13 days in North Iceland Itinerary

13 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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Akureyri
— 2 nights
2
Reykjahlid
— 5 nights
3
Siglufjordur
— 1 night
4
Saudarkrokur
— 1 night

2
nights
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Aviation Museum and Christmas Garden. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at The Old Farmhouse Laufas, stop by Flora, Akureyri, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Akureyrarkirkja, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Akureyri trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Akureyri is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Singapore in August, expect Akureyri to be colder, temps between 16°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours · Outdoors · Museums
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Horseback Riding Tours
The Aviation Museum ©
The Aviation Museum
The Old Farmhouse Laufas ©
The Old Farmhouse Laufas

5
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Selfoss Waterfall and Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods). Change things up with a short trip to Husavikurkirkja in Husavik (about 44 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, Head underground at Lofthellir Lava Cave, explore the striking landscape at Dimmuborgir Lava Formations, and go for a walk through Viti Crater.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Reykjahlid trip builder tool.

Getting from Akureyri to Reykjahlid by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Siglufjordur.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavikurkirkja, Selfoss Waterfall, Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods)
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Selfoss Waterfall ©
Selfoss Waterfall
Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods) ©
Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods)

1
night
Siglufjordur

Siglufjordur ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Folk Music Center and then examine the collection at Herring Era Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Siglufjordur online visit planner.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Siglufjordur in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Saudarkrokur.

Things to do in Siglufjordur

Museums
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Herring Era Museum ©
Herring Era Museum
Folk Music Center ©
Folk Music Center

1
night
Saudarkrokur

Saudarkrokur ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the natural beauty of Grettislaug, take in the exciting artwork at Puffin and Friends, then see the interesting displays at Glaumbaer Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Víðimýrarkirkja.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Saudarkrokur trip planner.

You can drive from Siglufjordur to Saudarkrokur in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in August, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saudarkrokur

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Varmahlid
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Grettislaug ©
Grettislaug
Glaumbaer Museum ©
Glaumbaer Museum
Víðimýrarkirkja ©
Víðimýrarkirkja

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