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Akureyri Packages

Duration Price
Scenic Iceland with Diamond Circle7 days & 6 nights
INR 1,80,000
Iceland Group Tour | FREE Blue Lagoon Comfort Package10 days & 9 nights
INR 2,88,000
Southern & Northern Iceland with FREE Diamond Circle Tour7 days & 6 nights
INR 1,98,000
Icelandic Delights with FREE Snaefellsnes Peninsula Tour9 days & 8 nights
INR 2,16,000
Northern Lights Special | Exclusive Iceland Group Tour10 days & 9 nights
INR 3,71,250

Akureyri Tour Packages

Akureyri  Packages: Browse through a wide range of Akureyri holiday packages with exciting offers at Thrillophilia. Book customized Akureyri vacation packages with exciting deals & offers.

Make your holiday enjoyable by embarking on Akureyri Iceland tours organized by Thrillophilia. Our packages have been designed to make your holiday in this beautiful place memorable. Just select from one of our exciting packages and leave the rest to us. From accommodation, travel, and local transport to meals and sightseeing, everything is included in these packages. Whether you want to go for the most popular whale watching tour or you want to go on the Northern Light tour, Thrillophilia has exciting Akureyri tours that completes your wishes. These packages come at competitive pricing and you will get amazing deals and discounts when booking with us. There are also additional offers on various packages of activities such as horse riding, hiking, skiing, diving, etc.

You can also customize our Akureyri tour packages by letting us know about your accommodation or traveling preference. When going for sightseeing to visit places like Lystigarðurinn, the botanical garden; the famous church, Akureyrarkirkja; Akureyri Museum and so on, you can avail of our sightseeing packages to make the most of it. You will not only be able to travel more comfortably with us, but our guides will also make the places come alive for you with their narrations. So, if you are looking forward to a memorable trip, opt for one of our exciting tour packages.
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What are the famous places to see in Akureyri?

1. Lystigarðurinn: Take an enjoyable stroll around the most northerly located botanical garden in the world with proximity to the Arctic Circle. Delight in watching the extensive plant collection which includes some of the native species of Iceland. Feel awe-stricken looking up to the high-latitude and high-altitude plants from around the world.

Location:
Eyrarlandsholt, Akureyri, Iceland
Timings: Mon-Fri: 8 am-10 pm; Sat & Sun: 9 am-10 pm

2. Akureyrarkirkja: A visit to the famous church, Akureyrarkirkja, must be included in all Akureyri Iceland Tours. This beautiful church, located on a hill, gives a glimpse of Icelandic architecture. Visitors will need to climb the stairs to reach the church. On reaching the top, they will feel rewarded with a magnificent view of the town and the harbor. They will feel delighted in exploring the pleasant interior of the famous church and feel enchanted looking at the large 3200-pipe organ along with a series of untraditional reliefs of Christ’s life. The church also has a beautiful suspended ship hanging from the ceiling. The striking central stained-glass window above the altar will surely mesmerize them with its beauty.

Location: Eyrarlandsveg, Akureyri 600, Iceland
Timings: 10 am-4 pm

3. Akureyri Museum: This fascinating museum is small but is worth a visit during Akureyri Tours. This well-curated museum hosts several historical items belonging to the early Icelandic era. Visitors feel taken back to that era while watching the various items of that era depicting the early town life. They love taking a stroll in the museum garden, which is the first place in Iceland to cultivate trees.

Location: Aðalstræti, Akureyri, Iceland
Timings: 10am-5pm
Price: Adult: 1500kr; Children:free

4. Akureyri Art Museum: Akureyri Iceland tours must include a visit to Akureyri Art Museum, known for holding innovative exhibitions. Visitors will feel thrilled watching the various exhibitions held with exhibits such as graphic designs, portraitures, etc. The museum has a variety of exhibitions showcasing work of the highest artistic standard. Visitors will also be able to see the work of the best and brightest new talents. They can admire the other art exhibits in the local galleries and then buy some souvenirs from the museum shop and sip a hot drink at the museum cafe.

Location: Kaupvangsstræti 8
Timings: 10 am - 5 pm
Price: 1500kr

5. Godafoss: Visitors will feel mesmerized looking at the beautiful waterfall at Godafoss while visiting this place that is listed in their Akureyri tour packages. Located in the river Skjálfandafljót, the fourth largest river in Iceland, the fall is one of the most magnificent waterfalls of Iceland. The 12 meters high, 30-meter wide waterfall is in the shape of a horseshoe and is one of its kind, with its beautiful color water of glacial Skjálfandafljót River.

6. Jólagarðurinn: 
Known to be “Santa’s bright red gingerbread house”, this place has a look of a fairytale cottage all completed with a crackling fireplace, Christmas carols, and scents. But Christmas House (Jólahúsið) is actually a quaint gift shop. Visitors can experience the Christmas mood at this place at any part of the year and must include a visit to this shop in their Akureyri Iceland tours. They are bound to feel excited while looking at the selections of Christmas decorations and traditional handicrafts sold at this place. The traditional Icelandic Christmas food sold here is delicious and worth a try. Visitors should complete their visit by going around the garden surrounding the place where the world’s biggest Advent calendar is hiding in a mini-dungeon.

Location: Sveinsbær, Hrafnagil, 601 Akureyri, Iceland
Timings: 2 pm to 6 pm

7. Laufás turf houses: Take pleasure in visiting the picturesque five colorful turf houses of Laufas during Akureyri Iceland tours. Built-in 1865, the turf houses give their visitors the best glimpse into the lives of Icelanders in ancient times. Strolling from room to room, tourists feel fascinated looking at the rooms still furnished in an ancient way. Tourists visiting this place must also visit the church next door with lovely Icelandic architecture of wooden structures with bright colors. The Heritage site has a visitors center that welcomes its guests to know more about the nature, wildlife, and history of this place. The place also has a small gift shop from where tourists can purchase souvenirs.

Timings: 10 am to 5 pm
Price: Adult: 1800 ISK; Children: Free

8. Into the Arctic: Visitors who wish to explore the history of the Arctic must include a visit to the museum “Into the Arctic” in their Akureyri iceland tours. While wandering through the eleven unique sections of the museum, they will get to know about the various periods in the history of the Arctic, early settlements of Iceland, wildlife, coastal life, and so on in an interactive manner with videos, texts, images, etc.

Location: Strandgata 53
Timings: 11am-6pm Mon-Fri, to 5pm Sat & Sun
Price: Adult:1500kr; Child: free

What are the best things to do in Akureyri?

1. Soak in a Beer Spa: Beer lovers would love to include the unique experience of a beer spa in their Akureyri tour packages. They will not only be able to relax in a spa that is rich in natural health benefits due to the presence of yeast, but will also get to taste the Kaldi beer brewed next door. Soak for 25 minutes in one of the seven bathtubs filled with beer, hops, and yeast in the beer spa and feel your skin glow in the powerful effect of beer and yeast on your body and skin. Spend another 25 minutes in the relaxation area after the spa.

Location: Öldugata 22, Litli-Árskógssandur, Iceland
Timings: Tue-Thurs: 12 pm to 9 pm, Fri-Sat: 11 pm to 11 am; Sunday: Closed
Price: Kr.7.900 per person

2. Ski on Hlíðarfjall Slopes: Adventure seekers would be thrilled at the opportunity of going for a ski in the prime ski area of Iceland at Hlíðarfjall. The ski resort in Hlíðarfjall mountains boasts of snow-covered slopes in winter along with a breathtaking view of the Eyjafjörður, making it a popular destination. The elevation of the ski slopes ranges from 500m to 1000m above sea level, making it ideal for both first-times as well as experienced skiers.

Location: Hlíðarfjall
Timings: Weekdays: 12 noon to 7 pm; Weekends: 10 am to 1 pm & 2 pm to 5 pm
Price: Adult: kr5.600; Children: kr1.600 per person

3. Hike Súlur Mountain: A hike to the guardian mountain of Akureyri, Mount Súlur is a must inclusion in all Akureyri tour packages. Visitors can embark on this enjoyable hike of 2.5 to 3 hours to the top of the mountain to get the breathtaking view of the Akureyri and the Eyjafjörður bay, as well as other surrounding mountain ranges.

Location: Mount Súlur
Price: Kr 15.000 per person

4. Explore Hydrothermal Chimney: Visitors looking forward to having a once-in-a-lifetime experience will include diving and exploring the world's only accessible hydrothermal chimney in their Akureyri Tour Packages. Go to Strýtan, and explore the hydrothermal chimney that rises from 65m up to 15m. Watch the budding hydrothermal chimney that is still forming in some places. Take the help of a guide for this activity which is only suitable for experienced divers.

5. Go Whale watching: 
Indulge in one of the most important tourist activities, Whale Watching, while on Akureyri tours. Board a catamaran and reach the longest glacial fjord in Iceland and then wait to catch the sight of this magnificent creature. Feel fascinated while spotting different species of whales such as the hunchback whale, the blue whale, etc during this three-hour-long activity.

Location: Hauganes, Hjalteyri
Timing: 9 am onwards
Price: Adult: Kr11.990; Children: (7 to 15 years): Kr 5.995; Children be 6 years: Free

6. Go Horseback riding: Enjoy an hour long horse riding at Skjaldarvík, a family-run guest house, located in the North Iceland countryside, known for its exciting range of adventurous activities. Explore the coast as well as inland on a horseback and enjoy the breathtaking mountain vistas and then return to enjoy a traditional dinner at the guesthouse. Icelandic horses give more pleasure to its riders because of the presence of its fourth additional gait called tolt.

Location: Skjaldarvík
Timings: 10 am to 2 pm
Price: ISK 9.900 per person

7. Go on a Northern Lights tour: The star attraction of Akureyri is watching the stunning phenomenon of the Northern Lights. Visitors flock to Akureyri during the winter months to get an opportunity to view this amazing phenomenon. As Akureyri is located further in the north and has a little light pollution due to less population, the longer nights make it perfect for spotting the Northern Lights. Tourists are picked up from their accommodations and are driven out to the countryside or mountains away from artificial light. From there, if weather conditions permit, the Northern Lights can be viewed.

Location: Borgarfjörður; Dyrholaey Peninsula or Latrabjarg
Timings: From 9:30 pm
Price: Adult: Kr11.990; Children: (7 to 15 years): Kr 5.995; Children be 6 years: Free

8. Enjoy A Swim in Geothermal Pool: Enjoy an Icelandic experience of going for a relaxing swim in the outdoor geothermal swimming pool with temperatures ranging between 27 degrees and 42 degrees centigrade. Tourists enjoy a swim in the 25-meter swimming pool in one of the largest complexes of its kind. They also enjoy spending some time in hot tubs or taking steam baths or sauna. Children love sliding down the water slides and splashing in the pool. This is a place where couples, friends, and families can enjoy themselves together.

Location: Skólastígur 4, 600 Akureyri, Iceland
Timings: Mon-Fri: 6:45 am to 9 pm; Sat-Sun: 9 am to 7 pm

What is the best time to visit Akureyri?

Akureyri Iceland Tours should be best made between June to September. During this time, the weather is cold with little rainfall, making it suitable for enjoying the beauty of the place and indulging in various winter sports.

How to reach Akureyri?

To go for enjoyable Akureyri Iceland Tours, visitors need to take a flight to reach Akureyri International Airport, the only international airport in North Iceland. The airport is connected with several destinations all over the world. Visitors can also take a flight to Keflavik, the other international airport in Iceland, and then take a flybus, taxi, or hired car to reach Akureyri.

Do Indian passports need a visa for Akureyri?

Yes, an Indian passport would require a visa applicable for the Schengen region which includes Akureyri, Iceland in its list. The visa is of 180 days validity and allows visitors to stay upto 90 days in Iceland.

How much does it cost to tour Akureyri?

Akureyri Tour Packages for two people for a week would cost around kr219,061 with kr15,647 as the average daily spending per person. While tourists would be likely to spend kr20,150 per day per room for couples, their average local transportation cost per day per person would be around kr2263, and the average meal cost per day would be around kr3,992.

What is the best month to see Northern Lights in Akureyri?

To view Northern Lights during Akureyri Tours, tourists should visit in the months of late September to late March. After 6 pm in the evening, darkness sets in, making it ideal for viewing the phenomenon which enhances the darkness.

How many days are enough in Akureyri?

Akureyri Tour Packages for 3 days are enough to visit this beautiful place. An ideal itinerary can be as follows: 

Day 1: Take a walking tour and check out places such as Lystigardur Botanic Garden, Akureyrarkirkja church, Hafnarstræti, etc.

Day 2: Take a tour of the Diamond Circle North to visit places like Tjörnes peninsula, Vatnajökull National Park, the ice cave of Lofthellir and Dettifoss, etc.

Day 3: Explore Fjord by car or hike up the Súlur Mountain.

What are the most romantic things to do in Akureyri?

1. Enjoy A Beer Spa: Romantic couples who love the taste of beer would love to indulge in an experience of a relaxing spa in a beer tub during Akureyri Tours. After the relaxing spa, they can enjoy tasting some Kaldi beer. 

2. Go for a Hike: Couples who areadventurous would surely take a hiking trip to Mount Súlur together. On reaching the mountain top, they would stand together to watch the mesmerizing view surrounding them.

3. Go For An Enjoyable Swim: A swim in the outdoor geothermal swimming pool is enjoyed by many couples. They can also soak for a while in a hot tub or opt for the steam room.

4. Explore on Horseback: Some Couple would find it enjoyable to mount a couple of horses and take a ride around the coast and land while enjoying the ambiance of the relaxing countryside.

What are the best adventure activities in Akureyri?

1. Enjoy skiing down Hlíðarfjall: Enjoy skiing down 500m to 1000m slopes at the skiing resort at Hlíðarfjall mountain. Admire the breathtaking view of thedramatic backdrop of Akureyri while skiing down.

2. Explore Hydrothermal Chimney: Experienced divers can dive to explore the world's only accessible Hydrothermal Chimney and feel amazed looking at them.

3. Indulge in Whale Watching: Visitors will love going for this well-known activity where they get to spot various species of whales.

4. View Northern Lights: Take a tour to view the amazing phenomenon of Northern Lights during Akureyri Iceland Tours. Get the opportunity to enjoy this breathtaking view from Akureyri during dark nights.

5. Enjoy A Hike: Go on a hike to Mount Mount Súlur and admire the view from the mountain top.

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