23 days in Iceland Itinerary

23 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Geysir
— 1 night
2
Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
3
Vik
— 3 nights
4
Hofn
— 3 nights
5
Reykjahlid
— 4 nights
6
Reykjavik
— 8 nights

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, thenexperience rural life at Fridheimar, and then explore the striking landscape at Gjain.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Geysir trip itinerary planning app.

Perth, Australia to Geysir is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Perth to Geysir due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Perth in October, plan for much colder days in Geysir, with highs around °C, while nights are little chillier with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Landmannalaugar.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Fridheimar, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Gjain
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

1
night
Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. On the 4th (Mon), trek along Laugavegur, thentake in the pleasant sights at Landmannalaugar, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljótipollur.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Landmannalaugar trip builder.

You can drive from Geysir to Landmannalaugar in 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar
Ljótipollur ©
Ljótipollur

3
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 Kirkjubaejarklaustur (Stjornarfoss, Fjadrargljufur Canyon, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, trek along Fimmvorduhals Hiking Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Reynisfjara Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum.

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You can drive from Landmannalaugar to Vik in 3 hours. In October in Vik, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Skogar
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach

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: Jokulsarlon (Glacier Lagoon & Diamond Beach). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Vatnajokull, get engrossed in the history at The Thorbergur center, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and see the interesting displays at Huldusteinn.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hofn trip app.

You can drive from Vik to Hofn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In October in Hofn, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Vatnajokull
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Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center

4
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Change things up with a short trip to Hafragilsfoss in Vatnajokull National Park (about 1h 15 min away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, get outside with Hofdi, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), and take in the dramatic natural features at Hverir.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Reykjahlid trip planner.

You can drive from Hofn to Reykjahlid in 5.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Hofn in October since evenings lows in Reykjahlid dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Hafragilsfoss
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields

8
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Kerið (in Selfoss), Grindavik (Brimketill & Thermal Spas) and Thingvellir (Oxararfoss, Thingvellir National Park, &more). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, and admire all the interesting features of Perlan.

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Traveling by flight from Reykjahlid to Reykjavik takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Reykjavik sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Thingvellir, Grindavik, Kerið, Ring Road, LA Art Museum - Listasafn Arnesinga
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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