15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Reykjavik
— 2 nights
2
Grundarfjorour
— 2 nights
3
Akureyri
— 2 nights
4
Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
5
Hofn
— 1 night
6
Vik
— 2 nights
7
Hvolsvollur
— 3 nights

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Escape the urban bustle at Reykjadalur Hot Springs and Oxararfoss. Step off the beaten path and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Handknitting Association of Iceland. And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Ring Road, explore the activities along Lake Tjornin, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and appreciate the history behind The Statue of Leif Eiriksson.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik attractions planning app.

New Delhi, India to Reykjavik is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Reykjavik is minus 5.5 hours. In September, Reykjavik is colder than New Delhi - with highs of 13°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Grundarfjorour.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Ring Road, Reykjadalur Hot Springs, Horseback Riding Tours, Oxararfoss
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Oxararfoss ©
Oxararfoss
Horseback Riding Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

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Grundarfjorour

Grundarfjorour ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Baejarfoss, identify plant and animal life at Dritvik and Djupalonssandur, then enjoy the sand and surf at Djúpalónssandur beach, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave Vatnshellir, and finally make a trip to Gatklettur. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Kirkjufell Mountain, then get up close to creatures of the deep with Laki Tours, and finally admire the sheer force of Kirkjufellsfoss.

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You can drive from Reykjavik to Grundarfjorour in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Grundarfjorour

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hellnar, Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum, Baejarfoss, Cave Vatnshellir
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Djúpalónssandur beach ©
Djúpalónssandur beach
Laki Tours ©
Laki Tours
Kirkjufell Mountain ©
Kirkjufell Mountain

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Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): have fun and explore at Fridbjarnarhus, then relax and rejuvenate at Sundlaug Akureyrar, then take in nature's colorful creations at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), and finally let the river carry you with Viking Rafting. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, trot along with a tour on horseback, then take an in-depth tour of The Old Farmhouse Laufas, and finally see Off-Road Tours.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Akureyri online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Grundarfjorour to Akureyri takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. September in Akureyri sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
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Viking Rafting ©
Viking Rafting
Horseback Riding Tours
Off-Road Tours

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Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
On the 23rd (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Lofthellir Lava Cave, take in the dramatic scenery at Hverfjall, go for a walk through Viti Crater, then stroll through Krafla Lava Fields, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard). Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Hofdi, take in the dramatic natural features at Dimmuborgir Lava Formations, then Head underground at Grjotagja Cave, and finally admire the sheer force of Selfoss Waterfall.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjahlid trip planner.

Getting from Akureyri to Reykjahlid by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September in Reykjahlid, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hofn.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Selfoss Waterfall
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Lofthellir Lava Cave ©
Lofthellir Lava Cave
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) ©
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard)
Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields

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Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. On the 25th (Fri), take in the local highlights with Glacier Adventure, then admire the masterpieces at The Thorbergur center, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally test the waters at Hoffell Hot Tubs.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hofn trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Reykjahlid to Hofn by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September in Hofn, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hofn

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Glacier Adventure ©
Glacier Adventure
The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center
Hoffell Hot Tubs ©
Hoffell Hot Tubs

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): push the limits with Katlatrack Adventure Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, then see the interesting displays at Skogar Museum, and finally explore the striking landscape at Mýrdalsjökull. Keep things going the next day: kick your exploration up a notch at Zipline, get impressive views of Icelandic Lava Show, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church, then take in the dramatic natural features at Reynisdrangar, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Reynisfjall.

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Drive from Hofn to Vik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daytime highs in Vik are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Vik

Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Reynisdrangar, Skogar Museum
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Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Icelandic Lava Show ©
Icelandic Lava Show
Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull

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Hvolsvollur

Hvolsvöllur is a small town in the south of Iceland about 106 km to the east of Reykjavík.It is situated in the inland swamps of Landeyjar, in the municipality of Rangárþing eystra and has, as of January 2015, 934 inhabitants.OverviewThe name of the town literally translates to "Hillfield". Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): trot along with a tour on horseback, admire the sheer force of Urridafoss Waterfall, then get a dose of the wild on Dogsledding Iceland, then admire the sheer force of Gljufrabui Waterfalls, and finally examine the collection at Saga Center. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do sightseeing your way with Southcoast Adventure, then look for gifts at Seljalandsfoss, then head outdoors with Gljúfrafoss, and finally admire the sheer force of Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hvolsvollur trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Hvolsvollur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Hella, Urridafoss Waterfall, Gljufrabui Waterfalls, Dogsledding Iceland
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Horseback Riding Tours
Dogsledding Iceland ©
Dogsledding Iceland
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls

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