13 days in North Iceland Itinerary

13 days in North Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Iceland trip planner
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Fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Shuttle to Reykjavík, Bus to Akureyri
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Akureyri
— 2 nights
Drive
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Reykjahlid
— 5 nights
Drive
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Siglufjordur
— 1 night
Drive
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Saudarkrokur
— 1 night
Drive to Akureyri Airport, Fly to Singapore

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Akureyri — 2 nights

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 The Industry Museum. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at The Old Farmhouse Laufas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Akureyrarkirkja, stop by Flora, Akureyri, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Akureyri day trip planning tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Akureyri is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Singapore to Akureyri due to the time zone difference. 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.
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Reykjahlid — 5 nights

Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Selfoss Waterfall and Sigurgeirs Bird Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Asbyrgi (Shelter of the Gods) (in Asbyrgi) and Husavikurkirkja (in Husavik). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, stroll through Krafla Lava Fields, 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.
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Siglufjordur — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Folk Music Center and then examine the collection at The 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.
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Saudarkrokur — 1 night

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.
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