On this seven day tour you get the opportunity to both see many of Iceland’s magnificent natural wonders, as well as partake in some of the countless activities Iceland has to offer. This entertaining and informative tour provides an excellent opportunity to learn hands-on about renewable energy, geology, geography, and a variety of other subjects.
For groups only (not scheduled tour)
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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.
Day 1: Arrival and a tour of Reykjavik
Upon arrival you will do a guided tour around the capital of Iceland, Reykjavik. You will also have free time to explore Reykjavik on your own.
Day 2: Caving and Geothermal Areas
You get the chance to explore a lava tube cave and hike around geothermal areas. You will also go to the famous unique geothermal spa The Blue Lagoon.
Day 3: Golden Circle and Greenhouse horticulture
We will take you to the most popular sights in Iceland, the “Golden Circle”. On the Golden Circle tour your will see Gullfoss waterfall, the geothermal area of Geysir, and visit Thingvellir National Park. We will also visit a geothermal power plant and a greenhouse where we will learn about greenhouse horticulture.
Day 4: South Coast Sensations
We continue along the south coast and we stop at the Seljalandsfoss waterfall and some other waterfalls close by. We also go to a visitor’s center for the 2010 volcanic eruption in Eyjafjallajokull. We´ll see the impressive Skógarfoss waterfall and the famous black sand beach Reynisfjara. Lastly we visit the spectacular black basalt columnar floor formation of Kirkjugolf.
Day 5: Glacier Intimacy
Day five is full of exciting and memorable experiences that you can only experience in Iceland. We do a boat tour on the glacial lagoon Jokulsarlon where we get to sail amongst icebergs in all shapes and sizes. We also do a glacier hike in the Svinafellsjokull glacier area.
Day 6: Fjallarslon iceberg lagoon, Vatnajokull National Park, Dyrholaey
Today we continue exploring the south coast of Iceland. We will visit Fjallarslon glacial lagoon and then we go on to Vatnajokull national park. In Vatnajokull national park, we do an hour long hike in Skaftafell, visit the waterfall Svartifoss, and some old Icelandic houses. On our way back to Reykjavik we stop at the admirable Dyrholaey peninsula.
Day 7: Departure
This morning can be spent freely exploring Reykjavik. Then our guide will bring you to the airport in time for your flight.