15 days in Iceland & Calgary Itinerary

15 days in Iceland & Calgary Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Landmannalaugar, Iceland
— 1 day
2
Vik, Iceland
— 2 nights
3
Blaskogabyggd, Iceland
— 1 night
4
Akureyri, Iceland
— 3 nights
5
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights
6
Calgary, Canada
— 4 nights

1
day
Landmannalaugar, Iceland

Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Landmannalaugar. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Landmannalaugar, explore the activities along Ljótipollur, and then hike along Laugavegur.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Landmannalaugar trip itinerary builder.

Calgary, Canada to Landmannalaugar is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Calgary to Landmannalaugar, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Calgary in July: highs in Landmannalaugar hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

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

2
nights
Vik, Iceland

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue, explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, thenexplore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and finally contemplate the long history of Rutshellir Cave. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, thentake in a show at Icelandic Lava Show, thenhead outdoors with True Adventure, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach.

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Traveling by car from Landmannalaugar to Vik takes 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Vik are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogar
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True Adventure ©
True Adventure
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

1
night
Blaskogabyggd, Iceland

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 6th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, thenadmire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Blaskogabyggd online attractions planner.

You can drive from Vik to Blaskogabyggd in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Akureyri is known for nature, parks, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Viking Rafting, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, take in the pleasant sights at Viti Crater, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Akureyri travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Blaskogabyggd to Akureyri takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In July in Akureyri, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Viking Rafting ©
Viking Rafting
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall

3
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). Spend the 12th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and steep yourself in history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Akureyri to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Reykjavik sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Calgary.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Thingvellir National Park, Thermal Spas
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

4
nights
Calgary, Canada

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Venture out of the city with trips to Drumheller (Valley Doll Museum & Gifts & Royal Tyrrell Museum) and Banff (Bow Falls, Hydra River Guides, &more). And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Calgary Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Calgary Tower, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Railyard Brewing.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Calgary trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Calgary takes 13 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Reykjavik to Calgary. When traveling from Reykjavik in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Calgary: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

Banff National Park, Drumheller
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The Calgary Zoo ©
The Calgary Zoo
Hydra River Guides ©
Hydra River Guides
Royal Tyrrell Museum ©
Royal Tyrrell Museum

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