14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland tour itinerary builder

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Akureyri
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Vatnajokull National Park
— 1 night
Bus:  4 h
4
Vik
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Budir
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Stockholm

1
night
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
On the 1st (Mon), take an in-depth tour of The Old Farmhouse Laufas. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then take in nature's colorful creations at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn).

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Akureyri itinerary planning tool .

Stockholm, Sweden to Akureyri is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Akureyri due to the time zone difference. In June, Akureyri is little chillier than Stockholm - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Outdoors Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
The Old Farmhouse Laufas ©
The Old Farmhouse Laufas

3
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) and Krafla Lava Fields. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjahlid: The Húsavík Whale Museum (in Husavik) and Faro de Gardur (in Gardur). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Hverfjall, take in the dramatic natural features at Leirhnjukur, and go for a walk through Viti Crater.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Reykjahlid attractions planning app .

Traveling by car from Akureyri to Reykjahlid takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, The Húsavík Whale Museum, Faro de Gardur
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) ©
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard)
Faro de Gardur ©
Faro de Gardur
Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields

1
night
Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Svartifoss Waterfall and then take in the dramatic natural features at Vatnajokull.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Vatnajokull National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Reykjahlid to Vatnajokull National Park. In June in Vatnajokull National Park, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Vik.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vik Church and Horseback Riding Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Vik side-trips: Fjadrargljufur Canyon (in Kirkjubaejarklaustur) and Lava Centre (in Hvolsvollur). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskirkja Church, and take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Vik tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by bus from Vatnajokull National Park to Vik takes 4 hours. In June, daytime highs in Vik are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Budir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Skogar, Fjadrargljufur Canyon, Lava Centre, Horseback Riding Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Reyniskyrka Church ©
Reyniskyrka Church
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll

1
night
Budir

Budir ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Olafsvikurkirkja, then enjoy the sea views from Malariff Lighthouse, then Head underground at Cave Vatnshellir, and finally stroll the grounds of Budir Church.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Budir online route planner .

Traveling by car from Vik to Budir takes 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Budir

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Olafsvikurkirkja, Cave Vatnshellir, Malariff Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Malariff Lighthouse ©
Malariff Lighthouse
Olafsvikurkirkja ©
Olafsvikurkirkja
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Reykjavik Open Air Museum and Hallgrimskirkja. Discover out-of-the-way places like Grotta Lighthouse and Cemetery Holavallagardur. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik), Bruarfoss Waterfall (in Brekkuskogur) and Hvalsneskirkja (in Sandgerdi). There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at Fridheimar, appreciate the history behind The Statue of Leif Eiriksson, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and steep yourself in history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip planner.

Traveling by car from Budir to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. In June in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Fridheimar, Hvalsneskirkja, Thingvellir National Park, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Thermal Spas
Highlights from your plan
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum
Grotta Lighthouse ©
Grotta Lighthouse

Similar Plans

15 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 17 days in Greenland & Iceland BY A USER FROM CYPRUS August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM ESTONIA May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 59 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM AUSTRIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 26 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM AUSTRIA August, outdoors, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 17 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM MALTA August, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA June, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, outdoors, romantic, beaches, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
See more plans