31 days in Iceland Itinerary

31 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Reykjavik
— 9 nights
2
Grundarfjorour
— 2 nights
3
Reykholt
— 1 night
4
Vik
— 4 nights
5
Hofn
— 3 nights
6
Reykjahlid
— 6 nights
7
Akureyri
— 5 nights

9
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Bruarfoss Waterfall. Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: The Floi Bird Reserve (in Selfoss), Fridheimar (in Reykholt) and Thingvellir (Galgaklettur & Thingvellir National Park). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, witness a stunning natural landmark at Reykjadalur Hot Springs, pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, and admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls.

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Stockholm, Sweden to Reykjavik is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Reykjavik is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Stockholm in June, expect nights in Reykjavik to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grundarfjorour.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Thingvellir, Grindavik, Strokkur, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Reykjadalur Hot Springs
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Horseback Riding Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Grundarfjorour

Grundarfjorour ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Kirkjufellsfoss and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kirkjufell Mountain. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Budir Church, Head underground at Cave Vatnshellir, and then kick back and relax at Dritvik and Djupalonssandur.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Grundarfjorour trip planner.

Getting from Reykjavik to Grundarfjorour by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Reykholt.

Things to do in Grundarfjorour

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Cave Vatnshellir, Budir Church, Dritvik and Djupalonssandur
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Kirkjufell Mountain ©
Kirkjufell Mountain
Cave Vatnshellir ©
Cave Vatnshellir
Kirkjufellsfoss ©
Kirkjufellsfoss

1
night
Reykholt

Reykholt ©
Reykholt is a village in the valley of the river Reykjadalsá, called Reykholtsdalur. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Hraunfossar, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of The Cave, thenexperience rural life at Illugastaoir Farm, and finally admire the sheer force of Glanni Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Reykholt route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Grundarfjorour to Reykholt takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Reykholt can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vik.

Things to do in Reykholt

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bifrost, Hraunfossar
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The Cave ©
The Cave
Hraunfossar ©
Hraunfossar
Glanni Waterfall ©
Glanni Waterfall

4
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Skogar Museum and Sólheimajökulll. Get out of town with these interesting Vik side-trips: Hvolsvollur (Lava Centre & Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss), Fjadrargljufur Canyon (in Kirkjubaejarklaustur) and Hella (Horseback Riding Tours & Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Mýrdalsjökull, admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, examine the collection at Eldheimar, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Vik journey site.

You can drive from Reykholt to Vik in 4 hours. In June, daytime highs in Vik are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hvolsvollur, Skogar, Hella, Fjadrargljufur Canyon, Eldheimar
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Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll

3
nights
Hofn

Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kayaking & Canoeing and Hvalnes Lighthouse. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hofn: Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach & Glacier Lagoon). There's more to do: laugh and play at Hofn Swimming Pool.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Hofn trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Vik to Hofn takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. June in Hofn sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hofn

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Hvalnes Lighthouse
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Hvalnes Lighthouse ©
Hvalnes Lighthouse

6
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Krafla Lava Fields and Selfoss Waterfall. Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjahlid: Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods) (in Asbyrgi), Faro de Gardur (in Gardur) and Husavik (Horseback Riding Tours, The Húsavík Whale Museum, &more). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Hofdi, take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), and admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Reykjahlid journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Hofn to Reykjahlid takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik, Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods), Faro de Gardur, Selfoss Waterfall
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Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields
The Húsavík Whale Museum ©
The Húsavík Whale Museum
Selfoss Waterfall ©
Selfoss Waterfall

5
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Explore hidden gems such as Speed Boats Tours and Glaumbaer Museum. Next up on the itinerary: trot along with a tour on horseback, tour the pleasant surroundings at Estuary of the river Eyjafjardara, take in nature's colorful creations at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), and see the interesting displays at The Industry Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Akureyri route planning tool.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Glaumbaer Museum
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Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn) ©
Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn)
Speed Boats Tours
Horseback Riding Tours

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