12 days in Iceland Itinerary

12 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Perth
Fly + Drive:  29 h
1
Hvolsvollur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Reykjavik
— 6 nights
Fly:  28 h
End: Perth

3
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". Get in touch with nature at Black Sand Beach and Reynisfjara Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hvolsvollur: Sólheimajökulll (in Vik), Skogar (Skogafoss & Rutshellir Cave) and Laugavegur (in Landmannalaugar). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall and look for gifts at UNA Local Product.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hvolsvollur driving holiday planner.

Perth, Australia to Hvolsvollur is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Perth to Hvolsvollur due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in July, expect nights in Hvolsvollur to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Vik, Skogar, Hella, Laugavegur
Highlights from your plan
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall

6
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get outdoors at Gullfoss Falls and Strokkur. Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Bruarfoss Waterfall (in Brekkuskogur), Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall (in Skalholt). There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, explore the striking landscape at Bridge Between Continents, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Reykjavik road trip website.

Traveling by car from Hvolsvollur to Reykjavik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Strokkur, Bridge Between Continents, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Thingvellir National Park, Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls

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