5 days in North Iceland Itinerary

5 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
+3
Train + Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  14 h 45 min
1
Akureyri
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
Drive:  20 h 15 min
End: London

1
night
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa, admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Akureyri vacation builder tool.

London, UK to Akureyri is an approximately 15- hour combination of train, flight, shuttle, and bus. You can also do a combination of train, bus, flight, and shuttle. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from London in April, with highs in Akureyri at 5°C and lows at -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Nature Parks Spas
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Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Speed Boats Tours
Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa ©
Knarrarberg - Yoga & Spa

3
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
On the 23rd (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), and then take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, then Head underground at Grjotagja Cave, and then explore the striking landscape at Hverir.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Reykjahlid online journey builder.

Getting from Akureyri to Reykjahlid by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Hverir ©
Hverir
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths

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