Flight from Reykjavik, arrival to Akureyri (flight not included in the tour package) and pick up the rental car at the airport. Spend the day sightseeing around Akureyri and the surrounding area: the old town centre with charming historical buildings, the church of Akureyri which towers over the downtown area, take a walk through the botanical gardens or visit one of the many interesting museums in Akureyri and the surrounding countryside. Driving through the countryside you have a chance to stop at a typical Icelandic farm. Accommodation in Akureyri.
Optional tour from Akureyri (not included):
- in summer: Whale watching, horseback riding, Grimsey Arctic Circle Flight
- in autumn/winter: Northern lights tour
Distance: ~50 - 100 km