13 days in Iceland Itinerary

13 days in Iceland Itinerary

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13 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  18​h
1
Keflavik
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Selfoss
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Vik
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Hofn
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
5
Egilsstadir
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
6
Reykjahlid
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
7
Akureyri
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
8
Arnarstapi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Reykjavik
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
10
Keflavik
— 1 night
fly:  19​h
End: Singapore


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Keflavik

Keflavik ©
Keflavík is a town in the Reykjanes region in southwest Iceland. You've now added Blue Lagoon to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): boost your wellbeing at Blue Lagoon.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Keflavik attractions planning website .

Singapore, Singapore to Keflavik is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Keflavik is minus 8 hours. In March, Keflavik is colder than Singapore - with highs of 4°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Selfoss.

Things to do in Keflavik

Spas

Side Trip

Blue Lagoon
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Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon

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Selfoss

Selfoss ©
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.
For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Selfoss trip maker website .

You can drive from Keflavik to Selfoss in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in March, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Selfoss

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Vik, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall, Skogafoss
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Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss

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Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Vik holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Selfoss to Vik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Jokulsarlon, Svartifoss Waterfall
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Diamond Beach ©
Diamond Beach
Svartifoss Waterfall ©
Svartifoss Waterfall

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Hofn

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Petra Stone Collection as well as Eggin i Gledivik.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hofn trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Vik to Hofn takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Hofn, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Egilsstadir.

Things to do in Hofn

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Eggin i Gledivik, Petra Stone Collection, Seydisfjordur Church
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Seydisfjordur Church ©
Seydisfjordur Church
Petra Stone Collection ©
Petra Stone Collection
Eggin i Gledivik ©
Eggin i Gledivik

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Egilsstadir

Egilsstadir ©
You've now added Hengifoss to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): get outside with Hengifoss.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Egilsstadir trip planner .

Drive from Hofn to Egilsstadir in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Hofn in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Egilsstadir, with lows around -3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Thu) before leaving for Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Egilsstadir

Outdoors
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Hengifoss ©
Hengifoss

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Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
You've added Viti Crater, Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), Grjotagja Cave, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, make a trip to Viti Crater, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), then Head underground at Grjotagja Cave, and finally take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Reykjahlid trip builder tool .

Getting from Egilsstadir to Reykjahlid by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In March in Reykjahlid, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Goðafoss Waterfall
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Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) ©
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard)
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall

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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 20th (Fri): see a show at Hof Cultural and Conference Center.

Find out how to plan Akureyri trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from Reykjahlid to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Akureyri sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Arnarstapi.

Things to do in Akureyri

Nightlife
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Hof Cultural and Conference Center ©

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Arnarstapi

Arnarstapi ©
Arnarstapi or Stapi is a small fishing village at the foot of Mt. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Olafsvikurkirkja as well as Kirkjufellsfoss.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Arnarstapi itinerary site .

Drive from Akureyri to Arnarstapi in 5.5 hours. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Arnarstapi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kirkjufellsfoss, Olafsvikurkirkja
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Kirkjufellsfoss ©
Kirkjufellsfoss
Olafsvikurkirkja ©
Olafsvikurkirkja

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Sun Voyager, Hallgrimskirkja, Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, then pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, and then catch a live performance at Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Geysir, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thingvellir National Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik route planner .

Drive from Arnarstapi to Reykjavik in 3 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Keflavik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Parks Nature Nightlife

Side Trips

Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss Falls, Geysir, Bruarfoss Waterfall
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall
Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls

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Keflavik

Keflavik
For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Keflavik road trip planning website .

You can drive from Reykjavik to Keflavik in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Keflavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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