38 days in Iceland Itinerary

38 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Start: Dhaka City
Fly + Bus:  18 h
1
Reykjavik
— 12 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Hella
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Vik
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Hofn
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
5
Reykjahlid
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Akureyri
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Vatnajokull National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
8
Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
9
Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  24 h
End: Dhaka City

12
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Thermal Spas (in Grindavik), Hraunfossar (in Husafell) and War and Peace Museum (in Akranes). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, trot along with a tour on horseback, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip itinerary maker app.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Reykjavik is an approximately 18- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 5.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Reykjavik can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Hella.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Reykjadalur Hot Springs, Thermal Spas, Hraunfossar, Borgarnes Museum, Ring Road
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Food Tours
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss, then take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, then examine the collection at Lava Centre, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hella online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Hella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hella

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Hvolsvollur
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Lava Centre ©
Lava Centre

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: Kvernufoss (in Skogar) and Kirkjubaejarklaustur (Fjadrargljufur Canyon, Stjornarfoss, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, explore the striking landscape at Dyrhólaey, tour the pleasant surroundings at Reynisfjara Beach, and explore the ancient world of Rutshellir Cave.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Vik trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hella to Vik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

3
nights
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), Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour) and Arfleifd (in Djupivogur). And it doesn't end there: try out the rides at Hofn Swimming Pool, examine the collection at The Thorbergur center, explore the striking landscape at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Hofn trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Vik to Hofn takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Hofn sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Hvalnes Lighthouse, Arfleifd
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
The Thorbergur center ©
The Thorbergur center
Hvalnes Lighthouse ©
Hvalnes Lighthouse

5
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Reykjahlid is known for nature and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Mývatn Nature Baths, take in the dramatic natural features at Hverir, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard).

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Reykjahlid route planning app.

You can drive from Hofn to Reykjahlid in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Reykjahlid are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Selfoss Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths

5
nights
Akureyri

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: Glaumbaer Museum (in Varmahlid) and The Icelandic Emigration Center (in Hofsos). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, see Off-Road Tours, take in the exciting artwork at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, and steep yourself in history at Saurbaejarkirkja.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Akureyri planner.

Getting from Reykjahlid to Akureyri by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Glaumbaer Museum, The Icelandic Emigration Center
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa ©
Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa

4
nights
Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park
Spend the 29th (Mon) exploring nature at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Vatnajokull National Park online day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Akureyri to Vatnajokull National Park. In June, daily temperatures in Vatnajokull National Park can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Landmannalaugar.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull

1
night
Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): hike along Laugavegur, then take in the pleasant sights at Landmannalaugar, and then explore the activities along Ljótipollur.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Landmannalaugar trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Landmannalaugar. July in Landmannalaugar sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Geysir.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

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

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 4th (Sat), take in the natural beauty of Strokkur, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir, and finally admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall. On the next day, get outside with Fjallhalla Adventurers and then admire the sheer force of Hjalparfoss.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Geysir tour planner.

Traveling by car from Landmannalaugar to Geysir takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in July, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Hjalparfoss, Geysir, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Fjallhalla Adventurers
Highlights from your plan
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

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