15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Geysir
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Geysir
— 1 night
Drive
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Hella
— 1 night
Drive
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Vik
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hofn
— 3 nights
Fly
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Reykjavik
— 6 nights
Fly

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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 27th (Sun), experience rural life at Fridheimar and then relax and rejuvenate at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, and finally admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Geysir trip builder tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Geysir is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Geysir. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Amsterdam in December: high temperatures in Geysir hover around 2°C and lows are around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hella.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks · Nature · Spas

Side Trips

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1
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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. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Gljufrabui Waterfalls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, and then look for gifts at Seljalandsfoss.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Hella trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Geysir to Hella in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Geysir in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 1°C in Hella. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hella

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

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Vik

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Vik is known for beaches, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum, get impressive views of Icelandic Lava Show, and stroll through Reynisfjara Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Vik tour itinerary tool.

You can drive from Hella to Vik in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Vik, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Hofn

Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Venture out of the city with trips to Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour), Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach & Glacier Lagoon) and Arfleifd (in Djupivogur). There's lots more to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, laugh and play at Hofn Swimming Pool, take in the dramatic natural features at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, and admire the masterpieces at The Thorbergur center.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Hofn journey planner.

Getting from Vik to Hofn by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In January in Hofn, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Hofn

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Venture out of the city with trips to Thingvellir (Galgaklettur & Thingvellir National Park), Viking World (in Keflavik) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). Spend the 10th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, get a taste of the local shopping with Laugavegur, and examine the collection at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik holiday site.

Getting from Hofn to Reykjavik by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. January in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Side Trips

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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.