26 days in Iceland Itinerary

26 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Reykjavik
— 6 nights
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Grundarfjorour
— 3 nights
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Husafell
— 3 nights
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Haukadalur
— 3 nights
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Selfoss
— 5 nights
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Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 5 nights

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You've added Inside The Volcano, Garoskagi Lighthouse, Krysuvik, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik online holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major aiport is Keflavik International Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grundarfjorour.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Inside The Volcano ©
Inside The Volcano

3
nights
Grundarfjorour

Grundarfjorour ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kirkjufellsfoss as well as Dritvik and Djupalonssandur. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grundarfjorour: Snaefellsbaer (Saxholl Crater & Cave Vatnshellir) and Londrangar (in Hellnar).

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Grundarfjorour trip builder website.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Grundarfjorour in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Husafell.

Things to do in Grundarfjorour

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Cave Vatnshellir ©
Cave Vatnshellir
Kirkjufell Mountain ©
Kirkjufell Mountain
Kirkjufellsfoss ©
Kirkjufellsfoss

3
nights
Husafell

Husafell ©
You've now added Grábrók Volcano to your itinerary.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Husafell visit planning app.

Traveling by car from Grundarfjorour to Husafell takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Haukadalur.

Things to do in Husafell

Nature · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Deildartunguhver Thermal Spring ©
Deildartunguhver Thermal Spring
Hraunfossar ©
Hraunfossar
Barnafoss ©
Barnafoss

3
nights
Haukadalur

Haukadalur ©
You've now added Thingvellir National Park to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Haukadalur: Oxararfoss (in Thingvellir) and Kerið (in Selfoss).

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Haukadalur route maker site.

Drive from Husafell to Haukadalur in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Selfoss.

Things to do in Haukadalur

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Kerið ©
Kerið

5
nights
Selfoss

Selfoss ©
Sitting on the banks of the picturesque Olfusa River, the laid-back town of Selfoss provides a good location to relax and enjoy some of the country's natural delights.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kvernufoss, Volcano Eyjafjallajokull and Gljufrabui Waterfalls. Venture out of the city with trips to Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall (in Hella), Lava Centre (in Hvolsvollur) and Haifoss (in Skalholt). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, contemplate the geological forces at Katla Volcano, and explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Selfoss itinerary website.

You can drive from Haukadalur to Selfoss in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Selfoss are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Selfoss

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

5
nights
Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Kirkjubaejarklaustur ©
Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Svartifoss Waterfall, Svinafellsjokull Glacier and Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Kirkjubaejarklaustur: Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach, Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, &more). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Fjadrargljufur Canyon, admire the sheer force of Systrafoss, steep yourself in history at Dwarf Crags Dverghamrar, and take in the dramatic natural features at Kirkjugolf.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kirkjubaejarklaustur trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Selfoss to Kirkjubaejarklaustur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach

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