15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland tour planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Keflavik
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Keflavik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Thingvellir
— 2 nights
Drive
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Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hella
— 8 nights
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Tel Aviv

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Keflavik

— 2 nights
Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. On the 5th (Mon), stroll through Bridge Between Continents, then take in the natural beauty of Gunnuhver Hot Springs, then test the waters at a local thermal spa, and finally examine the collection at Rokksafn Islands - The Icelandic Museum of Rock 'n' Roll. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Keilir, then see what you can catch with Anglers.is, then brush up on your military savvy at Keflavik Maritime Center, and finally see the interesting displays at Duushus Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Keflavik driving holiday planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Keflavik is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Keflavik. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in April, with highs in Keflavik at 6°C and lows at 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Thingvellir.

Things to do in Keflavik

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Thingvellir

— 2 nights
One of Iceland's most popular tourist destinations, Thingvellir represents a national park steeped in historical, cultural, and geological significance, as evidenced by its designation as a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Kaldidalur Valley, then steep yourself in history at Galgaklettur, then take in the dramatic natural features at Logberg (Law Rock), and finally admire the sheer force of Oxararfoss. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Thingvallakirkja church and then explore the striking landscape of Thingvellir National Park.

Make your Thingvellir itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Keflavik to Thingvellir takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Thingvellir

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Skalholt Cathedral, play a few rounds at Geysir Golf Course, and then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls. On your second day here, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, relax in the rural setting at Fridheimar, take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir, and finally take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Geysir driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Thingvellir to Geysir in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hella.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Hella

— 8 nights
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. Explore hidden gems such as Horseback Riding Tours and MudShark Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hella: Vestmannaeyjar (Sagnheimar Folk Museum & Eldheimar) and Nauthusagil Waterfall (in Hvolsvollur). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, get a new perspective on nature at Lava Centre, head outdoors with Gljúfrafoss, and examine the collection at Hekla Centre.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hella journey planning website.

Drive from Geysir to Hella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Hella are 6°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hella

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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.