16 days in North Iceland Itinerary

16 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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16 days in North Iceland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  27​h
1
Akureyri
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Reykjahlid
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Varmahlid
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Siglufjordur
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  35​h
End: Singapore

4
nights
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, wildlife, parks, adventure, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Akureyrarkirkja, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Akureyri trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Akureyri is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Akureyri is minus 8 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in March; daily highs in Akureyri reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Photography Tours
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Horseback Riding Tours

4
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Change things up with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Husavik (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Myvatn, look for all kinds of wild species at Krafla Lava Fields, make a trip to Viti Crater, and explore the striking landscape at Hverir.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Reykjahlid trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Akureyri to Reykjahlid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Reykjahlid can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Varmahlid.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn

3
nights
Varmahlid

Varmahlid ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Varmahlid: Grettislaug (in Saudarkrokur), Blonduos (Icelandic salmon center, Textile Museum, & more) and Hvammstangi (Stora - Asgeirsa, Kolugljufur Waterfall, & more).

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Varmahlid trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Reykjahlid to Varmahlid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Siglufjordur.

Things to do in Varmahlid

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hvammstangi, Blonduos, Saudarkrokur
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Grettislaug ©
Grettislaug
Stora - Asgeirsa ©
Stora - Asgeirsa
Víðimýrarkirkja ©
Víðimýrarkirkja

2
nights
Siglufjordur

Siglufjordur ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Segull 67, then get engrossed in the history at Folk Music Center, and then examine the collection at Herring Era Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Siglufjordur visit planner.

Traveling by car from Varmahlid to Siglufjordur takes 1.5 hours. March in Siglufjordur sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Siglufjordur

Museums Breweries & Distilleries
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Herring Era Museum ©
Herring Era Museum
Segull 67 ©
Segull 67

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