58 days in Iceland Itinerary

58 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Reykjavik
Drive:  2 h 45 min
1
Snaefellsbaer
— 8 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Hvolsvollur
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Vik
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Hofn
— 4 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
6
Vatnajokull National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Reykjahlid
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Akureyri
— 9 nights
Fly:  1 h
9
Reykjavik
— 12 nights
Fly:  45 min
10
Isafjordur
— 4 nights
Fly:  45 min
End: Reykjavik

8
nights
Snaefellsbaer

Snaefellsbaer ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Snaefellsbaer: Hellnar (Djúpalónssandur beach & Londrangar), Ytri Tunga Beach (in Arnarstapi) and Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum (in Bjarnarhofn). Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring nature at Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Snaefellsbaer trip itinerary planning tool.

Reykjavik to Snaefellsbaer is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Snaefellsbaer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Stykkisholmur, Hellnar, Olafsvik, Grundarfjorour, Eiriksstadir
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 17:
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Kirkjufell Mountain ©
Kirkjufell Mountain
Cave Vatnshellir ©
Cave Vatnshellir
Gatklettur ©
Gatklettur

1
night
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 18th (Fri), witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, thentake in the natural beauty of Geysir, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Blaskogabyggd road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Snaefellsbaer to Blaskogabyggd takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Blaskogabyggd are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Strokkur, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Geysir
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 18:
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

4
nights
Hvolsvollur

Hvolsvollur ©
Hvolsvöllur is a small town in the south of Iceland about 106 km to the east of Reykjavík.It is situated in the inland swamps of Landeyjar, in the municipality of Rangárþing eystra and has, as of January 2015, 934 inhabitants.OverviewThe name of the town literally translates to "Hillfield". Get out of town with these interesting Hvolsvollur side-trips: Eldheimar (in Vestmannaeyjar) and Laugavegur (in Landmannalaugar). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, look for gifts at Seljalandsfoss, trot along with a tour on horseback, and get outside with Hekluhestar.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hvolsvollur trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Hvolsvollur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hella, Eldheimar, Urridafoss Waterfall, Gljufrabui Waterfalls, Hekla
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 22:
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Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Vik: Kvernufoss (in Skogar) and Fjadrargljufur Canyon (in Kirkjubaejarklaustur). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, make a trip to Solheimasandur Plane Wreck, and contemplate the geological forces at Katla Volcano.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Vik trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Hvolsvollur to Vik in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Skogar, Reynisdrangar, Katla Volcano, Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 26:
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

4
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Get out of town with these interesting Hofn side-trips: Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach, Glacier Lagoon, &more), Svinafellsjokull Glacier (in Svinafell) and Hofskirkja Church (in Hof). Next up on the itinerary: laugh and play at Hofn Swimming Pool, admire the masterpieces at The Thorbergur center, and explore the striking landscape at Hoffellsjokull Glacier.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hofn trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Vik to Hofn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Hofn can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Svinafellsjokull Glacier, Hofskirkja Church
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 30:
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon ©
Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon
Svinafellsjokull Glacier ©
Svinafellsjokull Glacier

5
nights
Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park
Spend the 31st (Thu) exploring nature at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Vatnajokull National Park online sightseeing planner.

You can take a bus from Hofn to Vatnajokull National Park in 5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Vatnajokull National Park are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Laugafell
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 4:
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Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
Skaftafellsjokull ©
Skaftafellsjokull

6
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Get out of town with these interesting Reykjahlid side-trips: Faro de Gardur (in Gardur), Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods) (in Asbyrgi) and Husavik (Husavikurkirkja & The Húsavík Whale Museum). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Viti Crater, explore the striking landscape at Hverir, and stroll through Krafla Lava Fields.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Reykjahlid driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Reykjahlid with the Route module. Traveling from Vatnajokull National Park in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Reykjahlid, with lows of -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik, Selfoss Waterfall, Faro de Gardur, Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods)
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 10:
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Hverir ©
Hverir

9
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Akureyri: Hofsos (The Icelandic Emigration Center & Samgonguminjasafn Skagafjaroar Storageroi), Puffin and Friends (in Saudarkrokur) and Varmahlid (Glaumbaer Museum & Víðimýrarkirkja). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, play a few rounds at Akureyri Golf Club, and see the interesting displays at The Aviation Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Akureyri sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Akureyri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Akureyri sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Hofsos, Skagastrond, Varmahlid, Textile Museum, Puffin and Friends
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 19:
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Glaumbaer Museum ©
Glaumbaer Museum
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Photography Tours

12
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Borgarnes (Skallagrimsgardur, Aurora Borealis, &more), Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, admire the masterpieces at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik road trip app.

You can fly from Akureyri to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Akureyri in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 0°C in Reykjavik. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Isafjordur.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Borgarnes, Mosfellsbaer, Ring Road, Vidistadatun Sculpture Park, Thingvellir National Park
Find places to stay Nov 19 — Dec 1:
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thermal Spas

4
nights
Isafjordur

Isafjordur ©
Get out of town with these interesting Isafjordur side-trips: Krossneslaug (in Nordurfjordur), Skruour Botanical gardens (in Thingeyri) and Hrafnseyri (Dynjandi (Fjallfoss) & Jon Sigurdsson Museum).

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Isafjordur online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Isafjordur takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. December in Isafjordur sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Isafjordur

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Sudavik, Bolungarvik, Hrafnseyri, The Old Bookstore, Krossneslaug
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 5:
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Dynjandi (Fjallfoss) ©
Dynjandi (Fjallfoss)
Krossneslaug ©
Krossneslaug
Raggagardur ©
Raggagardur

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