12 days in Iceland Itinerary

12 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
2
Vik
— 2 nights
3
Hofn
— 2 nights
4
Seydisfjordur
— 1 night
5
Reykjahlid
— 1 night
6
Akureyri
— 1 night
7
Hvammstangi
— 1 night
8
Grundarfjorour
— 1 night

2
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National Museum of Iceland, Hallgrimskirkja and Blue Lagoon.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Reykjavik itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiport is Keflavik International Airport. November in Reykjavik sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Spas Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Blue Lagoon
Highlights from your plan
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

2
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dyrhólaey, Solheimasandur Plane Wreck, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): explore the activities along Kerið, thentake in the natural beauty of Strokkur, and then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, thendon't miss a visit to Solheimasandur Plane Wreck, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Vik online holiday planner.

Drive from Reykjavik to Vik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Vik can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Gullfoss Falls, Strokkur, Kerið, Skogafoss, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

2
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Stokksnes, Vestrahorn, Fjadrargljufur Canyon, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Fjadrargljufur Canyon, don't miss a visit to Svinafellsjokull Glacier, admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall, thenkick back and relax at Diamond Beach, and finally explore the activities along Glacier Lagoon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Hvalnes Lighthouse, take in the dramatic natural features at Vatnajokull, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vestrahorn, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Stokksnes.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hofn tour itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Vik to Hofn in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Hofn are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seydisfjordur.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Vatnajokull National Park, Jokulsarlon, Svinafellsjokull Glacier, Hvalnes Lighthouse, Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon

1
night
Seydisfjordur

Seydisfjordur ©
Gufufoss has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Gufufoss.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Seydisfjordur online route maker.

You can drive from Hofn to Seydisfjordur in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Hofn in November, Seydisfjordur is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Seydisfjordur

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gufufoss ©
Gufufoss

1
night
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grjotagja Cave. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Grjotagja Cave, make a trip to Viti Crater, thenexplore the activities along Lake Myvatn, and finally admire the sheer force of Hverfjall.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjahlid trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Seydisfjordur to Reykjahlid takes 3 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
Highlights from your plan
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Hverfjall ©
Hverfjall
Grjotagja Cave ©
Grjotagja Cave

1
night
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall and then admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn).

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Akureyri road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Akureyri sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Hvammstangi.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn) ©

1
night
Hvammstangi

Hvammstangi ©
Hvammstangi is an Icelandic village in the north-west part of the country, on Vatnsnes peninsula, situated on the Miðfjörður.It is the most densely populated area in the Húnaþing County, with a current population of about 580 people.OverviewHvammstangi is an important service center for the surrounding area. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hvitserkur as well as Kolugljufur Waterfall. On the 13th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Kolugljufur Waterfall and then explore the striking landscape at Hvitserkur.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hvammstangi trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Akureyri to Hvammstangi takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grundarfjorour.

Things to do in Hvammstangi

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Hvitserkur
Highlights from your plan
Hvitserkur ©
Hvitserkur

1
night
Grundarfjorour

Grundarfjorour ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier as well as Gatklettur. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Gatklettur and then take in the awesome beauty at Kirkjufell Mountain. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Grundarfjorour online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Hvammstangi to Grundarfjorour by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Grundarfjorour

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier
Highlights from your plan
Kirkjufell Mountain ©
Kirkjufell Mountain
Gatklettur ©
Gatklettur

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