15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Geysir
— 1 night
2
Hella
— 1 night
3
Vik
— 2 nights
4
Hofn
— 3 nights
5
Akureyri
— 2 nights
6
Reykjavik
— 5 nights

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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 22nd (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Geysir visit planner.

Edinburgh, UK to Geysir is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Edinburgh in February, expect nights in Geysir to be about the same, around -1°C, while days are little chillier, around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Hella.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Geysir, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Geysir ©
Geysir

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Hella

Hella ©
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. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Gljufrabui Waterfalls, look for gifts at Seljalandsfoss, then admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, and finally get outside with Gljúfrafoss.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hella sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Hella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Hella sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Hella

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hvolsvollur, Gljufrabui Waterfalls
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Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls
Gljúfrafoss ©
Gljúfrafoss

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 24th (Mon), kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, then don't miss a visit to Solheimasandur Plane Wreck, then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and finally explore the ancient world of Rutshellir Cave. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, then take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, then pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Vik journey planner.

You can drive from Hella to Vik in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Vik, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Skogar
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

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Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Change things up with these side-trips from Hofn: Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach & Glacier Lagoon) and Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour). And it doesn't end there: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, laugh and play at Hofn Swimming Pool, explore the world behind art at The Thorbergur center, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hofn sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Vik to Hofn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In February in Hofn, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Hofn

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Hvalnes Lighthouse
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Walking tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
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Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, get engrossed in the history at The Industry Museum, then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and finally look for gifts at Flora, Akureyri. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, do sightseeing your way with Private Tours, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saurbaejarkirkja.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Akureyri journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Hofn to Akureyri takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Hofn in February since evenings lows in Akureyri dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Photography Tours
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Off-Road Tours

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Venture out of the city with trips to Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Grindavik (Gunnuhver Hot Springs & Thermal Spas). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, see Off-Road Tours, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

Plan my day in Reykjavik using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Akureyri to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Grindavik, Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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