14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Reykjahlid
— 4 nights
2
Vik
— 2 nights
3
Husafell
— 2 nights
4
Hellnar
— 1 night
5
Reykjavik
— 4 nights

4
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) and Hverfjall. Get in touch with nature at Krafla Lava Fields and Grjotagja Cave. There's lots more to do: Head underground at Lofthellir Lava Cave, explore the striking landscape at Hverir, witness a stunning natural landmark at Mývatn Nature Baths, and admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Reykjahlid trip site.

Charleston, USA to Reykjahlid is an approximately 33-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Charleston in July; daily highs in Reykjahlid reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) ©
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard)
Hverfjall ©
Hverfjall

2
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 9th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey and then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, thenstroll through Black Sand Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Vik online itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Reykjahlid to Vik takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Husafell.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogafoss
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach

2
nights
Husafell

Husafell ©
On the 11th (Tue), relax in the rural setting at Fridheimar, witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, and then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the geological forces at Hekla and then take a pleasant ride with Icelandic HorseWorld.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Husafell journey app.

Traveling by car from Vik to Husafell takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Husafell are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Hellnar.

Things to do in Husafell

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Fridheimar, Hekla, Strokkur, Gullfoss Falls, Icelandic HorseWorld
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Icelandic HorseWorld ©
Icelandic HorseWorld
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls

1
night
Hellnar

Hellnar ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Londrangar, enjoy the sand and surf at Dritvik and Djupalonssandur, and then Head underground at Cave Vatnshellir.

To find out how to plan a trip to Hellnar, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Husafell to Hellnar takes 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Hellnar

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Cave Vatnshellir
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Londrangar ©
Londrangar
Cave Vatnshellir ©
Cave Vatnshellir

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Visiting Thingvellir National Park and Glanni Waterfall will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Glymur and Blomasetrid. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Gjain (in Svartsengi) and Askja (in Reykjahlid). There's much more to do: have a few drinks at 12 Tonar, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, look for gifts at JS Watch Company, and have fun at Skumaskot.

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

You can drive from Hellnar to Reykjavik in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Blomasetrid, Gjain, Glanni Waterfall, Askja, Thingvellir National Park
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Askja ©
Askja
Glanni Waterfall ©
Glanni Waterfall

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