15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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15 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  3​h 30​min
2
Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Vatnajokull National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  4​h
4
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Hvolsvollur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Sandgerdi
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
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: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and look for gifts at Myconceptstore.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Reykjavik is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Reykjavik is minus 8 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in August, with highs in Reykjavik at 16°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Thermal Spas, Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
On the 3rd (Tue), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go for a walk through Viti Crater, then look for all kinds of wild species at Krafla Lava Fields, and then explore the activities along Lake Myvatn.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjahlid trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Reykjavik to Reykjahlid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Reykjahlid, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park ©
On the 5th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Svartifoss Waterfall, then explore the striking landscape at Vatnajokull, and then explore the striking landscape at Vatnajokull.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Vatnajokull National Park online holiday planner .

Explore your travel options from Reykjahlid to Vatnajokull National Park with the Route module. In September, daily temperatures in Vatnajokull National Park can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Vik.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Vatnajokull
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Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall

2
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 7th (Sat), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, then take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Kvernufoss, take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and then kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vik trip builder .

You can take a bus from Vatnajokull National Park to Vik in 4 hours. In September in Vik, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Hvolsvollur

Hvolsvöllur is a small town in the south of Iceland about 106 km to the east of Reykjavík.It is situated in the inland swamps of Landeyjar, in the municipality of Rangárþing eystra and has, as of January 2015, 934 inhabitants.OverviewThe name of the town literally translates to "Hillfield". On the 9th (Mon), get a new perspective on nature at Lava Centre, then take in the dramatic scenery at Nauthusagil Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Gljufrabui Waterfalls. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by UNA Local Store, trot along with a tour on horseback, and then get outside with Gljúfrafoss.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hvolsvollur itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Vik to Hvolsvollur in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Hvolsvollur are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Horseback Riding Tours, Gljufrabui Waterfalls, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
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Horseback Riding Tours
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls

1
night
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir, witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, and finally admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Blaskogabyggd online trip builder .

You can drive from Hvolsvollur to Blaskogabyggd in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Blaskogabyggd sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sandgerdi.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Geysir, Strokkur, Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

1
night
Sandgerdi

Sandgerdi ©
On the 12th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Hvalsneskirkja.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sandgerdi travel route planner .

Getting from Blaskogabyggd to Sandgerdi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sandgerdi

Historic Sites
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Hvalsneskirkja ©
Hvalsneskirkja

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