5 days in North Iceland Itinerary

5 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
— 1 night
Drive
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Reykjahlid
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hvammstangi
— 1 night
Bus to Reykjavík, Fly to London

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Akureyri — 1 night

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, take in the exciting artwork at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Akureyri holiday planner.

London, UK to Akureyri is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in March; daily highs in Akureyri reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Reykjahlid.
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Reykjahlid — 2 nights

Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
On the 17th (Fri), take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths and then explore the striking landscape at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard). On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, stroll through Krafla Lava Fields, and then make a trip to Viti Crater.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjahlid trip tool.

You can drive from Akureyri to Reykjahlid in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Reykjahlid can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hvammstangi.
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Hvammstangi — 1 night

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 19th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Kolugljufur Waterfall.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hvammstangi journey planner.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Hvammstangi in 4 hours. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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