15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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15 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  22 h 30 min
1
Reykjavik
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Selfoss
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Jokulsarlon
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Hofn
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
6
Seydisfjordur
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
7
Reykjahlid
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Akureyri
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Holmavik
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
10
Thingeyri
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
11
Stykkisholmur
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
12
Arnarstapi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
13
Reykjavik
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Singapore

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night
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gullfoss Falls, Geysir and Thingvellir National Park.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik holiday builder website .

Singapore, Singapore to Reykjavik is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in September, with highs in Reykjavik at 13°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Selfoss.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gullfoss Falls, Geysir, Thingvellir National Park
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Geysir ©
Geysir

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Selfoss

Selfoss ©
Sitting on the banks of the picturesque Olfusa River, the laid-back town of Selfoss provides a good location to relax and enjoy some of the country's natural delights.
On the 8th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Kerið.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Selfoss online journey planner.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Selfoss in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Selfoss can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Selfoss

Parks Nature
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Kerið ©
Kerið

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Reynisfjara Beach. On the 9th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Vik trip builder website.

Drive from Selfoss to Vik in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Jokulsarlon.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Skogafoss
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach

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Jokulsarlon

Jokulsarlon ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Svinafellsjokull Glacier as well as Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon. On the 10th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Fjadrargljufur Canyon, don't miss a visit to Svinafellsjokull Glacier, and then explore the activities along Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Jokulsarlon online road trip planner.

You can drive from Vik to Jokulsarlon in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Jokulsarlon

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Fjadrargljufur Canyon, Svinafellsjokull Glacier
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Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon ©
Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon
Svinafellsjokull Glacier ©
Svinafellsjokull Glacier

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Hofn

Hofn
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Vestrahorn has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vestrahorn, then explore the striking landscape of Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park, then explore the activities along Glacier Lagoon, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

Find out how to plan Hofn trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Jokulsarlon to Hofn by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Hofn are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Seydisfjordur.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Glacier Lagoon, Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
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Vestrahorn ©
Vestrahorn

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Seydisfjordur

Seydisfjordur ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gufufoss as well as Austursigling. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Austursigling, then take in the dramatic scenery at Fardagafoss, and then get outside with Hengifoss. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Gufufoss, take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods).

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Seydisfjordur trip planner.

Drive from Hofn to Seydisfjordur in 4 hours. Traveling from Hofn in September, plan for little chillier nights in Seydisfjordur, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Seydisfjordur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Egilsstadir, Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods), Dettifoss Waterfall
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods) ©
Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods)
Hengifoss ©
Hengifoss

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Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Lake Myvatn has been added to your itinerary.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Reykjahlid trip planning app .

You can drive from Seydisfjordur to Reykjahlid in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Reykjahlid can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Goðafoss Waterfall
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Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

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Akureyri

Akureyri
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Akureyri trip planner.

Drive from Reykjahlid to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Akureyri can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 15th (Tue), you're off to Holmavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Holmavik

Holmavik ©
Hólmavík is a small town in the western part of Iceland, by Steingrímsfjörður.It is the largest settlement in Strandir and serves as a centre of commerce for the county. Kolugljufur Waterfall has been added to your itinerary. On the 15th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Kolugljufur Waterfall and then take in the dramatic natural features at Hvitserkur.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Holmavik trip planner.

You can drive from Akureyri to Holmavik in 4.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Holmavik are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Thingeyri.

Things to do in Holmavik

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hvitserkur, Kolugljufur Waterfall
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Hvitserkur ©
Hvitserkur

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Thingeyri

Thingeyri
For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Thingeyri travel route planner.

Getting from Holmavik to Thingeyri by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Stykkisholmur.

Things to do in Thingeyri

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Stykkisholmur

Stykkisholmur ©
Stykkishólmur is a town and municipality situated in the western part of Iceland, in the northern part of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. On the 17th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Dynjandi (Fjallfoss).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Stykkisholmur trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Thingeyri to Stykkisholmur takes 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Arnarstapi.

Things to do in Stykkisholmur

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Dynjandi (Fjallfoss)
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Dynjandi (Fjallfoss) ©
Dynjandi (Fjallfoss)

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Arnarstapi

Arnarstapi ©
Arnarstapi or Stapi is a small fishing village at the foot of Mt. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Kirkjufellsfoss and then take in the dramatic natural features at Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Arnarstapi visit planning website.

Drive from Stykkisholmur to Arnarstapi in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Arnarstapi

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Cave Vatnshellir, Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier, Kirkjufellsfoss
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Ytri Tunga Beach ©
Ytri Tunga Beach
Cave Vatnshellir ©
Cave Vatnshellir
Kirkjufellsfoss ©
Kirkjufellsfoss

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sun Voyager as well as Hallgrimskirkja.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik day trip site .

Traveling by car from Arnarstapi to Reykjavik takes 3 hours. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Historic Sites
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Sun Voyager ©
Sun Voyager

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