Inspiration near the Arctic Circle

Short description:

Exposed yourself to a wide variety of different art forms while discovering Iceland. Round tour in which you will learn about Iceland´s thriving arts, work with different mediums and take nature as your inspiration. 9 Days

Dates:

11/06/2019 to 19/06/2019 Book

26/06/2019 to 04/07/2019 Book

11/07/2019 to 19/07/2019 Book

26/07/2019 to 03/08/2019 Book

10/08/2019 to 18/08/2019 Book

25/08/2019 to 02/09/2019 Book

Price: $1,800.00 USD

*Ask for our special price for groups.

Full info:

Day 1 Pickup and welcoming party

The participants will be picked up at Keflavík International Airport and taken to a guesthouse

At night: There will be a welcoming party where participants will be informed about the program for the next 8 days.

Accommodation: Guest House in Reykjanes peninsula

Day 2 Golden Circle Tour

We see classics today. Start with a visit to ancient Viking Parliament area of Þingvellir and following Gullfoss the beautiful double “Golden Falls” and the active geothermal area of Geysir, where we can see Strokkur “the churn” spout up to 25 meters (70 feet) every five to seven minutes. 

Visit to an art studio

Accommodation: Guest house in south Iceland

 

Day 3 Glacier lagoon and South Coast

Today we will discover the beautiful south coast of Iceland.

Around lunch time we visit the biggest glacier in Europe Vatnajokull and Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon and the diamond beach.

In the south coast, you can see many of the most beautiful places in Iceland. A great combination of Ice, lava fields, lagoons, huge mountains, volcanoes and rough black coastline. There are also plenty of great waterfalls in the area for example Skógafoss, Irafoss and the secret waterfall Kvernufoss, we will enjoy the pure nature and visit many places of interests. We will stop by the mentioned waterfalls, in Reynisfjara black beach which is the most amazing beach in the whole country.

During the tour we will stop to draw one of the secret waterfalls of Iceland

Accommodation: WF House in Stöðvarfjörður

Day 4 Art workshop in the Eastern Fjords

The participants will have a workshop where art-teacher improves the painting skills of the participants with Icelandic nature as inspiration

Visit to galleries in the area

Accommodation: WF House in Stöðvarfjörður

Day 5 Art workshop in the Eastern Fjords

The participants will have a workshop where art-teacher improves the painting skills of the participants with Icelandic nature as inspiration

Visit to galleries in the area.

Accommodation: WF House in Stöðvarfjörður

Day 6 Eastern Fjords

We will start the day by passing the highlands in the North east. Our first stop will be the magnificent Dettifoss which is Europe’s most powerful waterfall.

On the way to our accommodation we will go along, the dramatic east coast boasts long, narrow fjords with steep sides and jagged peaks which contrast with inland fertile farmlands. Natural harbours mean picture-postcard fishing villages and seemingly never-ending roads cross the region, providing beautiful sweeping views with steep mountains towering just behind the houses.

Accommodation: WF House in Raufarhöfn

Day 7 Myvatn Area Exploring

Lake Mývatn is also one of the wonders if Iceland. It is a unique natural environment created in a lava eruption 2300 years ago. Here you can find geothermal hot springs, caves with steaming waters, blue waters, big rock formations, unique bird life and fauna. During the day, we go for visits in the area to the following places Hverir, Grjótagjá, Dimmuborgir, Krafla power station and in the end of the day we take you to the Green lagoon for a relaxing time in the natural baths.

Accommodation: WF House in Raufarhöfn

Day 8 Akureyri The capital of the North

Our first stop will be at Godafoss waterfall which means the waterfall of the Gods. We will drive along the north coastline of Iceland where the sights are amazing

The next stop will be the capital of the North Akureyri where we will have lunch. We will also visit a gallery and an artist.

We will have several stops along the way to enjoy the beautiful landscape on our back to Reykiavik.

Accommodation: Guest House in Reykjavik area

Day 9 Farewell 

Drop off at Keflavik Airport

 

 

Includes:

Breakfast, lunch and dinner is included, the days where the group is travelling they will have lunch packs. The participants have to help with preparing the meals.

Staying in local hostels or WF houses in rooms for 4 to 6 people (upgrades are possible)

Entrance fee for the geothermal baths in Mývatn

Tour around Iceland

Visit to art workshops and galleries

 

Does not include:

International flights

personal insurance