14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

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14 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly + bus:  11​h 30​min
1
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Vik
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
3
Skaftafell
— 3 nights
bus:  11​h 30​min
4
Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h
End: Montreal

1
day
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, take in the natural beauty of Geysir Hot Springs, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Blaskogabyggd online driving holiday planner .

Montreal, Canada to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Montreal to Blaskogabyggd due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Montreal in September, plan for colder days in Blaskogabyggd, with highs around 13°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Geysir, Strokkur
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Haukadalur ©
Haukadalur

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Step out of Vik with an excursion to Landmannalaugar in Landmannalaugar--about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vik Church, appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Vik trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Blaskogabyggd to Vik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Vik are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Skaftafell.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Landmannalaugar, Skogafoss, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

3
nights
Skaftafell

Skaftafell ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Skaftafell: Hofskirkja Church (in Hof) and Jokulsarlon (Jokulsarlon Lagoon & Diamond Beach). Spend the 7th (Sat) exploring nature at Skaftafell National Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Skaftafell day trip planning tool .

Take a bus from Vik to Skaftafell in 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Skaftafell can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Skaftafell

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Vatnajokull National Park, Hofskirkja Church
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Glacier Lagoon ©
Glacier Lagoon
Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull

2
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Explore Reykjahlid's surroundings by going to Husavik (The Húsavík Whale Museum, The Exploration Museum, & more). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss, explore the activities along Lake Myvatn, witness a stunning natural landmark at Hverarond, and look for all kinds of wild species at Krafla Lava Fields.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Reykjahlid trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Skaftafell to Reykjahlid takes 11.5 hours. Traveling from Skaftafell in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Reykjahlid, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Step out of Reykjavik to go to Thingvellir and see Thingvellir National Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Reykjavik travel route planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Reykjahlid to Reykjavik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

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