49 days in Iceland Itinerary

49 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland itinerary planner

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Geysir
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Geysir
— 2 nights
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Hella
— 3 nights
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Vik
— 6 nights
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Hofn
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vatnajokull National Park
— 5 nights
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Akureyri
— 9 nights
Fly
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Reykjavik
— 19 nights
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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.
On your second day here, play a few rounds at Geysir Golf Course, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

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Singapore, Singapore to Geysir is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Geysir is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Singapore in October, expect Geysir to be much colder, temps between 9°C and 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hella.

Things to do in Geysir

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Nature

Side Trips

Hella

— 3 nights
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. Change things up with a short trip to Dogsledding Iceland in Mosfellsbaer (about 1h 35 min away). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, get a new perspective on nature at Lava Centre, take an unforgettable tour with Southcoast Adventure, and head outdoors with Gljúfrafoss.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Hella trip maker tool.

Getting from Geysir to Hella by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Hella are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hella

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Vik

— 6 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Change things up with these side-trips from Vik: Kvernufoss (in Skogar) and Kirkjubaejarklaustur (Systrafoss, Stjornarfoss, &more). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, get outside with Zipline, and get impressive views of Icelandic Lava Show.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vik trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Hella to Vik in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Vik are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Hofn

— 3 nights
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Change things up with these side-trips from Hofn: Jokulsarlon (Fellsfjara, Glacier Lagoon, &more) and Hvalnes Lighthouse (in Hornafjorour). The adventure continues: try out the rides at Hofn Swimming Pool, boost your wellbeing at Hoffell Hot Tubs, take in the dramatic natural features at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, and get engrossed in the history at The Thorbergur center.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hofn route builder website.

Traveling by car from Vik to Hofn takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, daily temperatures in Hofn can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Hofn

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Vatnajokull National Park

— 5 nights
Spend the 10th (Tue) exploring nature at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Hofn to Vatnajokull National Park. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Akureyri

— 9 nights

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Akureyri: Folk Music Center (in Siglufjordur), Grjotagja Cave (in Reykjahlid) and Whale Watching Hauganes (in Hauganes). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, witness a stunning natural landmark at Mývatn Nature Baths, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Akureyri trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Akureyri. Traveling from Vatnajokull National Park in November, plan for little chillier nights in Akureyri, with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to fly to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Reykjavik

— 19 nights
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: Borgarnes Museum (in Borgarnes), Selfoss (Ljosafoss Power Station, Kerið, &more) and Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum (in Hveragerdi). Spend the 24th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: test the waters at a local thermal spa, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Akureyri to Reykjavik by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Akureyri in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Reykjavik, with lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

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.