15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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15 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly + Drive:  13​h 45​min
1
Geysir
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Hvolsvollur
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Seattle

7
nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Húsafell sundlaug. Explore Geysir's surroundings by going to Skalholt Cathedral (in Fludir), Gjain (in Svartsengi) and Husafell (Surtshellir Lava Cave & Hraunfossar). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Gullfoss, play a few rounds at Geysir Golf Course, take in the natural beauty of Hrunalaug, and head outdoors with Fjallhalla Adventurers.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Geysir tour itinerary planner.

Seattle, USA to Geysir is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Seattle to Geysir, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in March: high temperatures in Geysir hover around 40°F and lows are around 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Husafell, Blaskogabyggd, Fludir, Gjain, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Hraunfossar ©
Hraunfossar

2
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 2nd (Tue), don't miss a visit to Crashed DC 3 Plane, explore the striking landscape at Dyrholaey, then kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss.

For more things to do and other tourist information, read Vik road trip planning app .

Getting from Geysir to Vik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. April in Vik sees daily highs of 42°F and lows of 37°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

1
night
Hvolsvollur

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 4th (Thu), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, look for gifts at Una Local Store, then admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss, and finally admire the sheer force of Gljufrabui Waterfalls.

Make your Hvolsvollur itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Vik to Hvolsvollur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 42°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Yntri Tunga Beach. Go for a jaunt from Reykjavik to Thingvellir to see Thingvellir National Park about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip maker tool .

Getting from Hvolsvollur to Reykjavik by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Hvolsvollur in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 32°F in Reykjavik. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time 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
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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