19 days in East Region Itinerary

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Fly to Egilsstaðir Airport, Drive to Stodvarfjordur
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Stodvarfjordur
— 1 night
Drive
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Hofn
— 2 nights
Drive
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Jokulsarlon
— 4 nights
Drive
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Nordurfjordur
— 1 night
Drive
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Vopnafjordur
— 1 night
Drive
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Egilsstadir
— 4 nights
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Stodvarfjordur — 1 night

Stöðvarfjörður is a village in east Iceland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): examine the collection at The French Museum, admire the masterpieces at Auroras Iceland, and then take in the awesome beauty at Bulandstindur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Petra Stone Collection, get a new perspective on nature at Breiddalssetur Museum, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Beljandi.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Stodvarfjordur day trip planning website.

Los Angeles, USA to Stodvarfjordur is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Stodvarfjordur. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, things will get much colder in Stodvarfjordur: highs are around 55°F and lows about 41°F. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hofn.
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Hofn — 2 nights

Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): try out the rides at Hofn Swimming Pool and then explore the striking landscape at Vatnajokull. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Hoffellsjokull Glacier.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hofn road trip site.

Drive from Stodvarfjordur to Hofn in 2.5 hours. In June in Hofn, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jokulsarlon.
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Jokulsarlon — 4 nights

Visiting Glacier Lagoon and Skaftafell National Park will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Svinafell Glacier and Jokulsargljufur National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Skaftafell (Svartifoss Waterfall, Skaftafellsjokull, &more).

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Jokulsarlon travel route planner.

Drive from Hofn to Jokulsarlon in an hour. June in Jokulsarlon sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nordurfjordur.
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Nordurfjordur — 1 night

On the 23rd (Sat), witness a stunning natural landmark at Krossneslaug.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nordurfjordur online attractions planner.

Drive from Jokulsarlon to Nordurfjordur in 9.5 hours. June in Nordurfjordur sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 46°F at night. On the 24th (Sun), you'll travel to Vopnafjordur.
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Vopnafjordur — 1 night

Vopnafjörður is a village and municipality in Northeast Iceland, standing on a peninsula in the middle of a mountainous bay by the same name. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at The Elephant Ljosastapi and then get engrossed in the history at Minjasafnio a Bustarfelli - Bustarfell Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Vopnafjordur trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nordurfjordur to Vopnafjordur takes 9 hours. June in Vopnafjordur sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 42°F at night. You will leave for Egilsstadir on the 26th (Tue).
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Egilsstadir — 4 nights

Discover out-of-the-way places like Gufufoss and Lagarfljot. Escape the urban bustle at Fardagafoss and Storurd. Explore Egilsstadir's surroundings by going to Icelandic Wartime Museum (in Reydarfjordur) and Seydisfjordur (Tvisongur & Skaftfell - Center for Visual Art).

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Egilsstadir trip app.

Traveling by car from Vopnafjordur to Egilsstadir takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
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