15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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15 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Geysir
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Skogar
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Hofn
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Akureyri
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h
5
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
Geysir

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.
To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Geysir road trip site .

Amsterdam, Holland to Geysir is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Geysir is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in June, expect Geysir to be a bit cooler, temps between 15°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Skogar.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Geysir
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

2
nights
Skogar

Skogar ©
Take a trip to Skogar for a chance to see a picture-perfect glacier and a collection of waterfalls fed by the Skoga River.
On the 16th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, then admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, then look for gifts at Litla Lopasjoppan, and finally admire the sheer force of Gljufrabui Waterfalls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Vik Church, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, and finally explore and take pictures at Dyrhólaey.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Skogar trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Geysir to Skogar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hofn.

Things to do in Skogar

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Vik, Hella
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

3
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Explore Hofn's surroundings by going to Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach & Glacier Lagoon) and Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour). There's lots more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, explore the striking landscape at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, get engrossed in the history at The Thorbergur center, and try out the rides at Hofn Swimming Pool.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hofn trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Skogar to Hofn in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June in Hofn, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Hofn

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Hvalnes Lighthouse
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Glacier Lagoon ©
Glacier Lagoon
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

4
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Step out of Akureyri with an excursion to Grjotagja Cave in Reykjahlid--about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, take in the dramatic natural features at Hverir, steep yourself in history at Saurbaejarkirkja, and take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard).

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Akureyri online travel planner .

Drive from Hofn to Akureyri in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in June, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Grjotagja Cave
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

4
nights
Reykjavik

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 Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, and get your game on at Mink Viking Portrait Studio.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik vacation maker website .

You can fly from Akureyri to Reykjavik in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Thingvellir National Park, Thermal Spas
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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