14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly
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Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Fly
2
Akureyri
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Vatnajokull National Park
— 1 night
Bus
5
Vik
— 1 night
Drive
6
Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Kuwait International Airport

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Reykjavik

— 4 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Change things up with a short trip to Thingvellir National Park in Thingvellir (about 46 minutes away). Spend the 18th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, cast your line with a fishing tour, see Off-Road Tours, and contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

To find out how to plan a trip to Reykjavik, use our trip itinerary maker.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Reykjavik is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuwait City to Reykjavik is minus 3 hours. In June, Reykjavik is colder than Kuwait City - with highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Akureyri

— 2 nights

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, take in the exciting artwork at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: trot along with a tour on horseback, head outdoors with Whale Watching Hauganes, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Akureyri online vacation maker.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Akureyri takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Akureyri, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Reykjahlid

— 3 nights
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, tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields, witness a stunning natural landmark at Mývatn Nature Baths, and make a trip to Viti Crater.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjahlid trip planner.

You can drive from Akureyri to Reykjahlid in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Vatnajokull National Park

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Svinafell Glacier, admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall, and then explore the striking landscape at Vatnajokull.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Vatnajokull National Park holiday planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Reykjahlid to Vatnajokull National Park. In June, daytime highs in Vatnajokull National Park are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Vik.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Nature · Parks

Vik

— 1 night
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, and finally get impressive views of Icelandic Lava Show.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Vik sightseeing planning website.

Take a bus from Vatnajokull National Park to Vik in 4.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Geysir

— 2 nights
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then admire the sheer force of Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, then relax in the rural setting at Fridheimar, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Geysir visit app.

You can drive from Vik to Geysir in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Geysir sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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.