A special 11-day small group journey to explore Iceland, a land of astonishing natural beauty, diverse landscapes and a fascinating history.
Aug. 27 - Sept. 6, 2022
$5,697 per person including airfare from Portland, OR
Solo travelers are an additional $995.
Limited to 24 guests and this departure is shared with the University of Southern California. Only half of the space will be available to OSU until closer to departure.
Sept. 1-11, 2022. This second departure date is an overflow option if our primary tour on Aug. 27 fills. If you prefer this date over the Aug. 27, please email email@example.com
It’s a surprising, even astonishing land; one of massive glaciers and rumbling volcanoes, bubbling mud holes and powerful waterfalls; hugely abundant bird life and just 340,000 people; and where the sun never sets for six splendid weeks. It’s also perfect for exploring in a small group, as we discover traveling the breadth of the country and getting an up-close view of this natural “wonderland.”
Setting out from Reykjavik, see Hellisheidi Power Plant’s geothermal exhibit. Traveling through “saga” country, visit the renowned Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls. Explore Lake Mývatn’s wondrous environs and embark on a dramatic bird-watching cruise. In Vatnajökull National Park, another natural marvel, admire jaw-dropping Dettifoss, Iceland’s “Niagara.” Stop at stunning Godafoss, “waterfall of the gods.” At a folk museum, encounter Iceland’s past, then see famed Icelandic horses at a farm. Experience the Snaefellsnes Peninsula’s stupendous scenery. Thingvellir National Park offers fascinating historical insights. Marvel at breathtaking Gullfoss waterfall and the famous Great Geysir. The Icelandic adventure ends with two nights in sophisticated Reykjavik and time for independent exploration. Spend more time discovering Iceland’s colorful capital with a 3-day/2-night post-tour extension.