32 days in Iceland Itinerary

32 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Snaefellsbaer
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Snaefellsbaer
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vik
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hofn
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vatnajokull National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Reykjahlid
— 5 nights
Drive
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Akureyri
— 4 nights
Fly
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Reykjavik
— 9 nights
Fly

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Snaefellsbaer

Discover out-of-the-way places like Cave Vatnshellir and Budir Church. Get in touch with nature at Dritvik and Djupalonssandur and Lysuholslaug. Change things up with these side-trips from Snaefellsbaer: Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum (in Bjarnarhofn), Ytri Tunga Beach (in Arnarstapi) and Malariff Lighthouse (in Hellnar).

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Snaefellsbaer online attractions planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Snaefellsbaer is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Snaefellsbaer

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

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Kirkjufellsfoss ©
Waterfall
Kirkjufellsfoss
4.4
Cave Vatnshellir ©
Must see
Cave Vatnshellir
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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 Sólheimajökulll and Mýrdalsjökull. Visiting Fjadrargljufur Canyon and Skaftarstofa will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Kirkjubaejarklaustur (Kirkjugolf & Systrafoss). There's lots more to do: trot along with a tour on horseback, explore the striking landscape at Reynisdrangar, delve into the distant past at Rutshellir Cave, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Vik trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Snaefellsbaer to Vik in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daytime highs in Vik are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Mýrdalsjökull
Must see
Mýrdalsjökull
4.7
Sólheimajökulll ©
Must see
Sólheimajökulll
4.8

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Hofn

Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Diamond Beach and Vestrahorn. Visiting Glacier Lagoon and Hoffellsjokull Glacier will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Hvalnes Lighthouse in Hornafjorour (about 58 minutes away). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the world behind art at The Thorbergur center, and see the interesting displays at Huldusteinn.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Hofn day trip planning tool.

Drive from Vik to Hofn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Hofn can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

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Diamond Beach ©
Must see
Diamond Beach
4.8
Hvalnes Lighthouse ©
Lighthouse
Hvalnes Lighthouse
3.6
Vestrahorn ©
Mountain
Vestrahorn
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Vatnajokull National Park

You'll discover tucked-away gems like Svartifoss Waterfall and Svinafell Glacier. Step out of the city life by going to Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park and Skaftafellsjokull.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Vatnajokull National Park itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hofn to Vatnajokull National Park. In August, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Parks · Nature
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Svinafell Glacier
Must see
Svinafell Glacier
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Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Step out of the city life by going to Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) and Askja. Explore hidden gems such as Krafla Lava Fields and Hofdi. Go for a jaunt from Reykjahlid to Modrudalur to see Moorudalur Farm about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: Head underground at Lofthellir Lava Cave, explore the activities along Lake Myvatn, take in the dramatic natural features at Leirhnjukur, and take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Reykjahlid trip itinerary builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Vatnajokull National Park to Reykjahlid. In August in Reykjahlid, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Askja ©
Must see
Askja
4.6

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Akureyri

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Escape the urban bustle at Speed Boats Tours and Goðafoss Waterfall. Your inner history buff will appreciate Akureyrarkirkja and Víðimýrarkirkja. Explore Akureyri's surroundings by going to Samgonguminjasafn Skagafjaroar Storageroi (in Hofsos), Holar Cathedral (in Holar) and Puffin and Friends (in Saudarkrokur). There's much more to do: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, see the interesting displays at The Industry Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Saurbaejarkirkja, and step off the mainland to explore Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Akureyri vacation planner.

Getting from Reykjahlid to Akureyri by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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Must see
Speed Boats Tours
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Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Reykjadalur Hot Springs and Videy Island. Visit Hallgrimskirkja and Reykjavik Open Air Museum for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: The Settlement Center (in Borgarnes), Bifrost (Glanni Waterfall & Grábrók Volcano) and Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd). The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Ring Road, admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the dramatic natural features at Langjokull Glacier, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Reykjavik trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Akureyri to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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