3 days in North Iceland Itinerary

3 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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Akureyri
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Reykjahlid
— 2 nights

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Akureyri

Akureyri ©

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour and then admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Akureyri trip itinerary maker.

Reykjavik to Akureyri is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours · Nature · Parks
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Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Photography Tours

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Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall, Head underground at Grjotagja Cave, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), then explore the striking landscape at Hverir, and then take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Reykjahlid trip planner.

Drive from Akureyri to Reykjahlid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Reykjahlid, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Hverir ©
Hverir

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