16 days in Iceland Itinerary

16 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Reykjavik
— 2 nights
2
Akureyri
— 2 nights
3
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
4
Thingvellir
— 1 night
5
Vik
— 3 nights
6
Jokulsarlon
— 2 nights
7
Hofn
— 1 night
8
Grindavik
— 2 nights

2
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Reykjavik Museum of Photography, Fotografi, Stefan B Chocolatier, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja and then see the top attractions with Reykjavik Excursions Northern Lights Tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik day trip planning app.

London, UK to Reykjavik is an approximately 6-hour flight. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in November; daily highs in Reykjavik reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping
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Grotta Lighthouse ©
Grotta Lighthouse
Hofdi House ©
Hofdi House
Cemetery Holavallagardur ©
Cemetery Holavallagardur

2
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mývatn Nature Baths as well as Goðafoss Waterfall.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Akureyri driving holiday site.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Akureyri takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Reykjavik in November since evenings lows in Akureyri dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Lofthellir Lava Cave ©
Lofthellir Lava Cave

2
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kolaportid Flea Market as well as The Living Art Museum. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the world behind art at The Living Art Museum.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik travel route planner.

Fly from Akureyri to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Akureyri in November since evenings lows in Reykjavik dip to 0°C. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Thingvellir.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums · Shopping
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The Living Art Museum ©
The Living Art Museum
Kolaportid Flea Market ©
Kolaportid Flea Market

1
night
Thingvellir

Thingvellir ©
One of Iceland's most popular tourist destinations, Thingvellir represents a national park steeped in historical, cultural, and geological significance, as evidenced by its designation as a World Heritage Site.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Strokkur as well as Fridheimar. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of The Cave People, then admire the landmark architecture of Thingvallakirkja church, and then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Thingvellir trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Thingvellir in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Vik.

Things to do in Thingvellir

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Cave People, Strokkur, Fridheimar
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
The Cave People ©
The Cave People
Fridheimar ©
Fridheimar

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Skogafoss, Reynisdrangar, Reynisfjara Beach, and other attractions. On the 18th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Skogafoss. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church, and then stop by Wool Gallery Vik i Myrdal.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Vik itinerary maker website.

Getting from Thingvellir to Vik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. November in Vik sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 2°C at night. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Jokulsarlon.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Skogar, Reynisdrangar, Fjadrargljufur Canyon
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Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach

2
nights
Jokulsarlon

Jokulsarlon ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Svartifoss Waterfall as well as Svinafellsjokull Glacier. On the 21st (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Glacier Lagoon and then kick back and relax at Diamond Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Svartifoss Waterfall and then don't miss a visit to Svinafellsjokull Glacier.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Jokulsarlon driving holiday site.

Drive from Vik to Jokulsarlon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to 0°C. You'll set off for Hofn on the 23rd (Fri).

Things to do in Jokulsarlon

Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Svartifoss Waterfall, Svinafellsjokull Glacier
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Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Svinafellsjokull Glacier ©
Svinafellsjokull Glacier

1
night
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. You've now added Vestrahorn to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Huldusteinn and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vestrahorn.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hofn journey maker website.

You can drive from Jokulsarlon to Hofn in 1.5 hours. November in Hofn sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of 0°C at night. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grindavik.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks · Nature · Museums
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Vestrahorn ©
Vestrahorn

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nights
Grindavik

Grindavik ©
A historical fishing town on the scenic south coast of the Southern Peninsula, Grindavik boasts one main attraction, the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spa.
On the 24th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Stekkjarkot, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Keilir, and then explore the activities along Kleifarvatn.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Grindavik trip builder app.

You can fly from Hofn to Grindavik in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In November, daytime highs in Grindavik are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grindavik

Spas · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Keflavik, Kleifarvatn
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 26:
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Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon
Stekkjarkot ©
Stekkjarkot
Keilir ©
Keilir

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