9 days in North Iceland Itinerary

9 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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9 days in North Iceland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  30​h
— 6 nights
Bus + Shuttle + Fly:  30​h
End: Sydney


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: admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths, look for all kinds of wild species at Krafla Lava Fields, and take in the dramatic natural features at Hverir.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Akureyri trip itinerary planner .

Sydney, Australia to Akureyri is an approximately 30-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Akureyri is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Sydney in October, things will get colder in Akureyri: highs are around 7°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Photography Tours
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall