15 days in Greenland & Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Greenland & Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe tour itinerary maker

Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

Start: Gaya, India
Fly:  31 h
1
Kangerlussuaq, Greenland
— 1 day
Fly:  1 h
2
Ilulissat, Greenland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h
4
Akureyri, Iceland
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
5
Vik, Iceland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Blaskogabyggd, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  26 h
End: Gaya, India

1
day
Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

Kangerlussuaq
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Sondre Stromfjord.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kangerlussuaq sightseeing planner.

Gaya, India to Kangerlussuaq is an approximately 31-hour flight. Traveling from Gaya to Kangerlussuaq, you'll gain 8.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Gaya in July, things will get much colder in Kangerlussuaq: highs are around 20°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Ilulissat.

Things to do in Kangerlussuaq

Parks Nature

2
nights
Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat ©
Ilulissat, formerly Jakobshavn or Jacobshaven, is a town in the Qaasuitsup municipality in western Greenland, located approximately 350km north of the Arctic Circle. On the 3rd (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Jakobshavn Glacier, thentake in the pleasant sights at Sermermiut, and then explore the striking landscape at Ilulissat Icefjord. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Ilulissat Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Eqip Sermia Glacier.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Ilulissat trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Kangerlussuaq to Ilulissat in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Kangerlussuaq in July, expect nights in Ilulissat to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are slightly colder, around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Ilulissat

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ilulissat Icefjord ©
Ilulissat Icefjord
Jakobshavn Glacier ©
Jakobshavn Glacier
Eqip Sermia Glacier ©
Eqip Sermia Glacier

4
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and admire all the interesting features of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip planning website.

Fly from Ilulissat to Reykjavik in 6 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Ilulissat to Reykjavik is 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ilulissat in July since evenings lows in Reykjavik dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Thermal Spas, Thingvellir National Park
Highlights from your plan
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Akureyri is known for nature, parks, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, stroll through Krafla Lava Fields, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Mývatn Nature Baths.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Akureyri vacation maker site.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Akureyri takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
Highlights from your plan
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Photography Tours
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

2
nights
Vik, Iceland

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue, admire all the interesting features of Dyrhólaey, take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and finally explore the ancient world of Rutshellir Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Reynisdrangar, tour the pleasant surroundings at Reynisfjara Beach, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Vik online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Akureyri to Vik takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July in Vik, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Skogar, Reynisdrangar
Highlights from your plan
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

1
night
Blaskogabyggd, Iceland

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 14th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Blaskogabyggd road trip website.

You can drive from Vik to Blaskogabyggd in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in July, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bruarfoss Waterfall, Strokkur
Highlights from your plan
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

Similar Plans

17 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 18 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 19 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM CANADA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, extra fast, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Extra fast 16 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM ITALY August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 17 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 50 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 18 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 16 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM ITALY August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 21 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 13 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM ITALY August, culture, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Western Europe, Greenland & Central Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans