On this 10 day tour you will have the opportunity to explore some of Iceland’s exquisite nature, as well as learn about renewable energy, geology, geography, and other intriguing topics. The tour consists of multiple day tours in and around the Greater Reykjavik Area. Included on this tour is a whale watching tour and a glacier hike.
Included: Pick up & drop off in Reykjavik / Airport, guided renewable tour, all relevant equipment.
Bring with you: Warm clothes, sturdy shoes.
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For groups only (not scheduled tour)
This tour is ideal for an educational trip to Iceland. If desired, we can arrange for the group to have meetings with employees of Icelandic businesses or lectures with specialists. We can also offer some classrooms and conference rooms on the tour for lectures and assignment work if requested. We can tailor this trip to your needs and the trip can be adjusted according to the respective study or interest field.
Once you arrive in Iceland we will go the capital, Reykjavik, which is actually the only city in Iceland. We will do a guided tour of the Greater Reykjavik Area.
Today we will explore Iceland’s Golden Circle travel route. We will go see Gullfoss waterfall, Thingvellir National Park, and Geysir Geothermal Area. We will also visit Fridheimar Greenhouses.
Today’s focus will be on renewable energy. We will explore some hot spring areas, get to taste earth-cooked food, visit two geothermal power plants and two hydro power plants, and a bio methane filling station. We will also visit an earthquake exhibition where we get to try an earthquake simulator.
Today we will explore the South Coast of Iceland. We will go glacier hiking, as well as see some waterfalls, volcanoes, black sand beaches, and other natural wonders. Getting up close and personal is truly the best way to explore Iceland, and today we will do exactly that.
Today we will visit Burfell Hydro Power Station and Solheimar Eco Village. We will also explore the small town Mosfellsbaer and go swimming. In the evening you will have some free time in Reykjavik.
Today we will combine your interest in volcanoes and wildlife by going lava tube caving and whale watching. Cave Leidarendi reveals the hidden mysteries of our island’s recent geological history, and in the afternoon you join a whale watching tour from the Reykjavik Marina.
On this day we will explore the Reykjanes Peninsula. We will visit the geothermal areas at Krysuvik and Seltun, and Icelands biggest active mud Spring Gunnuhver.
We will also visit the small fishing town Grindavik, as well as Reykjanes Power Plant, where we get to walk around the area. We end the day by swimming in the Blue Lagoon.
On this day we will explore the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. We will hike between the fishing villages Arnarstapi and Hellnar before going underground in a caving tour in Vatnshellir lava cave. Then we visit Djupalonssandur, a black-pebbled beach, and the fishing village Grundarfjordur.
We will also visit the symmetrical mountain Kirkjufell, and a lava field named Berserkjahraun. Our last stop of the day is the Natural Heritage Site of Gerduberg.
Today you are free to explore Reykjavik on your own.
We can arrange a variety of activities depending on what time your flight is. Then we will take you to the airport in time for your flight.
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