14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland trip planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Keflavik
1
Keflavik
— 1 day
Drive
2
Reykjavik
— 1 night
Drive
3
Hella
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Skogar
— 1 day
Drive
5
Hella
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Hofn
— 1 night
Drive
7
Egilsstadir
— Few hours
Drive
8
Reykjahlid
— 1 night
Drive
9
Akureyri
— 1 night
Drive
10
Grundarfjorour
— 1 night
Drive
11
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17

1
day
Keflavik

Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Blue Lagoon. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the views from Bridge Between Continents and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Blue Lagoon.

Plan my day in Keflavik using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Keflavik is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from San Juan to Keflavik due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Juan in April, things will get much colder in Keflavik: highs are around 6°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Keflavik

Spas · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

1
night
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Reykjavik route app.

Drive from Keflavik to Reykjavik in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hella.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums · Spas · Historic Sites

2
nights
Hella

Hella is a small town in southern Iceland on the shores of the river Ytri-Rangá and has, as of 2011, 781 inhabitants.Hella is situated to the east of Reykjavík on the Hringvegur (Route 1) between Selfoss and Hvolsvöllur.OverviewThe name of the town comes from caves near the river. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss, then admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, then get a new perspective on nature at Lava Centre, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hella trip planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Hella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Hella can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Skogar.

Things to do in Hella

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

1
day
Skogar

Take a trip to Skogar for a chance to see a picture-perfect glacier and a collection of waterfalls fed by the Skoga River.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): examine the collection at Skogar Museum, then admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and then admire all the interesting features of Rutshellir Cave.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Skogar tour itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Hella to Skogar in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Skogar sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hella.

Things to do in Skogar

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

2
nights
Hella

Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Keldur, admire the sheer force of Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss, admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, then look for gifts at Litla Lopasjoppan, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

Plan my Hella trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Traveling by car from Skogar to Hella takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hofn.

Things to do in Hella

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

1
night
Hofn

Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the world behind art at The Thorbergur center and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Hofn fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Hella to Hofn by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Hofn can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Egilsstadir.

Things to do in Hofn

Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Highlights from your trip

few
hours
Egilsstadir

On the 8th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Fardagafoss, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Seydisfjordur Church, and then see what you can catch with Austursigling.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Egilsstadir driving holiday planner.

Getting from Hofn to Egilsstadir by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Hofn in April since evenings lows in Egilsstadir dip to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Egilsstadir

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

1
night
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Reykjahlid day trip tool.

You can drive from Egilsstadir to Reykjahlid in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Reykjahlid are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. You will leave for Akureyri on the 9th (Fri).

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

1
night
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 9th (Fri), trot along with a tour on horseback, take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, then get engrossed in the history at The Industry Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn).

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Akureyri trip planner.

Getting from Reykjahlid to Akureyri by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grundarfjorour.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

1
night
Grundarfjorour

Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Grundarfoss Waterfall, then see the interesting displays at Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum, and then take in the awesome beauty at Kirkjufell Mountain. Keep things going the next day: get up close to creatures of the deep with Laki Tours, admire the sheer force of Kirkjufellsfoss, then take in the dramatic scenery at Baejarfoss, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Olafsvikurkirkja.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Grundarfjorour fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Akureyri to Grundarfjorour by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Grundarfjorour

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

2
nights
Reykjavik

On the 12th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and then explore the striking landscape of Thingvellir National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see Off-Road Tours, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Perlan.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik road trip planner.

Drive from Grundarfjorour to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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.