31 days in Iceland Itinerary

31 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Reykjavik
— 5 nights
Fly
2
Hofn
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Reykjahlid
— 5 nights
Drive
4
Akureyri
— 6 nights
Drive
5
Varmahlid
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
Drive
7
Vik
— 4 nights
Drive
8
Blaskogabyggd
— 3 nights
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5
nights
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 Iceland Luxury Tours as well as Troll Expeditions. Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Thingvellir (Thingvellir National Park & Kaldidalur Valley) and Grindavik (Selatangar & Thermal Spas). Spend the 4th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, get outside with Outdoor Activities, admire the masterpieces at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), and pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip itinerary maker.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Reykjavik is an approximately 22-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Reykjavik. Traveling from Sao Paulo in July, expect Reykjavik to be a bit cooler, temps between 17°C and 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Hofn.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Must see
Hallgrimskirkja
4.4
Thingvellir National Park ©
World heritage site
Thingvellir National Park
4.6

3
nights
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 (Diamond Beach & Glacier Lagoon) and Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the dramatic natural features at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, hit the best photo ops around with The Aurora Photo Guide, and try out the rides at Hofn Swimming Pool.

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You can fly from Reykjavik to Hofn in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July in Hofn, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hofn

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Hvalnes Lighthouse ©
Lighthouse
Hvalnes Lighthouse
3.6

5
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Go for a jaunt from Reykjahlid to Vatnajokull National Park to see Hafragilsfoss about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), and get outside with Vindbelgjarfjall.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjahlid travel planning site.

Getting from Hofn to Reykjahlid by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Reykjahlid can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Lake Myvatn ©
Water Body
Lake Myvatn
4.4
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Hot Spring
Mývatn Nature Baths
4.4

6
nights
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 Akureyri's surroundings by going to Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods) (in Asbyrgi) and Husavik (The Transportation Museum at Ystafell, Horseback Riding Tours, &more). The adventure continues: let the river carry you with Viking Rafting, examine the collection at The Industry Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, read Akureyri trip planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Akureyri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Varmahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Viking Rafting ©
River Rafting / Tubing
Viking Rafting
5.0
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Photography Tour
Photography Tours
4.7

2
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Varmahlid

Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): examine the collection at Glaumbaer Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Lytingsstadir Riding Tours, then get a new perspective on things with Bátafjör Bakkaflöt, and finally contemplate the long history of Víðimýrarkirkja. Keep things going the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grettislaug, get a taste of the local shopping with Puffin and Friends, then get engrossed in the history at Samgonguminjasafn Skagafjaroar Storageroi, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Icelandic Emigration Center.

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Traveling by car from Akureyri to Varmahlid takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Varmahlid can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Landmannalaugar.

Things to do in Varmahlid

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Lytingsstadir Riding Tours ©
History Museum
Lytingsstadir Riding Tours
4.8
Bátafjör Bakkaflöt ©
River Rafting / Tubing
Bátafjör Bakkaflöt
4.6
Glaumbaer Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Glaumbaer Museum
4.3

1
night
Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Ljótipollur, take in the pleasant sights at Landmannalaugar, and then hike along Laugavegur.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Landmannalaugar trip app.

You can drive from Varmahlid to Landmannalaugar in 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
Laugavegur ©
Hiking Trail
Laugavegur
4.8
Landmannalaugar ©
Scenic Walking Area
Landmannalaugar
4.7
Ljótipollur ©
Water Body
Ljótipollur
4.6

4
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Vik

Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Step out of Vik to go to Kirkjubaejarklaustur and see Fjadrargljufur Canyon, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, glide through the air with True Adventure, get impressive views of Icelandic Lava Show, and explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Vik trip planner.

Drive from Landmannalaugar to Vik in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Vik are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Skogafoss ©
Waterfall
Skogafoss
4.8

3
nights
Blaskogabyggd

A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, and finally take in the natural beauty of Geysir. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall, experience rural life at Fridheimar, then take a pleasant ride with Riding Tours South Iceland, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Blaskogabyggd trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Vik to Blaskogabyggd takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Blaskogabyggd are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Strokkur
Must see
Strokkur
4.6
Gullfoss Falls ©
Must see
Gullfoss Falls
4.8

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