- Learn about the fiery forces that have shaped Iceland on visits to the Lava Center in Hvolsvöllur and the Eldfjallasafn Volcano Museum, founded by a National Geographic Grantee.
- Trek atop a glacier in Vatnajökull National Park, and visit the iceberg-dotted Jökulsárlón lagoon.
- Explore the sites of the legendary Golden Circle, including UNESCO World Heritage-listed Thingvellir National Park and the magnificent Gullfoss waterfall.
- Visit a traditional farm to learn about rural life in Iceland, then sit down to a fresh farm-to-table lunch.
At the point where two continental plates brush up against each other lies incredible Iceland, the land of fire and ice. Experience the natural highlights of this staggeringly beautiful country, strolling along striking black sand beaches and hiking to enchanting, rainbow-dappled waterfalls. Watch the Earth in action at some of the island’s volcanoes, gain insights into the life and culture of the Icelandic people, and explore the otherworldly landscapes that have inspired fantasy writers for centuries, from Jules Verne to J.R.R. Tolkein and George R. R. Martin.
This trip is operated in collaboration with G Adventures.