15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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15 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly + Drive:  19​h
1
Hvolsvollur
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Vik
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  8​h 30​min
3
Reykjahlid
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Hauganes
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Orlando

1
day
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". Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Icelandic HorseWorld and then admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hvolsvollur trip itinerary builder.

Orlando, USA to Hvolsvollur is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Hvolsvollur is 5 hours. Traveling from Orlando in June, things will get much colder in Hvolsvollur: highs are around 51°F and lows about 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Tours Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Hella
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Icelandic HorseWorld ©
Icelandic HorseWorld
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, then take an in-depth tour of Skogasafn, and then kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Dyrholaey, then stroll through Black Sand Beach, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Vik itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hvolsvollur to Vik in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Skogar
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

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nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Take a break from the city and head to Myvatn Nature Baths (Jardbodin vid Myvatn) and Lake Myvatn. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dettifoss and Lofthellir Lava Cave. Step out of Reykjahlid with an excursion to The Husavik Whale Museum in Husavik--about 44 minutes away.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjahlid sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Vik to Reykjahlid in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hauganes.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Goðafoss Waterfall, The Húsavík Whale Museum
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Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields
The Húsavík Whale Museum ©
The Húsavík Whale Museum
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

2
nights
Hauganes

Hauganes ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Church (Katholska Kirkjan), and then examine the collection at Herring Era Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland, then pause for some serene contemplation at Akureyrarkirkja, then examine the collection at The Aviation Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at The Motorcycle Museum of Iceland.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Hauganes online itinerary creator.

Drive from Reykjahlid to Hauganes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daytime highs in Hauganes are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Hauganes

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Akureyri, Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland, Herring Era Museum
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Herring Era Museum ©
Herring Era Museum
Akureyrarkirkja ©
Akureyrarkirkja
The Aviation Museum ©
The Aviation Museum

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Thingvellir National Park and Laugavegur. The Settlement Exhibition and National Museum of Iceland will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from Reykjavik with a short trip to The Settlement Center in Borgarnes, about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, see the interesting displays at Volcano House, look for gifts at foa, and kick back and relax at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Reykjavik vacation builder.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Hauganes to Reykjavik in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 45°F at night. On the 30th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Thingvellir National Park, The Settlement Center
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
The Settlement Center ©
The Settlement Center
Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach ©
Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach

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