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8th-9th Grade14 days$6495
June 14-June 27, 2024Full
June 30-July 13, 2024Full
July 16-July 29, 2024Full

Despite its namesake, Iceland offers the warmest of welcomes; that of the geothermal variety. Thanks to its seismic activity and remote location, this unique landmass is home to technicolor landscapes, rugged coastlines, glaciers, volcanoes, and snowmelt fed rivers, warmed by the volcanic activity below. Discover the wildest parts of this incredible island as you backpack, raft, snorkel, soak in thermal pools, and adventure through the most spectacular of worldly wonders. From deep fjords and backcountry trails, to stunning waterfalls and black sand beaches, Iceland will leave you awestruck.


  • Soak up the mineral rich volcanic waters in multiple hot springs
  • Explore the spectacular waterfalls of the South coast
  • White water raft the gorgeous East Glacial River, nicknamed “The Beast of the East”
  • Trek the stunning trails of Iceland’s southern highlands
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As far as water goes, Iceland is host to some of the most wonderful. Experience the finest, by soaking in the bright blue mineral rich waters of the Blue Lagoon. This enormous hot spring is known for its healing properties and stunning color, and you’ll get to take a proper soak. Orient yourself to Iceland, and the adventures ahead as you bask in this natural wonder.

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Discover the Golden Circle, and tour the geothermal marvels of Geysir and Gulfoss. This day will have you rafting the mineral blue waters of the Hvita River, dropping down the deep and gorgeous Gullfoss canyon. Gaze up at the remarkable waterfalls cascading over volcanic rock, and witness the effect of active geology in this unique landscape.

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Immerse yourself in the Icelandic wilderness as you spend five days in the Icelandic southern highlands. Featuring volcanoes, glaciers, steaming green valleys, this scenery is unparalleled in its color and variety. Spend your days hiking through spectacular backcountry. Soak in natural hot springs along the way, and savor these epic trails.

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trip details

Length14 days
Current Grade for 2023-20248th-9th
BeginsKeflavik, Iceland
EndsKeflavik, Iceland
Group Size13

dates & availability

JUNE 14-JUNE 27, 2024Full
JUNE 30-JULY 13, 2024Full
JULY 16-JULY 29, 2024Full

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