Iceland Geography and Earth Sciences

4 days/3 nights

From only £384pp

Overview

4 days/3 nights From only £384pp

Iceland is now one of Europe’s most popular destinations for geography groups. With its geothermal springs, phenomenal volcanic landscapes and glaciers, groups will have the opportunity to witness geography unfold first hand, which will support curriculum topics in action. 

What's included in the trip?

  • Return scheduled flights
  • Accommodation on a half board basis
  • Multi-bedded rooms for students
  • Single/twin rooms for leaders
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:10 leader place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Flight to Iceland. Transfer to accommodation and free time to explore Reykjavik. Evening meal at local restaurant

  • Day 2

    South Shore Guided Excursion: Visit to Seljalandsfoss & Skógar Waterfall – Sólheimajökull Glacier Outlet – Dyrhólaey & Vík Village. Evening meal at local restaurant

  • Day 3

    Golden Circle Guided Tour: Visit to the National Park Thingvellir – Gullfoss Waterfall and Geysir Geothermal Area. Evening meal at local restaurant

  • Day 4

    Optional: Visit to Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa. Transfer to airport and return flight to UK. Arrive back in UK

Accommodation

Enhance your trip

  • Tour highlights include: Thingvellir National Park Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir hot spring area Skálholt church: Tour length 8-9 hours
  • Search for the Northern Lights on a mysterious trip, on a dark winter night. Any time from the onset of autumn darkness until the light nights of spring you can witness one of nature’s most spectacular displays the elusive Aurora Borealis – known as the Northern Lights. Please note The Northern Lights are visible from September through April but can only be seen on a clear night. Tour length 3-5 hours.
  • Landmannalaugar is a region near the volcano Hekla in the southern part of Iceland’s highlands. The Landmannalaugar area is a popular tourist destination and hiking hub in Iceland’s highlands.
  • Thjórsárdalur is a valley in Árnessýsla county in Iceland that lies between mount Búrfell alongside the river Þjórsá to the east and mount Skriðufell to the west. The valley is quite flattened over and pumicey after repeated eruption of the nearby volcano Hekla.
  • Hjálparfoss waterfall is a beautiful double waterfall in south Iceland near Mount Hekla on the Fossá River just north of where it meets the Thjórsá River.
  • Hekla is a stratovolcano in the south of Iceland with a height of 1,491 metres. Hekla is one of Iceland’s most active volcanoes; over 20 eruptions have occurred in and around the volcano since 874.