28 days in Iceland Itinerary

28 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly
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Reykjavik
— 12 nights
Fly
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Husavik
— 4 nights
Fly to Reykjavik, Bus to Geysir
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Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive
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Svinafell
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vik
— 4 nights
Drive
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Husafell
— 2 nights
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Regina

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Reykjavik — 12 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Photography Tours and Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours. Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Grindavik (Gunnuhver Hot Springs & Blue Lagoon), Kerið (in Selfoss) and Hvalsneskirkja (in Sandgerdi). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, and pause for some photo ops at The Statue of Leif Eiriksson.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik road trip planner.

Regina, Canada to Reykjavik is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Regina to Reykjavik, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Regina in February, expect nights in Reykjavik to be much warmer, around -1°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Husavik.
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Husavik — 4 nights

The popular town of Husavik not only boasts some of Iceland's best whale-watching opportunities but is arguably the northeast coast's prettiest town.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to GeoSea and Horseback Riding Tours. Step out of Husavik with an excursion to Grjotagja Cave in Reykjahlid--about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at The Húsavík Whale Museum, explore the striking landscape at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), sample some tasty brews at Husavik ol, and stroll through Krafla Lava Fields.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Husavik trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Reykjavik to Husavik in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in February, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Geysir.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, then experience rural life at Fridheimar, and finally trek along with Fjallhalla Adventurers. Here are some ideas for day two: witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, take in the natural beauty of Geysir, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Geysir trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Husavik to Geysir in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In February, daytime highs in Geysir are 4°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Svinafell.
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Svinafell — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fellsfjara, and then explore the activities along Glacier Lagoon. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Svinafellsjokull Glacier, take in the dramatic natural features at Svinafell Glacier, and then admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Svinafell tour builder tool.

You can drive from Geysir to Svinafell in 4 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.
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Vik — 4 nights

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Explore hidden gems such as Icelandic Lava Show and Reynisdrangar. Take a break from Vik with a short trip to Kvernufoss in Skogar, about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, stroll through Reynisfjara Beach, get engrossed in the history at Skogar Museum, and get impressive views of Katla Volcano.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Vik trip maker app.

You can drive from Svinafell to Vik in 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Husafell.
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Husafell — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Hraunfossar, then surround yourself with nature on The Cave, and then test the waters at Krauma.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Husafell day trip planning site.

Getting from Vik to Husafell by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Vik in February, Husafell is little chillier at night with lows of -1°C. You will leave for home on the 28th (Tue).
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Iceland travel guide

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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.
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