From  £1320
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Experience summer in North Iceland
  • Explore the ‘capital of North Iceland’ Akureyri
  • Visit the fishing town of Husavik
  • Hear the roaring Dettifoss waterfall
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North Iceland Fly-drive

5 Day Tour, from £1320 per person

This North Iceland fly-drive begins in Akureyri, Iceland's capital of the north, and travels along the coast where the island’s best whale watching opportunities can be found. Discover rare species of duck at Lake Myvatn, visit Europe's most powerful waterfall, spend time in the fishing village of Husavik and venture to the very edge of the Arctic Circle. This incredible journey may be short on time but is sure to be rich in the memories it provides.
 

 

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO AKUREYRI
FLY TO AKUREYRI

Fly to Akureyri, the largest town outside the capital Reykjavik. Collect the rental car and drive to your accommodation in Siglufjordur area for an overnight stay. Akureyri lies at the base of Eyjafjordur, surrounded on either side by a sloping wall of snow-capped mountains. (75Km)

 

 

DAY 2
SIGLUFJORDUR TO SKAGAFJORDUR
SIGLUFJORDUR TO SKAGAFJORDUR

Travel through the farmlands of north west Iceland to the Skagafjordur area, which is often referred to as the 'horse country of Iceland'. The farmers of Skagafjordur pride themselves in owning more horses than they can count and the area is perfect for those who wish to go riding. (B) (105Km)
 

 

 

DAY 3
SKAGAFJORDUR TO LAKE MYVATN
SKAGAFJORDUR TO LAKE MYVATN

Drive via the town of Akureyri to Godafoss waterfall and onwards to Lake Myvatn. Lake Myvatn was formed 2,300 years ago in an eruption of one of the Krafla fissures. Often mistaken for a crater, Lake Myvatn is actually a very flat lava field that was dammed in around the edges by subsequent flows. The eruption disrupted the flow of the Laxa River and the basin was filled with underground spring water. Overnight in Lake Myvatn area. (B) (170Km)

 

 

DAY 4
LAKE MYVATN TO AKUREYRI
LAKE MYVATN TO AKUREYRI

Today reach Dettifoss waterfall, Europe's most powerful waterfall, and visit the fishing town of Husavik before travelling back to Akureyri along the north coast. Overnight in Akureyri. (B) (240Km)

 

 

 

 

 

 

DAY 5
FLY TO THE UK
FLY TO THE UK

Return the rental car to the airport in Akureyri and fly to Keflavik airport to connect with the flight back to the UK. (B) (0Km)

 

 

Pricing Information

5 day tour, from £1320 per person

Price Includes

  • Return flights in economy class with Icelandair from London Heathrow to Akureyri via Keflavik
  • Airport taxes
  • Accommodation in various hotels
  • Meals as specified (B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner)
  • Car Hire in P-class (Suzuki Vitara or similar), pick-up/drop-off at Akureyri airport, unlimited mileage, airport service charge, CDW/TP insurance and tax
  • Personalised travel documents including suggested activities, natural wonders and places to eat complete with GPS coordinates
  • 24 hour emergency support number

Price Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities

Price Includes

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Tour Route Map


  1. Iceland, Akureyri
  2. Iceland, Siglufjordur
  3. Iceland, Skagafjordur
  4. Iceland, Lake Myvatn
  5. Iceland, Husavik
  6. Iceland, Akureyri

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