ICELAND: Close Encounters with Nature, culture, history, and art
Iceland remains one of the most visually stunning countries in the world; the land where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates collide. In addition to the Northern Lights - a magnificent gift of nature, Iceland is rife with lava fields, whaling villages, hot springs, cascading majestic waterfalls, black sand beaches, Blue Lagoon thermal waters, glaciers, spurty geysers, and feisty volcanoes; All testimony to our constantly evolving universe.
Explore a glacier from inside and out
Walk behind a waterfall
Witness Whales in their natural habitat
Multiple opportunities to view the Northern Lights in season
Dip into the waters of the geothermal secret lagoon
Stroll Black Sand Beaches
Witness the inner workings of a volcanic eruption as you experience caving in a lava tube
Thriving Reykjavik, the most Northern capital of Europe is the venue for learning about Icelandic art and culture; from the award winning Harpa Concert Hall to unique and tasty organic gourmet cuisine which has been shaped by isolation and extreme forces of nature. Reykjavik was recently named a UNESCO City of Literature.
Learn Icelandic History on an interactive Literature Walking Tour
Discover Icelandic farm to table gourmet organic dining and farming
Visit the Northern Lights Museum
Gain insights into the Icelandic Financial Crisis – its roots and incredible recovery
Enjoy remarkable encounters with locals
Tour the architecturally stunning Harpa Concert Hall