8 days in North Iceland Itinerary

8 days in North Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Iceland trip planner

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Fly to Keflavik International Airport, Drive to Hvammstangi
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Hvammstangi
— 1 night
Drive
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Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
Drive
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Akureyri
— 3 nights
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Hvammstangi

— 1 night
Hvammstangi is an Icelandic village in the north-west part of the country, on Vatnsnes peninsula, situated on the Miðfjörður.It is the most densely populated area in the Húnaþing County, with a current population of about 580 people.OverviewHvammstangi is an important service center for the surrounding area. On the 17th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Icelandic Seal Center and then admire the sheer force of Kolugljufur Waterfall.

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Kansas City, USA to Hvammstangi is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Kansas City to Hvammstangi is 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hvammstangi

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Reykjahlid

— 3 nights
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hofdi and Lofthellir Lava Cave. Get outdoors at Dettifoss Waterfall and Hverir. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn and take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjahlid holiday maker app.

You can drive from Hvammstangi to Reykjahlid in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in June, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Akureyri

— 3 nights

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 21st (Mon): trot along with a tour on horseback and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, take in the exciting artwork at Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, and then soothe aching muscles at Sundlaug Akureyrar.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Akureyri trip site.

Getting from Reykjahlid to Akureyri by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June in Akureyri, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trip