60 days in Iceland Itinerary

60 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Bus to Geysir
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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 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 · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 2 — 6:

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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 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

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 12:

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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 an hour. 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

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 19:

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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

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 19 — 25:

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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 Jokulsarlon (Glacier Lagoon & Diamond Beach), Hofn (Huldusteinn & Hofn Swimming Pool) 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 38°F and lows of 32°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 · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 25 — 31:

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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 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 · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 6:

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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, steep yourself in history at Laxdal House (Laxdalshus), 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

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 6 — 12:

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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 34°F in February, and nighttime lows around 30°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 · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 12 — 18:

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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, steep yourself in history at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, 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 drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In February in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 38°F during the day and 29°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 · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 18 — Mar 1:

Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
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.