One Day Geography Programmes (Reykjavik Based)

Options For Arrival & Departure Days

There is a very wide variety of Day Itineraries that we can offer, no matter where your group is staying. The following list is by no means exhaustive, but it gives an idea of how wonderfully varied each day can be.

Of course, by talking directly with us, we can suggest many other terrific day itineraries; please just make contact.

1. BLUE LAGOON
Keflavík > Blue Lagoon > to accommodation.

2. THE BLUE LAGOON
Keflavík Airport > Gunnuhver Hot Springs > Blue Lagoon > accommodation

3. GEMS OF THE REYKJANES PENINSULA: The following are available options:-

  • Bridge Between the Continents
  • Power Plant Earth Exhibition (and hot water discharge into Atlantic)
  • Reykjanesviti and Erosional Coast
  • Gunnuhver Hot Springs
  • MAGMA: Earth Energy & Salt Fish Museum (in Grindavík)
  • Krýsuvík Mud Puddles
  • The Blue Lagoon

4. REYKJAVÍK SELECTION: The following are available options:-

  • The Perlan, panoramic viewpoint over city, on hot water tanks
  • Hallgrímskirkja Church Bell Tower
  • City Hall for 3D Iceland Model
  • Shopping
  • Volcano House; Heimaey & Eyjafjallajökull Films
  • Whale Watching Trip
  • Swimming in a geo-thermally heated pool

½ Day Options plus ½ A Day In Reykjavík

1. BLUE LAGOON
Morning or afternoon at Blue Lagoon > rest of day in Reykjavík

2. THINGVELLIR NATIONAL PARK, MID ATLANTIC RIDGE
Morning Thingvellir National Park > afternoon Reykjavík

3. HELLISHEIÐI GEOTHERMAL POWER PLANT & HVERAGERÐI GREENHOUSE VISIT
Morning Hellisheiði Geothermal Power Plant & Hveragerði for Greenhouse Visit/Geothermal Landscapes > afternoon Reykjavík

4. GUNNARSHOLT: LAND DEGRADATION AND CONSERVATION
Morning Gunnarsholt, HQ of the Icelandic Soil Conservation Organisation > afternoon Reykjavík

Blue Lagoon

Full Day Options

1. GOLDEN CIRCLE & KERIÐ CRATER
Thingvellir National Park > Geysir > Gullfoss > Kerið Crater > Reykjavík

2. GOLDEN CIRCLE & GREENHOUSE VISIT
Thingvellir National Park > Geysir > Gullfoss > Laugarás Greenhouse Visit > Reykjavík

3. GEOTHERMAL LANDSCAPES & GEOTHERMAL UTILISATION & KERIÐ CRATER – OPTION 1
Hellisheiði Geothermal Power Station > Kerið Crater > Geysir > Gullfoss > Reykjavík

4. GEOTHERMAL LANDSCAPES & GEOTHERMAL UTILISATION & KERIÐ CRATER – OPTION 2
Hellisheiði Geo-thermal Power Plant > Kerið Crater > Laugarás Greenhouse Visit > Geysir > Gullfoss > Reykjavík

5. SUSTAINABLE ENERGY & THINGVELLIR NATIONAL PARK
Hellisheiði Geothermal Power Plant > Írafoss HEP Station > Thingvellir > Reykjavík

6. SOUTH COAST: WATERFALLS, ICECAPS & GLACIERS
Seljalandsfoss > Skógafoss > Sólheimajökull > Reykjavík

7. WESTMANN ISLANDS: HEIMAEY: HAZARDOUS ENVIRONMENTS
Landeyjahöfn > Heimaey > Landeyjahöfn > Reykjavík

8. WEST SIDE STORY: POST GLACIAL LANDSCAPES, HOT SPRINGS & WATERFALLS:
Hvalfjorður > Skorradalsvatn > Deildartunga Hot Springs > Hraunafoss & Bjarnafoss > Borganes > Reykjavík

9. GEMS OF THE REYKJANES PENINSULA: The following are available options:-

  • Bridge Between the Continents
  • Power Plant Earth Exhibition (and hot water discharge into Atlantic)
  • Reykjanesviti and Erosional Coast
  • Gunnuhver Hot Springs
  • MAGMA: Earth Energy & Salt Fish Museum (in Grindavík)
  • Krýsuvík Mud Puddles
  • The Blue Lagoon

10. LANDSCAPE AND NATURAL HAZARD MANAGEMENT: GUNNARSHOLT SOIL CONSERVATION CENTRE & THE HEKLA CENTRE
Gunnarsholt, Headquarters of the Icelandic Soil Conservation > Hekla Centre > Reykjavík

11. HVÍTÁRVATN GLACIAL LAKE, GEYSIR & GULLFOSS: SUMMER MONTHS ONLY (NOTE: for coaches up to 40 seats)
Geysir > Hvítárvatn Boat Trip and Nordurjökull Glacier > Gullfoss > Reykjavík

12. PLUS MANY MORE … Please ask.

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