14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Reykjavik
— 4 nights
2
Akureyri
— 2 nights
3
Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
4
Vatnajokull National Park
— 1 night
5
Vik
— 3 nights
6
Grundarfjorour
— 1 night

4
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Step off the beaten path and head to Grotta Lighthouse and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Visiting Bruarfoss Waterfall and Hraunfossar will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Glanni Waterfall (in Bifrost), The Settlement Center (in Borgarnes) and Haukadalur (in Blaskogabyggd). And it doesn't end there: trot along with a tour on horseback, get to know the fascinating history of Reykjavik Open Air Museum, stroll the grounds of Cemetery Holavallagardur, and take an in-depth tour of Tales from Iceland.

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

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Keflavik International Airport. In March, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Glanni Waterfall, The Settlement Center, Haukadalur, Horseback Riding Tours, Hraunfossar
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Horseback Riding Tours
Hraunfossar ©
Hraunfossar
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
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 9th (Mon): head off the coast to Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa and then ski along the peaceful trails at Hlíðarfjall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of The Industry Museum and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Akureyri trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Reykjavik to Akureyri in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Akureyri can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa ©
Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hlíðarfjall ©
Hlíðarfjall

2
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Leirhnjukur, thenhead outdoors with Hofdi, thenexamine the collection at Sigurgeirs Bird Museum, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Viti Crater. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Lofthellir Lava Cave, see the interesting displays at The Exploration Museum, and then test the waters at a local thermal spa.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Reykjahlid travel route planner.

You can drive from Akureyri to Reykjahlid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Reykjahlid, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Vatnajokull National Park.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik
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Lofthellir Lava Cave ©
Lofthellir Lava Cave
Hofdi ©
Hofdi
Viti Crater ©
Viti Crater

1
night
Vatnajokull National Park

Vatnajokull National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Svartifoss Waterfall, take in the dramatic natural features at Svinafell Glacier, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Polaire.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Vatnajokull National Park trip builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Reykjahlid to Vatnajokull National Park. March in Vatnajokull National Park sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Vik.

Things to do in Vatnajokull National Park

Parks Nature
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Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall
Svinafell Glacier
Svinafell Glacier
Lac Polaire ©
Lac Polaire

3
nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sólheimajökulll and Fjadrargljufur Canyon. Step out of the city life by going to Gljufrabui Waterfalls and Mýrdalsjökull. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Skogar Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Reynisfjall, trot along with a tour on horseback, and appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Vik vacation planner.

You can take a bus from Vatnajokull National Park to Vik in 5 hours. In March in Vik, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grundarfjorour.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Skogar, Fjadrargljufur Canyon
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Fjadrargljufur Canyon ©
Fjadrargljufur Canyon
Gljufrabui Waterfalls ©
Gljufrabui Waterfalls
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll

1
night
Grundarfjorour

Grundarfjorour ©
On the 17th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Grundarfoss Waterfall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olafsvikurkirkja, kick back and relax at Skardsvik Beach, thenexplore the striking landscape at Gatklettur, and finally admire the sheer force of Bjarnarfoss. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Sugandisey and then explore the striking landscape at Berserkjahraun.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Grundarfjorour road trip website.

You can drive from Vik to Grundarfjorour in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Grundarfjorour

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Snaefellsbaer, Olafsvikurkirkja, Sugandisey
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Gatklettur ©
Gatklettur
Berserkjahraun ©
Berserkjahraun
Bjarnarfoss ©
Bjarnarfoss

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