29 days in Iceland Itinerary

29 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Snaefellsbaer
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Snaefellsbaer
— 4 nights
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Vik
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hofn
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vatnajokull National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Akureyri
— 4 nights
Fly
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Reykjavik
— 11 nights
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Snaefellsbaer

Explore hidden gems such as Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier and Kirkjufell Mountain. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Budir Church and Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Ytri Tunga Beach (in Arnarstapi) and Londrangar (in Hellnar).

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Snaefellsbaer vacation website.

Adelaide, Australia to Snaefellsbaer is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 9.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Snaefellsbaer due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Snaefellsbaer

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Vik

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Take a break from the city and head to Sólheimajökulll and Black Sand Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Skogar Museum and Reyniskyrka Church. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Mýrdalsjökull, enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach, trot along with a tour on horseback, and appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vik tour itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Snaefellsbaer to Vik in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. March in Vik sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Hofn

Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. On the 5th (Fri), test the waters at Hoffell Hot Tubs, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then see the interesting displays at The Thorbergur center. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Hoffellsjokull Glacier and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hofn online tour planner.

Getting from Vik to Hofn by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Hofn are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Hofn

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

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Vatnajokull National Park

You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vatnajokull and Svartifoss Waterfall. Visiting Svinafell Glacier and Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park will get you outdoors.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Vatnajokull National Park holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Hofn to Vatnajokull National Park with the Route module. In March, daily temperatures in Vatnajokull National Park can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Parks · Nature

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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.
Get some cultural insight at The Húsavík Whale Museum and Saurbaejarkirkja. Take a break from the city and head to Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) and Speed Boats Tours. Go for a jaunt from Akureyri to Reykjahlid to see Grjotagja Cave about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours, trot along with a tour on horseback, tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields, and take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall.

To see ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Akureyri online trip maker.

Explore your travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Akureyri with the Route module. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Vatnajokull National Park in March since evenings lows in Akureyri dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hallgrimskirkja and Grotta Lighthouse. Get in touch with nature at Thingvellir National Park and Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Strokkur (in Geysir), Blaskogabyggd (Haukadalur & Gullfoss Falls) and Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall (in Skalholt). There's still lots to do: get outside with Dogsledding Iceland, admire the sheer force of Gljufrabui Waterfalls, admire the masterpieces at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), and explore and take pictures at Reykjavik Open Air Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Akureyri to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or 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 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks · Nature · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Iceland travel guide

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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.