14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

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14 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  20​h
1
Grundarfjorour
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Hella
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Hof
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Akureyri
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Mumbai

1
day
Grundarfjorour

Grundarfjorour ©
On the 8th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kirkjufell Mountain, and then admire the sheer force of Kirkjufellsfoss.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Grundarfjorour day trip website .

Mumbai, India to Grundarfjorour is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Grundarfjorour

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum
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Kirkjufell Mountain ©
Kirkjufell Mountain
Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum ©
Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum
Kirkjufellsfoss ©
Kirkjufellsfoss

2
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Reykjavik Open Air Museum, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, then explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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You can drive from Grundarfjorour to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hella.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then learn more about the world around you at Lava Centre, then don't miss a visit to Njalurefill, and finally admire the sheer force of Gljufrabui Waterfalls. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss, contemplate the geological forces at Southcoast Adventure, and then look for gifts at Seljalandsfoss Waterfall & Shop.

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Drive from Reykjavik to Hella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Hella can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Hella

Tours Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Hvolsvollur, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Gljufrabui Waterfalls
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Horseback Riding Tours
Lava Centre ©
Lava Centre
Southcoast Adventure ©
Southcoast Adventure

1
night
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): trot along with a tour on horseback, then see the interesting displays at Skogar Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sólheimajökulll, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull.

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You can drive from Hella to Vik in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Vik, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Hof.

Things to do in Vik

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogar Museum
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Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Mýrdalsjökull
Mýrdalsjökull
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Svartifoss Waterfall, kick back and relax at Diamond Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Jokulsarlon Lagoon, then contemplate the waterfront views at Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Hofskirkja Church.

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You can drive from Vik to Hof in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Hof can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hof

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Svartifoss Waterfall
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Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Hofskirkja Church ©
Hofskirkja Church

2
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Dimmuborgir Lava Formations, look for all kinds of wild species at Krafla Lava Fields, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard). Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Hverfjall, explore the striking landscape at Mud Pots, then take in the natural beauty of Hverarond, and finally make a trip to Viti Crater.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjahlid trip builder app .

Getting from Hof to Reykjahlid by car takes about 7 hours. In July in Reykjahlid, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields
Hverir ©
Hverir
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) ©
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard)

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nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Godafoss. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Herring Era Museum and Folk Music Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Akureyri: Husavik (The Húsavík Whale Museum, Husavikurkirkja, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), take an in-depth tour of The Old Farmhouse Laufas, and view the masterpieces at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Akureyri trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Akureyri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Husavik, Siglufjordur
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The Húsavík Whale Museum ©
The Húsavík Whale Museum
Herring Era Museum ©
Herring Era Museum
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall

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