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6 Day Akureyri Local Highlights & Northern Lights

Winter Wonders Surrounded with Tranquility

You start your 6 Day Akureyri Local Highlights & Northern Lights break with a domestic flight to Akureyri, where you spend three nights, and end with two nights in Reykjavík. The main focus is on the Northern part of Iceland with the town of Akureyri as base. The town is centrally located in North Iceland and therefore perfect for all day trips, especially if you want a part of your experience to be a search for the Northern Lights. It is situated in the driest area of Iceland and therefore has the least cloud coverage. You also go on a Golden Circle Classic tour from Reykjavík giving you the chance to see iconic landmarks such as Thingvellir National Park, Geysir Geothermal Area and Gullfoss Waterfall. We make sure that each day is an adventure that you will be able to share with friends for the rest of your life.

Accommodation

You can select between Budget, Comfort or Superior accommodation options when booking this break. More information on these options can be found here:

Accommodation

Airport Pick-up and Drop-off

You can add pick-up from KEF INTL Airport upon arrival to Iceland for your Short Break. We also offer a drop-off to the Airport at the end of your journey. Simply add it as an extra when finalizing your booking here below. We offer a comfortable minibus pick-up that brings you directly to your drop-off location.

Private Pick-up

Same as above but as a private pick-up, giving you time and space for a worry free commute at the start and end of your journey. Please contact Saga Travel sales team for further information and booking.

Itinerary

6 Day Akureyri Local Highlights & Northern Lights

The short break starts with a scenic 45 minute domestic flight across Iceland to the beautiful town of Akureyri. A Saga Travel staff member will meet you at the Akureyri Domestic Airport and take you on a short meet & greet city tour.  Later in the evening your guide will pick you up and drive out to the countryside or up to the mountains, away from electric glow and city sounds. You will be able to enjoy the beautiful night sky at the best possible situation, of course depending on weather.

Overnight: Akureyri

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Lake Mývatn Classic tour takes you on an amazing journey through an area of extreme contrasts, bird life, flora, geothermal activity, geology and saga. We begin our day by stopping at Goðafoss Waterfall in Skjálfandafljót River. From there we go to Lake Mývatn area and visit all the highlights of the area, such as Hverir Mud Pools, Grjótagjá Rift, Dimmuborgir Lava Fields and many more. Our last stop by Lake Mývatn are the Mývatn Nature Baths based in the middle of lava fields with great view over the area.
Overnight: Akureyri

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Enjoy a free day in Akureyri. This lovely town, located by Eyjafjörður Fjord, offers a wide variety of activities, museums, restaurants and cafés. You can also use the opportunity and add a day tour to your break, for example a whale watching tour or a relaxing coastal tour to Siglufjörður Fjord.

We recommend:

Waterfall Dettifoss Super Jeep (winter)

Diamond Circle Classic (summer)

Coastal Culture & Siglufjörður (winter)

   More Day Tours From Akureyri

Overnight: Akureyri

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The day starts with a short scenic flight to Reykjavík. Upon arrival you can enjoy free time in Reykjavík City. The city offers a variety of options, whether you want adventures such as a Whale Watching boat trip or relaxing day in the city center.

We recommend:

Whale Watching tour

The Blue Lagoon & Volcanic Wonders tour

DAY TOURS FROM REYKJAVÍK

Overnight: Reykjavík

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Golden Circle Classic tour

The Golden Circle is a popular destination for good reasons, it highlights Iceland’s main attractions, the saga, geothermal wonders and powerful nature. We visit historical location such as Þingvellir National Park in addition to beautiful sites such as Gullfoss Waterfall and Geysir Hot Spring. Our local guides will share their knowledge and insights on the history and geology of the area, enhancing your experience and understanding of the area.

Overnight: Reykjavík

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Book a direct transport to KEF INTL Airport in time of your flight. If you have time we recommend an earlier departure for the airport with a relaxing visit to the Blue Lagoon. Contact the Saga Travel sales team for further information and booking.

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Price from

160.000 ISK

Tour type

Short Break

Highlights

Northern Lights ● Goðafoss Waterfall ● Dimmuborgir ● Mývatn Nature Baths ● Geysir Hot Spring ● Gullfoss Waterfall ● Þingvellir National Park ● Lake Mývatn Area ● Akureyri ● Reykjavík

Available

September 1st - April 14th

Operated

Thursdays

Departure time

Upon Arrival

Duration

6 Days / 5 Nights

Included

icon v 5x Nights Accommodation

icon v 5x Breakfast (D2-D6)

icon v Meet & greet transport in Akureyri(D1)

icon v Akureyri Airport Drop-off (D4)

icon v Domestic round flight (D1 & D4)

icon v 3x Fully Guided Tours (D1, D2 & D5)

icon v Entrance fee for Mývatn Nature Baths

icon x Transport (ca 10 minutes by taxi) from Reykjavík Domestic Airport to Accommodation (D4)

Note

  • The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and beyond our control. They are visible in Iceland from September through April but visibility is subject to Northern Lights activity and cloud coverage
  • We cannot guarantee sightings even if a tour is operated
  • In case of no sighting of the Northern Lights we offer our customers a complimentary second departure on Northern Lights Exploration Tour. Confirmed reservation is necessary for the complimentary tour
  • Due to weather and/or road conditions we might have to alter the itinerary, have longer journey time or cancel the tour
  • Reservation is necessary

We recommend you bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Camera
  • Bathing suit

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