19 days in Iceland Itinerary

19 days in Iceland Itinerary

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1
Geysir
— 2 nights
2
Vik
— 3 nights
3
Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
4
Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
5
Akureyri
— 3 nights
6
Reykjavik
— 6 nights

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, and finally get outside with Fjallhalla Adventurers. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, experience rural life at Fridheimar, then take a pleasant ride with Riding Tours South Iceland, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Geysir travel route planner.

New Delhi, India to Geysir is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 5.5 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in September: high temperatures in Geysir hover around 13°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Reykholt, Fludir, Blaskogabyggd, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Riding Tours South Iceland ©
Riding Tours South Iceland

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Go for a jaunt from Vik to Skogar to see Kvernufoss about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, fly like a bird with True Adventure, and enjoy some music at Icelandic Lava Show.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Vik trip planning website.

You can drive from Geysir to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Landmannalaugar.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Skogar
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True Adventure ©
True Adventure
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

1
night
Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. On the 7th (Mon), go for a walk through Landmannalaugar and then trek along Laugavegur.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Landmannalaugar trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Vik to Landmannalaugar in 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Landmannalaugar can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Trails · Outdoors · Parks
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Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar

3
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Reykjahlid is known for nature and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, stroll through Krafla Lava Fields, explore the activities along Lake Myvatn, and go for a walk through Viti Crater.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Reykjahlid trip planner.

You can drive from Landmannalaugar to Reykjahlid in 7 hours. Traveling from Landmannalaugar in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Reykjahlid, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Selfoss Waterfall
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

3
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Akureyri: Husavik (Horseback Riding Tours & The Transportation Museum at Ystafell). There's much more to do: make a short side trip with Viking Rafting, stop by Flora, Akureyri, shop like a local with Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa.

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Drive from Reykjahlid to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Akureyri, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Husavik
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Viking Rafting ©
Viking Rafting
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Photography Tours

6
nights
Reykjavik

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: Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Grindavik (Thermal Spas & Brimketill). Spend the 14th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, and take a stroll through Laugavegur.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik journey maker site.

Fly from Akureyri to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Grindavik, Thingvellir National Park, Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thermal Spas
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

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