14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland tour planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Drive
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Geysir
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Hofn
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Hella
— 2 nights
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Zurich

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Reykjavik

— 4 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik), Kerið (in Selfoss) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, see Off-Road Tours, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Iceland.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik online trip maker.

Zurich, Switzerland to Reykjavik is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In November, Reykjavik is little chillier than Zurich - with highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Geysir.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 1 — 5:

Geysir

— 2 nights
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
On the 6th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, then admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, and finally take in the natural beauty of Strokkur. On the next day, head outdoors with Fjallhalla Adventurers and then relax and rejuvenate at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Geysir online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Geysir takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Hofn.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks · Nature · Spas · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 5 — 7:

Hofn

— 3 nights
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Venture out of the city with trips to Jokulsarlon (Fellsfjara, Glacier Lagoon, &more). There's more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hofn trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Geysir to Hofn takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In November in Hofn, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 7 — 10:

Vik

— 2 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 11th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskirkja Church, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey and then get impressive views of Icelandic Lava Show.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Vik road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Hofn to Vik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hella.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 10 — 12:

Hella

— 2 nights
Hella is a small town in southern Iceland on the shores of the river Ytri-Rangá and has, as of 2011, 781 inhabitants.Hella is situated to the east of Reykjavík on the Hringvegur (Route 1) between Selfoss and Hvolsvöllur.OverviewThe name of the town comes from caves near the river. On the 13th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall and then head outdoors with Gljúfrafoss.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hella attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Hella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Hella sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hella

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 12 — 14:

Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.