15 days in North Iceland Itinerary

15 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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15 days in North Iceland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  30 h
1
Siglufjordur
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Reykjahlid
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Akureyri
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Shuttle + Fly:  20 h 45 min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Siglufjordur

Siglufjordur ©
Get out of town with these interesting Siglufjordur side-trips: Saudarkrokur (Grettislaug, Puffin and Friends, & more) and Blonduos (Icelandic salmon center & Textile Museum).

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Siglufjordur tour itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Siglufjordur is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Siglufjordur. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, expect Siglufjordur to be colder, temps between 13°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Siglufjordur

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Saudarkrokur, Blonduos
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Herring Era Museum ©
Herring Era Museum
Grettislaug ©
Grettislaug
Segull 67 ©
Segull 67

5
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjahlid: Husavik (The Húsavík Whale Museum, Speed Boats Tours, & more). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields, Head underground at Grjotagja Cave, and explore the activities along Lake Myvatn.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjahlid road trip planner .

You can drive from Siglufjordur to Reykjahlid in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Step out of Akureyri with an excursion to Glaumbaer Museum in Varmahlid--about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, contemplate the long history of Saurbaejarkirkja, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and play a few rounds at Akureyri Golf Club.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Akureyri trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trip

Glaumbaer Museum
Highlights from your plan
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Photography Tours

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