10 days in North Iceland Itinerary

10 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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Subway to Shapingba Station, Train to East station, Fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Shuttle to Bsí, Bus to Akureyri
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Akureyri
— 4 nights
Drive
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Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hvammstangi
— 1 night
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport

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Akureyri

— 4 nights

Capital of North Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Step out of Akureyri with an excursion to The Transportation Museum at Ystafell in Husavik--about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, sample some tasty brews at Akureyri Luxur, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Akureyri trip planner.

Chongqing, China to Akureyri is an approximately 30-hour combination of subway, train, flight, shuttle, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone changes from China Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Chongqing in March, things will get much colder in Akureyri: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Reykjahlid

— 3 nights
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Reykjahlid is known for nature and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, explore the striking landscape at Dimmuborgir Lava Formations, Head underground at Grjotagja Cave, and take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Reykjahlid trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Akureyri to Reykjahlid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Hvammstangi.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Hvammstangi

— 1 night
Hvammstangi is an Icelandic village in the north-west part of the country, on Vatnsnes peninsula, situated on the Miðfjörður.It is the most densely populated area in the Húnaþing County, with a current population of about 580 people.OverviewHvammstangi is an important service center for the surrounding area. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): stop by Woolfactory Shop KIDKA.

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You can drive from Reykjahlid to Hvammstangi in 4 hours. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Hvammstangi

Shopping