This is our suggested itinerary for a self-drive West Iceland trip. The itinerary can be changed and customized to suit your needs.
Day 3: Snæfellsnes to the Westfjords.In the morning you can explore more of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, including a visit to a lava tube, an incredible ravine, and a hike up an extinct volcano! You then drive north to the Westfjords- the least touristy region of Iceland. You can soak in a variety of hot springs, go fishing, kayak in the fjords and with seals, or go horseback riding. You will stay at a country hotel with it’s own hot spring and geothermal swimming pool, and visitors often see arctic foxes! (Approx. 3-4 hours driving)
Day 4: Westfjords to Reykjavik. After visiting more of the attractions in the Westfjords or going on a morning hike, you can return to Reykjavik. Stop at a farm to try some delicious farm fresh cheese or ice cream, or if you leave early enough you can make a stop to hike to a hot spring river! (Approx. 4 hours driving)