8 days in North Iceland Itinerary

8 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Birmingham
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  20 h 30 min
— 6 nights
Bus + Shuttle + Fly:  20 h 30 min
End: Birmingham


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, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), and tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Akureyri trip maker.

Birmingham, USA to Akureyri is an approximately 21.5- hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Akureyri is 6 hours. Traveling from Birmingham in March, expect nights in Akureyri to be slightly colder, around 27°F, while days are colder, around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Photography Tours
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn