8 days in North Iceland Itinerary

8 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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8 days in North Iceland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  16 h 30 min
— 6 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Newark


Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
When in Akureyri, make a side trip to see Grjotagja Cave in Reykjahlid, approximately 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard).

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Newark, USA to Akureyri is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Akureyri, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in June, things will get colder in Akureyri: highs are around 56°F and lows about 44°F. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Akureyri

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Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Grjotagja Cave
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Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Photography Tours