15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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15 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Akureyri
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Snaefellsbaer
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Lucknow

2
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore hidden gems such as Laugardalslaug and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum (in Hveragerdi) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Selfoss). There's much more to do: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, visit a coastal fixture at Grotta Lighthouse, appreciate the extensive heritage of Reykjavik Open Air Museum, and pause for some photo ops at The Statue of Leif Eiriksson.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Reykjavik day trip planning website .

Lucknow, India to Reykjavik is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Lucknow to Reykjavik. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Lucknow in March; daily highs in Reykjavik reach 4°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Laugardalslaug ©
Laugardalslaug
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
On the 29th (Fri), take a memorable tour with Tours, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then examine the collection at The Industry Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Saurbaejarkirkja. Keep things going the next day: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

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

Getting from Reykjavik to Akureyri by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Horseback Riding Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Mud Pots, take in the natural beauty of Hverarond, and then identify plant and animal life at Krafla Lava Fields. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Hverfjall, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), and then get a new perspective on nature at The Husavik Whale Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjahlid trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Akureyri to Reykjahlid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Reykjahlid, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, The Husavik Whale Museum
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Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) ©
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard)
Hverarond ©
Hverarond
Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields

1
day
Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Kirkjubaejarklaustur ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate the geological forces at Skaftarstofa, admire the sheer force of Systrafoss, then explore the striking landscape at Skaftareldahraun, then take in the dramatic scenery at Stjornarfoss, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Fjadrargljufur Canyon.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kirkjubaejarklaustur journey tool .

Drive from Reykjahlid to Kirkjubaejarklaustur in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Stjornarfoss ©
Stjornarfoss
Systrafoss ©
Systrafoss

2
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 3rd (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Mýrdalsjökull, explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, then hike along Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Kvernufoss, then explore the striking landscape at Hjorleifshofoi, and finally stop by Wool Gallery Vik i Myrdal.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Vik online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Vik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Snaefellsbaer.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogar
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Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum

3
nights
Snaefellsbaer

Snaefellsbaer ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kirkjufell Mountain and Kirkjufellsfoss. Go for a jaunt from Snaefellsbaer to Hellnar to see Londrangar about 32 minutes away. Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Snaefellsbaer day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Vik to Snaefellsbaer takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, car, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Snaefellsbaer

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Grundarfjorour, Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier, Londrangar, Budir Church
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Kirkjufell Mountain ©
Kirkjufell Mountain
Kirkjufellsfoss ©
Kirkjufellsfoss
Londrangar ©
Londrangar

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