Conference guests can choose between two excursions that will start on Saturday May 26th at 13:30. Minimum participation in each tour is 20 passengers.
Please make your selection when you register for the conference.
Option A – Nesjavellir, Þingvellir, Gullfoss, Geysir
When: 26 May 13:30 – 20:30
Price: ISK 15.100 per person incl. light dinner
The Geysir geothermal area boasts spouting springs, including Strokkur, the most active geyser in Iceland. At Gullfoss you are given the opportunity to stand next to the amazing waterfall, watching enormous quantities of water tumble violently into a deep, meandering gorge.
Option B – Reykjanes
When: 26 May 13:30 – 19:30
Price: ISK 10.500 per person incl. light dinner
Get to know the Reykjanes UNESCO Geopark which includes a visit to the ON Geothermal Energy Exhibition in Hellisheiði geothermal power plant, the geothermal areas Krýsuvík and Gunnuhver, dramatic coastlines and a shipwreck near the small fishing village Grindavík. About 30 min. away from Reykjavík, we will stop at the ON Geothermal Energy Exhibition where we get to explore the utilization of geothermal energy in Iceland.
Following the visit there we will stop at Strandakirkja, a small church by the coast. There has been a church in the area since the 12th century, but the one standing now is much younger.
The geothermal area of Krýsuvík includes solfataras, fumaroles, mud pots and hot springs .
Grindavík the small fishing village with about 3000 inhabitants, has a long history.
Additionally, we will take the magnificent coastline and dramatic breaking waves by the Reykjanes lighthouse.
Between the lava fields and geothermal hot spots, we will get a feeling of the life and power of this beautiful peninsula.