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    • 3-Day Itinerary in March - Feedback Appreciated

      Iceland 16 hours ago

      Hi all!

      Going with my fiancee (in our mid-20s) for 3.5 days so I'd love to get some feedback on my itinerary!

      Basics:

      • We'll be renting a non 4x4 for this trip
      • Only planning to visit south Iceland given length of trip
      • Priority is on scenery and nature
      • Intention to take full advantage of sunlight
      • Love hiking, but understand some hikes may not always be appropriate given sporadic weather so prefer short hikes

      Needs:

      • Feedback on itinerary below
      • Considerations on timing due to season
      • Potential alternatives if weather doesn't cooperate
      • Possible food options during drives

      Day 1: March 9

      Arrive to KEF @ 3:30pm
      Blue Lagoon - 6pm reservation
      Northern Lights (Tour) @ 9pm

      Day 2: March 10

      Drive from Reykjavik
      Thingvellir
      Strokkur Geysir
      Gulfoss Falls
      Kerid
      Reykjadalur Hot Spring Trailhead
      Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
      Gljúfrabúi Waterfall
      Skógafoss Waterfall
      Seljavallalaug
      Stay in Hvolsvöllur

      Day 3: March 11

      Path to Plane Wreck
      Dyrhólaey Arch
      Reynisfjara - Black Sand Beach
      Fjaðrárgljúfur
      Svartifoss Falls
      Jokulsarlon
      Vatnajokull Ice Cave (Tour) @ 4pm
      Drive back to Hvolsvöllur

      Day 4: March 12

      Drive from Hvolsvöllur
      Hallgrimskirkja
      Reykjavik
      Arrive @ KEF 2:30pm

      Thanks!

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    • Iceland in a week

      Reykjavík Jan 26, 2017 at 5:20 AM

      My husband and I are planning to visit Iceland just for a few days (5-7) in march. Can someone please advise what can we visit/see during our short stay. We would love to see Northern lights if possible. I was thinking to stay in Reykjavik for a couple of nights and then perhaps somewhere else for a few nights?
      Any advice would be appreciated.
      Thanks
      Monika

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