Geography Trip to Iceland


Country: Iceland

City: Reykjavik

Tour Duration: 8 days /7 nights


Package Description

Iceland-  is an island in the North Atlantic.

It is home to a progressive and peaceful nation that has formed a modern society where freedom and equality are the most important qualities.

Iceland continuously ranks near the top of measurements for quality of life, gender equality, and democracy, and is one of the highest ranked countries in the world regarding health care, education and internet availability.

Iceland is a country of extreme geological contrasts.

Widely known as “The Land of Fire and Ice” Iceland is home to some of the largest glaciers in Europe, and some of the world’s most active volcanoes.

Iceland is also the land of light and darkness. Long summer days with near 24-hours of sunshine are offset by short winter days with only a few hours of daylight.

 

Itinerary

Day 1 

On arrival into Keflavik Airport you will clear immigration and Customs and be met by your guide and coach.  Your first visit will be Reykjanes Geopark  which lies on major plate boundaries along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, part of the 65,000km mid-ocean ridge that encircles the earth like a seam of a baseball. 

Day 2 

After enjoying breakfast you will check out of your hotel then your coach and guide will take you to Seljalandsfoss Waterfall which is located in the southern region of Iceland. The waterfall drops 60 meters and is part of the Seljialands River that has its origin in the Valcano Eyiafiallajokull. 

Day 3 

After enjoying breakfast at the Skaalin Hostel you will visit Laki Lavas and Lomagnupur. 
Laki. Laki or Lakagígar (Craters of Laki) is a volcanic fissure in the south of Iceland, not far from the canyon of Eldgjá and the small village of Kirkjubæjarklaustur.  

After enjoying your packed lunch you will then visit Jökulsárlón which is a large glacial lake in southeast Iceland, on the edge of Vatnajökull National. 

Day 4

After breakfast your coach will pick you up and you will transfer to Landmannalaugar where you will commence your full day trip.  Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. 

Day 5 

After breakfast you will take a ferry to Vestmannaeyjar (Western Islands) which is an archipelago off Iceland’s south coast, formed by underwater volcanic eruptions. The youngest island, Surtsey, was formed in 1963. Heimaey is the largest and only inhabited island. 

You will enjoy a guided coach tour of Heimaey Island. Heimaey, literally Home Island, is an Icelandic island. At 13.4 square kilometres, it is the largest island in the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago

Day 6 

After breakfast at your hotel you will star a Golden Circle Tour including Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir and Pingvellir Visits before heading to Efstidalur Dairy Farm. 

After these visits you will have your packed lunch before heading to Pangvellir.  Pingvellir (Thingvellir) is a historic site and national park in Iceland, east of Reykjavík. It's known for the Alþing (Althing), the site of Iceland's parliament from the 10th to 18th centuries. 

You will then head to Geysir which is, sometimes known as The Great Geysir, is a geyser in south western Iceland. Gullfoss is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Iceland.  You will then head back to the Hotel Ork for dinner and overnight stay. 

Day 7 

After breakfast you will check out of your hotel and board the coach. You will start your day at Perlan Ice Cave and Plantarium.  Full details on their website there is a brief description below however. https://perlan.is/ 
 
Volcanoes, glaciers, geothermal marvels and more come alive through cutting-edge technology and groundbreaking science. Glaciers and Ice Cave exhibition is included in this unique nature exhibition. 
 
You will then enjoy a city tour of Reykjavik by foot where you will see the views from the Perlan and the Hallgrimskirkja Parish Church 
 
Hallgrímskirkja is a Lutheran parish church in Reykjavík, Iceland.   You will then have time for last minute shopping before heading for your last nights stop at the Hotel Cabin.

Day 8 

You will check out of your hotel after breakfast and be transferred by coach for your flight back home.

Includes

All accommodation and tours including entrance fees 
All transfers by coach including return airport transfers 
Breakfasts, packed lunches and dinner daily 
Airport transfers upon arrival and departure  
Two Experienced local Icelandic Tourist Association Guides for the full duration of the trip. 
Return Ferry crossings to Vestmannaeyjar Island  
Transportation by two coaches throughout the trip 
7 nights accommodation in hostel and hotels with teachers in twins and students in multi bedded accommodation  
Breakfasts, packed lunches and dinners daily (beginning with lunch on Day 1 and ending with breakfast on Day 8) 
Free staff places as indicated  
Guided walking tour of Reykjavik, including views from the Perlan and Hallgrimskirkja 
Guided Golden Circle tour including Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir and Þíngvellir National Park visit 
Reykjavik Geothermal Park & Landbridge visits 

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