60 days in Iceland Itinerary

60 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Geysir
— 4 nights
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Hvolsvollur
— 6 nights
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Vik
— 7 nights
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Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 6 nights
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Hof
— 6 nights
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Reykjahlid
— 6 nights
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Akureyri
— 6 nights
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Isafjordur
— 5 nights
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Reykjavik
— 11 nights

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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.
Explore Geysir's surroundings by going to The Cave People (in Laugarvatn) and Haafell Goats and Roses (in Reykholt). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, play a few rounds at Geysir Golf Course, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Slakki Petting Zoo.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Geysir day trip planner.

Portland, USA to Geysir is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Geysir is 8 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Portland in January; daily highs in Geysir reach 37°F and lows reach 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks · Nature · Golf · Outdoors

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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur
Strokkur
The Cave People ©
The Cave People

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Hvolsvollur

Hvolsvollur ©
Hvolsvöllur is a small town in the south of Iceland about 106 km to the east of Reykjavík.It is situated in the inland swamps of Landeyjar, in the municipality of Rangárþing eystra and has, as of January 2015, 934 inhabitants.OverviewThe name of the town literally translates to "Hillfield". Explore Hvolsvollur's surroundings by going to Vestmannaeyjar (SEA LIFE Trust Beluga Whale Sanctuary, Eldheimar, &more) and Selfoss (Kerið, Gallery Floi, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, stop by Seljalandsfoss, get a new perspective on nature at Lava Centre, and see the interesting displays at Saga Center.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hvolsvollur trip itinerary app.

Getting from Geysir to Hvolsvollur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Hvolsvollur when traveling from Geysir in January, with lows around 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

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Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Kerið ©
Kerið
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls

7
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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vik: Skogar (Seljavallalaug & Kvernufoss). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Vik trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Hvolsvollur to Vik in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. January in Vik sees daily highs of 39°F and lows of 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

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Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Kirkjubaejarklaustur ©
Kirkjubaejarklaustur holidays offer visitors an easy access to the untamed landscapes of Vatnajokull National Park.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kirkjubaejarklaustur: Landmannalaugar (Ljótipollur, Laugavegur, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Fjadrargljufur Canyon, explore the striking landscape at Skaftareldahraun, admire the landmark architecture of Nupsstadur, and contemplate the geological forces at Laki Craters.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kirkjubaejarklaustur journey planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Kirkjubaejarklaustur takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll set off for Hof on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Laki Craters ©
Laki Craters

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Hof

Hof
Nestled in a narrow strip of land between the sea and the glacier, Hof remains best known for its 1883 turf church--the last of its kind to be built in the old Icelandic style of architecture.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hofn (Huldusteinn & Hofn Swimming Pool), Vatnajokull (in Vatnajokull National Park) and Jokulsarlon (Glacier Lagoon & Diamond Beach). Spend the 27th (Sun) exploring nature at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Svartifoss Waterfall, pause for some photo ops at Skeioara Bridge Monument, explore the striking landscape at Flaajokull Glacier, and don't miss a visit to Svinafellsjokull Glacier.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hof travel planner.

Getting from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Hof by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Hof are 38°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hof

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Museums

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Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach

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Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjahlid: Husavik (The Exploration Museum & The Húsavík Whale Museum). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), take in the dramatic scenery at Hverfjall, take in the dramatic natural features at Hverir, and take in the pleasant sights at Viti Crater.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Reykjahlid trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hof to Reykjahlid takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Hof in January, Reykjahlid is slightly colder at night with lows of 24°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

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Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) ©
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard)
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall

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Akureyri

Akureyri ©

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Akureyri: Varmahlid (Víðimýrarkirkja & Glaumbaer Museum). On the 8th (Fri), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Hlíðarfjall. There's still lots to do: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Akureyrarkirkja, make a trip to Vaolaheioi Utsynispallur, and take in nature's colorful creations at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn).

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Akureyri driving holiday planning site.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Akureyri sees daily highs of 37°F and lows of 26°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Isafjordur.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Museums

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Hlíðarfjall ©
Hlíðarfjall
Photography Tours
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall

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Isafjordur

Isafjordur ©
Explore Isafjordur's surroundings by going to Hnjotur - Minjasafn Egils Olafssonar (in Orlygshofn), Skruour Botanical gardens (in Thingeyri) and Dynjandi (Fjallfoss) (in Hrafnseyri).

You can plan Isafjordur trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Akureyri to Isafjordur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. February in Isafjordur sees daily highs of 34°F and lows of 30°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Isafjordur

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Dynjandi (Fjallfoss) ©
Dynjandi (Fjallfoss)
Hornstrandir Nature Reserve ©
Hornstrandir Nature Reserve
Raggagardur ©
Raggagardur

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Reykjavik

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 National Park (in Thingvellir) and Gunnuhver Hot Springs (in Grindavik). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, get your game on at Mink Viking Portrait Studio, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Isafjordur to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Sun Voyager ©
Sun Voyager
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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