33 days in Iceland Itinerary

33 days in Iceland Itinerary

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33 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  32​h
1
Geysir
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hvolsvollur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Vik
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Hof
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Reykjahlid
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Akureyri
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
8
Isafjordur
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
9
Reykjavik
— 8 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Sydney

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): head outdoors with Golden Circle Route. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Slakki Petting Zoo, take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, then take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, and finally admire the sheer force of Gullfoss.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Geysir day trip tool .

Sydney, Australia to Geysir is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. When traveling from Sydney in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Geysir: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Geysir

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive, #Parks

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Golden Circle Route, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
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Golden Circle Route ©
Golden Circle Route
Gullfoss ©
Gullfoss
Strokkur ©
Strokkur

2
nights
Hvolsvollur

Hvolsvollur ©
Hvolsvöllur is a small town in the south of Iceland about 106 km to the east of Reykjavík.It is situated in the inland swamps of Landeyjar, in the municipality of Rangárþing eystra and has, as of January 2015, 934 inhabitants.OverviewThe name of the town literally translates to "Hillfield". Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): stop by Seljalandsfoss Waterfall & Shop, then take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kerið. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Saga Center, then get a new perspective on nature at Lava Centre, and then get outside with Hekluhestar.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Hvolsvollur vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Geysir to Hvolsvollur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Hvolsvollur can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Kerið, Seljalandsfoss, Hekluhestar
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Seljalandsfoss ©
Seljalandsfoss
Kerið ©
Kerið
Saga Center ©
Saga Center

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Vik is known for beaches, nature, historic sites, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach, explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, make a trip to Dyrholaey, and admire the sheer force of Gljufrafoss.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Vik day trip tool .

Drive from Hvolsvollur to Vik in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Vik, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Vik

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Skogafoss, Reynisdrangar, Gljufrafoss
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach

3
nights
Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Kirkjubaejarklaustur ©
Take a break from Kirkjubaejarklaustur with a short trip to Laugavegur in Landmannalaugar, about 1h 20 min away.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kirkjubaejarklaustur itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Vik to Kirkjubaejarklaustur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hof.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Laugavegur
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Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon

2
nights
Hof

Hof ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Diamond Beach, then explore the activities along Jokulsarlon Lagoon, then explore the activities along Lac Polaire, and finally admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Skaftafell National Park.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hof road trip site .

You can drive from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Hof in 1.5 hours. June in Hof sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hof

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjahlid: Husavik (Dolphin & Whale Watching & The Husavik Whale Museum). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Dettifoss, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), Head underground at Grjotagja Cave, and go for a walk through Viti Crater.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Reykjahlid trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Hof to Reykjahlid in 6 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Reykjahlid can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik
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Dettifoss ©
Dettifoss
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Akureyri is known for parks, adventure, historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Godafoss, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn).

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Akureyri travel site .

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Akureyri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Akureyri are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Isafjordur.

Things to do in Akureyri

#Tours, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Godafoss
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Godafoss ©
Godafoss

2
nights
Isafjordur

Isafjordur ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Isafjordur: Dynjandi (Fjallfoss) (in Hrafnseyri) and Skruour Botanical gardens (in Thingeyri).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Isafjordur online itinerary maker .

Fly from Akureyri to Isafjordur in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Akureyri in July: highs in Isafjordur hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Isafjordur

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trips

Skruour Botanical gardens, Valagil Waterfall, Dynjandi (Fjallfoss)
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Wild Westfjords ©
Wild Westfjords
Dynjandi (Fjallfoss) ©
Dynjandi (Fjallfoss)
Vigur Island ©
Vigur Island

8
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Take a break from Reykjavik with a short trip to Thingvellir National Park in Thingvellir, about 38 minutes away. On the 10th (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, enjoy breathtaking views from Perlan, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Isafjordur to Reykjavik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. When traveling from Isafjordur in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Reykjavik, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) 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
Scuba & Snorkeling

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