5 days in North Iceland Itinerary

5 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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5 days in North Iceland Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  17​h 30​min
1
Akureyri
— 3 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Edmonton

3
nights
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Step out of Akureyri with an excursion to Grjotagja Cave in Reykjahlid--about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get engrossed in the history at The Industry Museum, and view the masterpieces at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Akureyri trip itinerary planning website .

Edmonton, Canada to Akureyri is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Edmonton to Akureyri, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Akureyri is somewhat warmer than Edmonton - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Grjotagja Cave
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Photography Tours
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

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