14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

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14 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Bus:  26 h
1
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h
2
Akureyri
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5 h 45 min
3
Vik
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  27 h
End: Singapore

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sun Voyager and 12 Tonar. Go for a jaunt from Reykjavik to Grindavik to see Spas & Wellness about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, make a trip to The Pearl (Perlan), look for gifts at Skumaskot, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Reykjavik sightseeing planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Reykjavik is an approximately 26-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Singapore to Reykjavik, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Reykjavik to be cooler, temps between 1°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
Sun Voyager ©
Sun Voyager

3
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland and Swimming Pool Dalvik. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Vaolaheioi Utsynispallur, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, see the interesting displays at The Motorcycle Museum of Iceland, and stop by Glerartorg Shopping Centre.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Akureyri holiday planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Reykjavik to Akureyri in an hour. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Akureyri can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Vik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Museums Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Dalvik
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Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland ©
Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland
The Aviation Museum ©
The Aviation Museum
Catholic Church (Katholska Kirkjan) ©

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Black Sand Beach and Dyrholaey. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vik Church, take an in-depth tour of Skogasafn, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Vik tour planner.

Getting from Akureyri to Vik by combination of taxi, flight, and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Skogar, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): cruise along Golden Circle Route. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy some diversion at Fridheimar, then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Geysir trip planner.

Getting from Vik to Geysir by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Geysir, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gullfoss Falls, Fridheimar
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Fridheimar ©
Fridheimar

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