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  • ICELAND EXPERIENCES The Blue Lagoon: An Extra Ordinary Experience ...................................................$265 USD

    Gala dinner at LAVA Restaurant and round-trip transportation included in this package Friday, July 21, 2017 at 5:15pm

    The Wonderful Borgarfjörður fjord ............................................................................. $379 USD Visit The Icecave – explore inside an Icelandic ice cap

    The Golden Circle ............................................................................................................$165 USD

    Full Day Golden Circle & Snowmobile Adventure ..................................................$422 USD

    The Wonders of Snæfellsnes Peninsula ...................................................................$225 USD

    All prices are per person All tours, except the Blue Lagoon, offered on both Wednesday, July 19, 2017 (preconference) and Saturday, July 22, 2017 (postconference)

  • Iceland Travel ehf. · Skógarhlíð 12 · 105 Reykjavík · Tel: +354 585-4300 · www.icelandtravel.is · conferences@icelandtravel.is

    THE BLUE LAGOON: AN EXTRA ORDINARY EXERIENCE Bathing and dining in one of the world´s wonders! “The steaming turquoise pools of Iceland's Blue Lagoon, trapped in volcanic rock represent an otherworldly

    vision." – National Geographic BLUE LAGOON The tour starts at the Harpa Conference center. Here an English-speaking guides will welcome the group and once all are “on-board” we head out to the Reykjanes Peninsula. On the way, we will see the Reykjanes Mountain range, fields of lava and a few old volcanoes. Not an ordinary drive at all! During the drive, the guides will explain the procedures at the Lagoon to aid entrance. After 40 minutes, we arrive at the Blue Lagoon, which is beautifully located in its extra ordinary lava surroundings. Once in the lagoon you have about 2 hours for a relaxing bathing experience of your lifetime.

    LAVA RESTAURANT LAVA restaurant combines modern design with the wild spirit of Icelandic nature. On one side of the restaurant you have a 7m/22ft high glass walls with a spectacular view over the lagoon and on the other side is a wall carved straight into the thick lava field. The ceiling lights can be any of the following colors: white, blue, red, or green This creates a comfortable atmosphere while enjoying a delicious meal made by the creative chefs at Lava, led by Head Chef Ingi Þórarinn Friðriksson. We will enjoy a three-course dinner in this beautiful surrounding. We will head back to Reykjavík around 22:00, with estimated arrival in Reykjavík at 22:45.

    Price: USD 265 per person. Min: 50 pax. Included in price: Coach transport and guide to and from the Blue Lagoon, standard entrance to the Blue Lagoon, towel rental, a three- course meal at the LAVA restaurant, and ½ bottle house wine.

  • Iceland Travel ehf. · Skógarhlíð 12 · 105 Reykjavík · Tel: +354 585-4300 · www.icelandtravel.is · conferences@icelandtravel.is

    The tour begins with the guide meeting participants at their hotel*. When all are “on-board” we drive out of Reykjavík and to the Western part of Iceland - Borgarfjördur.

    Our first stop of the day is at Deildartunguhver, a geothermal spring is characterized by a very high flow rate for a hot spring (180 liters/second) and water emerges at 97 °C.

    It is the highest-flow hot spring in Europe.

    Have you ever cooked an egg in a hot spring? No?

    Now is your chance! We will serve the cooked eggs on geothermal cooked rye bread with butter and herring. Yummy.

    And the journey continues as we figure our way along the massive lava field until we arrive to a is a series of waterfalls formed by rivulets streaming over a distance of about 900 meters out of the lava field, This lava field flowed from an eruption of one of the volcanoes lying under the glacier Lang- jökull.

    The waterfalls pour into the Hvítá River from ledges of less porous rock in the lava. Literally, a stone’s throw upstream from Hraunfossar, there is another waterfall called Barnafoss. Its name, the water- fall of the children, comes from an accident, which is said to have taken place here in former times. There was a natural bridge over the waterfall and two children from a nearby farm fell to their deaths crossing the river on the bridge. Afterwards, the grief-struck mother had the bridge destroyed.

    We stop at Hotel Husafell for a nice lunch before we continue to Langjökull glacier - where the ad- venture of the day awaits us.

    The Wonderful Borgarfjörður fjord CONFERENCES

  • Iceland Travel ehf. · Skógarhlíð 12 · 105 Reykjavík · Tel: +354 585-4300 · www.icelandtravel.is · conferences@icelandtravel.is

    Located high on Europe’s second largest glacier, a man-made Ice Cave. A 500m long tunnel at 1260m above sea level. Here we will see the hidden and beautiful blue ice, located in the heart of the glacier.

    A unique visit into one of the world’s great wildernesses, perhaps the closest thing to travelling back in time to the Ice Age! We will bear witness to the consequences of global warming, see with your own eyes what is happening.

    An experienced English-speaking guide will lead the way the whole time to make sure everyone is enjoying themselves to the fullest.

    When we have explored the Ice Cave we head back to Reykjavík. Just as we are about to leave the Borgarfjörður area we have one more stop:

    VISIT THE ICECAVE – explore inside an Icelandic ice cap.

  • Iceland Travel ehf. · Skógarhlíð 12 · 105 Reykjavík · Tel: +354 585-4300 · www.icelandtravel.is · conferences@icelandtravel.is

    Micro-brewery STEÐJI. Stedji, which translates as” Anvil”, named after the rock formation next to Stedji Brewery and family house. A place of folklore and magic that today is the home of one of the most innovative, exciting and exuberant family brewery in Iceland. Stedji beer is not just a beer, its an alchemy of pure genius. We will taste a few beers.

    Into the Glacier Date Duration Price Min Max and Borgarfjörður 19.07.2017 Up to 11 hrs USD 379 15 pax 55 Valley 22.07.2017

    Pickup from: *Harpa Conference Center 08:00 Hilton 08:15 Natura 08:30

    Included in price is: Pick up from/return to conference hotels*, private transport and English speak- ing guide**, two course lunch en route (excl drinks), entrance to the Into the Glacier, egg boiling (group activity, taste (eggs on rye bread) and Icelandic snaps, and beer tasting.

    - All tours are subject to roads and weather conditions.

    Sequence of stops is subject to change without notice.

    - All tours require participants to wear sturdy shoes or boots.

    Warm clothing is advised. Please refer to “What to bring” document for futher information.

    * Due to road and traffic conditions:

    Pick up from Conference Hotels

    - Those staying at Centerhotel Plaza, Arnarhvoll and Icelandair Hotel Reykjavík Marina

    Pick up is from Harpa Conference Center. Please be at the Harpa 10 minutes prior to departure. - Those staying at The Hilton or Icelandair Hotel Reykjavík Natura Pick up is from your hotel. Please be ready in the lobby. ** If total number in each tour is 15-24 pax then a driver guide will escort the group.

  • Iceland Travel ehf. · Skógarhlíð 12 · 105 Reykjavík · Tel: +354 585-4300 · www.icelandtravel.is · conferences@icelandtravel.is

    The tour begins with the guide meeting participants at their hotel*. When all are “on-board” we drive out of Reykjavík, through Mosfellsbær town towards Þingvellir, a remarkable geological site and the most historic site on the island.

    The world’s oldest democratic parliament was founded here in 930. Þingvellir, located by Lake Þingvallavatn, the largest lake on the island; is now a national park and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2004.. The beautiful canyon running through the park is actually the meeting point of two of the earth’s tectonic plates. The area’s combination of natural phenomena and histori- cal significance make it inseparable from the fabric of Icelandic national life.

    Our tour continues on to the infamous Geysir area where we will discover the famous Geysir which has given its name to hot springs all over the world. You will see one of the most active geysers in the area, Strokkur, spouting up to 30 meters in the air, every 5 to 7 minutes!

    The Golden Circle CONFERENCES

  • Iceland Travel ehf. · Skógarhlíð 12 · 105 Reykjavík · Tel: +354 585-4300 · www.icelandtravel.is · conferences@icelandtravel.is

    Lunch is a buffet at Restaurant GEYSIR which is situated in the main wooden building, with a view facing the Geysir natural site*.

    Only a few minutes drive away is Gullfoss (GoldenWaterfall), one of the most impressive waterfalls in Europe. Here you will see thousands of tons of icy water thunder majestically down into a deep gorge.

    On our way back to Reykjavík we will visit a unique place, Friðheimar Farm. Here we will hear why Iceland is the only country in the world where tomatoes are grown the whole year around. During the visit we will focus on this most popular vegetable in the world but also getting to know the produc- tion of other delicious vegetables grown in Iceland no matter what time of year it is. Enjoy the special experience of entering a greenhouse with its fragrance of tomato plants

    The Atrium also includes an exhibition about the u