32 days in North Iceland Itinerary

32 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Jeddah
Fly + Drive:  28 h
1
Siglufjordur
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Saudarkrokur
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Hvammstangi
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Reykjahlid
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Akureyri
— 9 nights
+2
Bus + Shuttle + Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Jeddah

4
nights
Siglufjordur

Siglufjordur ©
Explore hidden gems such as Folk Music Center and Segull 67.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Siglufjordur vacation site.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Siglufjordur is an approximately 32- hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Jeddah to Siglufjordur due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Jeddah in July, with highs in Siglufjordur at 16°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Saudarkrokur.

Things to do in Siglufjordur

Museums Breweries & Distilleries
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Herring Era Museum ©
Herring Era Museum
Folk Music Center ©
Folk Music Center
Segull 67 ©
Segull 67

5
nights
Saudarkrokur

Saudarkrokur ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Grettislaug and Textile Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Drangey Island and Hrutey Island. Venture out of the city with trips to Bolugil (in Varmahlid) and Icelandic salmon center (in Blonduos).

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Saudarkrokur trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Siglufjordur to Saudarkrokur in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Saudarkrokur can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You'll set off for Hvammstangi on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Saudarkrokur

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Varmahlid, Blonduos
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Grettislaug ©
Grettislaug
Puffin and Friends ©
Puffin and Friends
Víðimýrarkirkja ©
Víðimýrarkirkja

5
nights
Hvammstangi

Hvammstangi ©
Hvammstangi is an Icelandic village in the north-west part of the country, on Vatnsnes peninsula, situated on the Miðfjörður.It is the most densely populated area in the Húnaþing County, with a current population of about 580 people.OverviewHvammstangi is an important service center for the surrounding area. Visiting Icelandic Seal Center and Kolugljufur Waterfall will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stora - Asgeirsa and Gauksmyri Lodge. The adventure continues: stop by Woolfactory Shop KIDKA.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hvammstangi trip app.

You can drive from Saudarkrokur to Hvammstangi in 1.5 hours. On the 30th (Tue), you're off to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hvammstangi

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Icelandic Seal Center ©
Icelandic Seal Center
Stora - Asgeirsa ©
Stora - Asgeirsa
Gauksmyri Lodge ©
Gauksmyri Lodge

6
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Step out of the city life by going to Skutustaoagigar and Hofdi. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Askja and Sigurgeirs Bird Museum. There's still lots to do: Head underground at Lofthellir Lava Cave, take in the dramatic natural features at Leirhnjukur, take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, and get outside with Vindbelgjarfjall.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjahlid road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Hvammstangi to Reykjahlid in 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Reykjahlid are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Lofthellir Lava Cave ©
Lofthellir Lava Cave
Askja ©
Askja
Hofdi ©
Hofdi

9
nights
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Old Farmhouse Laufas and The Aviation Museum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Flora, Akureyri and Brunir Horse. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Akureyri: Husavik (Horseback Riding Tours, The Transportation Museum at Ystafell, &more). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the exciting artwork at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, get outside with Aldeyjarfoss, and take an in-depth tour of Nordurslod - Into the Arctic.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Akureyri online tour planner.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in August, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Husavik, Aldeyjarfoss
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Horseback Riding Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Aldeyjarfoss ©
Aldeyjarfoss