17 days in Amsterdam & North Iceland Itinerary

17 days in Amsterdam & North Iceland Itinerary

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17 days in Amsterdam & North Iceland Itinerary

Start: Manila, Philippines
bus + Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
2
Siglufjordur, Iceland
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Reykjahlid, Iceland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Akureyri, Iceland
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  22​h 45​min
End: Manila, Philippines

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Popular historic sites such as Anne Frank House and Begijnhof are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at ARTIS and MokumBoat. And it doesn't end there: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Distilleerderij 't Nieuwe Diep, admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and wander the streets of Red Light District.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam itinerary maker tool .

Manila, Philippines to Amsterdam is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Philippines Time to Central European Time is minus 7 hours. In June, Amsterdam is cooler than Manila - with highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Siglufjordur.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Rijksmonument Oude Kerk
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Heineken Experience ©
Heineken Experience
ARTIS ©
ARTIS

1
day
Siglufjordur, Iceland

Siglufjordur ©
On the 17th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Folk Music Center and then see the interesting displays at Herring Era Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Siglufjordur trip itinerary maker app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Amsterdam to Siglufjordur. Traveling from Amsterdam to Siglufjordur, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in June; daily highs in Siglufjordur reach 15°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Siglufjordur

Museums
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Herring Era Museum ©
Herring Era Museum

4
nights
Reykjahlid, Iceland

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Step off the beaten path and head to Myvatn Nature Baths (Jardbodin vid Myvatn) and Krafla Lava Fields. Take a break from the city and head to Dettifoss and Lake Myvatn. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), explore the striking landscape at Dimmuborgir Lava Formations, take in the dramatic scenery at Hverfjall, and head outdoors with Vindbelgjarfjall.

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Getting from Siglufjordur to Reykjahlid by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Reykjahlid can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Dettifoss ©
Dettifoss
Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields

6
nights
Akureyri, Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Rauoanes Point. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Godafoss and Spas & Wellness. Venture out of the city with trips to Husavik (Horseback Riding Tours & The Húsavík Whale Museum). Spend the 24th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: play a few rounds at Akureyri Golf Club, shop like a local with Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, get engrossed in the history at The Industry Museum, and stop by Flora, Akureyri.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Akureyri trip maker app .

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Akureyri are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Husavik
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Godafoss ©
Godafoss
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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