School Trips - Iceland Geography Trip
Iceland is undoubtedly one of the best places on Earth to explore many facets of geography – spouting geysers, active volcanos, towering glaciers, visible fault lines, thundering waterfalls and other activities that will make your students go ‘wow’, like whale watching and the Aurora Borealis. New low-cost flight routes and bespoke packages from Adaptable Travel have made this unique destination more accessible than ever before. We will tailor your tour based around your exact requirements of budget, group size and duration. In addition, our in-house geography experts will help tailor make your tour so that you get as much as possible from your Iceland school trip from an educational perspective.
In addition, Adaptable Travel have developed our unique ‘Project Iceland’ resources, developed by a geography teacher and our in-house geography experts who have a degree in geography. Project Iceland is a fantastic range of resource developed around the GCSE curriculum. This includes a 40 page full-colour Student Workbook, an accompanying Teacher Handbook and further classroom resources to enable you to use Iceland as a great case study, even for those students who may not be able to go on your trip. Contact Adaptable Travel today to find out about these fantastic ‘Project Iceland’ resources in addition to how we can help to tailor make your perfect school trip to Iceland.
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Why should you consider Adaptable Travel for School Trips and Educational Visits?
Iceland is a vast wilderness with some wonderful geographical focuses visits available. Adaptable Travel have developed a transparent and easy to understand quotation and guide which you will receive when you contact us, in simple terms it makes organising your school trip to Iceland easy and cost effective! We also offer a Price Promise Guarantee, and of course you will get our unique Project Iceland resources.
Adaptable Travel take time to tailor make each and every school trip we operate – so your group is as unique to us as it is to you. Below is a popular itinerary some of our groups choose when visiting Iceland, but remember we will be happy to tailor make your trip for you.
DAY 1: Arrival Day + Blue Lagoon
Upon arrival in Iceland, we will transfer you to the amazing Blue Lagoon geothermal spa, offering an amazing opportunity for your students to relax in the mineral rich waters of this man-made geothermal phenomenon. Afterwards you will head onto your accommodation in Reykjavik.
DAY 2: Golden Circle
Today will see your group explore the North American and Eurasion tectonic plate boundary in Pingvellar national parl. You will also witness the awesome power of the triple-drop Gulfoss waterfalls, explore geothermal power and visit the original Geysirs on a guided ‘Golden Circle’ day tour.
DAY 3: South Shore
On today’s adventure students will receive a full day guided ‘South Shore’ tour allowing them to explore natural hazards at the recently erupted Eyjafjallajokull Volcano, the magnificent, towering waterfalls of Skogarfoss and Seljalandsfoss and also an opportunity to visit the Solheimajokull Glacier. You will also get a stop in the remote coastal town of Vik and see the black sand beach and the fascinating Dyrholaey rock formations. You can also add on a glacier walk with crampons and a guide to add that extra wow-factor.
DAY 4: Lava Caving
Today students will enjoy an amazing trip with a guide lava caving, discovering up close about the geology and processes of an Icelandic lava tube. You will then have some free time in Reykjavik to explore the harbour, shops and old buildings in the centre of town.
DAY 5: Departure
You may have some free time before your return the UK.
Adaptable Travel can tailor make an itinerary around the needs of your group. Contact Adaptable Travel today to start organising your next Iceland school trip.
What size groups do you cater for?
We cater for groups of 10 upwards with no maximum.
Is there first aid on site?
We offer full first-aid cover in destination via our suppliers.
Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?
At Adaptable Travel, we strive for inclusivity and thus work to ensure all our group needs are catered for. Whatever your special requirements may be, simply let us know and we will do our best to assist and advise.
Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?
We aim to offer trips inclusive of all disabilities, tailored to the individual needs of each group. Enquire to found out more.
Project Iceland is a unique range of resources developed by Adaptable Travel. These resources are based around the most popular GCSE syllabuses in the UK.
Current School Trip Offer
All Iceland school trips booked with Adaptable Travel will benefit from access to our 'Project Iceland' resources. This will include a full-colour student handbook, teacher workbook and classroom resources. These have all been developed around the GCSE curriculum by geography experts.
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