60 days in Iceland Itinerary

60 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Snaefellsbaer
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Snaefellsbaer
— 3 nights
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Hvolsvollur
— 4 nights
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Vik
— 4 nights
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Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 3 nights
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Hof
— 2 nights
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Vatnajokull National Park
— 4 nights
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Akureyri
— 9 nights
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Reykjahlid
— 5 nights
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Egilsstadir
— 4 nights
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Isafjordur
— 4 nights
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Reykjavik
— 15 nights
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Snaefellsbaer — 3 nights

Visit Djúpalónssandur beach and Skardsvik Beach for some beach relaxation. Visit Lighthouse Sugandisey and Olafsvikurkirkja for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Snaefellsbaer: Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum (in Bjarnarhofn) and Latrabjarg bird cliffs (in Latrabjarg). Spend the 5th (Sun) exploring nature at Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Snaefellsbaer online route planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Snaefellsbaer is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hvolsvollur.
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Hvolsvollur — 4 nights

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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Lava Centre and Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss. Visiting Horseback Riding Tours and Gljufrabui Waterfalls will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hvolsvollur: Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd), Haifoss (in Skalholt) and Strokkur (in Geysir). Next up on the itinerary: see the world from above with Southcoast Adventure, take in the dramatic scenery at Nauthusagil Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Gjain, and head outdoors with Hekluhestar.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hvolsvollur itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Snaefellsbaer to Hvolsvollur in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Hvolsvollur can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Vik.
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Vik — 4 nights

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Reyniskirkja Church and Rutshellir Cave. Relax by the water at Black Sand Beach and Reynisfjara Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vik: Skogar (Kvernufoss & Seljavallalaug). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Skogar Museum, trot along with a tour on horseback, take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Vik trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Hvolsvollur to Vik in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Vik, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.
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Kirkjubaejarklaustur — 3 nights

Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
Take a break from the city and head to Fjadrargljufur Canyon and Systrafoss. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar and Kirkjugolf. Change things up with these side-trips from Kirkjubaejarklaustur: Landmannalaugar (Laugavegur & Ljótipollur). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Skaftarstofa, take in the dramatic scenery at Stjornarfoss, contemplate the geological forces at Laki Craters, and admire the striking features of Nupsstadur.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kirkjubaejarklaustur sightseeing planning app.

Traveling by car from Vik to Kirkjubaejarklaustur takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hof.
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Hof — 2 nights

Nestled in a narrow strip of land between the sea and the glacier, Hof remains best known for its 1883 turf church--the last of its kind to be built in the old Icelandic style of architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, contemplate the waterfront views at Glacier Lagoon, and then admire all the interesting features of Fellsfjara. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Hofskirkja Church and then don't miss a visit to Svinafellsjokull Glacier.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hof online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Hof in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Hof can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Vatnajokull National Park.
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Vatnajokull National Park — 4 nights

Step off the beaten path and head to Svartifoss Waterfall and Flaajokull Glacier. Take a break from the city and head to Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park and Skaftafellsjokull.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Vatnajokull National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hof to Vatnajokull National Park. In June, daytime highs in Vatnajokull National Park are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Akureyri.
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Akureyri — 9 nights

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Holar Cathedral and Saurbaejarkirkja will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at The Húsavík Whale Museum and Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery. Explore Akureyri's surroundings by going to Hofsos (Samgongusafnio i Storageroi & The Icelandic Emigration Center), Saudarkrokur (Puffin and Friends & Drangey Island) and Siglufjordur (The Herring Era Museum & Folk Music Center). On the 28th (Tue), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Hlíðarfjall. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at The Old Farmhouse Laufas, examine the collection at The Motorcycle Museum of Iceland, trot along with a tour on horseback, and enjoy the sea views from Faro de Gardur.

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

Explore your travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Akureyri with the Route module. In June, daily temperatures in Akureyri can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjahlid.
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Reykjahlid — 5 nights

Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sigurgeirs Bird Museum and Moorudalur Farm. Take a break from the city and head to Krafla Lava Fields and Lofthellir Lava Cave. There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Grjotagja Cave, head outdoors with Hofdi, take in the dramatic scenery at Selfoss Waterfall, and explore the striking landscape at Dimmuborgir Lava Formations.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Reykjahlid tour website.

Drive from Akureyri to Reykjahlid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Reykjahlid can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Egilsstadir.
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Egilsstadir — 4 nights

Skriduklaustur and Auroras Iceland will appeal to museum buffs. Visiting Hengifoss and Laugarfell will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Djupivogur (JFS Handcraft & Sveinsstekksfoss), Fjalladyrd (in Disarstadir) and Minjasafnio a Bustarfelli - Bustarfell Museum (in Vopnafjordur).

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Egilsstadir online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Egilsstadir takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to fly to Isafjordur.
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Isafjordur — 4 nights

Appreciate the collections at Isafjordur Maritime Museum and The Arctic Fox Centre. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dynjandi (Fjallfoss) and The Old Bookstore. Get out of town with these interesting Isafjordur side-trips: Krossneslaug (in Nordurfjordur), Svalvogar (in Thingeyri) and Hornstrandir Nature Reserve (in Bolungarvik).

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Isafjordur trip maker.

Getting from Egilsstadir to Isafjordur by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Egilsstadir in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Isafjordur: temperatures range from 52°F by day to 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Reykjavik.
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Reykjavik — 15 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hraunfossar and Videy Island. You'll explore and learn at Reykjavik Open Air Museum and Tales from Iceland. Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Brugghus Steoja (in Hvanneyri), Akranes Lighthouse (in Akranes) and Illugastaoir Farm (in Bifrost). Make the 21st (Thu) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. Make the 23rd (Sat) an awe-inspiring day at Heidmork Nature Reserve. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Thingvellir National Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, take in the natural beauty of Reykjadalur Hot Springs, and take an in-depth tour of The Settlement Center.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip itinerary builder app.

Fly from Isafjordur to Reykjavik in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Isafjordur in July, expect nights in Reykjavik to be about the same, around 48°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can fly 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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