16 days in Iceland Itinerary

16 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Charlotte
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  15 h
1
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Vik
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Hofn
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Reykjavik
— 5 nights
+2
Shuttle + Fly + Drive:  12 h 15 min
End: Charlotte

1
day
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 2nd (Tue), get to know the resident critters at Slakki Petting Zoo, tee off at Geysir Golf Course, witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir, take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and finally take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Blaskogabyggd tour builder.

Charlotte, USA to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 15- hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You can also do a combination of car, flight, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Charlotte in June, with highs in Blaskogabyggd at 55°F and lows at 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature Golf

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, stop by Wool Gallery Vik i Myrdal, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, and finally appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Vik trip site.

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June in Vik, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Reynisdrangar, Skogafoss
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss

3
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Bring the kids along to Diamond Beach and Hofn Swimming Pool. Get out of town with these interesting Hofn side-trips: Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour) and Glacier Lagoon (in Jokulsarlon). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vestrahorn, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and explore the world behind art at The Thorbergur center.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hofn trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Vik to Hofn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in June, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Hvalnes Lighthouse
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center
Vestrahorn ©
Vestrahorn

3
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Reykjahlid is known for nature and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), stroll through Krafla Lava Fields, and make a trip to Viti Crater.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Reykjahlid visit planning app.

Traveling by car from Hofn to Reykjahlid takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Reykjahlid can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths

5
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Attractions like Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer and Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik), Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum (in Hveragerdi) and Thorlakshofn Swimming Pool (in Thorlakshofn). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, get outside with Outdoor Activities, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park, and pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik online itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Reykjahlid to Reykjavik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in June, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Thingvellir National Park, Thermal Spas, Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer, Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum, Thorlakshofn Swimming Pool
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer ©
Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer
Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach ©
Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach

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