22 days in Iceland Itinerary

22 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Isafjordur
Fly:  45 min
1
Reykjavik
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Hella
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Vik
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Hofn
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
6
Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  2 h 30 min
7
Thingvellir
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 30 min
End: Isafjordur

5
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Scuba & Snorkeling, Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre and Wake Up Reykjavik. Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: The Cave People (in Laugarvatn), Kerið (in Selfoss) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, admire the masterpieces at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

Plan trip to Reykjavik with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Isafjordur to Reykjavik is an approximately 1- hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Thingvellir, The Cave People, Kerið, Thermal Spas
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Scuba & Snorkeling
Thermal Spas

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the natural beauty of Geysir, witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): appreciate the views at Gjain, admire the sheer force of Hjalparfoss, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Geysir trip planner.

Drive from Reykjavik to Geysir in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Geysir can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hella.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Geysir, Gjain, Hjalparfoss
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

2
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. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): trot along with a tour on horseback, then examine the collection at Lava Centre, then take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, and finally admire the sheer force of Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Gljúfrafoss, then stop by UNA Local Product, then admire the sheer force of Gljufrabui Waterfalls, and finally admire the sheer force of Urridafoss Waterfall.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hella online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Geysir to Hella by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. June in Hella sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hella

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hvolsvollur, Urridafoss Waterfall, Gljufrabui Waterfalls
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Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls
Horseback Riding Tours

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Go for a jaunt from Vik to Skogar to see Kvernufoss about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, stop by Wool Gallery Vik i Myrdal, and stroll through Black Sand Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Vik travel route builder website.

You can drive from Hella to Vik in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Vik are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Skogar
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

3
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Change things up with these side-trips from Hofn: Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour), The Bulandsnes (in Djupivogur) and Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach & Glacier Lagoon). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, admire the masterpieces at The Thorbergur center, try out the rides at Hofn Swimming Pool, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Hofn trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vik to Hofn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Hofn can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Hvalnes Lighthouse, The Bulandsnes
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center
Hvalnes Lighthouse ©
Hvalnes Lighthouse

3
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Change things up with a short trip to Hafragilsfoss in Vatnajokull National Park (about 1h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Viti Crater, Head underground at Grjotagja Cave, and stroll through Krafla Lava Fields.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Reykjahlid route planner.

You can drive from Hofn to Reykjahlid in 5.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Reykjahlid sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Thingvellir.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Hafragilsfoss
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Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields

3
nights
Thingvellir

Thingvellir ©
One of Iceland's most popular tourist destinations, Thingvellir represents a national park steeped in historical, cultural, and geological significance, as evidenced by its designation as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take a memorable drive along Kaldidalur Valley, steep yourself in history at Galgaklettur, then steep yourself in history at Thingvallakirkja church, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Logberg (Law Rock) and then take in the dramatic scenery at Oxararfoss.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Thingvellir trip maker tool.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Reykjahlid to Thingvellir in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. June in Thingvellir sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 8°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Thingvellir

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Oxararfoss ©
Oxararfoss
Logberg (Law Rock) ©
Logberg (Law Rock)

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