15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland tour itinerary planner

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Blaskogabyggd
— 2 nights
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Svinafell
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vik
— 3 nights
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 6 nights
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Blaskogabyggd

— 2 nights
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 2nd (Tue), witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir, take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and finally take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, then relax in the rural setting at Fridheimar, then relax and rejuvenate at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Skalholt Cathedral.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Blaskogabyggd day trip planning website.

New York City, USA to Blaskogabyggd is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Blaskogabyggd is 5 hours. While traveling from New York City, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Blaskogabyggd, ranging from highs of 39°F to lows of 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Svinafell.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

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Svinafell

— 3 nights
Venture out of the city with trips to Vatnajokull (in Vatnajokull National Park) and Jokulsarlon (Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, Glacier Lagoon, &more). Spend the 5th (Fri) exploring nature at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Svinafell online itinerary maker.

You can drive from Blaskogabyggd to Svinafell in 4 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Svinafell can reach 39°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Vik.

Things to do in Svinafell

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 3 — 6:

Vik

— 3 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Step out of Vik with an excursion to Kvernufoss in Skogar--about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church, take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, and contemplate the geological forces at Icelandic Lava Show.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Vik travel route planner.

Getting from Svinafell to Vik by car takes about 2 hours. In February in Vik, expect temperatures between 39°F during the day and 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 6 — 9:

Reykjavik

— 6 nights
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 (Thingvallakirkja church & Thingvellir National Park) and Grindavik (Selatangar & Thermal Spas). Spend the 14th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, see the interesting displays at Volcano House, see Off-Road Tours, and pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip app.

You can drive from Vik to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Vik in February since evenings lows in Reykjavik dip to 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 9 — 15:

Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.