14 days in North Iceland Itinerary

14 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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14 days in North Iceland Itinerary

Start: Winnipeg
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  18​h
1
Akureyri
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Reykjahlid
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Varmahlid
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Siglufjordur
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: Winnipeg

3
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
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, adventure, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, pause for some serene contemplation at Saurbaejarkirkja, and look for gifts at Flora, Akureyri.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Akureyri holiday planner .

Winnipeg, Canada to Akureyri is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Winnipeg to Akureyri, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Winnipeg in April, plan for little chillier days in Akureyri, with highs around 5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Horseback Riding Tours
Speed Boats Tours

5
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Explore Reykjahlid's surroundings by going to Husavik (The Exploration Museum, Rauoanes Point, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall, head outdoors with Vindbelgjarfjall, take in the dramatic natural features at Hverir, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Reykjahlid online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Akureyri to Reykjahlid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Varmahlid.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik
Highlights from your plan
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Speed Boats Tours

1
night
Varmahlid

Varmahlid ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Víðimýrarkirkja, get engrossed in the history at Lytingsstadir Riding Tours, then see the interesting displays at Glaumbaer Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Puffin and Friends.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Varmahlid trip tool .

Getting from Reykjahlid to Varmahlid by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Siglufjordur.

Things to do in Varmahlid

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Puffin and Friends
Highlights from your plan
Lytingsstadir Riding Tours ©
Lytingsstadir Riding Tours
Glaumbaer Museum ©
Glaumbaer Museum
Víðimýrarkirkja ©
Víðimýrarkirkja

2
nights
Siglufjordur

Siglufjordur ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): head off the coast to Drangey Island.

To see photos and other tourist information, read our Siglufjordur itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Varmahlid to Siglufjordur in 1.5 hours. April in Siglufjordur sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Siglufjordur

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Drangey Island
Highlights from your plan
Herring Era Museum ©
Herring Era Museum

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