Volunteering around Iceland – open for 18 to 25 years old

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Are you 18 to 25 years old? Do you wanne explorer Iceland? Interested in the environment and global warming? Do you want to participate in a workcamp for 8 days? Building friendships all over the world? Iceland's round trip with an environmental focus on sustainable living! You will travel along the ring road and visit many of the island's natural wonders while learning about environmental sustainability and participating in volunteering all around Iceland

Dates:

11-06-2020 - 19-06-2020 Book this program

26-06-2020 - 04-07-2020 Book this program

11-07-2020 - 19-07-2020 Book this program

26-07-2020 - 03-08-2020 Book this program

10-08-2020 - 18-08-2020 Book this program

Price: $1,800.00 USD

*Ask for our special price for groups.

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Day 1 Pickup and Welcome party

The participants will be picked up at Keflavík International Airport and taken to the accommodation

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

Accommodation: HI hostel Reykjavik city

 Day 2 South coast and Glacier Lagoon

On 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 also visit Reynisfjara black beach which is the most amazing beach in the whole country. Afterward, the biggest glacier in Europe, Vatnajokull and Jökulsárlón Glacier lagoon and the Diamond beach

Accommodation: WF Hostel in Stöðvarfjörður

Day 3 Volunteering in the Eastern Fjords

In the morning: Cleaning up the coastline. During the cleanup activity, we will focus on plastic pollution, which is a growing environmental problem in the ocean.

In the afternoon: Visit to the amazing stone Museum of Petra, hike to the Sea Geysir Saxi and taking a swim in the local geothermal pool in Eskifjordur

Accommodation: WF hostel in Stöðvarfjörður

 

Day 4  Volunteering in the Eastern Fjords

In the morning: Planting trees in the fjords to reduce the impacts of our carbon footprints

In the afternoon: Workshop about how we can fight the global warming in our daily life

 Accommodation: WF Hostel in Stöðvarfjörður

 

Day 5 Lets go through the highlands   

We will start the day by passing the highlands in the Northeast. 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 harbors 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 centre in Raufarhöfn

 

Day 6 Mývatn Area and the Green lagoon

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, and fauna. During the day, we go for visits in the area to the following places Hverir, Grjótagjá, Dimmuborgir, Krafla power station and at the end of the day we take you to the Green lagoon for a relaxing time in the natural baths.

Accommodation: WF centre in Raufarhöfn

 

Day 7 Whale watching in Húsavík and Akureyri The capital of the North

Morning: Three hours whale watching in Husavik.

Afternoon: 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. In the late afternoon we will arrive to the sustainable centre Brú in the Northwest of Iceland. Finally,

Accommodation: Sustainable centre in Brú

 

Day 8 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.  We will also visit the Hellisheiði Geothermal Power Plant.

Accommodation: HI hostel Reykjavik city

Day 9 Farewell

Drop off at Keflavik Airport