9 days in Iceland Itinerary

9 days in Iceland Itinerary

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9 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Nagpur
Fly:  26​h
1
Hellnar
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Reykjahlid
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Akureyri
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Nagpur

1
day
Hellnar

Hellnar
On the 23rd (Fri), don't miss a visit to Londrangar Basalt Cliffs, enjoy the sand and surf at Dritvik and Djupalonssandur, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave Vatnshellir, and finally stroll the grounds of Budir Church.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hellnar travel route planner .

Nagpur, India to Hellnar is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Nagpur to Hellnar, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hellnar

#Parks, #Beaches, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Londrangar Basalt Cliffs, Budir Church, Cave Vatnshellir
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1
night
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Dimmuborgir Lava Formations and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard). Keep things going the next day: take in the natural beauty of Hverarond and then identify plant and animal life at Krafla Lava Fields.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Reykjahlid trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Hellnar to Reykjahlid in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In November in Reykjahlid, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) ©
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard)
Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields
Hverarond ©
Hverarond

1
night
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
On the 26th (Mon), get interesting insight from Tours, take in the exciting artwork at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, then look for gifts at Flora, Akureyri, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Akureyrarkirkja.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Akureyri road trip app .

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

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

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Reykjavik Open Air Museum and Videy Island are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Nordic Store and JS Watch Company. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Perlan, look for gifts at Skumaskot, explore the world behind art at Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), and enjoy the sea views from Grotta Lighthouse.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Reykjavik travel route planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Akureyri to Reykjavik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Akureyri in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 0°C in Reykjavik. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

#Shopping, #Historic Sites, #Museums
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Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum
Grotta Lighthouse ©
Grotta Lighthouse

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