14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Blaskogabyggd
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
Drive
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Akureyri
— 4 nights
Fly
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Reykjavik
— 4 nights
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Blaskogabyggd — 2 nights

A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 22nd (Mon), get outside with Fjallhalla Adventurers and then admire the sheer force of Haifoss. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Blesi, then relax and rejuvenate at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, and finally admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Blaskogabyggd day trip tool.

Denver, USA to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Denver to Blaskogabyggd is 7 hours. When traveling from Denver in August, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Blaskogabyggd: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Vik.
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Vik — 2 nights

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 24th (Wed), stroll through Reynisfjara Beach, then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, then enjoy some music at Icelandic Lava Show, then explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, and finally kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Vik online trip planner.

Drive from Blaskogabyggd to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 54°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Landmannalaugar.
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Landmannalaugar — 1 night

Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): stroll through Fjallabak Nature Reserve, then take in the pleasant sights at Landmannalaugar, and then stroll through Laugavegur.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Landmannalaugar online tour planner.

Drive from Vik to Landmannalaugar in 3 hours. In August in Landmannalaugar, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Akureyri.
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Akureyri — 4 nights

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Akureyri: Husavikurkirkja (in Husavik) and Whale Watching Hauganes (in Hauganes). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, stroll through Krafla Lava Fields, and explore the activities along Lake Myvatn.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Akureyri road trip website.

Getting from Landmannalaugar to Akureyri by car takes about 6.5 hours. In August in Akureyri, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Reykjavik.
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Reykjavik — 4 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Thingvellir (Thingvellir National Park & Almannagja) and Blue Lagoon (in Grindavik). Spend the 2nd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip planner.

You can fly from Akureyri to Reykjavik in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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Iceland travel guide

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Waterfalls · Spas · Churches
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.
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