10 days in North Iceland Itinerary

10 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
On the 5th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Akureyri road trip tool.

Portland, USA to Akureyri is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Portland to Akureyri, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Portland in July, you will find days in Akureyri are cooler (°F), and nights are slightly colder (°F). You'll set off for Reykjahlid on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Outdoors Nature
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Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Horseback Riding Tours


Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Get outdoors at Dettifoss Waterfall and Krafla Lava Fields. Discover out-of-the-way places like Selfoss Waterfall and Viti Crater. When in Reykjahlid, make a side trip to see Husavikurkirkja in Husavik, approximately Husavik away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Hverir, take in the dramatic scenery at Hverfjall, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), and Head underground at Grjotagja Cave.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Reykjahlid trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Akureyri to Reykjahlid takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Reykjahlid can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Siglufjordur.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavikurkirkja, Selfoss Waterfall
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Hverir ©
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn


Siglufjordur ©
On the 11th (Thu), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Segull 67, get engrossed in the history at Folk Music Center, and then examine the collection at Herring Era Museum.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Siglufjordur trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Siglufjordur takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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