11 days in North Iceland Itinerary

11 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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11 days in North Iceland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  17​h 45​min
1
Siglufjordur
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Reykjahlid
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Akureyri
— 4 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: London

1
night
Siglufjordur

Siglufjordur ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Folk Music Center, see the interesting displays at Herring Era Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bruggsmidjan Kaldi Brewery, then relax in the rural setting at Langhus Farm, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Segull 67.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Siglufjordur road trip planner .

London, UK to Siglufjordur is an approximately 18-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from London in September, expect Siglufjordur to be slightly colder, temps between 13°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Siglufjordur

Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Dalvik, Langhus Farm
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Herring Era Museum ©
Herring Era Museum
Langhus Farm ©
Langhus Farm
Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland ©

4
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Get out of town with these interesting Reykjahlid side-trips: Husavik (The Húsavík Whale Museum, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Dettifoss, look for all kinds of wild species at Krafla Lava Fields, explore the activities along Lake Myvatn, and explore the striking landscape at Askja.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Reykjahlid online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Siglufjordur to Reykjahlid in 2.5 hours. In September in Reykjahlid, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Hverir ©
Hverir

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Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Go for a jaunt from Akureyri to Varmahlid to see Horseback Riding Tours about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Godafoss, see the interesting displays at The Industry Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Akureyri online journey planner .

Getting from Reykjahlid to Akureyri by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September in Akureyri, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Photography Tours

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