31 days in Iceland Itinerary

31 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Reykjavik
— 9 nights
2
Lake Myvatn
— 4 nights
3
Husavik
— 3 nights
4
Hofn
— 2 nights
5
Vik
— 3 nights
6
Hvolsvollur
— 6 nights
7
Stykkisholmur
— 2 nights

9
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Gullfoss Falls (in Blaskogabyggd) and Blue Lagoon (in Grindavik). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, gain interesting insight with CityWalk Reykjavik, admire the landmark architecture of Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre, and join in the after-dark buzz at 12 Tonar.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip itinerary builder tool.

Vilnius, Lithuania to Reykjavik is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vilnius to Reykjavik is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Vilnius in September, you will find days in Reykjavik are a bit cooler (13°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lake Myvatn.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Langjokull Glacier, Gullfoss Falls, Blue Lagoon, Alafoss Wool Store
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls

4
nights
Lake Myvatn

Lake Myvatn ©
Considered by some to be the most unusual, beautiful, and interesting spots in northeast Iceland, the Myvatn lake boasts striking volcanic scenery and a rich array of fauna.
Step out of Lake Myvatn with an excursion to Goðafoss Waterfall in Akureyri--about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, and explore the fascinating underground world of Lofthellir Lava Cave.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lake Myvatn trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Lake Myvatn in 6 hours. In September, daytime highs in Lake Myvatn are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Husavik.

Things to do in Lake Myvatn

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Goðafoss Waterfall
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

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Husavik

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.
On the 15th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Selfoss Waterfall. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: deepen your appreciation for local ecosystems through North Sailing, then trot along with Saltvík Horse Rental, and then learn more about the world around you at The Húsavík Whale Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Husavik trip tool.

Traveling by car from Lake Myvatn to Husavik takes an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Husavik

Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Selfoss Waterfall
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North Sailing ©
North Sailing
The Húsavík Whale Museum ©
The Húsavík Whale Museum
Selfoss Waterfall ©
Selfoss Waterfall

2
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Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Vatnajokull and then explore the activities along Glacier Lagoon. On the next day, laugh and play at Hofn Swimming Pool.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Hofn planning website.

Traveling by car from Husavik to Hofn takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In September in Hofn, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Glacier Lagoon, Vatnajokull
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Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull

3
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Vik

Vik ©
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: Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park (in Vatnajokull National Park) and Fjadrargljufur Canyon (in Kirkjubaejarklaustur). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, admire all the interesting features of Dyrhólaey, make a trip to Solheimasandur Plane Wreck, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Vik sightseeing planning tool.

Getting from Hofn to Vik by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daytime highs in Vik are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Hvolsvollur.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Skogafoss, Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park, Fjadrargljufur Canyon
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Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park

6
nights
Hvolsvollur

Hvolsvollur ©
Hvolsvöllur is a small town in the south of Iceland about 106 km to the east of Reykjavík.It is situated in the inland swamps of Landeyjar, in the municipality of Rangárþing eystra and has, as of January 2015, 934 inhabitants.OverviewThe name of the town literally translates to "Hillfield". Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hvolsvollur: Skogar Museum (in Skogar), Haifoss (in Skalholt) and Selfoss (Volcano Eyjafjallajokull & Kerið). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, take a pleasant ride with Icelandic HorseWorld, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Skalholt Cathedral, and relax in the rural setting at Fridheimar.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hvolsvollur road trip planning website.

You can drive from Vik to Hvolsvollur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Hvolsvollur sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Stykkisholmur.

Things to do in Hvolsvollur

Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Hella, Fludir, Selfoss, Hjalparfoss, Skogar Museum
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Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Kerið ©
Kerið
Icelandic HorseWorld ©
Icelandic HorseWorld

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Stykkisholmur

Stykkisholmur ©
Stykkishólmur is a town and municipality situated in the western part of Iceland, in the northern part of the Snæfellsnes peninsula. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Volcano Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helgafell, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Stykkisholmskirkja. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum, then catch all the local highlights with Snaefellsnes Excursions, and then kick back and relax at Dritvik and Djupalonssandur.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Stykkisholmur trip planner.

You can drive from Hvolsvollur to Stykkisholmur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Stykkisholmur

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Dritvik and Djupalonssandur, Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum, Snaefellsnes Excursions
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Helgafell ©
Helgafell
Snaefellsnes Excursions ©
Snaefellsnes Excursions
Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum ©
Bjarnarhofn Shark Museum

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