22 days in Iceland Itinerary

22 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
2
Vik
— 4 nights
3
Akureyri
— 4 nights
4
Husavik
— 4 nights
5
Reykjavik
— 5 nights

4
nights
Reykjavik

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: Fridheimar (in Reykholt), Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd) and Strokkur (in Geysir). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park, steep yourself in history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik itinerary maker site.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Keflavik International Airport. In October in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Fridheimar, Gullfoss Falls, Strokkur, Thermal Spas, Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls

4
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vik: Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall (in Hella) and Gljufrabui Waterfalls (in Skogar). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, get engrossed in the history at Skogar Museum, and kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Vik online trip planner.

Getting from Reykjavik to Vik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. October in Vik sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Akureyri.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Skogar, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

4
nights
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
When in Akureyri, make a side trip to see Glaumbaer Museum in Varmahlid, approximately Varmahlid away. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, steep yourself in history at Saurbaejarkirkja, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Akureyri driving holiday planner.

Drive from Vik to Akureyri in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Vik in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Akureyri. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Husavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Glaumbaer Museum, Hverfjall
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Photography Tours
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Hverfjall ©
Hverfjall

4
nights
Husavik

Husavik ©
The popular town of Husavik not only boasts some of Iceland's best whale-watching opportunities but is arguably the northeast coast's prettiest town.
Husavik is known for museums, wildlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, stroll through Krafla Lava Fields, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), and go for a walk through Viti Crater.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Husavik planner.

Getting from Akureyri to Husavik by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Mon) before leaving for Reykjavik.

Things to do in Husavik

Parks Nature Spas

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Hverir ©
Hverir

5
nights
Reykjavik

Venture out of the city with trips to Hraunfossar (in Husafell), Kerið (in Selfoss) and Borgarnes Museum (in Borgarnes). Enjoy Reykjavik some more: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, wander the streets of Laugavegur, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and admire the masterpieces at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar).

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Husavik to Reykjavik in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Husavik in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Reykjavik. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Hraunfossar, Kerið, Borgarnes Museum
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Off-Road Tours
Horseback Riding Tours

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