15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
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Vik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
Drive
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Vatnajokull National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
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Reykjavik
— 4 nights
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Blaskogabyggd

— 1 night
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 16th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

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Detroit, USA to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Detroit to Blaskogabyggd. Traveling from Detroit in September, you will find days in Blaskogabyggd are colder (52°F), and nights are little chillier (43°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to 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 17th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Skogar Museum, stroll through Black Sand Beach, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Vik tour builder app.

Getting from Blaskogabyggd to Vik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Landmannalaugar.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Landmannalaugar

— 1 night
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Ljótipollur, then go for a walk through Landmannalaugar, and then stroll through Laugavegur.

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Drive from Vik to Landmannalaugar in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in September, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Vatnajokull National Park

— 4 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vatnajokull National Park: Jokulsarlon (Glacier Lagoon & Fellsfjara). Spend the 21st (Tue) exploring nature at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Vatnajokull National Park road trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Landmannalaugar to Vatnajokull National Park. In September in Vatnajokull National Park, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

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Reykjahlid

— 2 nights
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths and then explore the activities along Lake Myvatn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall and then stroll through Krafla Lava Fields.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Reykjahlid. Traveling from Vatnajokull National Park in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Reykjahlid, with lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir (Galgaklettur & Thingvellir National Park). Spend the 26th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, see Off-Road Tours, stop by Orrifinn, and appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager.

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Traveling by flight from Reykjahlid to Reykjavik takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

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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.