes 1.5 hours. July in Skalholt sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Geysir.

Things to do in Skalholt

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Slakki Petting Zoo
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Haifoss ©
Haifoss

2
nights
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 20th (Mon), witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir and then admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, thenrelax in the rural setting at Fridheimar, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Gjain.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Geysir day trip planning app.

Geysir is very close to Skalholt. July in Geysir sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Thingvellir.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Geysir, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Gjain, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Fridheimar
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Geysir ©
Geysir
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall
Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall ©
Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall

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nights
Thingvellir

Thingvellir ©
One of Iceland's most popular tourist destinations, Thingvellir represents a national park steeped in historical, cultural, and geological significance, as evidenced by its designation as a World Heritage Site.
Kerið has been added to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Oxararfoss and Thingvallakirkja church. Step out of the city life by going to Logberg (Law Rock) and Thingvellir National Park. There's more to do: admire all the interesting features of Kaldidalur Valley and contemplate the long history of Galgaklettur.

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Drive from Geysir to Thingvellir in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Thingvellir are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Hella.

Things to do in Thingvellir

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kerið
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Oxararfoss ©
Oxararfoss
Logberg (Law Rock) ©
Logberg (Law Rock)
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

3
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Skogafoss as well as Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, explore the striking landscape at Mýrdalsjökull, thenexplore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, and finally admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Gljufrabui Waterfalls, thenstop by UNA Local Product, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Urridafoss Waterfall, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

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You can drive from Thingvellir to Hella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Hella sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Vik.

Things to do in Hella

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Hvolsvollur, Skogar, Vik, Urridafoss Waterfall
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Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls

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nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Reynisfjara Beach has been added to your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Sólheimajökulll and Reynisdrangar. Step out of the city life by going to Fjadrargljufur Canyon and Kirkjugolf. Step out of Vik to go to Kirkjubaejarklaustur and see Systrafoss, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: trot along with a tour on horseback, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church, appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, and explore the striking landscape at Hjorleifshofoi.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Vik visit site.

Drive from Hella to Vik in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Vik, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 11°C at night. You will leave for home on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Reynisdrangar
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Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Reynisdrangar ©
Reynisdrangar

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