What is the best way to travel around Iceland?
Assuming you do not have a rental car, there are a few options for getting around the capital area. Put simply, your options are taxi, bus, walk, or bike. Reykjavik has a decent and affordable bus system.
How many days do you need to drive around Iceland?
Iceland Ring Road itinerary – 10 days. To have a memorable trip around the Ring Road we recommend taking 10 days to enjoy yourself along the way. This will allow you to not only drive the Ring Road but head off the beaten path in North Iceland and in the Snæfellsnes peninsula.
Can you do Iceland on a budget?
If you want to enjoy Iceland on a budget, then it should go without saying that you'll need to find some cheap accommodation. Luckily, Iceland has some awesome hostels spread around the country, which makes your road trip budget even better.
You can see the Northern Lights from late August to May, but it's best to visit between October and April. The night skies will be much darker, improving your chances. If you really want an excellent shot at a sighting, visit as close to midwinter as possible.