14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

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14 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Bucharest
Fly + bus:  15​h 30​min
1
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Hof
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h
4
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Bucharest

2
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Get outdoors at Fjadrargljufur Canyon and Dyrholaey. Explore hidden gems such as Reynisfjara Beach and Sólheimajökulll. Take a break from Vik with a short trip to Kvernufoss in Skogar, about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, stop by Wool Gallery Vik i Myrdal, trek along Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Vik travel itinerary planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Vik is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Bucharest to Vik due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Bucharest in June, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Vik: temperatures range from 12°C by day to 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Hof.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Skogar, Fjadrargljufur Canyon
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Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll

3
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Skaftafell National Park and Svartifoss Waterfall. Escape the urban bustle at Diamond Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Change things up with a short trip to Jokulsarlon Lagoon in Jokulsarlon (about 30 minutes away).

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Hof travel route planner.

You can drive from Vik to Hof in 2 hours. In July in Hof, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Reykjahlid.

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

3
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Get outdoors at Hverarond and Lake Myvatn. Discover out-of-the-way places like Krafla Lava Fields and Mud Pots. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), and get outside with Hofdi.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjahlid online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Hof to Reykjahlid by car takes about 7 hours. July in Reykjahlid sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Hverir ©
Hverir

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Hallgrimskirkja and Reykjavik Open Air Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Fishing Charters & Tours and The Settlement Center. Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir), Kerið (in Selfoss) and Aurora Borealis (in Borgarnes). There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, kick back and relax at Yntri Tunga Beach, and take in panoramic vistas at Perlan.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Reykjahlid to Reykjavik takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Borgarnes, Kerið, Ytri Tunga Beach, Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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