12 days in North Iceland Itinerary

12 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  16 h 30 min
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  32 h
End: New Delhi


Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Akureyri is known for nature, parks, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, view the masterpieces at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Akureyrarkirkja, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Akureyri trip itinerary app.

New Delhi, India to Akureyri is an approximately 22.5- hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Akureyri is minus 5.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in December, things will get colder in Akureyri: highs are around 1°C and lows about -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Photography Tours
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Speed Boats Tours


Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Venture out of the city with trips to Husavik (Speed Boats Tours, Husavikurkirkja, &more). There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Mývatn Nature Baths, take in the pleasant sights at Viti Crater, admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall, and explore the striking landscape at Hverir.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjahlid trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Akureyri to Reykjahlid by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Reykjahlid are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Siglufjordur.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik
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Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall


Siglufjordur ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland, then examine the collection at Herring Era Museum, and then examine the collection at Folk Music Center.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Siglufjordur day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Siglufjordur takes 2.5 hours. In December in Siglufjordur, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -6°C at night. On the 1st (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Siglufjordur


Side Trip

Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland
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Herring Era Museum ©
Herring Era Museum
Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland ©
Hvoll Folk Museum of Dalvik Iceland
Folk Music Center ©
Folk Music Center