60 days in Iceland Itinerary

60 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Geysir
— 4 nights
2
Hvolsvollur
— 6 nights
3
Vik
— 7 nights
4
Kirkjubaejarklaustur
— 6 nights
5
Hof
— 6 nights
6
Reykjahlid
— 6 nights
7
Akureyri
— 6 nights
8
Isafjordur
— 5 nights
9
Reykjavik
— 11 nights

4
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.
Explore Geysir's surroundings by going to Haafell Goats and Roses (in Reykholt) and The Cave People (in Laugarvatn). 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 flight. 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 °F and lows reach °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 Outdoors

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, Haafell Goats and Roses, The Cave People
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
The Cave People ©
The Cave People

6
nights
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 contemplate the long history of Keldur.

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 °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Vestmannaeyjar, Selfoss, Hella, Gljufrabui Waterfalls, Katla Volcano
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Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Kerið ©
Kerið
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls

7
nights
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 °F and lows of °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

Side Trips

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

6
nights
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). There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Fjadrargljufur Canyon, take in the dramatic natural features at Skaftareldahraun, get impressive views of Skaftarstofa, and admire the striking features of Nupsstadur.

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

You can drive from Vik to Kirkjubaejarklaustur in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. On the 25th (Fri), you're off to Hof.

Things to do in Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

6
nights
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), Jokulsarlon (Glacier Lagoon & Diamond Beach) and Vatnajokull (in Vatnajokull National Park). Spend the 27th (Sun) exploring nature at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall, explore the striking landscape at Flaajokull Glacier, don't miss a visit to Svinafellsjokull Glacier, and explore the activities along Lac Polaire.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hof road trip planning app.

Getting from Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Hof by car takes about 1.5 hours. January in Hof sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hof

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Vatnajokull National Park, Jokulsarlon, Hofn, Svinafellsjokull Glacier
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Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach

6
nights
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, explore the activities along Lake Myvatn, 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 °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 Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik
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Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) ©
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard)
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall

6
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
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 much more to do: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, see the interesting displays at The Industry Museum, view the masterpieces at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, and play a few rounds at Akureyri Golf Club.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Akureyri itinerary planner.

Getting from Reykjahlid to Akureyri by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Isafjordur.

Things to do in Akureyri

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Varmahlid
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Hlíðarfjall ©
Hlíðarfjall
Photography Tours
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall

5
nights
Isafjordur

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

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Isafjordur itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Akureyri to Isafjordur in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around °F in February, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Isafjordur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Latrabjarg, Sudavik, Skruour Botanical gardens, Dynjandi (Fjallfoss), Hornstrandir Nature Reserve
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Dynjandi (Fjallfoss) ©
Dynjandi (Fjallfoss)
Hornstrandir Nature Reserve ©
Hornstrandir Nature Reserve
Raggagardur ©
Raggagardur

11
nights
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: Gunnuhver Hot Springs (in Grindavik) and Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, enjoy breathtaking views from Perlan, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Reykjavik trip planner.

Fly from Isafjordur to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In February in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Gunnuhver Hot Springs, Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Sun Voyager ©
Sun Voyager
Scuba & Snorkeling

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