Saudarkrokur is a small town located in the north of Iceland, with a population of 2.500 inhabitants. The town is considered the center of services and commerce in the region, and one of the largest food suppliers of Iceland. The town has a small airport as well, which operates flights to and from Reykjavik, through Air Artic airlines. The best idea when you arrive at Saudarkrokur Airport is to check for a car hire center and rent a car. It will allow you to travel to the city and to explore the entire northern region of Iceland.
Hot springs, horse riding and whale watching
Even if Saudarkrokur is a small Icelandic town, it offers a great holiday to all its visitors. Whether you are a tourist searching for adventure, or a business man closing a deal, you will definitely enjoy your time in Saudarkrokur. The town is famous for its horses and rivers. Make sure you have time and take a horse ride to visit the area. The Icelandic horses are incredible, and you will find many rental options, for any pocket. Also, many people know Saudarkrokur for its former bishopric of Holar.
Iceland is famous for its hot pools that you can find in every town and village. Just 20 kilometers away from Saudarkrokur you will find a gorgeous natural hot spring, which will enchant you forever.
Other activities are river rafting and whale watching. You must try them both, because the nature will give you a real show.
Exploring the local area
The north of Iceland and the surroundings of Saudarkrokur have a lot to offer to its visitors. Renting a car from the car hire center at Saudarkrokur Airport is almost mandatory for those who want to travel and explore the nature of the country. You will notice that Iceland has many unique natural places and phenomenon that will take your breath away.
Visit the Godafoss (Waterfall of the Gods), one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iceland. Do not miss the Myvatn Lake, an oasis close to the Arctic Circle, which offers incredible views and sunrises. The Vindbelgjarfjall Volcano is also located in the region and you can experience a nice hike to it. Another beautiful place is Grjotagja, a pool located in a lava cave. A small hot spring flows in it, creating a magnificent picture.