24 days in Iceland Itinerary

24 days in Iceland Itinerary

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24 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Vijayawada
Fly:  27​h
Geysir
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Skogar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Hof
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
Isafjordur
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
Reykjavik
— 6 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Vijayawada

1
night
Geysir

Geysir ©
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
On the 25th (Tue), take a memorable drive along Golden Circle Route. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, meet the residents at Slakki Petting Zoo, take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Geysir online attractions planner .

Vijayawada, India to Geysir is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Vijayawada to Geysir, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vijayawada in September, things will get colder in Geysir: highs are around 13°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Skogar.

Things to do in Geysir

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive, #Parks

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Golden Circle Route, Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Golden Circle Route ©
Golden Circle Route
Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall ©
Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
Haukadalur ©
Haukadalur

2
nights
Skogar

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 27th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, then enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, and then kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Dyrholaey, take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, then take in the dramatic natural features at Myrdalsjokull Glacier, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Skogar road trip tool .

Drive from Geysir to Skogar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Skogar, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Skogar

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Vik, Seljalandsfoss
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss

3
nights
Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Kirkjubaejarklaustur ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Kirkjubaejarklaustur: Landmannalaugar (Laugavegur, Ljótipollur, & more).

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kirkjubaejarklaustur trip planner.

You can drive from Skogar to Kirkjubaejarklaustur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Hof.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Landmannalaugar
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Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Systrafoss ©
Systrafoss

2
nights
Hof

Hof ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Polaire, then explore the striking landscape at Flaajokull Glacier, then explore the activities along Jokulsarlon Lagoon, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Diamond Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Skaftafell National Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hof online route planner .

You can drive from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Hof in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in October, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hof

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trips

Skaftafell, Diamond Beach, Jokulsarlon Lagoon
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Jokulsarlon Lagoon ©
Jokulsarlon Lagoon
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall

3
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjahlid: Husavik (Dolphin & Whale Watching & The Husavik Whale Museum). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Dettifoss, witness a stunning natural landmark at Hverarond, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Reykjahlid trip planner .

You can drive from Hof to Reykjahlid in 7 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Hof in October since evenings lows in Reykjahlid dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Isafjordur.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik, Godafoss
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Dettifoss ©
Dettifoss
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Isafjordur

Isafjordur ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Isafjordur: Thingeyri (Skruour Botanical gardens & Svalvogar), Dynjandi (Fjallfoss) (in Hrafnseyri) and Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft (in Holmavik).

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Isafjordur day trip tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Reykjahlid to Isafjordur in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Reykjahlid in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 4°C in Isafjordur. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Isafjordur

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Thingeyri, The Arctic Fox Centre, Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft, Rauðasandur, Dynjandi (Fjallfoss)
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Wild Westfjords ©
Wild Westfjords
Dynjandi (Fjallfoss) ©
Dynjandi (Fjallfoss)
Rauðasandur ©
Rauðasandur

6
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Step out of Reykjavik with an excursion to Thingvellir National Park in Thingvellir--about 38 minutes away. On the 14th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Reykjavik online road trip planner .

Getting from Isafjordur to Reykjavik by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
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