19 days in Iceland Itinerary

19 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Geysir
— 2 nights
2
Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
3
Vik
— 2 nights
4
Hofn
— 3 nights
5
Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
6
Akureyri
— 2 nights
7
Reykjavik
— 5 nights

2
nights
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 14th (Fri), take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, thenadmire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, and finally get outside with Fjallhalla Adventurers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, admire the sheer force of Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Hjalparfoss, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Gjain.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Geysir trip itinerary tool.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Geysir is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, things will get much colder in Geysir: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Landmannalaugar.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Gjain, Fjallhalla Adventurers, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

1
night
Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Ljótipollur, thengo for a walk through Landmannalaugar, and then trek along Laugavegur.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Landmannalaugar trip planner.

Getting from Geysir to Landmannalaugar by car takes about 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Parks Nature Trails
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Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar
Ljótipollur ©
Ljótipollur

2
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 17th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Mýrdalsjökull, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, and then explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Vik trip planner.

You can drive from Landmannalaugar to Vik in 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Vik can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Skogafoss
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

3
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Explore Hofn's surroundings by going to Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour) and Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach & Glacier Lagoon). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, try out the rides at Hofn Swimming Pool, explore the world behind art at The Thorbergur center, and take in the awesome beauty at Vestrahorn.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hofn trip website.

Traveling by car from Vik to Hofn takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Hvalnes Lighthouse, Stokksnes
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center
Hvalnes Lighthouse ©
Hvalnes Lighthouse

3
nights
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, explore the fascinating underground world of Grjotagja Cave, take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths, and take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard).

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjahlid route maker.

Traveling by car from Hofn to Reykjahlid takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
Highlights from your plan
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

2
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
On the 25th (Tue), stop by Flora, Akureyri, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): tee off at Akureyri Golf Club, take in nature's colorful creations at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saurbaejarkirkja.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Akureyri trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Akureyri, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature Golf
Highlights from your plan
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa ©
Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa
Saurbaejarkirkja ©
Saurbaejarkirkja

5
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir), Hvolsvollur (Seljalandsfoss & Lava Centre) and Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall (in Hella). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, steep yourself in history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, get a taste of the local shopping with Dead Gallery/Studio, and admire all the interesting features of Perlan.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Reykjavik online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Akureyri to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Reykjavik are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Hvolsvollur, Thingvellir National Park, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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