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School Geography Trip to Iceland

A geography school trip to Iceland will allow your students to witness geography in action, as this geologically young country continues to take shape!

Quite literally a country in the making, Iceland is a spectacular and diverse destination that offers unique opportunities to discover and investigate many of the Earth’s ongoing processes. From hot springs to volcanoes, waterfalls and geysers, Iceland offers an unforgettable experience for those looking to create the perfect school geography trip.

We offer a fantastic range of support materials, which are available to our groups as an optional extra.

Sample itinerary

Day 1/4

MorningMorning Fly to Keflavik airport
AfternoonAfternoon Meet your guide and transfer to your accommodation in Reykjavik
EveningEvening Evening meal at your accommodation, followed by free leisure time

Day 2/4

MorningMorning Meet guide and board coach for full day Golden Circle Tour excursion
AfternoonAfternoon Visit to the Secret Lagoon
EveningEvening Evening meal at accommodation, followed by free leisure time

Day 3/4

MorningMorning Meet guide and board coach for the South Shore Adventure - the tour will include an exploration of the area close to the towering strata volcano Eyjafjallajökull
AfternoonAfternoon South Shore Adventure tour continued
EveningEvening Evening meal at accommodation, followed by free time to explore the local area

Day 4/4

MorningMorning Check out of accommodation and transfer to the airport
AfternoonAfternoon Return flight to the UK

What's included?

  • tick icon3 nights' full-board accommodation
  • tick iconAirport taxes and passenger duty at current rates
  • tick iconATOL protected return flights from the UK
  • tick iconComprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • tick iconDetailed information pack
  • tick iconFree staff place ratio 1:10
  • tick iconGolden Circle tour, incl. private coach and guide
  • tick iconItinerary planning service
  • tick iconReturn airport transfers in resort
  • tick iconSouth Shore Adventure, incl. coach and guide
  • tick iconVamoos travel app - giving you access to all your trip documents on your phone or tablet
  • tick iconVAT at current rates to tour operators
  • tick iconVisit to the Secret Lagoon

Activities

Aurora Reykjavik - Northern Lights Centre

Aurora Reykjavik - Northern Lights Centre

Make sure you don't leave Iceland without having experienced the Northern Lights - even if the weather doesn't… Read more

Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon

A visit to the Blue Lagoon is the perfect way to start or end your trip to Iceland. The warm, mineral rich waters are… Read more

Great Geysir and Strokkur

Great Geysir and Strokkur

Geysir, sometimes known as the Great Geysir, is located in the Haukadalur Valley and was the first geyser known to… Read more

Greenhouse village of Hveragerdi

Greenhouse village of Hveragerdi

Hveragerði is a town in the south of Iceland located 45 km to the east of Reykjavík on Iceland's main… Read more

Gullfoss

Gullfoss

Visit Gullfoss, or Golden Falls, a waterfall located in the canyon of Hvítá river in south-west Iceland a… Read more

Hellisheidi Geothermal Power station

Hellisheidi Geothermal Power station

One thing Iceland‘s certainly not short of is geothermal energy. This visit will give your students the opportuni… Read more

Kerið Crater

Kerið Crater

Often a popular stop on the Golden Circle Tour, the Kerið crater lake is the perfect visit for teaching your studen… Read more

Northern Lights Tour

Northern Lights Tour

The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, are a spectacular natural phenomenon; fantastic colours often… Read more

Secret Lagoon

Secret Lagoon

A fantastic alternative to the Blue Lagoon, the Secret Lagoon offers a truly Icelandic experience.The fresh, warm waters… Read more

Thingvellir National Park

Thingvellir National Park

Thingvellir became a national park in 1928 due to its historical importance, as well as the special tectonic and volca… Read more

Volcano House

Volcano House

Volcano House is a multi-functional establishment in Reykjavik's city centre, with a special focus on Icelandic… Read more

Whale Watching Tour

Whale Watching Tour

During this cruise you may have the chance to see various species of whales, dolphins, seabirds and seals. An exper… Read more

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Accommodation

Arctic Comfort Hotel
Hotel Cabin
Husid Guesthouse
Arctic Comfort Hotel

Arctic Comfort Hotel is a three-star hotel in Reykjavik, offering visitors to Europe's northern-most capital a cozy and comfortable stay.

Groups will stay in multi-bedded rooms and group leaders in twins. All rooms are spacious, en-suite, and have a refrigerator, telephone, and colour TV. Bedrooms all have WiFi access and are non-smoking.

The breakfast room is located on the ground floor, as are a lounge and a bar for group leaders to relax in. Breakfast is served every day, but the evening meal is taken in a local restaurant.

Hotel Cabin

This fully renovated modern hotel offers a warm and friendly welcome and is within easy reach of Reykjavik city centre.

Groups will stay in multi-bedded rooms and group leaders in twins. All rooms are en-suite with a TV, desk and free WiFi. The hotel is non-smoking throughout.

A buffet breakfast is supplied every morning, and both packed lunches and the evening meal can also be provided on request. Food is served buffet-style in the hotel’s own restaurant and usually includes a range of fresh fruit and vegetables, as well as home-baked breads, soups, pasta and other hot dishes.

Husid Guesthouse

This lovely Icelandic guesthouse is located within the Katla Geopark, making it the ideal base from which to explore the geography of Iceland! You'll be surrounded by spectacular glaciers and towering volcanoes, and you'll still just be 90 minutes from the bright lights of Reykjavik.

Your group will stay in dormitory-style accommodation with shared bathroom facilities. There is Wi-Fi access throughout and the guest lounge offers a TV, DVD player and seating area.

You'll have spectacular views of the wild Icelandic countryside from your accommodation and, away from the city, you may even spot the Northern Lights - if you're lucky!

Reviews

The Oakwood School, July 2019

Your staff - Armelle, Rachel, and anyone else I contacted with your company directly were outstanding. The service in terms of information, support and the info pack were truly excellent, ensuring a well-structured and planned tour. Any emails I sent were replied to promptly and thoughtfully. You clearly have a strong staff with experience and a good sense of care / thought. Thank you.

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Jenny Walsh - Tour Adviser

Don’t hesitate to contact me for any advice or further information on how your school trip can be tailored to your requirements.

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