37 days in Iceland Itinerary

37 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Reykjavik
— 8 nights
Fly
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Akureyri
— 5 nights
Drive
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Asbyrgi
— 4 nights
Drive
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Vatnajokull National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Hofn
— 4 nights
Fly
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Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vik
— 5 nights
Drive
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Hella
— 3 nights
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Reykjavik — 8 nights

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Reykjadalur Hot Springs (in Olfuss), Svartsengi Geothermal Power Plant (in Svartsengi) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). Spend the 27th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, get outside with Outdoor Activities, cast your line with a fishing tour, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Reykjavik is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in May, you will find days in Reykjavik are a bit cooler (11°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Akureyri.
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Akureyri — 5 nights

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Change things up with these side-trips from Akureyri: Husavik (The Húsavík Whale Museum & Speed Boats Tours). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, sample some tasty brews at Akureyri Luxur, tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields, and tee off at Akureyri Golf Club.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Akureyri trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Reykjavik to Akureyri in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Akureyri are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Asbyrgi.
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Asbyrgi — 4 nights

Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring nature at Jokulsargljufur National Park.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Asbyrgi trip planner.

Drive from Akureyri to Asbyrgi in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Vatnajokull National Park.
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Vatnajokull National Park — 5 nights

Spend the 13th (Mon) exploring nature at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park.

Before you visit Vatnajokull National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Asbyrgi to Vatnajokull National Park. June in Vatnajokull National Park sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Hofn.
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Hofn — 4 nights

Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hofn: Audun's Mineral collection (in Djupivogur) and Jokulsarlon (Glacier Lagoon, Diamond Beach Jokulsarlon, &more). The adventure continues: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at The Thorbergur center, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hofn trip maker tool.

Explore your travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Hofn with the Route module. In June, daytime highs in Hofn are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Geysir.
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Geysir — 2 nights

Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
On the 21st (Tue), experience rural life at Fridheimar and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Geysir travel route planner.

You can fly from Hofn to Geysir in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Geysir can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Vik.
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Vik — 5 nights

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
When in Vik, make a side trip to see Kvernufoss in Skogar, approximately Skogar away. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, and stroll through Reynisfjara Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vik day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Geysir to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Vik, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Hella.
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Hella — 3 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. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Gljufrabui Waterfalls and then take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall. On your second day here, contemplate the geological forces at Hekla and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hella sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Hella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Hella sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 9°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Thu).
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Iceland travel guide

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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.
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