14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland planner

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Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Borgarnes
— 1 night
Drive
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Saudarkrokur
— 1 night
Drive
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Akureyri
— 2 nights
Drive
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Reykjahlid
Drive
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Seydisfjordur
— 1 night
Drive
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Hofn
— 1 night
Drive
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Vik
— 1 night
Drive
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Selfoss
— 1 night
Drive
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Reykjavik
— 2 nights

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Reykjavik

— 2 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Gerdarsafn Kopavogur Art Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, then appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, and finally examine the collection at Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Off-Road Tours, then test the waters at a local thermal spa, and then see the interesting displays at Volcano House.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Reykjavik online vacation planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Keflavik International Airport. In March in Reykjavik, expect temperatures between 39°F during the day and 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Borgarnes.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 18 — 20:

Borgarnes

— 1 night
Borgarnes is a town located on a peninsula at the shore of Borgarfjörður in Iceland.It has a population of 1,763 (as of January 2011). On the 21st (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Grábrók Volcano and then examine the collection at The Settlement Center.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Borgarnes online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Borgarnes in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Borgarnes sees daily highs of 40°F and lows of 31°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Saudarkrokur.

Things to do in Borgarnes

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 20 — 21:

Saudarkrokur

— 1 night
On the 22nd (Tue), surround yourself with nature on Iceland Horse Tours and then take in the natural beauty of Grettislaug.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Saudarkrokur holiday builder website.

You can drive from Borgarnes to Saudarkrokur in 3 hours. In March in Saudarkrokur, expect temperatures between 38°F during the day and 27°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Akureyri.

Things to do in Saudarkrokur

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 22:

Akureyri

— 2 nights

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn) and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): race across the water with a speed boat tour and then take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Akureyri travel tool.

Getting from Saudarkrokur to Akureyri by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Akureyri are 38°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours · Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 25:

Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Reykjahlid trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Akureyri to Reykjahlid takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Reykjahlid, expect temperatures between 38°F during the day and 27°F at night. On the 25th (Fri), you'll travel to Seydisfjordur.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 25:

Seydisfjordur

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): cast your line with Austursigling and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gufufoss.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Seydisfjordur trip planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Seydisfjordur takes 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Seydisfjordur are 38°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hofn.

Things to do in Seydisfjordur

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 26:

Hofn

— 1 night
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. On the 26th (Sat), get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hofn trip planner.

Drive from Seydisfjordur to Hofn in 3 hours. March in Hofn sees daily highs of 40°F and lows of 32°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hofn

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 27:
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Vik

— 1 night
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach, then take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskirkja Church.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vik trip site.

Traveling by car from Hofn to Vik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, daytime highs in Vik are 39°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Selfoss.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 27 — 28:

Selfoss

— 1 night
Sitting on the banks of the picturesque Olfusa River, the laid-back town of Selfoss provides a good location to relax and enjoy some of the country's natural delights.
On the 28th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Urridafoss Waterfall and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kerið.

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Drive from Vik to Selfoss in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°F in March, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Selfoss

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 28 — 29:

Reykjavik

— 2 nights
Go for a jaunt from Reykjavik to Thingvellir to see Thingvellir National Park about 46 minutes away. Spend the 29th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. See even more of Reykjavik: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, steep yourself in history at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), take in panoramic vistas at Perlan, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Selfoss to Reykjavik in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 29 — 31:

Iceland travel guide

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Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.