15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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
Shuttle + 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Geysir side-trips: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Akureyri), Gjain (in Svartsengi) and Husafell (Surtshellir Lava Cave, Hraunfossar, &more). There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, head outdoors with Fjallhalla Adventurers, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and tee off at Geysir Golf Course.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Geysir trip maker website.

Seattle, USA to Geysir is an approximately 13- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Seattle to Geysir. Traveling from Seattle in March, expect Geysir to be a bit cooler, temps between 40°F and 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Husafell, Blaskogabyggd, Fludir, Scuba & Snorkeling, Gjain
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Hraunfossar ©
Hraunfossar

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 2nd (Tue): make a trip to Solheimasandur Plane Wreck, take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, then enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Reynisfjara Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Vik trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 42°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive 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), trot along with a tour on horseback, then stop by UNA Local Product, then take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, and finally admire the sheer force of Gljufrabui Waterfalls.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hvolsvollur holiday builder tool.

Getting from Vik to Hvolsvollur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Hvolsvollur can reach 42°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

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

3
nights
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: Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Ytri Tunga Beach (in Arnarstapi). The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Hvolsvollur to Reykjavik by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Hvolsvollur in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Reykjavik, with lows around 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Thingvellir National Park, Ytri Tunga Beach
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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