15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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15 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Reykjavik
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grundarfjorour
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Vik
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Hvolsvollur
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

6
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get outdoors at Thingvellir National Park and Bruarfoss Waterfall. Your inner history buff will appreciate Hallgrimskirkja and Reykjavik Open Air Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Hraunfossar (in Husafell), Brugghus Steoja (in Hvanneyri) and Borgarnes (Borgarnes Museum & The Settlement Center). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, examine the collection at The Icelandic Punk Museum, and wander the streets of Laugavegur.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Reykjavik attractions planner .

Bengaluru, India to Reykjavik is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 5 hours. In June, Reykjavik is much colder than Bengaluru - with highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Grundarfjorour.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Borgarnes, Horseback Riding Tours, Thingvellir National Park, Fridheimar, Brugghus Steoja
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Horseback Riding Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum

2
nights
Grundarfjorour

Grundarfjorour ©
On the 12th (Fri), kick back and relax at Ytri Tunga Beach, then take in the awesome beauty at Kirkjufell Mountain, and then examine the collection at Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Olafsvikurkirkja, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Budir Church, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave Vatnshellir, then identify plant and animal life at Dritvik and Djupalonssandur, and finally take an in-depth tour of Pakkhus Snaefellsbaejar.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Grundarfjorour trip builder website .

You can drive from Reykjavik to Grundarfjorour in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Grundarfjorour

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Olafsvik, Ytri Tunga Beach, Cave Vatnshellir, Budir Church, Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum
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Kirkjufell Mountain ©
Kirkjufell Mountain
Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum ©
Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum
Cave Vatnshellir ©
Cave Vatnshellir

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Take a break from the city and head to Sólheimajökulll and Skogafoss. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Skogar Museum and Vik Church. Change things up with a short trip to Fjadrargljufur Canyon in Kirkjubaejarklaustur (about 1h 10 min away). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, make a trip to Dyrhólaey, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Vik trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Grundarfjorour to Vik takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Skogar, Fjadrargljufur Canyon
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Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum

2
nights
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". Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): trot along with a tour on horseback, get a new perspective on nature at Lava Centre, and then admire the sheer force of Gljufrabui Waterfalls. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, then look for gifts at Seljalandsfoss, and then get outside with Gljúfrafoss.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Hvolsvollur trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Vik to Hvolsvollur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Hvolsvollur are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hella, Gljufrabui Waterfalls
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Lava Centre ©
Lava Centre
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls

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