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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:

Highlights: Akureyri Folk Museum Kjarnaskógur Nonni House

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:

Highlights: Reykjavik Hofdi Austurvollur Square Kjarvalsstadir

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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