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
+2
Bus + Fly + Train:  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

Trails Outdoors Parks
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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

Nature Parks
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Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Skaftafell / Vatnajökull National Park
Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall

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, step off the mainland to explore Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa, explore the activities along Lake Myvatn, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

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
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall

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 Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir), Blaskogabyggd (Haukadalur & Gullfoss Falls) and Strokkur (in Geysir). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, have some family-friendly fun at Mink Viking Portrait Studio, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Akureyri to Reykjavik in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to fly to Nuuk.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

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

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Prince Christian Sound
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:
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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 Vancouver Aquarium 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, take in the awesome beauty at Grouse Mountain, admire the natural beauty at VanDusen Botanical Garden, and kick back and relax at Kitsilano Beach.

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 French Beach Provincial Park make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Victoria: Goldstream Provincial Park (in Langford) and East Sooke Regional Park (in Sooke). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at The Butchart Gardens, step into the grandiose world of Craigdarroch Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Inner Harbour, and have fun and explore at Miniature World.

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:
Highlights from your plan
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 Sunset Beach. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls Canada, appreciate the extensive heritage of Niagara River Recreation Trail, take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower, and identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Conservatory.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls road trip website.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Victoria to Niagara Falls in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Victoria to Niagara Falls. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Victoria in October: highs in Niagara Falls hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sunset Beach, Niagara River Recreation Trail, Kacaba Vineyards Winery
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 CN Tower and Royal Ontario Museum 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: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Toronto Zoo, take a stroll through The Distillery District, get curious at Ontario Science Centre, and learn about all things military at Fort York National Historic Site.

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, admire the natural beauty at Montreal Botanical Garden, and explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal.

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

Douglass Beach, Centre de divertissement Laser Force Drummondville, 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 Musee de la civilisation. 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
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 30:
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Place Royale ©
Place Royale
Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ) ©

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