20 days in Iceland Itinerary

20 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Geysir
— 1 night
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Hella
— 3 nights
3
Vik
— 3 nights
4
Hofn
— 3 nights
5
Asbyrgi
— 3 nights
6
Reykjavik
— 6 nights

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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 29th (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur. On your second day here, relax and rejuvenate at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, and then play a few rounds at Geysir Golf Course.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Geysir trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Geysir is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Manchester in May, expect Geysir to be a bit cooler, temps between 11°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hella.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

3
nights
Hella

Hella ©
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Hella: Ribsafari (in Vestmannaeyjar) and Nauthusagil Waterfall (in Hvolsvollur). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, push the limits with Midgard Adventure, head outdoors with Gljúfrafoss, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hella journey builder tool.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Hella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Hella sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hella

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Hvolsvollur, Hekla, Gljufrabui Waterfalls, Ribsafari
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Midgard Adventure ©
Midgard Adventure
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Vik is known for beaches, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, glide through the air with True Adventure, explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, and listen to music at Icelandic Lava Show.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Vik trip maker tool.

Getting from Hella to Vik by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. June in Vik sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Skogar
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True Adventure ©
True Adventure
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

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nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hofn: Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach & Glacier Lagoon). Next up on the itinerary: take in the local highlights with Glacier Adventure, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at Huldusteinn, and explore the world behind art at The Thorbergur center.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hofn travel route planner.

You can drive from Vik to Hofn in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In June in Hofn, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Asbyrgi.

Things to do in Hofn

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Jokulsarlon
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Glacier Adventure ©
Glacier Adventure
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center

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nights
Asbyrgi

Asbyrgi ©
Change things up with a short trip to Hafragilsfoss in Vatnajokull National Park (about 36 minutes away).

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Asbyrgi tour planning site.

You can drive from Hofn to Asbyrgi in 6 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Asbyrgi

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Selfoss Waterfall, Hafragilsfoss, Faro de Gardur
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Selfoss Waterfall ©
Selfoss Waterfall

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Thingvellir (Logberg (Law Rock), Thingvellir National Park, &more) and Grindavik (Thermal Spas & Brimketill). Spend the 17th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Reykjavik trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Asbyrgi to Reykjavik in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Thingvellir, Grindavik
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thermal Spas
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

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