Fire and Ice: Iceland- Go to the Extremes of the World!
- Explore one of the world’s most active geothermal hotspots. Learn how Icelanders have captured that energy. Enjoy soaking in hot pools!
- Enjoy views out the door of your tent of glaciers, rivers, and lakes.
- Explore the Myradalsjokull ice cap and climb on one of its glaciers, the Solheimajokull.
- Enjoy Iceland’s seafood to include snacking on Haroifiskur, a wind-dried haddock or cod.
- Learn Icelandic history from the Irish monks voyage to the uninhabited island, the Norse settlers, rule by Norway, then Denmark, and finally Iceland’s Independence.
- Hike along a glacier lake, Langisjor, with views of Vatnajokull glacier, the world’s third biggest icecap.
- Summit nearby Sveinstindur Mountain and stay at the mountain hut.
- Walk on a black-sand beach near the small town of Vik. View nearby sea stacks with probable puffin sightings.
- Extend your stay to enjoy Reykjavik with its colorful buildings and people. Visit the statue of Leif Eirikson, the Saga Museum, the Botanical Gardens and so much more. Go Whale Watching. Reflect on the trip while relaxing in the thermal baths at the Blue Lagoon.
- The opportunity to include a visit to Greenland the week before!
- Exotic Family option available
Iceland means new and different things for you to see and do. This
short itinerary is researched to allow us to visit both some of the most
famous areas and to go to off the beaten path treasures only the locals
know about. Only here is a very short drive can we go from whales to
mountain top. You will be on beautiful glaciers and soaking in hot springs near a geyser in the same day. Camping allows us to share the 24 hours of light and its long sunsets and sunrises over vast vistas.
Much of Iceland is still taking shape before your very eyes — raw,
dramatic landscapes born from volcanic eruptions and carved out by
Icelanders are proud that they still speak the ancient language of the
vikings, but they certainly don´t just live in the past. Their cherished
ancient heritage lives on in harmony with the most exciting innovations
from the world of arts and culture today. This refreshing mix of local,
traditional, progressive and cosmopolitan culture appeals to almost
Iceland is so close to USA that you can just go there on whim for a quick change of scene and scenery.
With its pristine nature, clean water and pollution-free atmosphere, Iceland in not just a place to feast your eyes on. This fresh and refreshing environment also produces quality food that is the ultimate in good taste.
Nowhere else is there such a wonderful mix of ancient viking culture, modern world, and exotic natural world.