16 days in Iceland Itinerary

16 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  24 h
1
Hellnar
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Hofn
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Vik
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Fly:  21 h
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Hellnar

Hellnar ©
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Djúpalónssandur beach and Skardsvik Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hellnar: Berserkjahraun (in Snaefellsbaer) and Stykkisholmur Swimming Pool (in Stykkisholmur).

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hellnar trip builder.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Hellnar is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Hellnar. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Hellnar

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Snaefellsbaer, Ytri Tunga Beach, Stykkisholmur Swimming Pool, Gatklettur
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Djúpalónssandur beach ©
Djúpalónssandur beach
Gatklettur ©
Gatklettur
Berserkjahraun ©
Berserkjahraun

1
night
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 29th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and finally take in the natural beauty of Geysir.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Blaskogabyggd tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hellnar to Blaskogabyggd in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Hofn.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Strokkur, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Geysir
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

3
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Kids will appreciate attractions like Glacier Lagoon and Diamond Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hofn: Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour) and Sveinsstekksfoss (in Djupivogur). And it doesn't end there: laugh and play at Hofn Swimming Pool, explore the world behind art at The Thorbergur center, and see the interesting displays at Huldusteinn.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hofn day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Blaskogabyggd to Hofn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Hofn can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hofn

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Hvalnes Lighthouse, Sveinsstekksfoss
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center
Hvalnes Lighthouse ©
Hvalnes Lighthouse

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Attractions like Black Sand Beach and Reynisfjara Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall in Hella (about 1h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church, appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, and take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Vik road trip site.

Getting from Hofn to Vik by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Vik are 3°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Katla Volcano, Skogafoss, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Reynisdrangar
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition. Venture out of the city with trips to Thorlakshofn Swimming Pool (in Thorlakshofn), Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, laugh and play at Húsafell sundlaug, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and get your game on at Mink Viking Portrait Studio.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Vik in December, Reykjavik is little chillier at night with lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer, Húsafell sundlaug, Thorlakshofn Swimming Pool, Thermal Spas, Thingvellir National Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

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