14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

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14 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Bucharest
Fly + Drive:  13​h 15​min
1
Geysir
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hella
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Hof
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Husavik
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
6
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Bucharest

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, then play a few rounds at Geysir Golf Course, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Geysir day trip planning website .

Bucharest, Romania to Geysir is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Bucharest in June, you will find days in Geysir are much colder (15°C), and nights are a bit cooler (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hella.

Things to do in Geysir

Golf Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Gullfoss Falls
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Geysir Golf Course ©
Geysir Golf Course

3
nights
Hella

Hella ©
Hella is a small town in southern Iceland on the shores of the river Ytri-Rangá and has, as of 2011, 781 inhabitants.Hella is situated to the east of Reykjavík on the Hringvegur (Route 1) between Selfoss and Hvolsvöllur.OverviewThe name of the town comes from caves near the river. Get in touch with nature at Laugavegur and Southcoast Adventure. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss, get outside with Gljúfrafoss, stop by Una Local Store, and get impressive views of Hekla.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hella trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Hella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Hella sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hella

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hvolsvollur, South Region, Gljufrabui Waterfalls, Laugavegur
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Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Southcoast Adventure ©
Southcoast Adventure

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 4th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, then kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrholaey, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, then trek along Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss.

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

Traveling by car from Hella to Vik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Vik sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hof.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Skogar
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach

1
night
Hof

Hof ©
Nestled in a narrow strip of land between the sea and the glacier, Hof remains best known for its 1883 turf church--the last of its kind to be built in the old Icelandic style of architecture.
On the 6th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Diamond Beach, explore the activities along Jokulsarlon Lagoon, pause for some serene contemplation at Hofskirkja Church, then explore the activities along Lac Polaire, and finally admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hof trip planning tool .

Drive from Vik to Hof in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Hof are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Husavik.

Things to do in Hof

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Vatnajokull National Park, Jokulsarlon
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Hofskirkja Church ©
Hofskirkja Church

1
night
Husavik

Husavik ©
The popular town of Husavik not only boasts some of Iceland's best whale-watching opportunities but is arguably the northeast coast's prettiest town.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Rauoanes Point, admire the landmark architecture of Husavikurkirkja, then enjoy the sea views from Faro de Gardur, and finally take in breathtaking views at Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Krafla Lava Fields.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Husavik trip builder .

Traveling by car from Hof to Husavik takes 7.5 hours. In July in Husavik, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Husavik

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Faro de Gardur, Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods), Krafla Lava Fields
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Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods) ©
Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods)

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nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Popular historic sites such as Hallgrimskirkja and Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar) are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Step out of Reykjavik to go to Thingvellir and see Thingvellir National Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, wander the streets of Laugavegur, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, and stroll through Yntri Tunga Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Husavik to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in July, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Thingvellir National Park, Ytri Tunga Beach
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

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