60 days in Iceland, Greenland & Canada Itinerary

60 days in Iceland, Greenland & Canada Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly + Drive:  10 h 45 min
1
Landmannalaugar, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Vatnajokull National Park, Iceland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Akureyri, Iceland
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h
4
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Nuuk, Greenland
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
6
Qaqortoq, Greenland
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
7
Ilulissat, Greenland
— 2 nights
Fly:  20 h 15 min
8
Vancouver, Canada
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
9
Victoria, Canada
— 6 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Train:  10 h 30 min
10
Niagara Falls, Canada
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
11
Toronto, Canada
— 8 nights
+2
Ferry + Fly + Bus:  3 h 15 min
12
Montreal, Canada
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h
13
Quebec City, Canada
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: London, United Kingdom

1
night
Landmannalaugar, Iceland

Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Landmannalaugar and then hike along Laugavegur.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Landmannalaugar trip builder tool.

London, UK to Landmannalaugar is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from London in September, things will get a bit cooler in Landmannalaugar: highs are around 11°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Laugavegur ©
Laugavegur
Landmannalaugar ©
Landmannalaugar

2
nights
Vatnajokull National Park, Iceland

Vatnajokull National Park
On the 3rd (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Polaire, then admire the sheer force of Svartifoss Waterfall, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Vatnajokull.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Vatnajokull National Park travel planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Landmannalaugar to Vatnajokull National Park. September in Vatnajokull National Park sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Parks Nature
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Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
Lac Polaire ©
Lac Polaire

5
nights
Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Akureyri is known for nature, parks, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall, take in nature's colorful creations at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), head off the coast to Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa, and stroll through Krafla Lava Fields.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Akureyri day trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vatnajokull National Park to Akureyri. Traveling from Vatnajokull National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Akureyri, with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

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

6
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
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 Strokkur (in Geysir), Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Blaskogabyggd (Haukadalur & Gullfoss Falls). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, explore and take pictures at Ring Road, and explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar).

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by flight from Akureyri to Reykjavik takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Nuuk.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd, Gljufrabui Waterfalls, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Thermal Spas, Ring Road
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

2
nights
Nuuk, Greenland

Nuuk ©
Home to a quarter of the nation's population, Nuuk represents the nation's cultural and economic center and holds the title as the world's smallest and northernmost capital.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in the architecture and design of University of Greenland, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then make a trip to Qornok, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Prince Christian Sound. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Greenland Simulation Center, then make a trip to Nuuk Cathedral, then examine the collection at Greenland National Museum and Archives, and finally explore the world behind art at Nuuk Art Museum.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nuuk road trip website.

Fly from Reykjavik to Nuuk in 3.5 hours. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Reykjavik to Nuuk due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Reykjavik in September: high temperatures in Nuuk hover around 7°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Qaqortoq.

Things to do in Nuuk

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Prince Christian Sound
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Greenland National Museum and Archives ©
Greenland National Museum and Archives
Nuuk Art Museum ©
Nuuk Art Museum
Nuuk Cathedral ©
Nuuk Cathedral

1
night
Qaqortoq, Greenland

Qaqortoq ©
Qaqortoq, formerly Julianehåb, is a town in the Kujalleq municipality in southern Greenland, located near Cape Thorvaldsen. On the 18th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saviors Church and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hvalsey Church Ruins.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Qaqortoq sightseeing tool.

Fly from Nuuk to Qaqortoq in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Ilulissat.

Things to do in Qaqortoq

Historic Sites
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Hvalsey Church Ruins ©
Hvalsey Church Ruins

2
nights
Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat ©
Ilulissat, formerly Jakobshavn or Jacobshaven, is a town in the Qaasuitsup municipality in western Greenland, located approximately 350km north of the Arctic Circle. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Jakobshavn Glacier, go for a walk through Sermermiut, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Ilulissat Icefjord. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Eqip Sermia Glacier.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ilulissat trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Qaqortoq to Ilulissat by flight takes about 6 hours. Traveling from Qaqortoq in September, things will get little chillier in Ilulissat: highs are around 5°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Ilulissat

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Ilulissat Icefjord ©
Ilulissat Icefjord
Eqip Sermia Glacier ©
Eqip Sermia Glacier
Jakobshavn Glacier ©
Jakobshavn Glacier

6
nights
Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Attractions like Stanley Park and Spanish Banks make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Vancouver side-trips: Farm Ventures (in Roberts Creek) and Whistler Blackcomb (in Whistler). The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Granville Island, explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, admire the natural beauty at VanDusen Botanical Garden, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Vancouver Aquarium.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Vancouver planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ilulissat to Vancouver. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Ilulissat to Vancouver. Traveling from Ilulissat in September, things will get much hotter in Vancouver: highs are around 22°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Victoria.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

North Vancouver, Farm Ventures, Whistler Blackcomb
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Vancouver Aquarium ©
Vancouver Aquarium
Granville Island ©
Granville Island

6
nights
Victoria, Canada

Victoria ©
Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
Attractions like Royal BC Museum and Miniature World make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Victoria: Goldstream Provincial Park (in Langford) and Sooke (East Sooke Regional Park & French Beach Provincial Park). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at The Butchart Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Victoria Bug Zoo, step into the grandiose world of Craigdarroch Castle, and admire the landmark architecture of Hatley Park National Historic Site.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Victoria travel planner.

Traveling by car from Vancouver to Victoria takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Central Saanich, Sooke, Goldstream Provincial Park, West Coast Trail, Hatley Park National Historic Site
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 3:
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The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Victoria Bug Zoo ©
Victoria Bug Zoo
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum

5
nights
Niagara Falls, Canada

Niagara Falls ©
Indisputably one of the world's most impressive natural sights, Niagara Falls straddle the United States/Canada border, marking the spot at which a thundering river plunges over a major escarpment.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Marineland and Niagara SkyWheel. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls Canada, enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, and explore and take pictures at Horseshoe Falls.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls trip itinerary maker app.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Victoria to Niagara Falls in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Victoria to Niagara Falls, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Victoria, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Niagara Falls, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sunset Beach, Kacaba Vineyards Winery, Niagara River Recreation Trail
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 9:
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Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Marineland ©
Marineland
Niagara SkyWheel ©
Niagara SkyWheel

8
nights
Toronto, Canada

Toronto ©
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Attractions like Toronto Zoo and Ontario Science Centre make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Toronto to Vaughan to see Canada's Wonderland about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, learn about all things military at Fort York National Historic Site, steep yourself in history at Casa Loma, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Toronto trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Niagara Falls to Toronto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Toronto, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Montreal.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Canada's Wonderland
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Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
CN Tower
CN Tower
Toronto Zoo ©
Toronto Zoo

7
nights
Montreal, Canada

Montreal ©
Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
Kids will enjoy Biodome de Montreal and Douglass Beach. Take a break from Montreal with a short trip to Centre de divertissement Laser Force Drummondville in Drummondville, about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, get your game on at Maeva Surf, don't miss a visit to Old Montreal, and take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Montreal itinerary planner.

Getting from Toronto to Montreal by combination of ferry, flight, and bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Montreal are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Centre de divertissement Laser Force Drummondville, Douglass Beach, Maeva Surf
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 24:
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Maeva Surf ©
Maeva Surf
Biodome de Montreal ©
Biodome de Montreal
La Ronde ©
La Ronde

6
nights
Quebec City, Canada

Quebec City ©
With a World Heritage-listed old town, Quebec City remains a walkable and safe hub of culture, commerce, and education offering a blend of fascinating history and a range of tourist-oriented activities.
Kids will enjoy Place Royale and The Battlefields Park. Change things up with a short trip to Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre in Sainte Anne de Beaupre (about 30 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires, visit Lower Town (Basse-Ville), and take a stroll through Quartier Petit Champlain.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Quebec City trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Quebec City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Place Royale ©
Place Royale
Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ) ©

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