Educational tour around Iceland, learn about nature and culture with local guide

Understand Iceland offers educational tours around Iceland for people who are curious about the nature and culture of Iceland. Travel through magical landscapes, experience the wonders of Icelandic history and culture, meet the locals, eat local food, far away from the tourist throngs.

The group will travel with a local guide and in a comfortable bus. Every day is an adventure with interesting activites such as:

- Kayaking in the Atlantic ocean
- Horse back riding on gentle Icelandic horses
- Hiking in the spectacular Icelandic wilderness
- Waterfall chasing
- Soaking in natural pools
- Whale watching
- Museum visits on settlement, viking-culture and history
- Hike a glacier
- Visit local farmers and gardeners
- Meeting local artists and musicians
- Visit sustainable communities
- Learn about the Icelandic language
- Search for elves and hidden people
- Eat wonderful local food, fresh fish, meat or vegetables
- Try having a meal inside a greenhouse

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2 days


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  • What's included :
    • Accommodation as per itinerary
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Environmental Management Charge (Reef Tax)
    • Fuel surcharge
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Local taxes
    • National Park fees
    • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    • All activities
    • Professional guide
    • Port pickup and drop-off
    • Round-trip private transfer
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Entry/Admission - Hallgrimskirkja
    • Entry/Admission - Gullfoss
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Drinks with meals (water included)
    • Blue lagoon (guests can visit on their last day on their own charge)
    • Gratuities
    • Transportation to and from airport if guests arrive/leave on different dates than in itinerary

  • Day 1: Reykjavík. The group will be picked up at the airport and brought to a hotel or guesthouse.

    Stop At: Hallgrimskirkja, Hallgrimstorgi 1, Reykjavik 101 Iceland
    Your guide will walk you through the main attractions in Reykjavík down town area. Pointing out cafés, restaurants, shops, and places of interest. The main attraction is Hallgrímskirkja church where the group can visit the church tower (via elevator) and overlook the city and the surrounding mountains.
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Golden Circle

    Stop At: Gullfoss, White River, Blaskogabyggd 801 Iceland
    Visit Gullfoss waterfall (the Golden Waterfall) one of the main attratcions on the Golden Circle.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Geysir, Geysir, South Region
    Visit Geysir hotspring, which gave the name to all the other geysirs in the world. The name Geysir means "the one that goes fast" as the Geysir sprouts hot water at full speed around 18 ft into the air. This happens every 5-7 minutes so visitors can rest assured they will see Geysir go at least 2-3 times during their stop there. Get your cameras ready and put them on "slow motion" for more dramatic effect.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Travelers who arrive earlier will be picked up at a hotel in Reykjavík (or Reykjavík area) on the same day as the fellow traveler are picked up at the airport. Airports
    • Keflavik Intl Airport, 235 Keflavikurflugvollur Iceland
    Departure Time :
    6:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.



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Organised by Understand Iceland

Activity ID: V-109034P2

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