11 days in North Iceland Itinerary

11 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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Fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Shuttle to Reykjavík, Bus to Akureyri
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Akureyri
— 5 nights
Drive
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Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hvammstangi
— 2 nights
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Kuwait City

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Akureyri

— 5 nights

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Akureyri: Siglufjordur (Folk Music Center, Herring Era Museum, &more) and Husavik (Husavikurkirkja, Speed Boats Tours, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, learn more about the world around you at Nordurslod - Into the Arctic, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and get a taste of the local shopping with Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Akureyri road trip planning website.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Akureyri is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Kuwait City in September, expect Akureyri to be colder, temps between 13°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 6:

Reykjahlid

— 3 nights
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Reykjahlid is known for nature and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, take in the dramatic natural features at Hverir, and go for a walk through Viti Crater.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Reykjahlid journey maker website.

Getting from Akureyri to Reykjahlid by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Reykjahlid can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Hvammstangi.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:

Hvammstangi

— 2 nights
Hvammstangi is an Icelandic village in the north-west part of the country, on Vatnsnes peninsula, situated on the Miðfjörður.It is the most densely populated area in the Húnaþing County, with a current population of about 580 people.OverviewHvammstangi is an important service center for the surrounding area. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Icelandic Seal Center, look for gifts at Woolfactory Shop KIDKA, then admire the sheer force of Kolugljufur Waterfall, and finally relax in the rural setting at Stora - Asgeirsa.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hvammstangi online trip maker.

Drive from Reykjahlid to Hvammstangi in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hvammstangi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11: