6 days in Iceland Itinerary

6 days in Iceland Itinerary

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6 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  10​h
Akureyri
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h
Reykjavik
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: London

1
night
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Akureyri trip itinerary builder site .

London, UK to Akureyri is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Akureyri at 16°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Akureyrarkirkja ©
Akureyrarkirkja

3
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Krafla Lava Fields and Hverarond. Go for a jaunt from Reykjahlid to Husavik to see The Husavik Whale Museum about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), take in the pleasant sights at Viti Crater, take in the dramatic natural features at Dimmuborgir Lava Formations, and admire the sheer force of Hverfjall.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Reykjahlid trip planner .

You can drive from Akureyri to Reykjahlid in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Reykjahlid sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, The Husavik Whale Museum
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Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields
Hverarond ©
Hverarond
The Husavik Whale Museum ©
The Husavik Whale Museum

1
night
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at Laugardalslaug and then browse the exhibits of Perlan.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik trip planning website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Reykjahlid to Reykjavik in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Reykjavik are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

#Fun & Games, #Museums
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Perlan ©
Perlan
Laugardalslaug ©
Laugardalslaug

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