5 days in North Iceland Itinerary

5 days in North Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Iceland trip planner
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Fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Shuttle to Reykjavík, Bus to Akureyri
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Akureyri
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hvammstangi
— 1 night
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to San Francisco

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Akureyri — 2 nights

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Akureyri is known for nature, adventure, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, learn something new at Flora Culture House Akureyri, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and test the waters at Akureyri Swimming Pool.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Akureyri holiday planning tool.

San Francisco, USA to Akureyri is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from San Francisco to Akureyri, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from San Francisco in November, with highs in Akureyri at 37°F and lows at 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hvammstangi.
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Tours · Shopping · Wildlife · Parks
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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. On the 3rd (Sat), stop by Woolfactory Shop KIDKA and then try your luck at FL Hestar Horse Rental.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hvammstangi holiday tool.

You can drive from Akureyri to Hvammstangi in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Casinos · Fun & Games · Shopping
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