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Travel | Iceland: Land of Fire and Ice

Iceland – Land of Fire and Ice
Aug. 30 – Sept. 8, 2017
$5,995 per person, based on double occupancy.
Tour provider: Classic Escapes
Activity Level: 4
Some walking, hiking involved and also in some cases driving on bumpy roads.

PDF of tour packet

Despite Iceland’s northern location, it is an unusually warm country, both in weather and in the hearts of its people. Active volcanoes provide natural spas throughout Iceland, glaciers and mountains dot the country providing many rivers flowing to the ocean, and the Gulf Stream warms the island. Discover this warmth for yourself in Iceland’s famous natural spas, on the trails of its mountains, waterfalls and volcanoes and in the culture of its people. This trip is sure to leave an indelible impression and fill your heart and soul with a type of Nordic happiness only Iceland can provide.

Trip Highlights:

  • Visit to the geothermal field of Haukadalur,
  • Tour of Vidimyri Church and Glaumbær folk museum
  • Hike to the 3,500-year-old Grábrók Crater
  • Deildartunguhver Thermal Spring
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site Thingvellir National Park,
  • Visit the “Bridge between two continents“
  • Enjoy the Blue Lagoon the pleasantly warm, mineral-rich water of the natural geothermal pool
  • Visit the Fákasel Horse Park
  • Seljalandsfoss waterfall
  • Sail to Heimaey, the largest of the Westman Islands,
  • Visit the puffin nesting area in Stórhöfði

Your Journey Includes:

  • Superior accommodations throughout the tour.
  • Icelandic breakfast daily, a welcome dinner and a farewell dinner, and other meals as per itinerary. 
  • All ground transfers and excursions in private deluxe motor coach.
  • Entrance fees to all venues indicated.
  • Complimentary bottled water on coaches during sightseeing.
  • Complimentary passport wallet and baggage tags.

Itinerary:

  • Days 1 - Leave United States
  • Day 3 Reykjavik/Hveragerdi and Friedheimar Farm with a Icelandic Horse Demonstration
  • Day 4 Westman Islands 
  • Days 5/6 Hveragerdi / Akureyri 
  • Day 7 Akureyri / Stykkisholmur
  • Day 8 Stykkisholmur/Reykjavik 
  • Day 9 Reykjavik/New York 
This tour also includes a post-extension to East Iceland from Sept. 7-10. 

Contact Information

OSU Alumni Association
204 CH2M HILL Alumni Center
Corvallis, OR 97331
(541) 737-2351
Toll free: (877) OSTATER
             (877-678-2837)
OSUalum@oregonstate.edu

Date & Location

Date: 8/30/2017 to 9/8/2017
Location: