60 days in Iceland Itinerary

60 days in Iceland Itinerary

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60 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Phnom Penh
Fly + Drive:  28​h
1
Geysir
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hella
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Vik
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Hofn
— 4 nights
Bus:  4​h 15​min
5
Vatnajokull National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Akureyri
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Reykjahlid
— 6 nights
Bus:  2​h
8
Egilsstadir
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h
9
Reykjavik
— 12 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Phnom Penh

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. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, walk around Hveravellir, witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir, and tee off at Geysir Golf Course.

To find reviews and more tourist information, read Geysir itinerary maker site .

Phnom Penh, Cambodia to Geysir is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Phnom Penh to Geysir due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Phnom Penh in March: high temperatures in Geysir hover around 5°C and lows are around 0°C. On the 25th (Wed), you'll travel to Hella.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Hveravellir, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Gjain, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
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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. Explore Hella's surroundings by going to Nauthusagil Waterfall (in Hvolsvollur), Vestmannaeyjar (Storhofdi (Great Cape), SEA LIFE Trust Beluga Whale Sanctuary, &more) and Fjallhalla Adventurers (in Reykholt). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, contemplate the geological forces at Eldfell, look for gifts at UNA Local Product, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hella trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Geysir to Hella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Hella sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hella

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

6
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Kids will enjoy Black Sand Beach and Reynisfjara Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from 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, make a trip to Dyrhólaey, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Vik Church.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Vik trip builder site .

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Skogar, Volcano Eyjafjallajokull, Katla Volcano
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Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss

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 Diamond Beach and Hofn Swimming Pool. Venture out of the city with trips to Jokulsarlon (Glacier Lagoon & Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon), Djupivogur (JFS Handcraft, Sveinsstekksfoss, &more) and Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour). Next up on the itinerary: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire the masterpieces at The Thorbergur center, explore the striking landscape at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Hofn fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Vik to Hofn in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Hofn are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the bus to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Djupivogur, Hvalnes Lighthouse
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Glacier Lagoon ©
Glacier Lagoon
Walking tours

5
nights
Vatnajokull National Park

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

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Vatnajokull National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Hofn to Vatnajokull National Park takes 4.5 hours. 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
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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 Fridbjarnarhus will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Akureyri: Puffin and Friends (in Saudarkrokur), Hofsos (Samgonguminjasafn Skagafjaroar Storageroi & The Icelandic Emigration Center) and Víðimýrarkirkja (in Varmahlid). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, see the interesting displays at The Industry Museum, see Off-Road Tours, and look for gifts at Flora, Akureyri.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Akureyri journey maker tool .

Explore your travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Akureyri with the Route module. Traveling from Vatnajokull National Park in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Akureyri, with lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

Hofsos, Textile Museum, Puffin and Friends, Víðimýrarkirkja
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 23:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa ©
Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa

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). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, get outside with Vindbelgjarfjall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Mývatn Nature Baths, and go for a walk through Viti Crater.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Reykjahlid tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Akureyri to Reykjahlid by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Egilsstadir.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik, Jokulsargljufur National Park
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Vindbelgjarfjall ©
Vindbelgjarfjall

6
nights
Egilsstadir

Egilsstadir ©
Get out of town with these interesting Egilsstadir side-trips: Museum of Natural History (in Neskaupstadur), Seydisfjordur (Technical Museum, Skalanes, &more) and Storurd (in Borgarfjordur Eystri).

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Egilsstadir online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by bus from Reykjahlid to Egilsstadir takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in April, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Egilsstadir

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Seydisfjordur, Faskrudsfjordur, Icelandic Wartime Museum, Museum of Natural History, Bustarfell Museum
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Skalanes ©
Skalanes
Technical Museum ©
Technical Museum
Storurd ©
Storurd

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 Thorlakshofn Swimming Pool and Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Selfoss (Kerið & Ljosafoss Power Station), The exhibition Quake 2008 (in Hveragerdi) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, see Off-Road Tours, and take in panoramic vistas at Perlan.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Reykjavik trip planner.

Getting from Egilsstadir to Reykjavik by flight takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. May in Reykjavik sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trips

Selfoss, Husafell, Krysuvik Cliffs, Gerdarsafn Kopavogur Art Museum, The exhibition Quake 2008
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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