Destination
Grand Classroom

Iceland Eight-Day Adventure

DAY ONE

  • Meet at the airport at least 3 hours before departure
  • Flight to Iceland

DAY TWO

  • Arrive in Reykjavik
  • Meet your Grand Classroom representatives at baggage claim
  • Breakfast at the Viking Museum
  • Visit the bridge between two continents where European and North American tectonic plates meet
  • Reykjanes Toe geothermal area
  • Lunch
  • Hike the Raufarholshellir Lava Tube
  • Check into hotel
  • Dinner

DAY THREE

  • Breakfast
  • Visit Skogafoss waterfall
  • Glacier walk at Solheimajokull
  • Lunch at Vik
  • Walk along the volcanic black sand beach of Renisfjara
  • Visit Seljalandsfoss, the waterfall you can walk behind
  • Return to hotel
  • Dinner
  • Northern lights tour (conditions permitting)

DAY FOUR

  • Breakfast
  • Depart for Golden Circle Tour
  • Visit Gullfoss
  • Visit Geysir
  • Lunch
  • Visit the Laugarvatn natural baking site where bread is cooked underground
  • Visit Thingvellir National Park, the site of Iceland's first parliament
  • Return to hotel
  • Dinner

DAY FIVE

  • Breakfast
  • Visit Hellsheidi Powerplant
  • Day tour of Reykjavik
  • Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik's famous church
  • Lunch
  • Visit the Parliament House, City Hall and Harpa concert hall
  • Check into hotel in Reykjavik
  • Dinner

DAY SIX

  • Breakfast
  • Visit the Perlan Museum
  • Lunch
  • Hike the Alftanes to Bessastadir, the President's home
  • Return to hotel
  • Dinner

DAY SEVEN

  • Breakfast
  • Hike to the new volcanic eruption site near Little Ram
  • Lunch in Grindavik
  • Visit Grindavik
  • Soak in the world famous hot spring at the Blue Lagoon
  • Dinner in Reykjavik
  • Return to hotel

DAY EIGHT

  • Breakfast
  • Free time in Reykjavik (time permitting)
  • Lunch (time permitting)
  • Check out of hostel and depart for airport
  • Flight home
  • Arrive home