14 days in Iceland Itinerary

14 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland trip planner

Make it your trip
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Reykjavik
— 5 nights
Fly
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Hofn
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vik
— 3 nights
Drive
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Geysir
— 2 nights
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Licenciado Benito Juarez International Airport

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Reykjavik

— 5 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Dive Iceland - Diving and Snorkeling in Iceland - Day Tours will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Reykjavik side-trips: Gluggafoss/Merkjarfoss (in Hvolsvollur), Gljufrabui Waterfalls (in Skogar) and Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall (in Hella). There's lots more to do: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, see the interesting displays at Aurora Reykjavik, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Reykjavik trip itinerary tool.

Mexico City, Mexico to Reykjavik is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Mexico City to Reykjavik due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mexico City in March, expect Reykjavik to be much colder, temps between 4°C and -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Hofn.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 1 — 6:

Hofn

— 3 nights
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Lagoon and Walking tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hofn: Jokulsarlon (Diamond Beach & Fjallsarlon Iceberg Lagoon) and Djupivogur (Eggin i Gledivik & Sveinsstekksfoss). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Hoffellsjokull Glacier, laugh and play at Hofn Swimming Pool, boost your wellbeing at Hoffell Hot Tubs, and admire the masterpieces at The Thorbergur center.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hofn trip planner.

You can fly from Reykjavik to Hofn in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Hofn

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 6 — 9:

Vik

— 3 nights
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Relax by the water at Black Sand Beach and Reynisfjara Beach. Get in touch with nature at Skogafoss and Fjadrargljufur Canyon. Change things up with these side-trips from Vik: Kvernufoss (in Skogar) and Kirkjubaejarklaustur (Skaftareldahraun & Skaftarstofa). There's still lots to do: add some entertainment to your itinerary with Icelandic Lava Show, delve into the distant past at Rutshellir Cave, take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church, and take in the dramatic natural features at Sólheimajökulll.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Vik sightseeing site.

Traveling by car from Hofn to Vik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 9 — 12:

Geysir

— 2 nights
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, indulge in some personalized pampering at Secret Lagoon - Gamla Laugin, take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Geysir.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Geysir day trip tool.

Getting from Vik to Geysir by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 12 — 14:

Iceland travel guide

4.5
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.