60 days in Iceland Itinerary

60 days in Iceland Itinerary

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60 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  6​h
1
Reykjavik
— 9 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Isafjordur
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  4​h
3
Geysir
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Hvolsvollur
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Vik
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Hofn
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Hof
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Vatnajokull National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Reykjahlid
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Akureyri
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Dublin


9
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 13th (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, enjoy breathtaking views from Perlan, and appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Reykjavik is an approximately 6-hour flight. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Dublin in October; daily highs in Reykjavik reach 9°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Isafjordur.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 19:
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Scuba & Snorkeling
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

5
nights
Isafjordur

Isafjordur ©
Explore Isafjordur's surroundings by going to Skruour Botanical gardens (in Thingeyri), Dynjandi (Fjallfoss) (in Hrafnseyri) and Hnjotur - Minjasafn Egils Olafssonar (in Orlygshofn).

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

You can fly from Reykjavik to Isafjordur in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In October in Isafjordur, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Geysir.

Things to do in Isafjordur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Latrabjarg, Dynjandi (Fjallfoss), Hnjotur - Minjasafn Egils Olafssonar, Skruour Botanical gardens, The Old Bookstore
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 24:
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Dynjandi (Fjallfoss) ©
Dynjandi (Fjallfoss)
Wild Westfjords ©
Wild Westfjords
Vigur Island ©
Vigur Island

5
nights
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.
Explore Geysir's surroundings by going to The Cave People (in Laugarvatn) and Snorralaug (in Reykholt). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss, play a few rounds at Kaffi Sel, contemplate the geological forces at Hekla, and take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Geysir day trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Isafjordur to Geysir takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. You'll set off for Hvolsvollur on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Fludir, Hekla, Snorralaug, The Cave People
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 29:
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Gullfoss ©
Gullfoss
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Hekla ©
Hekla

4
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". You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hvolsvollur: Selfoss (Kerið & Tre Og List), Stokkseyri (Icelandic Wonders & The Ghost Centre) and Vestmannaeyjar (Storhofdi (Great Cape) & Eldheimar). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss, don't miss a visit to Njalurefill, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and take some stellar pictures from Sveitabuoin Una.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hvolsvollur road trip planner.

You can drive from Geysir to Hvolsvollur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Hvolsvollur are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hella, South Region, Vestmannaeyjar, Stokkseyri, Selfoss
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 2:
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Seljalandsfoss ©
Seljalandsfoss
Kerið ©
Kerið
Eldfell ©
Eldfell

5
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 Skogar (Rutshellir Cave & Seljavallalaug). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, explore the striking landscape at Mýrdalsjökull, appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Vik Church.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Vik vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Hvolsvollur to Vik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Vik, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Skogar, Reynisdrangar
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 7:
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Dyrholaey ©
Dyrholaey

4
nights
Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Kirkjubaejarklaustur ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kirkjubaejarklaustur: Landmannalaugar (Laugavegur & Landmannalaugar).

Discover how to plan a Kirkjubaejarklaustur trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Vik to Kirkjubaejarklaustur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Landmannalaugar
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 11:
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Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar
Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon

5
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Explore Hofn's surroundings by going to Djupivogur (The Bulandsnes, Arfleifd, & more) and Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Vatnajokull, get answers to all your questions at Gamlabúð Visitor Center / Vatnajökull National Park, explore the world behind art at The Thorbergur center, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hofn trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Hofn in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Hof.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Djupivogur, Vatnajokull, Hvalnes Lighthouse
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 16:
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Bulandstindur ©
Bulandstindur
Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center

4
nights
Hof

Hof ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Hof: Jokulsarlon (Jokulsarlon Lagoon & Nature & Wildlife Tours).

Discover how to plan a Hof trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Hofn to Hof in 2 hours. November in Hof sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of 0°C at night. On the 20th (Tue), you'll travel to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Hof

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Svinafellsjokull Glacier, Diamond Beach
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 20:
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Jokulsarlon Lagoon ©
Jokulsarlon Lagoon
Svinafellsjokull Glacier ©
Svinafellsjokull Glacier
Hofskirkja Church ©
Hofskirkja Church

5
nights
Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park ©
Vatnajökull National Park is one of three national parks in Iceland. Spend the 21st (Wed) exploring nature at Skaftafell National Park. Spend the 24th (Sat) exploring nature at Jokulsargljufur National Park. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Askja, contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Polaire, admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall, and don't miss a visit to Skeioara Bridge Monument.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Vatnajokull National Park trip itinerary app .

Explore your travel options from Hof to Vatnajokull National Park with the Route module. In November, daytime highs in Vatnajokull National Park are 4°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Jokulsargljufur National Park, Askja
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 25:
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Askja ©
Askja
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Skeioara Bridge Monument ©
Skeioara Bridge Monument

6
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Explore Reykjahlid's surroundings by going to Husavik (Husavikurkirkja, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, explore the striking landscape at Mud Pots, and identify plant and animal life at Krafla Lava Fields.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Reykjahlid sightseeing app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Vatnajokull National Park to Reykjahlid. Traveling from Vatnajokull National Park in November, Reykjahlid is little chillier at night with lows of -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik
Find places to stay Nov 25 — Dec 1:
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Dettifoss ©
Dettifoss
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

7
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Akureyri: Puffin and Friends (in Saudarkrokur), Samgonguminjasafn Skagafjaroar Storageroi (in Hofsos) and Monumento a Stephan Stephansson (in Skagafjordur). On the 4th (Tue), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Hlíðarfjall. Saddle up on the 7th (Fri) and explore with a tour on horseback. There's still lots to do: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Godafoss, see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, and admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn).

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Akureyri driving holiday planning app .

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Akureyri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Akureyri sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -6°C at night. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Samgonguminjasafn Skagafjaroar Storageroi, Glaumbaer Museum, Monumento a Stephan Stephansson, Puffin and Friends
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 8:
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Hlíðarfjall ©
Hlíðarfjall
Godafoss ©
Godafoss

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