29 days in East Region Itinerary

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Jokulsarlon
— 4 nights
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Hofn
— 4 nights
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Djupivogur
— 4 nights
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Nordurfjordur
— 2 nights
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Vopnafjordur
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Egilsstadir
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Jokulsarlon — 4 nights

Discover out-of-the-way places like Svinafell Glacier and Jokulsargljufur National Park. Escape the urban bustle at Skaftafellsjokull and Lac Polaire. Explore Jokulsarlon's surroundings by going to Skaftafell (Flaajokull Glacier & Svartifoss Waterfall) and Skaftafell National Park (in Vatnajokull National Park).

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Jokulsarlon trip planner.

Izmir, Turkey to Jokulsarlon is an approximately 108-hour car ride. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Izmir to Jokulsarlon. Traveling from Izmir in July, expect nights in Jokulsarlon to be little chillier, around 10°C, while days are much colder, around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Hofn.
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Hofn — 4 nights

Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Get outdoors at Hoffellsjokull Glacier and Vatnajokull. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hofn Swimming Pool and The Thorbergur center. It doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Vestrahorn and see the interesting displays at Huldusteinn.

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You can drive from Jokulsarlon to Hofn in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Djupivogur.
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Djupivogur — 4 nights

Step off the beaten path and head to The French Museum and Eggin i Gledivik. Visiting Beljandi and Bulandstindur will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Djupivogur: Petra Stone Collection (in Stodvarfjordur), Breiddalssetur Museum (in Breiddalsvik) and Auroras Iceland (in Faskrudsfjordur).

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You can drive from Hofn to Djupivogur in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in July, and nighttime lows around 10°C. You'll set off for Nordurfjordur on the 15th (Sun).
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Nordurfjordur — 2 nights

Nordurfjordur is known for nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: witness a stunning natural landmark at Krossneslaug.

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Getting from Djupivogur to Nordurfjordur by car takes about 10.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 18th (Wed), you're off to Vopnafjordur.
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Vopnafjordur — 2 nights

Vopnafjörður is a village and municipality in Northeast Iceland, standing on a peninsula in the middle of a mountainous bay by the same name. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Moorudalur Farm and The Elephant Ljosastapi. There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of Minjasafnio a Bustarfelli - Bustarfell Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Vopnafjordur sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Nordurfjordur to Vopnafjordur in 9 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in July, and nighttime lows around 8°C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel to Egilsstadir.
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Egilsstadir — 8 nights

Get outdoors at Gufufoss and Lagarfljot. Discover out-of-the-way places like Skriduklaustur and Hallormsstadur Forestry Reserve. Explore Egilsstadir's surroundings by going to Seydisfjordur (Tvisongur, Technical Museum, &more), Storurd (in Borgarfjordur Eystri) and Icelandic Wartime Museum (in Reydarfjordur).

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You can drive from Vopnafjordur to Egilsstadir in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Egilsstadir are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. You will leave for home on the 29th (Sun).
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