14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Bucharest
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  12 h 45 min
1
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Hofn
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Reykjahlid
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  4 h
5
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Bucharest

1
day
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Blaskogabyggd trip planning website.

Bucharest, Romania to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Bucharest in June, plan for cooler days in Blaskogabyggd, with highs around 15°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Strokkur
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall ©
Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall

2
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue, then stroll through Black Sand Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trot along with a tour on horseback, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church, then stroll through Reynisfjara Beach, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Vik day trip planning website.

You can drive from Blaskogabyggd to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June in Vik, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Skogafoss
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

3
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hofn: Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach & Glacier Lagoon) and Vatnajokull (in Vatnajokull National Park). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, try out the rides at Hofn Swimming Pool, and take an in-depth tour of The Thorbergur center.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hofn trip builder tool.

You can drive from Vik to Hofn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Hofn, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 10°C at night. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Vatnajokull
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Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center

1
night
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
On the 6th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn and then take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness a stunning natural landmark at Mývatn Nature Baths and then stroll through Krafla Lava Fields.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjahlid trip maker app.

Getting from Hofn to Reykjahlid by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Ytri Tunga Beach (in Arnarstapi) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, have some family-friendly fun at Mink Viking Portrait Studio, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

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Do a combination of bus and flight from Reykjahlid to Reykjavik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Ytri Tunga Beach, Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
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