Iceland Adventure Expedition

This trip has been designed entirely for lower KS3 – Years 7 and 8 students at time of travel.

Iceland is possibly one of the most diverse countries in the world. In a single day, you can be sunning yourself by a serene lake and the next be plunged into a cold inhospitable environment that resembles the surface of the moon. The land of fire, ice and magic really does have it all.

  • Location Iceland, Europe
  • Duration 6 days
  • Expedition Type Adventures By Camps

During this adventure packed expedition, you’ll be exploring all that Iceland has to offer. From geothermal pools to the Hellisheidi Power Plant, there is plenty to visit. When you’re not checking out the attractions, you’ll be hiking across glaciers, witnessing the stunning scenery and getting stuck into some local community project work.

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A fully supported expedition, from start to finish

Your expedition cost is comprehensive and covers the incredible activities you’ll be taking part in, as well as the extensive support you’ll receive in the lead up to, and during, your expedition.

Don’t forget you’ll also need your vaccinations, visas, kit and some spending money. You can find guidance on all of these on your personal Traveller Gateway once you sign up.

  • Ongoing pre-expedition support
  • Flights and in-country transfers
  • Travel insurance
  • Food and accommodation
  • Project costs
  • Leader and staff costs
  • Camps t-shirt
  • Orientation and language lessons
  • 24 hour emergency support
  • Reserve location

This sample itinerary will give you an insight into what you’ll be getting up to. Please note, the exact projects, activities and camps may change closer to the time of your expedition.

Day Activities More details
Day 1 Arrive Upon arrival at Keflavik Airport, you will be met by one of our local in-country team and transferred to your eco-friendly accommodation. You will jump straight into the Icelandic adventure with a Reykjanes peninsular tour visiting Bridge between continent, Gunnuhver and Reykjanes lighthouse. We’ll then take a blue lagoon photo stop before hosting you an evening party and trip briefing as you settle into your accommodation.
Day 2 Reykjavik city walking tour Stop at the iconic church towering over the city and learn about the old harbour as well as visiting the Whales of Iceland exhibition providing time to go souvenir shopping. Experience authentic Iceland by visiting the Olympic sized geothermal heated Laugardalslaug hot tubs and slides.
Day 3 Local community work Today will be a full day working with local communities or businesses to support their needs. Examples include lending a helping hand on a horse farm, supporting a local conservation project, developing a local tourism project, community service in the city centre, helping the elderly in the local community, assisting in a local animal shelter etc.
Day 4 Heillisheidi Power Plant The Hellisheidi Power Plant is one of the largest geothermal power plant in the world, and you will have a guided tour discovering how to utilise sustainable energy. After lunch, you will visit Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss Waterfall and Geysir geothermal area to learn about the geographical attractions before resting up for the night at Laugarvatn Fontana spa hot springs with the opportunity to see the Northern lights.
Day 5 Golden Circle south coast tour Experience the Golden circle south coast tour – get your cameras ready as you explore Seljalandfoss, Skogarfoss & Dyrholaey. After lunch you’ll be slipping into some crampons so you can head off on a glacier hike where you’ll learn about their formation whilst witnessing the beautiful white and blue scenery along the way.
Day 6 Departure After breakfast depending on your flight times you may have some more free time to explore Reykjavik before transferring to the airport for your flight home.

Our local camp legends

Our camps are staffed by members of the community who will make you feel like a local in no time. These legends will make your expedition spectacular and will show you the very best of their home country.

Interested in this expedition?

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