New!  Lower prices for Winter 2018 – 2019!

Akureyri, recognized by Lonely Planet as the best place in Europe in 2015, is set in a stunning fjord, just a few kilometres from the Arctic Circle. This charming town with beautifully coloured historical buildings has a wide range of cultural attractions and activities. As well as enjoying the many shops, restaurants and museums in the city, you can book a variety of fascinating optional excursions. The town is an ideal base to explore Lake Myvatn and the newly-popular Trollaskagi Peninsula.

Akureyri is noted particularly for its picturesque town centre, which has traditional wooden houses that have been carefully preserved.   Established in 1787, Akureyri is the main trading hub and service centre of the North and a popular base for travellers wanting to explore the many highlights and attractions of the region.

Discover what many consider to be the most beautiful area in Iceland!


  • 2 nights at a selected hotel in Akureyri, including breakfast
  • Return flight Reykjavik- Akureyri (excluding airport tax, approximately EUR33 per person for adults and EUR25 per person for children 11 and under)


Not included:

  • International airfare
  • Round-trip transfers between your Reykjavik hotel and Reykjavik domestic airport (cabs available)
  • Round-trip transfers between Akureyri Airport and your hotel in Akureyri (cabs available)
  • Food or drinks other than those listed in the itinerary
  • Porterage at airport and hotels
  • Guaranteed early check-in or late check-out
  • Optional tours and activities
  • Any service not specifically listed under “included”

Winter 2018- 2019 Hotels in Package:

  • Hotel Nordurland (3 stars)
  • Icelandair Hotel Akureyri (3 stars)
  • Hotel KEA (4 stars)



No domestic flights on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day,  New Year’s Day and Easter Sunday.

For all packages except Reykjavík – New Year’s Celebration a supplement will be charged for the travel period 28.Dec 2017 – 2.Jan 2018.

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Day 1: Flight to Akureyri

Highlights: Akureyri

On your own, transfer to Reykjavik domestic airport (10 minutes taxi drive from most hotels) for your flight to Akureyri. After a 50-minute flight, you are in the beautiful north of Iceland!  On your own, transfer between the airport and your htoel in Akureyri.   If you want to do exploring when you arrive in Akureyri, we recommend booking an add-on tour that will meet you at the airport (based on 8.00 am morning arrival in Akureyri) and drop you off at your hotel after the tour. Suggestions are below.

Overnight stay in Akureyri for the next 2 nights.

There are many enjoyable activities in town, such as swimming, visiting museums or strolling through the pretty town square.

The popular Botanical Garden in the summertime is an unexpected paradise of trees, flowers and shrubs with stunning views overlooking the fjord. It’s the northernmost botanical garden in the world and walking through the beautiful garden is a pleasant and peaceful experience and the perfect place to contemplate the diversity of life.

Akureyri boasts a collection of restaurants which use locally produced ingredients in their dishes, and charismatic coffee-houses, concentrated mainly in the town centre and in the trendy Listagil area – a street exclusively dedicated to culture, galleries and art.

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Day 2: Day at your leisure – Optional Tours available

With Akureyri as your hub, you will have a collection of amazing excursions to choose from. We suggest visiting the surrounding area, such as the Lake Myvatn region or the Siglufjordur area.  Outdoor activities abound, including horseback riding, golf and hiking.

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Day 3: Flight to Reykjavik

Depending on your flight, you may have some time for a short excursion.  On your own, transfer to Akureyri‘s airport for your flight to Reykjavik.

Should you wish to extend your stay, we would be happy to book additional nights and tours for you. Please take a look at our wide selection of day tour options and book ahead.

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