50 days in Iceland Itinerary

50 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Geysir
— 2 nights
2
Hella
— 3 nights
3
Vik
— 4 nights
4
Hofn
— 4 nights
5
Faskrudsfjordur
— 3 nights
6
Vatnajokull National Park
— 5 nights
7
Saudarkrokur
— 3 nights
8
Akureyri
— 11 nights
9
Reykjavik
— 12 nights

2
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Geysir

Geysir ©
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
Visiting Gullfoss Falls and Geysir Golf Course will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Gjain in Svartsengi (about 46 minutes away). There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur and admire the sheer force of Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Geysir day trip tool.

Corella, Philippines to Geysir is an approximately 28-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Corella to Geysir. Traveling from Corella in March, expect Geysir to be much colder, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hella.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature · Parks · Golf

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Gjain, Geysir, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Hjalparfoss
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

3
nights
Hella

Hella ©
Hella is a small town in southern Iceland on the shores of the river Ytri-Rangá and has, as of 2011, 781 inhabitants.Hella is situated to the east of Reykjavík on the Hringvegur (Route 1) between Selfoss and Hvolsvöllur.OverviewThe name of the town comes from caves near the river. Get some cultural insight at Lava Centre and Sagnheimar Folk Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall and Hekluhestar. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Gljufrabui Waterfalls, look for gifts at Seljalandsfoss, contemplate the geological forces at Hekla, and get outside with Gljúfrafoss.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Hella trip builder app.

You can drive from Geysir to Hella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hella

Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Hvolsvollur, Sagnheimar Folk Museum, Gljufrabui Waterfalls, Hekla, Natural History Museum (Natturugripasafn Vestmannaeyja)
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 18:
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Hekluhestar ©
Hekluhestar
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls

4
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Black Sand Beach and Reynisfjara Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Skogar Museum and Reyniskyrka Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Vik: Kirkjubaejarklaustur (Skaftarstofa & Fjadrargljufur Canyon) and Kvernufoss (in Skogar). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, pause for some photo ops at Voyages Friendship Statue, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Vik visit planner.

You can drive from Hella to Vik in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Skogar, Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Katla Volcano
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 22:
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach

4
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Get outdoors at Glacier Lagoon and Diamond Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Hofskirkja Church and Hvalnes Lighthouse. Change things up with these side-trips from Hofn: Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon (in Jokulsarlon) and Djupivogur (Sveinsstekksfoss & JFS Handcraft). There's lots more to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, laugh and play at Hofn Swimming Pool, explore the striking landscape at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, and explore the world behind art at The Thorbergur center.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hofn tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vik to Hofn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. March in Hofn sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Faskrudsfjordur.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Djupivogur, Hofskirkja Church, Hvalnes Lighthouse
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 26:
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing
Hofskirkja Church ©
Hofskirkja Church

3
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Faskrudsfjordur

Faskrudsfjordur ©
Fáskrúðsfjörður is a village in eastern Iceland.It has a population of 662 and constitutes one of the villages composing the municipality of Fjarðabyggð.GeographyFáskrúðsfjörður, located on the same-named fjord, lies between Reyðarfjörður and Stöðvarfjörður. You'll explore and learn at Auroras Iceland and The French Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Breiddalssetur Museum and Museum of Natural History. Get out of town with these interesting Faskrudsfjordur side-trips: Mjoifjordur (in Neskaupstadur), Streitisviti Lighthouse (in Seydisfjordur) and Arfleifd (in Djupivogur). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Icelandic Wartime Museum, admire the natural beauty at Petra Stone Collection, get outside with Beljandi, and trek along Holmanes Nature Reserve.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Faskrudsfjordur travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hofn to Faskrudsfjordur takes 3 hours. Traveling from Hofn in March, Faskrudsfjordur is a bit cooler at night with lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Faskrudsfjordur

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Neskaupstadur, Breiddalsvik, Petra Stone Collection, Streitisviti Lighthouse, Holmanes Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 29:
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Auroras Iceland ©
Auroras Iceland
Icelandic Wartime Museum ©
Icelandic Wartime Museum
Petra Stone Collection ©
Petra Stone Collection

5
nights
Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park
Escape the urban bustle at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park and Vatnajokull.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Vatnajokull National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Faskrudsfjordur to Vatnajokull National Park with the Route module. In March in Vatnajokull National Park, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Saudarkrokur.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Aldeyjarfoss, Laugafell
Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 3:
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Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall

3
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Saudarkrokur

Saudarkrokur ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Puffin and Friends and The Icelandic Emigration Center. Escape the urban bustle at Lytingsstadir Riding Tours and Drangey Island. Venture out of the city with trips to Siglufjordur (Folk Music Center & Herring Era Museum) and Swimmingpool (in Hofsos).

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Saudarkrokur route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Saudarkrokur. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Saudarkrokur when traveling from Vatnajokull National Park in April, with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Saudarkrokur

Museums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Hofsos, Siglufjordur, Varmahlid, Monumento a Stephan Stephansson
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 6:
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Puffin and Friends ©
Puffin and Friends
Herring Era Museum ©
Herring Era Museum
Lytingsstadir Riding Tours ©
Lytingsstadir Riding Tours

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nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Head to Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery and Brunir Horsefor some retail therapy. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Motorcycle Museum of Iceland and The Industry Museum. Explore Akureyri's surroundings by going to Sigurgeirs Bird Museum (in Reykjahlid) and Jokulsargljufur National Park (in Asbyrgi). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, tee off at Akureyri Golf Club, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hlíðarfjall, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Akureyri route website.

You can drive from Saudarkrokur to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Akureyri are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Sigurgeirs Bird Museum, Jokulsargljufur National Park
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 17:
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

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nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Let the collections at National Museum of Iceland and Perlan capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Hallgrimskirkja and Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: History Museum of Reykjanesbaer (in Keflavik), Kerið (in Selfoss) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, examine the collection at Aurora Reykjavik, contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, and get engrossed in the history at Tales from Iceland.

Plan trip to Reykjavik with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Akureyri to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Borgarnes, History Museum of Reykjanesbaer, Akranes Folk Museum, Thingvellir National Park, Kerið
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 29:
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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