9 days in North Iceland Itinerary

9 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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9 days in North Iceland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  17 h 15 min
1
Akureyri
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Siglufjordur
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  27 h
End: Toronto

2
nights
Akureyri

Akureyri ©
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: admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, take in nature's colorful creations at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), pause for some serene contemplation at Akureyrarkirkja, and take an in-depth tour of The Industry Museum.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Akureyri itinerary tool .

Toronto, Canada to Akureyri is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Akureyri is 5 hours. When traveling from Toronto in August, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Akureyri: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Speed Boats Tours

3
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Get out of town with these interesting Reykjahlid side-trips: Husavik (Speed Boats Tours, Husavikurkirkja, & more). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, take in the dramatic natural features at Hverir, take in the pleasant sights at Viti Crater, and take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard).

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Reykjahlid travel website .

Drive from Akureyri to Reykjahlid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Reykjahlid sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Siglufjordur.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik
Highlights from your plan
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Speed Boats Tours

1
night
Siglufjordur

Siglufjordur ©
On the 7th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Folk Music Center, see the interesting displays at Herring Era Museum, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Segull 67.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Siglufjordur trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Siglufjordur in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Siglufjordur can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Siglufjordur

Museums Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Herring Era Museum ©
Herring Era Museum
Segull 67 ©
Segull 67

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