15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland tour planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Hella
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Hella
— 1 night
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Vik
— 4 nights
Drive
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Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 7 nights
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Hella

— 1 night
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 20th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Gljufrabui Waterfalls and then admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hella planning tool.

Miami, USA to Hella is an approximately 15-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. In November, Hella is cooler than Miami - with highs of 40°F and lows of 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Hella

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Vik

— 4 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Vik is known for beaches, nature, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskirkja Church, make a trip to Solheimasandur Plane Wreck, and take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Vik vacation maker tool.

Drive from Hella to Vik in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 40°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 20 — 24:

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, play a few rounds at Geysir Golf Course, and then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur. On the next day, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, then admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, and then soothe aching muscles at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Geysir route planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Geysir takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Geysir, expect temperatures between 40°F during the day and 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks · Nature · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 24 — 26:

Reykjavik

— 7 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) and Thingvellir (Thingvallakirkja church & Thingvellir National Park). Spend the 2nd (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, push the limits with an extreme tour, see Off-Road Tours, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Reykjavik trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Geysir to Reykjavik in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 40°F and lows of 32°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 26 — Dec 3:

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.