31 days in Iceland Itinerary

31 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland route planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
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

S M T W T F S
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4

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 Photography Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Fridheimar (in Reykholt), Thingvellir (Galgaklettur & Thingvellir National Park) and Bruarfoss Waterfall (in Brekkuskogur). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland.

Plan a trip to Reykjavik easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

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 9°C, while days are little chillier, around 15°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

Grindavik, Thingvellir, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Fridheimar, Gullfoss Falls
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
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, Dritvik and Djupalonssandur, Budir Church
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
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, then explore the fascinating underground world of The Cave, then experience 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 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°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
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
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 Horseback Riding Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Vik side-trips: Fjadrargljufur Canyon (in Kirkjubaejarklaustur), Hvolsvollur (Lava Centre & Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss) and Eldheimar (in Vestmannaeyjar). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church, and take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall.

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 12°C, while nighttime lows are 9°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

Hella, Skogar, Hvolsvollur, Fjadrargljufur Canyon, Eldheimar
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
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 Walking tours and Kayaking & Canoeing. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hofn: Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour) and 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 13°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hofn

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Hvalnes Lighthouse
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Walking tours
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach

6
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Krafla Lava Fields and The Húsavík Whale Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjahlid: Husavik (Horseback Riding Tours & Husavikurkirkja), Faro de Gardur (in Gardur) and Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods) (in Asbyrgi). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Selfoss Waterfall, explore the striking landscape at Dimmuborgir Lava Formations, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, and take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Reykjahlid online travel route builder.

Drive from Hofn to Reykjahlid in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in June, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik, Faro de Gardur, Selfoss Waterfall, Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods)
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
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 The Old Farmhouse Laufas. Change things up with a short trip to Glaumbaer Museum in Varmahlid (about 1h 20 min away). There's much more to do: trot along with a tour on horseback, admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, examine the collection at The Industry Museum, and steep yourself in history at Saurbaejarkirkja.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Akureyri trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Akureyri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Akureyri are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Glaumbaer Museum
Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 1:
Highlights from your plan
Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn) ©
Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn)
Speed Boats Tours
Horseback Riding Tours

Similar plans

59 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM AUSTRIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 30 days in Iceland, Northern Ireland & Ireland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 51 days in Europe BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 33 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 1 day in Iceland BY A USER FROM CANADA April, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 4 days in Iceland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, popular sights Preferences: January, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 4 days in Iceland SEE PLAN July, teens, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, teens, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans