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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 geography school trip.
We work with local agent and coach company GT Travel, who assist us with all our coaching needs for our school geography trips to Iceland. And GT Travel’s close association with renowned freelance travel consultant and former geography teacher, Ian K. Hardie, has led to the production of a fantastic range of support materials, which are available to our groups as an optional extra.
Fly to Keflavik airport
Meet your guide and transfer to your accommodation in Reykjavik
Evening meal at your accommodation, followed by free leisure time
Meet guide and board coach for full day Golden Circle Tour excursion
Visit to the Secret Lagoon
Evening meal at accommodation, followed by free leisure time
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
South Shore Adventure tour continued
Evening meal at accommodation, followed by free time to explore the local area
Check out of accommodation and transfer to the airport
Return flight to the UK
- 3 nights' full-board accommodation
- Airport taxes and passenger duty at current rates
- ATOL protected return flights from the UK
- Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
- Detailed information pack
- Free staff place ratio 1:10
- Golden Circle tour, incl. private coach and guide
- Itinerary planning service
- Return airport transfers in resort
- South Shore Adventure, incl. coach and guide
- Vamoos travel app - giving you access to all your trip documents on your phone or tablet
- VAT at current rates to tour operators
- Visit to the Secret Lagoon
Aurora Reykjavik - Northern Lights Centre
Make sure you don't leave Iceland without having experienced the Northern Lights - even if the weather doesn't play ball!… Read More
Much of Iceland is still largely inaccessible - now you can see more of what this spectacular country has to… Read More
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
Hveragerði is a town in the south of Iceland located 45 km to the east of Reykjavík on Iceland's main… Read More
Visit Gullfoss, or Golden Falls, a waterfall located in the canyon of Hvítá river in south-west Iceland and one of… Read More
Hellisheidi Geothermal Power station
One thing Iceland‘s certainly not short of is geothermal energy. This visit will give your students the opportunity to learn… Read More
Often a popular stop on the Golden Circle Tour, the Kerið crater lake is the perfect visit for teaching your… Read More
This interactive educational exhibit will help your students to better understand volcanic activity and earthquakes. They'll also learn more about… Read More
Lava Tunnel Raufarholshellir
Just 30 minutes from Iceland's capital is one of the longest lava tunnels in the country. Here your students will… Read More
Northern Lights Tour
The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, are a spectacular natural phenomenon; fantastic colours often seen dancing across… Read More
Thingvellir National Park
Thingvellir became a national park in 1928 due to its historical importance, as well as the special tectonic and volcanic… Read More
Volcano House is a multi-functional establishment in Reykjavik's city centre, with a special focus on Icelandic geology and volcanology. The… Read More
A visit to the Blue Lagoon is the perfect way to start or end your trip to Iceland. The warm,… Read More
A fantastic alternative to the Blue Lagoon, the Secret Lagoon offers a truly Icelandic experience.The fresh, warm waters of the… Read More
Whale Watching Tour
During this cruise youmay have the chance to see various species of whales, dolphins, seabirds and seals. An expert guide… Read More
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.
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.
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!
Creating your perfect trip
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Launching your trip
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After you've booked
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While you're away
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After your trip
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Zoe Campbell — Tour Advisor
Don’t hesitate to contact me for any advice or further information on how your school trip can be tailored to your requirements.
A fantastic destination. The accommodation was perfect for the purposes of the group. Excellent efficiency with the bookings of coaches for transfers.— The Oldham Academy North, July 2019
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