8 days in North Iceland Itinerary

8 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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8 days in North Iceland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  20​h
1
Akureyri
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Reykjahlid
— 4 nights
Fly:  38​h
End: Mumbai

1
day
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
On the 2nd (Tue), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Akureyri trip maker app .

Mumbai, India to Akureyri is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Akureyri due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in April; daily highs in Akureyri reach 5°C and lows reach -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Get outdoors at Myvatn Nature Baths (Jardbodin vid Myvatn) and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Take a break from Reykjahlid with a short trip to Husavikurkirkja in Husavik, about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Myvatn, identify plant and animal life at Krafla Lava Fields, take in the natural beauty of Hverarond, and admire the sheer force of Hverfjall.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjahlid attractions planner .

Getting from Akureyri to Reykjahlid by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik
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Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Dettifoss ©
Dettifoss
Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields

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