12 days in North Iceland Itinerary

12 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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12 days in North Iceland Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  31 h
1
Akureyri
— 9 nights
+2
Bus + Shuttle + Fly:  31 h
End: Manila, Luzon

9
nights
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Change things up with these side-trips from Akureyri: Víðimýrarkirkja (in Varmahlid) and Grjotagja Cave (in Reykjahlid). Next up on the itinerary: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, take in nature's colorful creations at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), and witness a stunning natural landmark at Mývatn Nature Baths.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Akureyri trip planner .

Manila, Philippines to Akureyri is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manila to Akureyri is minus 8 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Manila in February; daily highs in Akureyri reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Víðimýrarkirkja, Grjotagja Cave
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Photography Tours
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall

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