41 days in Iceland Itinerary

41 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + Drive:  25 h
1
Geysir
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Hvolsvollur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Vik
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Hofn
— 3 nights
Bus:  4 h 45 min
5
Vatnajokull National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Reykjahlid
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Akureyri
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
8
Reykjavik
— 7 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
9
Egilsstadir
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h 45 min
10
Landmannalaugar
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
11
Snaefellsbaer
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
12
Vestmannaeyjar, Heimaey Island
— 2 nights
Taxi:  2 h
13
Selfoss
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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 7th (Mon): take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, thenplay a few rounds at Geysir Golf Course, and finally take in the natural beauty of Strokkur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): head outdoors with Fjallhalla Adventurers, experience rural life at Fridheimar, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall.

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

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Geysir is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Geysir due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in June: high temperatures in Geysir hover around 15°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Geysir

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Reykholt, Blaskogabyggd, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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 9th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Nauthusagil Waterfall, stop by Seljalandsfoss, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, and finally head outdoors with Gljúfrafoss. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Gljufrabui Waterfalls, take in the dramatic scenery at Thjofafoss, thentrot along with a tour on horseback, thensee the interesting displays at Lava Centre, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hvolsvollur day trip tool.

You can drive from Geysir to Hvolsvollur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Hvolsvollur, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hella, Gljufrabui Waterfalls
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 10:
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Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls
Horseback Riding Tours

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Explore Vik's surroundings by going to Kirkjubaejarklaustur (Skaftarstofa & Fjadrargljufur Canyon). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum, look for gifts at Wool Gallery Vik i Myrdal, and enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Vik journey planner.

You can drive from Hvolsvollur to Vik in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Vik sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Skogar, Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Reynisdrangar
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

3
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Get out of town with these interesting Hofn side-trips: Jokulsarlon (Glacier Lagoon & Diamond Beach), Djupivogur (Bakkabud, Sveinsstekksfoss, &more) and Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour). There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, laugh and play at Hofn Swimming Pool, and explore the striking landscape at Hoffellsjokull Glacier.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hofn driving holiday planning tool.

Getting from Vik to Hofn by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Djupivogur, Jokulsarlon, Hvalnes Lighthouse
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Bakkabud ©
Bakkabud
Hvalnes Lighthouse ©
Hvalnes Lighthouse

2
nights
Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lac Polaire, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Svartifoss Waterfall, and then explore the striking landscape at Flaajokull Glacier.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Vatnajokull National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Hofn to Vatnajokull National Park takes 5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Nature Parks
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Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Lac Polaire ©
Lac Polaire

4
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Reykjahlid is known for nature and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Viti Crater, head outdoors with Vindbelgjarfjall, and explore the activities along Lake Myvatn.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Reykjahlid trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Reykjahlid with the Route module. In June, daytime highs in Reykjahlid are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths

4
nights
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Explore Akureyri's surroundings by going to Varmahlid (Glaumbaer Museum & Víðimýrarkirkja), Saudarkrokur (Tannery Visitor Centre & Puffin and Friends) and Samgonguminjasafn Skagafjaroar Storageroi (in Hofsos). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, get a taste of the local shopping with Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Akureyri online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Akureyri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Akureyri, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Varmahlid, Saudarkrokur, Samgonguminjasafn Skagafjaroar Storageroi
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Photography Tours
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Horseback Riding Tours

7
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 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in panoramic vistas at Perlan.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Akureyri to Reykjavik by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to fly to Egilsstadir.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Iceland Self Drive - Day Adventures, Ring Road, Thingvellir National Park
Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 3:
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Egilsstadir

Egilsstadir ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Gufufoss, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Seydisfjordur Church, thenhead outdoors with Hengifoss, and finally admire the sheer force of Litlanesfoss.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Egilsstadir trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Reykjavik to Egilsstadir in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in July, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Landmannalaugar.

Things to do in Egilsstadir

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Seydisfjordur
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:
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Gufufoss ©
Gufufoss
Seydisfjordur Church ©
Seydisfjordur Church
Hengifoss ©
Hengifoss

4
nights
Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Landmannalaugar is known for trails, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Laugavegur, take in the pleasant sights at Landmannalaugar, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljótipollur, and stroll through Fjallabak Nature Reserve.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Landmannalaugar attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Egilsstadir to Landmannalaugar takes 9 hours. In July, daytime highs in Landmannalaugar are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You'll set off for Snaefellsbaer on the 9th (Fri).

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar
Ljótipollur ©
Ljótipollur

1
night
Snaefellsbaer

Snaefellsbaer
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Snaefellsbaer day trip planner.

You can drive from Landmannalaugar to Snaefellsbaer in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vestmannaeyjar.

Things to do in Snaefellsbaer

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier
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2
nights
Vestmannaeyjar, Heimaey Island

Vestmannaeyjar ©
Vestmannaeyjar is a town and archipelago off the south coast of Iceland.The largest island, Heimaey, has a population of 4,135. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): make a trip to Storhofdi (Great Cape), learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Natturugripasafn Vestmannaeyja), thentake an in-depth tour of Sagnheimar Folk Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Eldheimar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Landlyst Museum, thencontemplate the geological forces at Eldfell, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Trust Beluga Whale Sanctuary.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Vestmannaeyjar trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Snaefellsbaer to Vestmannaeyjar in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Selfoss.

Things to do in Vestmannaeyjar

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Heimaey Island
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Eldheimar ©
Eldheimar
Eldfell
Eldfell
Storhofdi (Great Cape) ©
Storhofdi (Great Cape)

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nights
Selfoss

Selfoss ©
Sitting on the banks of the picturesque Olfusa River, the laid-back town of Selfoss provides a good location to relax and enjoy some of the country's natural delights.
On the 13th (Tue), explore the activities along Kerið, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, thenview the masterpieces at Gallery Floi, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Urridafoss Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, thentake in the natural beauty of Reykjadalur Hot Springs, thenmake a trip to Hveradalir, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Kotstrandarkirkja.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Selfoss online travel route planner.

Traveling by taxi from Vestmannaeyjar to Selfoss takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in July, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Selfoss

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hveragerdi, Urridafoss Waterfall, Oxararfoss
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:
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Kerið ©
Kerið
Horseback Riding Tours
Reykjadalur Hot Springs ©
Reykjadalur Hot Springs

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