32 days in North Iceland Itinerary

32 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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32 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Jeddah

4
nights
Siglufjordur

Siglufjordur ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Folk Music Center and Segull 67.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Siglufjordur holiday planning site .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Siglufjordur is an approximately 28-hour flight. 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Saudarkrokur.

Things to do in Siglufjordur

Museums Breweries & Distilleries
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Herring Era Museum ©
Herring Era Museum

5
nights
Saudarkrokur

Saudarkrokur ©
Take a break from the city and head to Horseback Riding Tours and Grettislaug. Discover out-of-the-way places like Puffin and Friends and Víðimýrarkirkja. Venture out of the city with trips to Bolugil (in Varmahlid) and Blonduos (Textile Museum, Hrutey Island, & more).

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Saudarkrokur trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Siglufjordur to Saudarkrokur takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 25th (Thu), you'll travel to Hvammstangi.

Things to do in Saudarkrokur

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Varmahlid, Blonduos
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Grettislaug ©
Grettislaug
Puffin and Friends ©
Puffin and Friends
Glaumbaer Museum ©
Glaumbaer Museum

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. Get in touch with nature at Kolugljufur Waterfall and Icelandic Seal Center. Discover out-of-the-way places like Woolfactory Shop KIDKA and Stora - Asgeirsa. There's more to do: explore and take pictures at Gauksmyri Lodge.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hvammstangi online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Saudarkrokur to Hvammstangi takes 1.5 hours. On the 30th (Tue), you're off toReykjahlid.

Things to do in Hvammstangi

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Icelandic Seal Center ©
Icelandic Seal Center
Gauksmyri Lodge ©
Gauksmyri Lodge

6
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hofdi and Askja. Get in touch with nature at Lofthellir Lava Cave and Dimmuborgir Lava Formations. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Vindbelgjarfjall, admire the sheer force of Dettifoss, go for a walk through Viti Crater, and examine the collection at Sigurgeirs Bird Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Reykjahlid road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hvammstangi to Reykjahlid takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in July, and nighttime lows around 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Rauoanes Point. Head to Flora, Akureyri and Linda Ola - Studio & Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Akureyri: Husavik (Horseback Riding Tours, The Transportation Museum at Ystafell, & more). Spend the 11th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Aldeyjarfoss, examine the collection at The Motorcycle Museum of Iceland, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Church (Katholska Kirkjan).

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Akureyri trip planner .

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Akureyri are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to 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

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