8 nights / 9 days

  • Round-trip airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Daily motor coach transportation
  • 7 nights hotel accommodation at conveniently located property
  • Breakfast daily at hotel
  • Visit Hafnarfjörður
  • Attend the Viking Festival
  • Guided tour to Krisuvik hot springs
  • Hike along  Krysuvik Cliffs
  • Cross the Bridge between continents
  • Visit Gunnuhver hot springs
  • Visit Reykjavik
  • Celebrate National Iceland Day
  • Visit Holar
  • Exchange with Holar Agricultural College (MC to Organize)
  • Admission to Geothermal Energy Exhibition
  • Lecture at the Geothermal Power Plant of Hellisheidi (MC to Organize)
  • Tour of the Fridheimar Greenhouse
  • Visit Gullfoss “Golden Waterfall”
  • Visit Strokkur Geyser
  • Visit Thingvellir National Park
  • Guided Hike on Falljökull glacier  
  • Visit the Blue Lagoon
  • Blue Lagoon Visitor Pass
  • Entrance to Blue Lagoon
  • Bilingual EduTrips tour guide throughout the  trip  
  • 1 free chaperon per every 10 paying

 

Day 1

  • Group meets at Airport
  • Flight departs for Reykjavik, Iceland

Day 2

  • Flight arrives to Reykjavik, clear customs & meet EduTrips tour guide  
  • Board bus & depart for the Viking Festival in Hafnarfjörður (exact schedule TBD)
  • Spend the day taking part in the festivities
  • Return to Reykjavik & check into hotel

Day 3

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Board bus & depart for Krisuvik
  • Arrive to Krysuvik Seltun where you will begin a guided tour along the boardwalk as it winds through the bubbling & hissing geothermal field full of craters & geysers    
  • Next we will visit Krysuvik Cliffs where we will hike to the end of the cliffs where thousands of sea birds nest in the rugged cliffs besides the crashing Atlantic surf
  • Tour ends, enjoy free time for lunch (cost not included)
  • Our last visit of the day will be to Gunnuhver where you will see the biggest active mud spring in Iceland & also cross the Bridge between continents
  • Board bus & depart for Reykjavik
  • Arrive to hotel & the rest of the evening is free

Day 4

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Board bus & depart for the Blue Lagoon where you will soak your cares away in the geothermal waters!

Day 5

  • Breakfast
  • Board bus & depart for Holar Agricultural College – lunch stop en route (cost not included)
  • Exchange with students begins (MC to organize)
  • Board bus & return to hotel in Reykjavik – dinner stop en route (cost not included)
  • Approximate arrival at hotel

Day 6

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Board bus & depart for Hellisheidi
  • Admission to the Geothermal Energy Exhibition & free time to explore
  • Our next visit will be to the Geothermal power plant of Hellisheidi for a short lecture (MC to organize)
  • Depart for Fridheimar Greenhouse
  • Enjoy a unique lunch experience in the greenhouse (cost not included)
  • Tour of the greenhouse begins where you will gain insight into the processes of greenhouse horticulture
  • Tour ends, return to hotel & the rest of the evening is free

Day 7

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Depart for the Gullfoss “Golden Waterfall”
  • Arrive to Gullfoss the queen of Icelandic waterfalls & have the opportunity to stand next to the amazing waterfall & watch enormous quantities of water tumble violently into a deep, meandering gorge
  • Next we will visit the geyser geothermal area of Stokkur, the most active geyser in Iceland
  • After lunch we will spend the afternoon encountering a cross- section of Iceland’s Natural wonders and geological phenomena at Thingvellir National Park, an area of historical & geological significance & home to Iceland’s largest natural lake

Day 8

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel
  • Board bus & depart for Skaftafell
  • Arrive to Skaftafell & enjoy free time for lunch (cost not included)
  • Arrive to the Glacier house, meet your professional guides, board bus & depart for the Falljokull glacier
  • Tour starts at the bottom of the carved valley where your guide will explain the unique features left bu the retreating Falljokull & Virkisjokull glaciers & their surrounding.
  • As you arrive to the edge of the glacier your guide will assist with crampons and give a short lesson on the use of the equipment provided along with a safety talk.
  • Glacier adventure begins
  • Tour ends, meet bus & return to the hotel
  • Arrive to hotel & the rest of the evening is free

Day 9

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Check out of the hotel & spend the rest of the day souvenir shopping
  • Board transfer bus & depart for the airport