9 days in North Iceland Itinerary

9 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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9 days in North Iceland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  27​h
1
Akureyri
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Reykjahlid
— 4 nights
Fly:  41​h
End: Singapore

1
night
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
On the 6th (Sat), look for gifts at Glerartorg Shopping Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, then admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Godafoss and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

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Singapore, Singapore to Akureyri is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Singapore to Akureyri, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Akureyri is colder than Singapore - with highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

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Godafoss ©
Godafoss
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Explore Reykjahlid's surroundings by going to Husavik (The Husavik Whale Museum & Dolphin & Whale Watching). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss, take in the dramatic natural features at Mud Pots, take in the natural beauty of Myvatn Nature Baths (Jardbodin vid Myvatn), and take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard).

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Reykjahlid day trip planner.

You can drive from Akureyri to Reykjahlid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) 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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