30 days in Iceland Itinerary

30 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly
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Reykjavik
— 11 nights
Fly
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Akureyri
— 6 nights
Drive
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Vatnajokull National Park
— 4 nights
Bus
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Vik
— 5 nights
Drive
5
Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Hyderabad

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Reykjavik — 11 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Blue Lagoon (in Grindavik), Hvolsvollur (Lava Centre & Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss) and Kerið (in Selfoss). Spend the 11th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 12th (Sat) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's much more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, trot along with a tour on horseback, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, and see Off-Road Tours.

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Hyderabad, India to Reykjavik is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Hyderabad to Reykjavik is minus 5.5 hours. Traveling from Hyderabad in November, things will get cooler in Reykjavik: highs are around 5°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can fly to Akureyri.
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Akureyri — 6 nights

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Venture out of the city with trips to Whale Watching Hauganes (in Hauganes) and Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland (in Dalvik). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall, trot along with a tour on horseback, tee off at Akureyri Golf Club, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Akureyri travel route planning website.

Getting from Reykjavik to Akureyri by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Reykjavik in November, expect little chillier with lows of -3°C in Akureyri. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Vatnajokull National Park.
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Vatnajokull National Park — 4 nights

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vatnajokull National Park: Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach Jokulsarlon, Glacier Lagoon, &more). Spend the 19th (Sat) exploring nature at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Vatnajokull National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Akureyri to Vatnajokull National Park. Traveling from Akureyri in November, Vatnajokull National Park is a bit warmer at night with lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Vik.
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Vik — 5 nights

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vik: Kirkjubaejarklaustur (Skaftareldahraun, Fjadrargljufur Canyon, &more) and Kvernufoss (in Skogar). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, don't miss a visit to Solheimasandur Plane Wreck, get engrossed in the history at Skogar Museum, and take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Vik online visit planner.

Getting from Vatnajokull National Park to Vik by bus takes about 4.5 hours. In November in Vik, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive 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.
On the 28th (Mon), witness a stunning natural landmark at Blesi, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, experience rural life at Fridheimar, then relax and rejuvenate at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, and finally admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Geysir tour itinerary maker site.

Getting from Vik to Geysir by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Geysir are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
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Iceland travel guide

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Waterfalls · Spas · Churches
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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