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

Before you visit Snaefellsbaer, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Bangkok, Thailand to Snaefellsbaer is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Bangkok to Snaefellsbaer due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car 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 Strokkur will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hvolsvollur: Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd), Haifoss (in Skalholt) and Gjain (in Svartsengi). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Gljufrabui Waterfalls, get outside with Hekluhestar, and take an unforgettable tour with Southcoast Adventure.

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Traveling by car from Snaefellsbaer to Hvolsvollur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in June, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive 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 lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Reynisdrangar, take in the awesome beauty at Reynisfjall, explore and take pictures at Dyrhólaey, and see the interesting displays at Skogar Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Vik online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hvolsvollur to Vik takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive 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 Foss a Sidu. 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 natural features at Skaftareldahraun, contemplate the geological forces at Laki Craters, and don't miss a visit to Minningarkapella ser Jons Steingrimssonar.

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 travel 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 Svinafell Glacier. Take a break from the city and head to Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park and Lac Polaire.

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

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 The Herring Era Museum. Explore Akureyri's surroundings by going to Saudarkrokur (Puffin and Friends & Drangey Island), Hofsos (Samgonguminjasafnio i Storageroi - Skagafjaroar & The Icelandic Emigration Center) and Folk Music Center (in Siglufjordur). Next up on the itinerary: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, get outside with Aldeyjarfoss, take an in-depth tour of The Industry Museum, and look for gifts at Flora, Akureyri.

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 Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) and Dimmuborgir Lava Formations. There's much more to do: get outside with Hofdi, stroll through Krafla Lava Fields, Head underground at Lofthellir Lava Cave, and admire the sheer force of Hverfjall.

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 Minjasafnio a Bustarfelli - Bustarfell Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Do your shopping at Auroras Iceland and JFS Handcraft. Get out of town with these interesting Egilsstadir side-trips: Fjalladyrd (in Disarstadir), Sveinsstekksfoss (in Djupivogur) and Storurd (in Borgarfjordur Eystri).

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Egilsstadir attractions planner.

Drive from Reykjahlid to Egilsstadir in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight 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: Svalvogar (in Thingeyri), Hornstrandir Nature Reserve (in Bolungarvik) and Krossneslaug (in Nordurfjordur).

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 Lake Tjornin. You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Iceland and Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar). Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Akranes Lighthouse (in Akranes), Illugastaoir Farm (in Bifrost) and Brugghus Steoja (in Hvanneyri). There's much more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Gunnuhver Hot Springs, enjoy the sand and surf at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach, examine the collection at Tales from Iceland, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery Holavallagardur.

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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