46 days in Iceland Itinerary

46 days in Iceland Itinerary

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46 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly + Drive:  43 h
1
Seydisfjordur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Borgarfjordur Eystri
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Vopnafjordur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Asbyrgi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Husavik
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
7
Akureyri
— 7 nights
Fly:  45 min
8
Grimsey Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
Siglufjordur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
10
Hofsos
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
11
Holmavik
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
12
Isafjordur
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
13
Latrabjarg
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
14
Stykkisholmur
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  32 h
End: Sydney

3
nights
Seydisfjordur

Seydisfjordur ©
Get out of town with these interesting Seydisfjordur side-trips: Egilsstadir (Litlanesfoss & Skriduklaustur), Hengifoss (in Hallormsstadur) and Djupivogur (Eggin i Gledivik & JFS Handcraft).

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Seydisfjordur day trip planning site .

Sydney, Australia to Seydisfjordur is an approximately 42-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 10 hours. In May, Seydisfjordur is cooler than Sydney - with highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Borgarfjordur Eystri.

Things to do in Seydisfjordur

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Egilsstadir, Djupivogur, The French Museum, Petra Stone Collection
Highlights from your plan
Petra Stone Collection ©
Petra Stone Collection
Seydisfjordur Church ©
Seydisfjordur Church
Hengifoss ©
Hengifoss

2
nights
Borgarfjordur Eystri

Borgarfjordur Eystri ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): hike along Storurd.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Borgarfjordur Eystri day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Seydisfjordur to Borgarfjordur Eystri takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 22nd (Tue), you're off toVopnafjordur.

Things to do in Borgarfjordur Eystri

Trails Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Storurd ©
Storurd

2
nights
Vopnafjordur

Vopnafjordur ©
Vopnafjörður is a village and municipality in Northeast Iceland, standing on a peninsula in the middle of a mountainous bay by the same name. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): see the vivid underwater world at "The elephant" Ljosastapi and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gljufursarfoss - Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Bustarfell Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Folaldafoss Waterfall, and then explore the striking landscape at Hellisheidi.

You can plan Vopnafjordur trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Borgarfjordur Eystri to Vopnafjordur by car takes about 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Vopnafjordur can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. On the 29th (Fri), you'll travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Vopnafjordur

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Folaldafoss Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Bustarfell Museum ©
Bustarfell Museum

3
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, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, and explore the striking landscape at Hverir.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Reykjahlid tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vopnafjordur to Reykjahlid in 2 hours. May in Reykjahlid sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Asbyrgi.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Asbyrgi

Asbyrgi ©
On the 2nd (Tue), explore the stunning scenery at Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods), then enjoy the sea views from Faro de Gardur, then admire the sheer force of Selfoss Waterfall, and finally admire the sheer force of Hafragilsfoss. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Jokulsargljufur National Park and then explore the striking landscape at Vesturdalur.

Start your trip to Asbyrgi by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Reykjahlid to Asbyrgi in 1.5 hours. On the 4th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Husavik.

Things to do in Asbyrgi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Faro de Gardur, Arctic Henge, Hafragilsfoss, Selfoss Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Selfoss Waterfall ©
Selfoss Waterfall
Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods) ©
Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods)
Faro de Gardur ©
Faro de Gardur

4
nights
Husavik

The popular town of Husavik not only boasts some of Iceland's best whale-watching opportunities but is arguably the northeast coast's prettiest town.
Husavik is known for museums, wildlife, spas, nature, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: race across the water with a speed boat tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Rauoanes Point, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, and enjoy some diversion at Husavik Swimming Pool.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Husavik vacation planner .

You can drive from Asbyrgi to Husavik in an hour. October in Husavik sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Akureyri.

Things to do in Husavik

Museums Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
The Húsavík Whale Museum ©
The Húsavík Whale Museum
The Transportation Museum at Ystafell ©

7
nights
Akureyri

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, adventure, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, examine the collection at The Aviation Museum, admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Akureyri tour planning website .

Getting from Husavik to Akureyri by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. June in Akureyri sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Grimsey Island.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Photography Tours

1
night
Grimsey Island

Grimsey Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): make a trip to Orbis et Globus.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Grimsey Island trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Akureyri to Grimsey Island takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Siglufjordur.
Highlights from your plan
Orbis et Globus ©
Orbis et Globus

2
nights
Siglufjordur

Siglufjordur ©
Get out of town with these interesting Siglufjordur side-trips: Langhus Farm (in Skagafjordur) and Dalvik (Swimming Pool Dalvik & Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Siglufjordur trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Grimsey Island to Siglufjordur takes 4 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Siglufjordur can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hofsos.

Things to do in Siglufjordur

Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Dalvik, Langhus Farm
Highlights from your plan
Herring Era Museum ©
Herring Era Museum
Langhus Farm ©
Langhus Farm
Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland ©

3
nights
Hofsos

Hofsos ©
On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grettislaug, examine the collection at Glaumbaer Museum, steep yourself in history at Víðimýrarkirkja, then take in the exciting artwork at Puffin and Friends, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Stephan Stephansson.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hofsos trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Siglufjordur to Hofsos in an hour. In June in Hofsos, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Holmavik.

Things to do in Hofsos

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Saudarkrokur, Varmahlid, Monumento a Stephan Stephansson
Highlights from your plan
Grettislaug ©
Grettislaug
Glaumbaer Museum ©
Glaumbaer Museum

3
nights
Holmavik

Holmavik ©
Hólmavík is a small town in the western part of Iceland, by Steingrímsfjörður.It is the largest settlement in Strandir and serves as a centre of commerce for the county. Venture out of the city with trips to Borgarfjardarhofn - Hafnarholmi (in Borgarfjorour) and Hvammstangi (Gauksmyri Lodge, Kolugljufur Waterfall, & more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft and take in the natural beauty of Hellulaug Pool.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Holmavik trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Hofsos to Holmavik takes 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hofsos in June: highs in Holmavik hover around 12°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Isafjordur.

Things to do in Holmavik

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Hvammstangi, Hellulaug Pool, Borgarfjardarhofn - Hafnarholmi
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Icelandic Sorcery & Witchcraft ©
Sheep Farming Museum ©
Sheep Farming Museum
Stora - Asgeirsa ©
Stora - Asgeirsa

3
nights
Isafjordur

Isafjordur ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Isafjordur: Skruour Botanical gardens (in Thingeyri) and Dynjandi (Fjallfoss) (in Hrafnseyri).

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Isafjordur journey planner .

Drive from Holmavik to Isafjordur in 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Isafjordur can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Latrabjarg.

Things to do in Isafjordur

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Bolungarvik, The Arctic Fox Centre, Dynjandi (Fjallfoss), The Old Bookstore, Skruour Botanical gardens
Highlights from your plan
Dynjandi (Fjallfoss) ©
Dynjandi (Fjallfoss)
Vigur Island ©
Vigur Island
Hornstrandir Nature Reserve ©
Hornstrandir Nature Reserve

3
nights
Latrabjarg

Latrabjarg ©
Latrabjarg is known for nature and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Latrabjarg bird cliffs and kick back and relax at Rauðasandur.

To find ratings and tourist information, read Latrabjarg tour itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Isafjordur to Latrabjarg in 4 hours. On the 30th (Tue), you'll travel to Stykkisholmur.

Things to do in Latrabjarg

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Rauðasandur ©
Rauðasandur
Latrabjarg Cliffs ©
Latrabjarg Cliffs

2
nights
Stykkisholmur

Stykkisholmur ©
Stykkishólmur is a town and municipality situated in the western part of Iceland, in the northern part of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kirkjufell Mountain, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kirkjufellsfoss, and then examine the collection at Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum.

Make your Stykkisholmur itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Latrabjarg to Stykkisholmur in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Stykkisholmur

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Grundarfjorour, Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum, Budir Church
Highlights from your plan
Kirkjufell Mountain ©
Kirkjufell Mountain
Kirkjufellsfoss ©
Kirkjufellsfoss
Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum ©
Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum

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