31 days in Iceland Itinerary

31 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Reykjavik
— 12 nights
Drive
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Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vik
— 4 nights
Drive
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Svinafell
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vatnajokull National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Akureyri
— 6 nights
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Reykjavik

— 12 nights
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: Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall (in Hella), Gljufrabui Waterfalls (in Skogar) and Thingvellir (Thingvallakirkja church & Thingvellir National Park). Spend the 4th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, and see the interesting displays at Perlan.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik online road trip planner.

Berlin, Germany to Reykjavik is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In March, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Geysir.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Geysir

— 2 nights
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 14th (Sun): take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Geysir, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, and finally admire the sheer force of Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Fjallhalla Adventurers, relax in the rural setting at Fridheimar, then admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Geysir vacation maker site.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Geysir in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. March in Geysir sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trips

Vik

— 4 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Step out of Vik with an excursion to Kvernufoss in Skogar--about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, don't miss a visit to Solheimasandur Plane Wreck, and contemplate the geological forces at Katla Volcano.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Vik sightseeing planning site.

Getting from Geysir to Vik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Svinafell.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Svinafell

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Svinafellsjokull Glacier and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hofskirkja Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, then explore the activities along Glacier Lagoon, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Diamond Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Svinafell online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Vik to Svinafell takes 2 hours. In March in Svinafell, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Svinafell

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Vatnajokull National Park

— 4 nights
Spend the 23rd (Tue) exploring nature at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Vatnajokull National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Svinafell to Vatnajokull National Park with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in March, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Akureyri

— 6 nights

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Akureyri is known for nature, parks, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, learn the secrets of beer at Akureyri Luxur, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), and admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Akureyri tour builder site.

Explore your travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Akureyri with the Route module. Traveling from Vatnajokull National Park in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Akureyri, with lows of -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Iceland travel guide

4.5
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.