14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

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14 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Geysir
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Vik
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  6​h
3
Husavik
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Reykjavik
— 7 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
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 12th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Golden Circle Route. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Geysir trip itinerary maker tool .

New York City, USA to Geysir is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Geysir due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in June, plan for much colder days in Geysir, with highs around 55°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Gullfoss
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Gullfoss ©
Gullfoss
Strokkur ©
Strokkur

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 14th (Thu): trek along Laugavegur, kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, and then admire the landmark architecture of Reyniskirkja Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, then take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss, then browse the exhibits of Skogar Folk Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Skogasafn.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Vik visit planning tool .

You can drive from Geysir to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Husavik.

Things to do in Vik

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Skogar, Laugavegur, Seljalandsfoss
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur

1
night
Husavik

The popular town of Husavik not only boasts some of Iceland's best whale-watching opportunities but is arguably the northeast coast's prettiest town.
On the 17th (Sun), get a new perspective on nature at The Husavik Whale Museum, then admire the striking features of Husavikurkirkja, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Husavik online travel planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Vik to Husavik takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Husavik are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Husavik

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Husavik Whale Museum ©
The Husavik Whale Museum

7
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Perlan and National Museum of Iceland. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Take a break from Reykjavik with a short trip to Thingvellir National Park in Thingvellir, about 44 minutes away. On the 24th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, see the interesting displays at The Settlement Exhibition, and appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik road trip planning website .

Getting from Husavik to Reykjavik by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

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