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7 Day Geology in the Footsteps of Astronauts

Explore Neil Armstrong's Training Grounds for his Lunar Expedition

Iceland is a prime location to study geology, it’s even compared to studying astronomy in space. Follow in the footsteps of NASA astronauts and treat yourselves to an exclusive tour around the lunar landscapes while enjoying the unsurpassed expert knowledge of a geologist. The inspiring landscapes accompanied with deep insight and expert guidance make for a unique experience not be missed. Something truly out of this world.

Accommodation

You can select between Budget, Comfort or Superior accommodation options. Note that in some locations around Iceland not all options are available. More information on these options can be found here:

Accommodation

Airport Pick-up and Drop-off

You can add Pickup from KEF INTL Airport upon arrival to Iceland. We also offer a dropoff to the Airport at the end of your journey. Simply add it as an extra when finalizing your booking with our sales team. We offer a comfortable Minibus pickup that brings you directly to your drop off location.

Private Pick-up

Same as above but as a private Pick-up, giving you time and space for a worry free commute at the start and end of your journey. Please contact Saga Travel sales team for further information and booking.

Itinerary

7 Day Geology in the Footsteps of Astronauts

Reykjavík downtown at dusk

Highlights

Arrival to Iceland ● Meet & Greet transport to accommodation ● Free Time in Reykjavík

Overnight

Reykjavík

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Whale Watching in Húsavík

Highlights

Short flight across Iceland ● Meet & Greet with your guides ● Exploration Museum ● Introduction to Icelandic Geology ● Whale Watching

Overnight

Húsavík area

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Midnight sun on the edge of the arctic

Highlights

Tjörnes Fracture Zone ● Ásbyrgi Canyon ● Hljóðaklettar Echo Rocks ● Waterfall Dettifoss

Overnight

Húsavík area

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Herðubreiðalindir Oasis ● Drekagil Gully ● Holuhraun Lava Fields

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Camping by Drekagil Gully

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Askja Caldera ● Víti explosion Crater

Overnight

Húsavík area

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Lava formations in Dimmuborgir by Lake Mývatn

Highlights

Lake Mývatn ● Dimmuborgir ● Hverir Mud Pools ● Krafla Volcano ● Gjástykki Lava Fields ● Short flight across Iceland

Overnight

Reykjavík

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View from Hallgrímskirkja

Highlights

Reykjavík City Center ● Free Time in Reykjavík ● Transport from your accommodation to KEF Airport

Optional

Earlier departure to KEF Airport including a relaxing visit to the Blue Lagoon (not included)

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Group Tours

Tour type

Escorted Private Tours

Highlights

  • Tjörnes Fracture Zone
  • Askja Caldera
  • Víti Explosion Crater
  • Herðubreiðarlindir Oasis
  • Drekagil Gully
  • Aldeyjarfoss Waterfall
  • The remote route of Vikraleið
  • Holuhraun Volcano (Erupted winter 2015)
  • The panoramic highland view
  • Vatnajökull National Park
  • The Exploration Museum
  • Lake Mývatn area
  • Gjástykki volcanic area

Available

June - September

Departure

Private Departures upon Request

Departure time

Upon Request

Duration

7 Days / 6 Nights

Included

v 5x Nights Accommodation

v 1x Night at Drekagil Camping Area

v 6x Breakfast (D2-D7)

v 1x Lunch (D5)

v 1x Dinner (D4)

v Meet & greet upon arrival

v All domestic transportation stated in the itinerary

v Entrance fee for all activity stated in the Itinerary

Note

  • This tour is intended for a private departure for groups. Groups can be from 2 persons to 40 persons
  • Due to weather and/or road conditions we might have to alter the itinerary, have longer journey time or cancellation of the tour

We recommend you bring

  • Good shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Camera

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