24th - 28th February 2019
24 Feb 2019
After arriving in Iceland, you will be transferred to your accommodation in Reykjavik. On the way you will stop at the Blue Lagoon – a geothermally heated spa located in the lava fields at Grindavik.
25 Feb 2019
GOLDEN CIRCLE - Today you will have the chance to explore the North American and Eurasion tectonic plate boundary in Pingvellar, the triple-drop Gulfoss waterfalls, geothermal power and the original Geysirs on a guided ‘Golden Circle’ day tour.
26 Feb 2019
SOUTH SHORE - The guided ‘South Shore’ adventure today will allow you to explore natural hazards with the recently erupted Eyjafjallajokull Volcano, two magnificent waterfalls (Skogar and Seljalandsfoss), visit the Solheimajokull Glacier and see the fascinating Dyrholaey rock formations.
27 Feb 2019
REYKJAVIK - Today you will have free time to explore the city of Reykjavik. Perlan Viewing Platform (free of charge) / Volcano House (film and exhibition) / Saga Museum / Laugardalur Geothermal Swimming Pool – admission to this is around £10 and includes the swimming pool and other attractions.
28 Feb 2019
RETURN HOME - You may have some free time before your return the UK, subject to flight times
Total cost - £785pp maximum
Included in the price:
Return flights with Easyjet from Manchester
Checked in luggage
Half board accommodation at Hlemmur Square Hostel and packed lunch on day 2 and 3.
Transfers to and from Reyjavik Airport
Visit to Blue lagoon outdoor spa and excursions including Golden Circle and South Shore Tour
This trip is being partially subsidised by the college. The level of subsidy is still TBC.
Contact Karen Ralphs from the Geography department on firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the geography office in the Academy Building.