60 days in Iceland Itinerary

60 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Geysir
— 4 nights
2
Hella
— 5 nights
3
Vik
— 6 nights
4
Hofn
— 4 nights
5
Vatnajokull National Park
— 5 nights
6
Akureyri
— 9 nights
7
Reykjahlid
— 6 nights
8
Egilsstadir
— 6 nights
9
Reykjavik
— 12 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.
Step out of Geysir to go to Svartsengi and see Gjain, which is approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, walk around Hveravellir, take in the natural beauty of Geysir, and play a few rounds at Geysir Golf Course.

To find reviews and other tourist information, read our Geysir trip builder tool.

Phnom Penh, Cambodia to Geysir is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Phnom Penh in March; daily highs in Geysir reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. On the 25th (Wed), you're off to Hella.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks · Nature · Golf

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Geysir, Hveravellir, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 25:
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

5
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. Bring the kids along to Hekla and Heimaklettur (Home Rock). Explore Hella's surroundings by going to Vestmannaeyjar (Storhofdi (Great Cape), SEA LIFE Trust Beluga Whale Sanctuary, &more), Fjallhalla Adventurers (in Reykholt) and Nauthusagil Waterfall (in Hvolsvollur). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, look for gifts at UNA Local Product, get outside with Gljúfrafoss, and get impressive views of Eldfell.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hella trip planner.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Hella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hella

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Vestmannaeyjar, Hvolsvollur, South Region, Urridafoss Waterfall, Fjallhalla Adventurers
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 30:
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Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
SEA LIFE Trust Beluga Whale Sanctuary ©
SEA LIFE Trust Beluga Whale Sanctuary
Eldfell
Eldfell

6
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Bring the kids along to Black Sand Beach and Reynisfjara Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vik: Kvernufoss (in Skogar), Volcano Eyjafjallajokull (in Selfoss) and Kirkjubaejarklaustur (Systrafoss, Skaftarstofa, &more). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll, don't miss a visit to Solheimasandur Plane Wreck, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Vik online day trip planner.

You can drive from Hella to Vik in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Vik are 4°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Skogar, Katla Volcano, Volcano Eyjafjallajokull
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 5:
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey

4
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Bring the kids along to Glacier Lagoon and Walking tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach & Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon), Djupivogur (JFS Handcraft, Sveinsstekksfoss, &more) and Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour). There's still lots to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, explore the world behind art at The Thorbergur center, take in the dramatic natural features at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, and try out the rides at Hofn Swimming Pool.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hofn day trip planner.

Getting from Vik to Hofn by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. April in Hofn sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Hofn

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Djupivogur, Hvalnes Lighthouse
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 9:
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Walking tours
Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon ©
Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon

5
nights
Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park
Spend the 10th (Fri) exploring nature at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Vatnajokull National Park travel itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hofn to Vatnajokull National Park. In April, daily temperatures in Vatnajokull National Park can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 14:
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Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall

9
nights
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Family-friendly places like Swimmingpool and Samgonguminjasafn Skagafjaroar Storageroi will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Akureyri: Puffin and Friends (in Saudarkrokur), Víðimýrarkirkja (in Varmahlid) and The Icelandic Emigration Center (in Hofsos). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, explore the engaging exhibits at Fridbjarnarhus, contemplate the long history of Saurbaejarkirkja, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Akureyri trip website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Vatnajokull National Park to Akureyri. Traveling from Vatnajokull National Park in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Akureyri, with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Hofsos, Puffin and Friends, Víðimýrarkirkja, Textile Museum
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 23:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Samgonguminjasafn Skagafjaroar Storageroi ©
Samgonguminjasafn Skagafjaroar Storageroi
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall

6
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Get out of town with these interesting Reykjahlid side-trips: Husavik (The Húsavík Whale Museum, Rauoanes Point, &more) and Jokulsargljufur National Park (in Asbyrgi). There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths, stroll through Krafla Lava Fields, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, and take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjahlid online route planner.

Drive from Akureyri to Reykjahlid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Reykjahlid can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Egilsstadir.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik, Jokulsargljufur National Park
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 29:
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

6
nights
Egilsstadir

Egilsstadir ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Egilsstadir: Storurd (in Borgarfjordur Eystri), Seydisfjordur (Technical Museum, Skalanes, &more) and Museum of Natural History (in Neskaupstadur).

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Egilsstadir planning site.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Egilsstadir in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. April in Egilsstadir sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Egilsstadir

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Seydisfjordur, Faskrudsfjordur, Breiddalssetur Museum, Storurd, Minjasafnio a Bustarfelli - Bustarfell Museum
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 5:
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Skalanes ©
Skalanes
Storurd ©
Storurd
Laugarfell ©
Laugarfell

12
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Bring the kids along to Hallgrimskirkja and National Museum of Iceland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: The exhibition Quake 2008 (in Hveragerdi), Thermal Spas (in Grindavik) and Thorlakshofn Swimming Pool (in Thorlakshofn). There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Reykjavik vacation builder app.

Fly from Egilsstadir to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Husafell, Selfoss, Krysuvik Cliffs, The exhibition Quake 2008, Thingvellir National Park
Find places to stay May 5 — 17:
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer ©
Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer
Húsafell sundlaug ©
Húsafell sundlaug

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