16 days in Iceland Itinerary

16 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Geysir
— 1 night
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Vik
— 3 nights
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Vatnajokull National Park
— 1 night
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Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
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Akureyri
— 2 nights
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Reykjavik
— 5 nights

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Geysir

Geysir
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
On the 15th (Tue), relax and rejuvenate at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and finally take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Geysir day trip planning site.

Roanoke, USA to Geysir is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Roanoke in June, you will find days in Geysir are cooler (55°F), and nights are a bit cooler (46°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Vik.

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Strokkur
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vik: Kirkjubaejarklaustur (Skaftarstofa & Fjadrargljufur Canyon). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, contemplate the geological forces at Icelandic Lava Show, and explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Vik trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Geysir to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Vik sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Vatnajokull National Park.

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Icelandic Lava Show ©
Icelandic Lava Show
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
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Black Sand Beach

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Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park.

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Take a bus from Vik to Vatnajokull National Park in 5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Vatnajokull National Park can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Reykjahlid.

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Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park

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Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Reykjahlid is known for nature and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Mývatn Nature Baths, take in the pleasant sights at Viti Crater, and take in the dramatic natural features at Dimmuborgir Lava Formations.

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Explore your travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Reykjahlid with the Route module. In June in Reykjahlid, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Akureyri.

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

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Akureyri

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
On the 23rd (Wed), let the river carry you with Viking Rafting, then view the masterpieces at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, then take an in-depth tour of The Industry Museum, and finally admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: trot along with a tour on horseback and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Akureyri road trip planning site.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Akureyri sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Reykjavik.

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Photography Tours
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
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Viking Rafting

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir), Keflavik Maritime Center (in Keflavik) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). Spend the 25th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, steep yourself in history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, discover the deep blue sea with Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik tour planning site.

You can fly from Akureyri to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas

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