6 days in Iceland Itinerary

6 days in Iceland Itinerary

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6 days in Iceland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Akureyri
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
On the 21st (Thu), make a trip to Vaolaheioi Utsynispallur. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of The Húsavík Whale Museum, then admire the sheer force of Godafoss, and then explore and take pictures at Brunir Horse.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Akureyri journey planner .

Manchester, UK to Akureyri is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester in November, things will get slightly colder in Akureyri: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

The Húsavík Whale Museum
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Photography Tours
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then pause for some photo ops at Sun Voyager, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja. On the next day, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and then explore the galleries of Perlan.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip planning website .

You can fly from Akureyri to Reykjavik in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Akureyri in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Reykjavik, with lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Food Tours
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Helicopter Tours

1
night
Blaskogabyggd

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
On the 26th (Tue), witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Blaskogabyggd trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Blaskogabyggd takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Strokkur
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur

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