36 days in Iceland Itinerary

36 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Geysir
— 2 nights
2
Hella
— 2 nights
3
Vik
— 3 nights
4
Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
5
Hofn
— 3 nights
6
Reykjahlid
— 5 nights
7
Akureyri
— 6 nights
8
Reykjavik
— 13 nights

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, thenadmire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, thentake in the natural beauty of Geysir, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the views at Gjain, experience rural life at Fridheimar, and then admire the sheer force of Hjalparfoss.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Geysir vacation builder app.

Aarhus, Denmark to Geysir is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Aarhus in June: highs in Geysir hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hella.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Hjalparfoss, Geysir, Fridheimar, Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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 25th (Thu), contemplate the geological forces at Hekla, thenhead outdoors with Gljúfrafoss, thenadmire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, and finally look for gifts at UNA Local Product. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Thjofafoss, take in the dramatic scenery at Gljufrabui Waterfalls, thenadmire the sheer force of Urridafoss Waterfall, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Hella trip builder site.

You can drive from Geysir to Hella in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Hella sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hella

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hvolsvollur, Gljufrabui Waterfalls, Hekla, Urridafoss Waterfall
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 26:
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Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls
Horseback Riding Tours

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
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 Fjadrargljufur Canyon in Kirkjubaejarklaustur, approximately Kirkjubaejarklaustur away. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, look for gifts at Vik Wool Vikurprjon, get engrossed in the history at Skogar Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vik route maker tool.

Traveling by car from Hella to Vik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Vik can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Landmannalaugar.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Skogar, Reynisdrangar, Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 29:
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Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

1
night
Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): hike along Laugavegur, go for a walk through Landmannalaugar, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljótipollur.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Landmannalaugar online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Vik to Landmannalaugar by car takes about 3 hours. June in Landmannalaugar sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hofn.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Parks Nature Trails
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Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar
Ljótipollur ©
Ljótipollur

3
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
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: Jokulsarlon (Glacier Lagoon & Diamond Beach) and Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Vatnajokull, see the interesting displays at Huldusteinn, take an in-depth tour of The Thorbergur center, and try out the rides at Hofn Swimming Pool.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Hofn tour planner.

You can drive from Landmannalaugar to Hofn in 5 hours. In June in Hofn, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Vatnajokull, Hvalnes Lighthouse
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Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

5
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Explore Reykjahlid's surroundings by going to Hafragilsfoss (in Vatnajokull National Park) and Moorudalur Farm (in Modrudalur). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, explore the striking landscape at Hverir, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard).

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Reykjahlid online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hofn to Reykjahlid takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Reykjahlid are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Hafragilsfoss, Moorudalur Farm
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths

6
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Get out of town with these interesting Akureyri side-trips: Glaumbaer Museum (in Varmahlid) and The Icelandic Emigration Center (in Hofsos). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, take in nature's colorful creations at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and steep yourself in history at Saurbaejarkirkja.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Akureyri trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Akureyri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Akureyri sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Glaumbaer Museum, The Icelandic Emigration Center
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 14:
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Glaumbaer Museum ©
Glaumbaer Museum
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Photography Tours

13
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Venture out of the city with trips to Grindavik (Thermal Spas & Selatangar), Viking World (in Keflavik) and Hveradalir (in Hveragerdi). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Reykjavik online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Akureyri to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Reykjavik are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Thingvellir, Kopavogur, Grindavik, Vidistadatun Sculpture Park, Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 27:
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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