10 days in North Iceland Itinerary

10 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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10 days in North Iceland Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  19​h
1
Akureyri
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Reykjahlid
— 4 nights
Fly:  34​h
End: New York City

3
nights
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
On the 25th (Sun), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Hlíðarfjall. Saddle up on the 27th (Tue) and explore with a tour on horseback. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), get engrossed in the history at The Old Farmhouse Laufas, stop by Christmas Garden, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Akureyrarkirkja.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Akureyri trip planner.

New York City, USA to Akureyri is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 5 hours. Traveling from New York City in March, expect Akureyri to be a bit cooler, temps between 38°F and 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks
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Hlíðarfjall ©
Hlíðarfjall

4
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjahlid: Husavik (The Husavik Whale Museum, Husavikurkirkja, & more).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjahlid travel planner.

You can drive from Akureyri to Reykjahlid in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 38°F, and evening lows to 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik
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Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
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Dettifoss

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