Day 1, March 4
Arrive at Keflavik International Airport at 6:45 AM.
Pick up rental car and drive to Hilton Reykjavik Nordica for about 40 mins to check in and eat brunch.
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After lunch, drive to Blue Lagoon ($27 pp entrance fee with swimming) for about 46 mins. Don’t forget bathing suits!
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Around 4:00 PM, drive back towards Reykjavik and stop by The Perlan for a nice view of Reykjavik and possibly dinner.
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Head back to Hilton for the night, just 7 mins away.
[Optional] Pick up at Hilton by Iceland Excursions at around 8:30 PM for a Northern Lights hunt tour ($47 pp).
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Day 2, March 5
Leave at 7:30 AM for Thingvellir National Park, about a 40-min drive.
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Leave for Gullfoss Waterfall at 9:30 AM, about 55-min drive.
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Leave for Geysir at 11:30 AM, about 11-min drive. Lunch at Geysir.
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Leave for Seljalandsfoss Waterfall at 1:00 PM, about 78-min drive.
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Leave for Skogafoss Waterfall at 3:30 PM, about 23-min drive.
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Leave for Vik at 4:30 PM, about 26-min drive. Hike around the area for photos of Dyrholaey, Reynisdrangar, Halsanefshellir and black sand beach. Possible dinner at Strondin Bistro and Bar.
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Leave for Skogar Guesthouse at 7:00 PM or later for the night.
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Day 3, March 6
Leave at 5:00 AM for Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon to catch the sunrise at 8:18 AM, about 160-min drive.
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Leave at 10:00 AM for a 4-hr drive to Hveragerdi and hike to Reykjadalur Valley. Bring bathing suit for a dip at the geothermal spring.
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Head back to Hilton at 6:00 PM, about a 35-min drive.
Day 4, March 7
Visit downtown Reykjavik in the morning, then possibly lunch in the area.
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Return car rental at Keflavik International airport, then depart for New York at 5:05 PM.