60 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Geysir
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Geysir
— 2 nights
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Hella
— 2 nights
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Vik
— 5 nights
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Hofn
— 4 nights
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Vatnajokull National Park
— 5 nights
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Akureyri
— 8 nights
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Reykjavik
— 33 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, take in the natural beauty of Geysir, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and finally take in the natural beauty of Blesi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): witness a stunning natural landmark at Hrunalaug, then relax and rejuvenate at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, then experience rural life at Fridheimar, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Geysir day trip planning site.

Seattle, USA to Geysir is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Seattle to Geysir due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Seattle in November; daily highs in Geysir reach 40°F and lows reach 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hella.
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Hella — 2 nights

Hella is a small town in southern Iceland on the shores of the river Ytri-Rangá and has, as of 2011, 781 inhabitants.Hella is situated to the east of Reykjavík on the Hringvegur (Route 1) between Selfoss and Hvolsvöllur.OverviewThe name of the town comes from caves near the river. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss, take in the dramatic scenery at Gljufrabui Waterfalls, take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, then look for gifts at UNA Local Product, and finally boost your wellbeing at Thermal Pool Hvolsvollur. On your second day here, examine the collection at Lava Centre and then cast your line with MudShark Tours.

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Traveling by car from Geysir to Hella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Hella sees daily highs of 40°F and lows of 36°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive 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.
When in Vik, make a side trip to see Kvernufoss in Skogar, approximately Skogar away. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, trot along with a tour on horseback, tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach, and make a trip to Solheimasandur Plane Wreck.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Vik day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Hella to Vik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 40°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hofn.
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Hofn — 4 nights

Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hofn: Djupivogur (Sveinsstekksfoss, Audun's Mineral collection, &more) and Jokulsarlon (Fellsfjara, Glacier Lagoon, &more). There's much more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, test the waters at Hoffell Hot Tubs, and laugh and play at Hofn Swimming Pool.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hofn trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Vik to Hofn takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In November in Hofn, expect temperatures between 39°F during the day and 33°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Vatnajokull National Park.
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Vatnajokull National Park — 5 nights

Go for a jaunt from Vatnajokull National Park to Svinafell to see Svinafellsjokull Glacier about 1h 40 min away. Spend the 1st (Thu) exploring nature at Skaftafell National Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Vatnajokull National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hofn to Vatnajokull National Park. November in Vatnajokull National Park sees daily highs of 39°F and lows of 33°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Akureyri.
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Akureyri — 8 nights

Capital of North Iceland

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 Swimming Pool Dalvik (in Dalvik), Hljooaklettar (in Nordurthing) and Whale Watching Hauganes (in Hauganes). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, test the waters at Akureyri Swimming Pool, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bruggsmidjan Kaldi Brewery.

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Explore your travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Akureyri with the Route module. Traveling from Vatnajokull National Park in December, Akureyri is a bit cooler at night with lows of 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Reykjavik.
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Reykjavik — 33 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Selfoss (Skyrland, Kerið, &more), Keflavik (Duushus Museum, Keflavik Maritime Center, &more) and Faro de Gardur (in Gardur). Spend the 16th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 25th (Sun), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at Blue Lagoon, trot along with a tour on horseback, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjavik itinerary planning app.

Getting from Akureyri to Reykjavik by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 36°F, while at night they dip to 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
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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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