Scout Trips to Iceland

Where adventure is always calling

From £592pp

Gear up for an adventure that’ll take you off the beaten track and into the untouched wilderness of Iceland. Explore some of the world’s most unique geographical treasures as you hike across glaciers, venture beneath caves and snorkel between continents, before ticking off the city sights of Reykjavik. Home to more natural wonders than you can count, a Scout trip to Iceland is the best way to get your fix of adventure!

Unique activities & geographical wonders
Visits to Reykjavik
Indoor & outdoor accommodation
  • Activities

    Fill your itinerary to the brim with adventurous activities and unforgettable excursions, including visits to the Golden Circle and Reykjavik.

    • Glacier hiking
    • Glacier cave tour
    • Lava tubing
    • White water rafting
    • Canoeing
    • Horse riding
    • Biking
    • Snorkelling
    • Gullfoss Waterfall & Great Geyser
    • Obstacle course (on-site)
    • Climbing wall (on-site)
    • Whale watching
    • Visit to Reykjavik
  • What’s Included

    8 days, 7 nights including:

    • Return flights from London
    • Return airport transfers
    • Tent accommodation
    • Self-catering equipment
    • Full tour and itinerary planning
    • 1 x drawstring bag per passenger
    • Luggage labels for the group
    • Travel insurance

    Price is based on a self-catering option. Full board option is available at an extra cost.

    Price based on a minimum of 30 passengers travelling August 2020. Subject to availability.

  • Sample Itinerary

    Day 1

    Morning:

    Depart the UK by flight and arrive in Iceland

    Afternoon:

    Transfer by coach to Úlfljótsvatn Scout Centre where you can check out the on-site activities and settle in

    Evening:

    Enjoy an evening at leisure

    Day 2

    Morning:

    Set off from Úlfljótsvatn for a guided hike 15km into the mountains

    Afternoon:

    Stop off at a hot spring for a soak before heading back to camp

    Evening:

    Enjoy an evening at leisure

    Day 3

    Morning:

    Spend the day at the Scout Centre and try your hand at a range of activities: obstacle course, climbing net, archery and paddle boarding on the lake

    Evening:

    Enjoy an evening at leisure

    Day 4

    Morning:

    Depart by coach for the famous Golden Circle Tour, where you’ll visit three of Iceland’s most iconic sights: Thingvellir Park, Geysir and Gullfoss

    Afternoon:

    Watch Strokkur Geyser erupt, see the plummeting waters of Gullfoss and discover the tectonic plate boundaries of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

    Evening:

    Enjoy an evening at leisure

    Day 5

    Morning:

    Spend the day exploring the sights of Reykjavik, including its museums and art galleries, before a whale watching boat trip

    Evening:

    Enjoy an evening at leisure

    Day 6

    Morning:

    Canoe across Lake Úlfljótsvatn and stop off at Hrutey Island to stretch your legs before continuing on to Steingrimsstod

    Afternoon:

    Leave your canoes on the shore and hike to a nearby cave, where you’ll climb across the cave’s entrance with an expert instructor

    Evening:

    Return to the Scout Centre

    Day 7

    Morning:

    Spend the day hiking across a glacier! An expert guide will take you up close to the white and blue iced rivers, point out the fascinating ice features and let you drink glacial water

    Evening:

    Enjoy an evening at leisure

    Day 8

    Morning:

    Transfer to the airport for your flight home

  • Accommodation

    Úlfljótsvatn Scout Centre

    Just 26km from Thingvellir National Park and home to a number of nearby hiking paths, Úlfljótsvatn Scout Centre is the perfect base for adventure enthusiasts. Choose to stay in indoor huts or camp outside (all tents and catering equipment is provided).

    • Indoor and outdoor accommodation available
    • Adventurous on and off-site activities
    • Beautiful natural surroundings
Iceland Blue Lagoon
Iceland
Feeling adventurous?
Enquire about your Scout trip to Iceland today!

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