45 days in Iceland Itinerary

45 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland trip builder

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Grindavik
— 5 nights
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 16 nights
Drive
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Haukadalur
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hella
— 7 nights
Drive
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Skogar
— 5 nights
Drive
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Jokulsarlon
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vatnajokull National Park
— 3 nights

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Grindavik

— 5 nights
A historical fishing town on the scenic south coast of the Southern Peninsula, Grindavik boasts one main attraction, the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spa.
Arctic Horses has been added to your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Gunnuhver Hot Springs and 4X4 Adventures Iceland. There's lots more to do: boost your wellbeing at Blue Lagoon, delve into the distant past at Selatangar, and take in the dramatic natural features at Brimketill.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Grindavik driving holiday site.

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major aiport is Keflavik International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Grindavik

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 6:

Reykjavik

— 16 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Thingvellir National Park, Langjokull Glacier, Esjan, and other attractions you added. Laugavegur and Hallgrimskirkja are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Grindavik to Reykjavik takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. You will leave for Haukadalur on the 22nd (Mon).

Things to do in Reykjavik

Nature · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 6 — 22:

Haukadalur

— 3 nights
Geysir has been added to your itinerary.

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Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Haukadalur takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Hella.

Things to do in Haukadalur

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 22 — 25:

Hella

— 7 nights
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. Hella is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hella online journey planner.

Getting from Haukadalur to Hella by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In November, daytime highs in Hella are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you're off to Skogar.

Things to do in Hella

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 25 — Dec 2:
Highlights from your trip

Skogar

— 5 nights
Take a trip to Skogar for a chance to see a picture-perfect glacier and a collection of waterfalls fed by the Skoga River.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Skogafoss. Take a break from the city and head to Sólheimajökulll and Mýrdalsjökull. Step off the beaten path and head to Black Sand Beach and True Adventure. It doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Rutshellir Cave.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Skogar itinerary site.

You can drive from Hella to Skogar in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to 1°C. On the 8th (Wed), you're off to Jokulsarlon.

Things to do in Skogar

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 2 — 8:

Jokulsarlon

— 2 nights
Escape the urban bustle at Diamond Beach and Glacier Lagoon.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Jokulsarlon day trip planning website.

Getting from Skogar to Jokulsarlon by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to 0°C. You will leave for Vatnajokull National Park on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Jokulsarlon

Parks · Beaches · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 11:
Highlights from your trip

Vatnajokull National Park

— 3 nights
Your day by day itinerary now includes Svinafell Glacier as well as Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park. Explore hidden gems such as Adventure Point and Skaftafellsjokull.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Vatnajokull National Park attractions tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Jokulsarlon to Vatnajokull National Park. In December in Vatnajokull National Park, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and 0°C at night.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 15:

Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.