60 days in Iceland Itinerary

60 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Reykjavik
— 27 nights
2
Akureyri
— 7 nights
3
Reykjahlid
— 6 nights
4
Vatnajokull National Park
— 4 nights
5
Hofn
— 3 nights
6
Vik
— 4 nights
7
Landmannalaugar
— 2 nights
8
Geysir
— 3 nights
9
Hella
— 3 nights

27
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Attractions like Hallgrimskirkja and Nature & Wildlife Tours make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjavik: Selfoss (Kerið, Ljosafoss Power Station, &more), Hveragerdi (Kotstrandarkirkja, Hveragerdi - Stone and Mineral Museum, &more) and Thingvellir (Thingvallakirkja church, Thingvellir National Park, &more). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Reykjavik road trip site.

Budapest, Hungary to Reykjavik is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Budapest in May, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Reykjavik: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Borgarnes, Akranes, Selfoss, Hveragerdi, Thingvellir
Highlights from your plan
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer ©
Lagafellslaug in Mosfellsbaer
Húsafell sundlaug ©
Húsafell sundlaug

7
nights
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Family-friendly places like The Icelandic Emigration Center and Swimmingpool will thrill your kids. Explore Akureyri's surroundings by going to Samgonguminjasafn Skagafjaroar Storageroi (in Hofsos) and Jokulsargljufur National Park (in Asbyrgi). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, head off the coast to Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa, tee off at Akureyri Golf Club, and take in the exciting artwork at Brunir Horse.

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

Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Akureyri takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Akureyri sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Hofsos, Jokulsargljufur National Park
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Samgonguminjasafn Skagafjaroar Storageroi ©
Samgonguminjasafn Skagafjaroar Storageroi
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall

6
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Go for a jaunt from Reykjahlid to Modrudalur to see Moorudalur Farm about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall, explore the activities along Lake Myvatn, take in the pleasant sights at Viti Crater, and take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard).

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Reykjahlid road trip planner.

Getting from Akureyri to Reykjahlid by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park
Spend the 23rd (Tue) exploring nature at Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Vatnajokull National Park trip builder app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Reykjahlid to Vatnajokull National Park. In June, daily temperatures in Vatnajokull National Park can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hofn.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

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

3
nights
Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Attractions like Glacier Lagoon and Diamond Beach make great kid-friendly stops. When in Hofn, make a side trip to see Hvalnes Lighthouse in Hornafjorour, approximately Hornafjorour away. Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the dramatic natural features at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, examine the collection at The Thorbergur center, and try out the rides at Hofn Swimming Pool.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hofn route website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Vatnajokull National Park to Hofn. In June, daytime highs in Hofn are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Family-friendly places like Black Sand Beach and Sólheimajökulll will thrill your kids. Explore Vik's surroundings by going to Kvernufoss (in Skogar) and Kirkjubaejarklaustur (Fjadrargljufur Canyon & Skaftarstofa). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, stop by Wool Gallery Vik i Myrdal, and make a trip to Solheimasandur Plane Wreck.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Vik travel route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Hofn to Vik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Landmannalaugar.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Landmannalaugar

Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the activities along Ljótipollur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fjallabak Nature Reserve, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Laugavegur, and then take in the pleasant sights at Landmannalaugar.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Landmannalaugar online driving holiday planner.

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

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

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

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Gullfoss Falls and Hjalparfoss will thrill your kids. Take a break from Geysir with a short trip to Gjain in Svartsengi, about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, play a few rounds at Geysir Golf Course, admire the sheer force of Bruarfoss Waterfall, and get outside with Fjallhalla Adventurers.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Geysir trip builder tool.

Getting from Landmannalaugar to Geysir by car takes about 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Geysir can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hella.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Hella

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 9th (Thu): get outside with Gljúfrafoss, take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, thenstop by UNA Local Product, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Gljufrabui Waterfalls. On the next day, observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Trust Beluga Whale Sanctuary and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hella online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Hella takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Hella

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Hvolsvollur, Gljufrabui Waterfalls, SEA LIFE Trust Beluga Whale Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
SEA LIFE Trust Beluga Whale Sanctuary ©
SEA LIFE Trust Beluga Whale Sanctuary
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls

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