60 days in Iceland Itinerary

60 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Reykjavik
— 22 nights
2
Snaefellsbaer
— 4 nights
3
Thingeyri
— 2 nights
4
Akureyri
— 8 nights
5
Reykjahlid
— 6 nights
6
Vatnajokull National Park
— 3 nights
7
Hofn
— 3 nights
8
Vik
— 4 nights
9
Hella
— 2 nights
10
Geysir
— 3 nights

22
nights
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: Thingvellir (Oxararfoss, Thingvellir National Park, &more), Grindavik (Brimketill, Thermal Spas, &more) and Borgarnes (Hafnarfjall, The Settlement Center, &more). Make the 12th (Sun) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, and examine the collection at Perlan.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Reykjavik holiday planning app.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Reykjavik is an approximately 21-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Reykjavik. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in July, things will get cooler in Reykjavik: highs are around 17°C and lows about 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Snaefellsbaer.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Thingvellir, Hveragerdi, Grindavik, Akranes, Selfoss
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 24:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas

4
nights
Snaefellsbaer

Snaefellsbaer ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Snaefellsbaer: Hellnar (Malariff Lighthouse & Djúpalónssandur beach) and Gatklettur (in Grundarfjorour). Spend the 25th (Sat) exploring nature at Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Snaefellsbaer day trip planner.

Drive from Reykjavik to Snaefellsbaer in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Thingeyri.

Things to do in Snaefellsbaer

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hellnar, Grundarfjorour, Budir Church, Olafsvikurkirkja, Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 28:
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Kirkjufell Mountain ©
Kirkjufell Mountain
Gatklettur ©
Gatklettur
Cave Vatnshellir ©
Cave Vatnshellir

2
nights
Thingeyri

Thingeyri ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): examine the collection at The Old Bookstore, then admire the natural beauty at Skruour Botanical gardens, then admire the sheer force of Dynjandi (Fjallfoss), and finally take an in-depth tour of Jon Sigurdsson Museum. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Svalvogar.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Thingeyri sightseeing site.

Drive from Snaefellsbaer to Thingeyri in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Thingeyri

Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hrafnseyri, The Old Bookstore
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Dynjandi (Fjallfoss) ©
Dynjandi (Fjallfoss)

8
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Explore Akureyri's surroundings by going to Varmahlid (Glaumbaer Museum & Víðimýrarkirkja), Monumento a Stephan Stephansson (in Skagafjordur) and Puffin and Friends (in Saudarkrokur). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, get engrossed in the history at The Old Farmhouse Laufas, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn).

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Akureyri road trip planner.

Getting from Thingeyri to Akureyri by car takes about 7.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hofsos, Varmahlid, Monumento a Stephan Stephansson, Puffin and Friends
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 7:
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The Old Farmhouse Laufas ©
The Old Farmhouse Laufas
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Photography Tours

6
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Reykjahlid is known for nature and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, head outdoors with Aldeyjarfoss, witness a stunning natural landmark at Mývatn Nature Baths, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Reykjahlid trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Akureyri to Reykjahlid in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in August, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 13:
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths

3
nights
Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park
Spend the 14th (Fri) exploring nature at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Vatnajokull National Park tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Reykjahlid to Vatnajokull National Park. In August, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Hofn.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 16:
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Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall

3
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: Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour), Djupivogur (Bakkabud & Sveinsstekksfoss) and Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach & Glacier Lagoon). The adventure continues: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, explore the striking landscape at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, see the interesting displays at Huldusteinn, and try out the rides at Hofn Swimming Pool.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Hofn trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Hofn. In August, daytime highs in Hofn are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Djupivogur, Jokulsarlon, Hvalnes Lighthouse
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 19:
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing
The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center

4
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kvernufoss (in Skogar) and Kirkjubaejarklaustur (Stjornarfoss, Skaftarstofa, &more). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, and stop by Wool Gallery Vik i Myrdal.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Vik road trip site.

Drive from Hofn to Vik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hella.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Skogar, Reynisdrangar
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 23:
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

2
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. On the 24th (Mon), head outdoors with Gljúfrafoss, take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, then look for gifts at Seljalandsfoss, then admire the sheer force of Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss, and finally contemplate the long history of Keldur. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the geological forces at Hekla, then admire the sheer force of Gljufrabui Waterfalls, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hella visit planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Hella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Hella

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hvolsvollur, Gljufrabui Waterfalls, Hekla
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 25:
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Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Horseback Riding Tours
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls

3
nights
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.
Step out of Geysir with an excursion to Gjain in Svartsengi--about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, take in the dramatic scenery at Hjalparfoss, head outdoors with Fjallhalla Adventurers, and relax in the rural setting at Fridheimar.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Geysir visit planner.

Drive from Hella to Geysir in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Reykholt, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Gjain
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 28:
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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