14 days in Iceland, Australia & Nicaragua Itinerary

14 days in Iceland, Australia & Nicaragua Itinerary

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Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights
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Melbourne, Australia
— 3 nights
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Granada, Nicaragua
— 2 nights
Drive to Augusto C. Sandino (Managua) International Airport, Fly to Sarnia

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Reykjavik, Iceland

— 2 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
On the 8th (Thu), test the waters at a local thermal spa and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, then admire the masterpieces at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), then pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, and finally appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik tour builder website.

Sarnia, Canada to Reykjavik is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sarnia to Reykjavik, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Sarnia, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Reykjavik, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Sydney.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trip

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Sydney, Australia

— 3 nights

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of The Rocks, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney tour builder site.

You can fly from Reykjavik to Sydney in 28 hours. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Reykjavik to Sydney due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Reykjavik in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sydney, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:

Melbourne, Australia

— 3 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip builder site.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect Melbourne to be little chillier, temps between 15°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Granada.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 17:

Granada, Nicaragua

— 2 nights

La Gran Sultana

The lakeside city of Granada has the look and feel of a historically important economic and political center, with grand colonial architecture, a unified look, and many cultural attractions.
On the 18th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Casa de Los Tres Mundos. Here are some ideas for day two: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then head off the coast to Islets of Granada, and then get impressive views of Mombacho.

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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Granada takes 28.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Melbourne to Granada. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Granada

Parks · Nature · Museums · Tours
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Iceland travel guide

4.5
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.

Australia travel guide

4.6
Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.

Nicaragua travel guide

4.2
Churches · Volcanos · Specialty Museums
Still emerging as a major tourist destination, Nicaragua, the largest country in Central America, entices travelers with its rich history and remarkable natural beauty just waiting to be discovered. A holiday in Nicaragua allows you to explore a vibrant culture, scenic beaches, and plenty of spots off the beaten path. Majestic volcanoes, lakes, and forests offer numerous chances for exploration and exciting adventures, while major cities boast splendid colonial architecture. With access to coastlines on both the Pacific and the Caribbean, a vacation in Nicaragua appeals to those looking for thrilling surfing experiences, dramatic views, or a chance to spread out on a deserted tropical beach.