30 days in Iceland Itinerary

30 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Reykjavik
— 7 nights
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Akureyri
— 6 nights
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Reykjahlid
— 5 nights
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Hofn
— 4 nights
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Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
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Geysir
— 2 nights
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Hella
— 4 nights

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Kerið (in Selfoss), Thingvellir (Thingvellir National Park & Galgaklettur) and Grindavik (Thermal Spas & Gunnuhver Hot Springs). Spend the 8th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, take a stroll through Laugavegur, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and examine the collection at Perlan.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik vacation planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Reykjavik is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Reykjavik, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in September: high temperatures in Reykjavik hover around 13°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Must see
Hallgrimskirkja
4.4
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Thermal Spa
Thermal Spas
3.9

6
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Akureyri: Husavik (The Transportation Museum at Ystafell, Horseback Riding Tours, &more), Faro de Gardur (in Gardur) and Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods) (in Asbyrgi). There's lots more to do: relax and float downstream with Viking Rafting, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saurbaejarkirkja, examine the collection at The Aviation Museum, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For photos and tourist information, read Akureyri travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Akureyri takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Akureyri, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Natural History Museum
The Húsavík Whale Museum
4.5
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River Rafting / Tubing
Viking Rafting
5.0

5
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Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjahlid: Hafragilsfoss (in Vatnajokull National Park) and Moorudalur Farm (in Modrudalur). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall, take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths, Head underground at Grjotagja Cave, and stroll through Krafla Lava Fields.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Reykjahlid sightseeing site.

You can drive from Akureyri to Reykjahlid in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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Hot Spring
Mývatn Nature Baths
4.4
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Water Body
Lake Myvatn
4.4

4
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Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hofn: Jokulsarlon (Glacier Lagoon & Diamond Beach), Skaftafell (Svinafell Glacier, Svartifoss Waterfall, &more) and Djupivogur (Eggin i Gledivik, Sveinsstekksfoss, &more). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, laugh and play at Hofn Swimming Pool, explore the striking landscape at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, and admire the masterpieces at The Thorbergur center.

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

Drive from Reykjahlid to Hofn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Hofn can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Landmannalaugar.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Water Body
Lac Polaire
4.9

1
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Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Ljótipollur, then don't miss a visit to Landmannalaugar, and then trek along Laugavegur.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Landmannalaugar trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Hofn to Landmannalaugar in 5 hours. September in Landmannalaugar sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
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Hiking Trail
Laugavegur
4.8
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Scenic Walking Area
Landmannalaugar
4.7
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Water Body
Ljótipollur
4.6

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, then play a few rounds at Geysir Golf Course, and finally take in the natural beauty of Strokkur. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, admire the sheer force of Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, relax in the rural setting at Fridheimar, then get a dose of the wild on Riding Tours South Iceland, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Geysir road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Landmannalaugar to Geysir in 3 hours. In September in Geysir, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hella.

Things to do in Geysir

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Golf

Side Trips

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Must see
Strokkur
4.6
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Must see
Gullfoss Falls
4.8
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Horseback Riding Tour
Riding Tours South Iceland
4.8

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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. Get out of town with these interesting Hella side-trips: Skogar (Skogar Museum, Skogafoss, &more) and Ribsafari (in Vestmannaeyjar). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, get outside with Gljúfrafoss, and push the limits with Midgard Adventure.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Hella trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Geysir to Hella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Hella sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hella

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Midgard Adventure
4.8
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Waterfall
Skogafoss
4.8

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