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Take a journey with Adventure Life to the breathtaking destination of Akureyri, Iceland and experience one of these 14 incredible hiking trips for 2024 and 2025. Located in the northern part of Iceland, Akureyri is known as the capital of North Iceland. Here you can explore lush valleys, snow-capped mountains, and majestic glaciers while trekking along some of the most spectacular trails in Europe. From gentle strolls to more challenging hikes that will test your endurance, there are plenty of options to choose from depending on your skill level. As you traverse through this majestic landscape, take in panoramic views that will leave you awe-struck and marvel at its abundance of flora and fauna. Adventure Life offers hiking trips ranging from $3,224 to $50,745, designed for expeditions ranging from 7 days to 23 days days. Make sure to take advantage of our commitment to safety, sustainable travel practices, and local community engagement during your journey! Contact one of our Akureyri hiking specialists today for help planning your next seamless trip!
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Kirkjufell Mountain
$3,224
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Best of Iceland

Small Group Tour in Iceland - 8 Day Itinerary
  • Drive the Ring Road
  • Enjoy Whale Watching Tour
  • Visit National Parks
  • Wander Snæfellsnes Peninsula
  • Tour the Golden Circle
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Circumnavigate Iceland while traveling the island's famous Ring Road. Hike along a pristine glacier, stand in awe at the base of tumbling waterfalls, board a boat in search of whales fromDalvik, and have achance to ride across Langjokull Glacier on a snowmobile. Your trip concludes …
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The blue lagoon in Iceland
$6,850
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Icelandic Mosaic

Reykjavík Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bellot
  • Discover Reykjavík's Blue Lagoon
  • Explore the beautiful Grimsey
  • Experience Isafjordur fjord
  • Visit Eldheimar
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Experience an unforgettable 8-day journey around Iceland aboard Le Bellot.Discover the most beautiful landscapes on theIcelandic west coast, between vast glaciers, vertiginous fjords, volcanoes and boiling geysers,Icelandoffers a kaleidoscope of wild and romantic landscapes. You will board the ship …
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Surfacing Humpback Whales
$4,600
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East Greenland, Scoresby Sund - Aurora Borealis, Including Long Hikes

Roundtrip Akureyri - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Cross the Arctic Circle
  • View colossal icebergs
  • Visit Ittoqqortoormiit
  • Watch for Arctic seabirds
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Akureyri
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 9-day cruise aboard Ortelius in East Greenland, embracing the wonders of Scoresby Sund and the Aurora Borealis. Witness diverse wildlife like fulmars, kittiwakes, and gannets while sailing north. Encounter icebergs near Brewster and explore the glaciated Volquart Boons Kyst. Take Zodiac …
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The night lights of Akureyri
$4,600
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East Greenland, Scoresby Sund - Aurora Borealis, Including Long Hikes

9 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Spot wildlife during your cruise
  • Discover Scoresbysund
  • Explore Ittoqqortoormiit
  • Enjoy a unique iceberg attraction
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Akureyri
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
East Greenland – Scoresby Sund cruise crosses the Arctic Circle into the home waters of multiple species of whale. The expedition will spot huge icebergs as it journeys into the largest and deepest fjord system in the world. Along the way the Northern Lights are guiding our way.
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Northern lights dance across the Arctic landscape
$5,650
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East Greenland, Scoresby Sund - Aurora Borealis, Including Long Hikes

Roundtrip Akureyri - 10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Cross the Arctic Circle
  • Explore Scoresby Sund
  • Sail through Turner Sound
  • Encounter colossal icebergs
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Akureyri
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Variable
Discover the wonders of East Greenland on a 10-day adventure aboard the MV Hondius. Begin your journey from Reykjavik to Akureyri, and set sail north. Witness the Arctic Circle and encounter diverse wildlife, from fulmars to whales. As you approach the east Greenland coast, marvel at towering …
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The northern lights dance over the Arctic landscape
$3,500
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Northeast Iceland Explorer, Aurora Borealis, Hike & Sail - Incl. Bus back up

7 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Explore East Iceland
  • Experience Northeast Iceland
  • Discover Húsavík and Whales
  • Explore the Arctic Circle
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Egilsstaðir
Activities:
Hiking, Northern Lights, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Join this 7-day expedition aboard the Rembrandt van Rijn in October. Although this expedition may pose some challenges due to the weather and sea conditions, it presents a unique opportunity to explore the most remote regions of Iceland, with reduced tourism activity. Be prepared for cold winds, …
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A man standing in Vatnajokull ice cave.
$8,058
Savings
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Iceland in Depth

Reykjavik roundtrip - 10 Day Itinerary aboard SH Vega
  • Be amazed by volcanic landscape
  • Watch for humpback whales
  • Listen to the Dynjandi waterfall
  • Spot Atlantic puffins
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on the SH Vega for a 10-day Icelandic cruise. Experience Iceland's wild and fantastic landscapes-the land of fire and ice-on the boutique ship. Circumnavigate the geologically active island, accompanied by breaching whales, to see the puffin capital of the world. Along the way, we will …
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Explore volcanic Heimaey Island
$7,490
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Iceland Voyage: Land of Fire and Ice with Smithsonian Journeys

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bellot
  • See Arctic wildlife
  • Discover Iceland's landscapes
  • Explore colorful Reykjavik
  • Visit a whale sanctuary
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
You will board the ship inReykjavik, the world’s northernmost capital city. With its houses with colorful roofs and its lake that is home to countless ducks, the city offers a picture-postcard setting. InKirkjufell, thestunning cone-shaped mountainpossesses a unique charm and this will be an …
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Stunning views from your zodiac cruise
$7,000
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Spitsbergen - Northeast Greenland - Aurora Borealis, Including Long Hikes

14 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • View the Northern Lights
  • Visit Ittoqqortoormiit settlement
  • Watch whale and seabird migration
  • Observe massive icebergs
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
The Spitsbergen and Northeast Greenland cruise sails waters filled with breathtaking scenery. The expedition passes through areas that are home to seals, seabirds, whales, and polar bears, topped off with nighttime viewing of the Northern Lights. Each day, explore stunning arctic landscapes with …
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Unforgettable shades of blue
$7,000
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Spitsbergen - Northeast Greenland - Aurora Borealis, Including Long Hikes

Longyearbyen- Reykjavik - 14 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • View the Northern Lights
  • Visit Ittoqqortoormiit settlement
  • Watch whale and seabird migration
  • Observe cathedral-like icebergs
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Akureyri
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
This 14-day voyage starts in Longyearbyen (Spitsbergen), sailing along the Northeast coast of Greenland and ending in Akureyri (Iceland). Approaching Greenland attempt to sail through the sea ice into Foster Bugt, making your first landing at Myggebugten. Beyond the old hunters’ hut (in the …
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Stykkisholmur
$20,200
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Reykjavik to Tromso

17 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Endeavour
  • Watch for seals, dolphin and whales
  • Learn about northerly traditions
  • Hike to cape Knivskjellodden
  • Observe large colony of Arctic Tern
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Tromso
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
This is a 17-day trip on board the Silver Endeavour from Reykjavik to Tromso, to see the landscapes of Norway and Iceland.Heart-stopping glimpses of polar bears, immense volcanic scenery, and remote Arctic escapades lure intrepid adventurers north. Discover Iceland’s panoramas and …
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Hiking the snowy hillsides of Greenland.
$8,550
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Northeast Greenland Solar Eclipse Explorer Voyage

Longyearbyen to Akureyri - 14 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Witness total solar eclipse
  • Visit Ittoqqortoormiit settlement
  • Explore Islands of Antarctic Sound
  • Observe massive icebergs
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Akureyri
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 14-day Arctic expedition aboard MV Hondius from Longyearbyen. Explore Raudfjorden's glaciers and seabird colonies before heading to East Greenland for jagged ice and migrating seabirds. Navigate Foster Bay and Kaiser Franz Josef Fjord for tundra, mountains, and icebergs. Discover …
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Unique villages of Greenland.
$8,550
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Northeast Greenland Solar Eclipse Explorer Voyage

14 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Witness total solar eclipse
  • Visit Ittoqqortoormiit settlement
  • Explore Islands of Antarctic Sound
  • Observe massive icebergs
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Akureyri
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 14-day Arctic expedition aboard MV Plancius from Longyearbyen. Explore Raudfjorden's glaciers and seabird colonies before heading to East Greenland for jagged ice and migrating seabirds. Navigate Foster Bay and Kaiser Franz Josef Fjord for tundra, mountains, and icebergs. Discover …
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Unforgettable shades of blue
$13,100
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23 Days Extensive Spitsbergen - Northeast Greenland - Aurora Borealis

Longyearbyen - Akureyri - 23 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • View the Northern Lights
  • Explore seldom-visited Kvitøya
  • Catch walruses at Kraemerpynten
  • Navigate Greenland's rugged coast
  • Explore Myggebugten
  • Trip to Akureyri, Iceland
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Akureyri
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on this 23-day expedition cruise from Longyearbyen in Spitsbergen, sailing through the high Arctic's mesmerizing landscapes. Encounter the King of the Arctic, walruses, reindeer, and diverse bird species amidst pristine waters. Explore Kvitøya's remote beauty, paying homage to …
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