15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Great Falls
Fly:  19 h
1
Reykjavik
— 7 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
2
Husavik
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
3
Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Hvolsvollur
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  20 h 45 min
End: Great Falls

7
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Hallgrimskirkja and Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition. Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar) and Perlan will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from Reykjavik with a short trip to Thingvellir National Park in Thingvellir, about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, examine the collection at Aurora Reykjavik, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip planning website.

Great Falls, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Great Falls to Reykjavik, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Great Falls in May: highs in Reykjavik hover around 49°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Husavik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

1
night
Husavik

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): learn more about the world around you at The Húsavík Whale Museum and then admire the landmark architecture of Husavikurkirkja.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Husavik online trip maker.

Fly from Reykjavik to Husavik in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Geysir.

Things to do in Husavik

Museums Historic Sites
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The Húsavík Whale Museum ©
The Húsavík Whale Museum
Husavikurkirkja ©
Husavikurkirkja

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Geysir trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Husavik to Geysir takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In May, daily temperatures in Geysir can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. You'll set off for Vik on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Gullfoss Falls
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur

2
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 26th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, take in the dramatic natural features at Reynisdrangar, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, thenadmire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and then kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Vik trip planning app.

You can drive from Geysir to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Reynisdrangar, Skogafoss
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

1
day
Hvolsvollur

Hvolsvollur ©
Hvolsvöllur is a small town in the south of Iceland about 106 km to the east of Reykjavík.It is situated in the inland swamps of Landeyjar, in the municipality of Rangárþing eystra and has, as of January 2015, 934 inhabitants.OverviewThe name of the town literally translates to "Hillfield". Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take an unforgettable tour with Southcoast Adventure and then take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Hvolsvollur trip planning website.

Getting from Vik to Hvolsvollur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Hella
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Southcoast Adventure ©
Southcoast Adventure
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

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