60 days in Iceland Itinerary

60 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland journey planner

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Reykjavik
— 28 nights
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Snaefellsbaer
— 4 nights
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Akureyri
— 7 nights
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Reykjahlid
— 5 nights
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Vatnajokull National Park
— 4 nights
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Svinafell
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vik
— 4 nights
Drive
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Hella
— 2 nights
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Geysir
— 2 nights
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Reykjavik

— 28 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Venture out of the city with trips to Selfoss (Kerið & Ljosafoss Power Station), Thingvellir (Thingvallakirkja church, Thingvellir National Park, &more) and Hveragerdi (Hveradalir & Reykjadalur Hot Springs). Spend the 4th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Make the 6th (Wed) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's much more to do: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, take in panoramic vistas at Perlan, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Reykjavik trip itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Reykjavik is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Reykjavik, you'll gain 5.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Delhi in January, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Reykjavik: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Snaefellsbaer.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Snaefellsbaer

— 4 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Snaefellsbaer: Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum (in Bjarnarhofn), Hellnar (Malariff Lighthouse & Djúpalónssandur beach) and Stykkisholmur (Lighthouse Sugandisey & Sugandisey). Spend the 30th (Sat) exploring nature at Snaefellsjokull National Park & Glacier.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Snaefellsbaer trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Reykjavik to Snaefellsbaer by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Snaefellsbaer

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Akureyri

— 7 nights

Capital of North Iceland

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 Hofsos (Samgonguminjasafn Skagafjaroar Storageroi, Swimmingpool, &more). There's still lots to do: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, take in the exciting artwork at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Saurbaejarkirkja, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Akureyri trip planner.

Drive from Snaefellsbaer to Akureyri in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in February, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Reykjahlid

— 5 nights
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Reykjahlid is known for nature and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths, admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), and head outdoors with Vindbelgjarfjall.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Reykjahlid trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Akureyri to Reykjahlid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in February, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Vatnajokull National Park

— 4 nights
Spend the 15th (Mon) exploring nature at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Vatnajokull National Park trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Reykjahlid to Vatnajokull National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Reykjahlid in February, Vatnajokull National Park is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Svinafell.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Nature · Parks

Svinafell

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the activities along Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon, then explore the activities along Glacier Lagoon, and then kick back and relax at Diamond Beach. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Hofskirkja Church and then make a trip to Svinafellsjokull Glacier.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Svinafell trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Vatnajokull National Park to Svinafell. In February, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vik.

Things to do in Svinafell

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Vik

— 4 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Take a break from Vik with a short trip to Kvernufoss in Skogar, about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, don't miss a visit to Solheimasandur Plane Wreck, get impressive views of Icelandic Lava Show, and explore the striking landscape at Mýrdalsjökull.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Vik trip website.

You can drive from Svinafell to Vik in 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hella.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Hella

— 2 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. On the 25th (Thu), learn more about the world around you at Lava Centre, then admire the sheer force of Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss, then take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, and finally head outdoors with Gljúfrafoss. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the geological forces at Hekla, stop by UNA Local Product, and then get outside with Hekluhestar.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hella trip maker website.

Drive from Vik to Hella in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Hella, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Geysir.

Things to do in Hella

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Museums

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.
On the 27th (Sat), witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir, admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, and finally admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Fjallhalla Adventurers, then experience rural life at Fridheimar, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Faxi (Vatnsleysufoss) Waterfall.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Geysir route maker website.

Traveling by car from Hella to Geysir takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Hella in February, Geysir is slightly colder at night with lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature · Parks · 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.