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Iceland Land of Fire & Ice


What this presentation will cover • Visit overview • Accommodation and Meals • What is included • Next steps • About European Study Tours • Safety Management • European Study Tours Customer Charter

Sites and visits in Iceland Northern Lights Tour The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, are a spectacular natural phenomenon, often seen dancing around in the fantastic colours across the Arctic sky. Northern Lights can be seen when certain weather conditions are fulfilled, usually during crisp, cold and very still evenings.

Sites and visits in Iceland South Shore Adventure Visit the 200ft high Skรณgafoss waterfall then continue on to Seljalandsfoss waterfall to compare differing formations. Study coastal processes and wave characteristics along the black volcanic beaches and basaltcolumned cliffs of the Dyrhรณlaey coast.

Sites and visits in Iceland Glacier Walk Then take the rare opportunity to see Sólheimajökull, a glacier tongue extending south from the Mýrdalsjökull Glacier, study the outwash plain, and witness glacial processes in action. During the 2 hour tour you will be walking on the southernmost glacier in Iceland where you will experience pure ice with amazing landscape.

Sites and visits in Iceland Golden Circle Tour The Pingvellir National Park is the first stop on this tour from where the forces of tectonic plates are clearly visible. The tour continues to Gullfoss, the most beautiful waterfall in the country as well as the Geysir geothermal area with its hot springs. The most active one Strokkur, erupts every few minutes. The last stop is the Kerio crater before returning to Reykjavik.

Sites and visits in Iceland The Blue Lagoon The Blue Lagoon is a unique wonder of nature, with pleasantly warm mineral-rich geothermal water in a middle of a black lava field. The naturally high levels of silica and minerals give the Lagoon its rich blue colour.

Your accommodation and meals in Iceland Accommodation We will be staying in*‌

Meals Breakfast is/not* included. Evening restaurants include:

*(Please check your itinerary for details)

*(Please check your itinerary for details)

Please inform us of any dietary requirements or allergies as soon as possible.

What Is Included:

What Is NOT Included:

• Transport – Flights/Trains/Coach* • Accommodation • Meals* • Visits and Excursions ALL VISITS IN ICELAND ARE WEATHER DEPENDANT.

• Spending money. • Insurance may or may not be* • Transfers* – from home to airport, and in destination if not booked through us. • Additional charges such as extra baggage, upgrades etc.

*Please speak to your tour planner if you would like us to arrange this for you and your group.

Next steps for Students (and Parents)*

If you require a travel visa please obtain this as soon as possible.

About European Study Tours European Study Tours was established in 1982 and since then have become one of the leading educational tour operators specialising in tailor-made travel and subject specific conferences. European Study Tours is an Assured Member of the School Travel Forum which ensures adherence to a rigorous Code of Practice which is fully audited annually by independent experts. European Study Tours are holders of the Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge, the first nationally recognised accreditation for organisations who provide learning outside the classroom experiences which are safe and of high quality.

Financial Protection and Safety Management European Study Tours is fully bonded by the Association of British Travel Agents which means you have the benefit of ABTA’s assistance and Code of Conduct as well as offering financial protection for your money.

In line with DfES guidelines and after consulting with RoSPA (The Royal Society of Prevention of Accidents) European Study Tours have developed a Safety Management System, which helps ensure elements of your tour remain of a high standard.

The Safety Management System covers the following elements of your tour: • Accommodation • Transport • 24 Hour Emergency Cover

• Tour Operator Liability Insurance • Pre-Tour Inspection Visit • Pre-Tour Safety Information

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