31 days in Iceland Itinerary

31 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Isafjordur
— 3 nights
2
Akureyri
— 6 nights
3
Reykjahlid
— 5 nights
4
Hofn
— 3 nights
5
Vik
— 3 nights
6
Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
7
Geysir
— 2 nights
8
Reykjavik
— 7 nights

3
nights
Isafjordur

Isafjordur ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Borgarfjardarhofn - Hafnarholmi (in Borgarfjorour) and Dynjandi (Fjallfoss) (in Hrafnseyri).

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Isafjordur online trip planner.

Reykjavik to Isafjordur is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Reykjavik in July, expect nights in Isafjordur to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Isafjordur

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bolungarvik, The Arctic Fox Centre, Borgarfjardarhofn - Hafnarholmi, The Old Bookstore, Dynjandi (Fjallfoss)
Highlights from your plan
The Arctic Fox Centre ©
The Arctic Fox Centre
Dynjandi (Fjallfoss) ©
Dynjandi (Fjallfoss)
Vigur Island ©
Vigur Island

6
nights
Akureyri

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, examine the collection at The Aviation Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Akureyri attractions planning website.

Fly from Isafjordur to Akureyri in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Akureyri can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn) ©

5
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Get out of town with these interesting Reykjahlid side-trips: Hafragilsfoss (in Vatnajokull National Park) and Moorudalur Farm (in Modrudalur). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, and make a trip to Viti Crater.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjahlid trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Akureyri to Reykjahlid takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Hafragilsfoss, Moorudalur Farm
Highlights from your plan
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

3
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Venture out of the city with trips to Djupivogur (The Bulandsnes, Sveinsstekksfoss, &more) and Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach & Glacier Lagoon). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Vatnajokull, admire the masterpieces at The Thorbergur center, try out the rides at Hofn Swimming Pool, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hofn online visit planner.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Hofn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Hofn, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Djupivogur, Jokulsarlon, Vatnajokull
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vik: Kirkjubaejarklaustur (Systrafoss, Skaftarstofa, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, explore and take pictures at Dyrhólaey, stroll through Reynisfjara Beach, and appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vik tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hofn to Vik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Vik can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Landmannalaugar.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kirkjubaejarklaustur, Skogar
Highlights from your plan
Black Sand Beach ©
Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Systrafoss ©
Systrafoss

1
night
Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Ljótipollur, thengo for a walk through Landmannalaugar, and then trek along Laugavegur.

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Traveling by car from Vik to Landmannalaugar takes 3 hours. In July in Landmannalaugar, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar
Ljótipollur ©
Ljótipollur

2
nights
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.
On the 23rd (Thu), admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, thentake in the natural beauty of Geysir, and finally take in the natural beauty of Strokkur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Hjalparfoss, experience rural life at Fridheimar, and then appreciate the views at Gjain.

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You can drive from Landmannalaugar to Geysir in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Hjalparfoss, Gjain, Fridheimar, Geysir
Highlights from your plan
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Gjain ©
Gjain
Geysir ©
Geysir

7
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall (in Hella), Thingvellir (Thingvallakirkja church, Thingvellir National Park, &more) and Grindavik (Brimketill, Thermal Spas, &more). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip planner.

Drive from Geysir to Reykjavik in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Thingvellir, Grindavik, Hveradalir, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Kerið
Highlights from your plan
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland

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