STC 2010 Around Iceland
Special STC 2010 tours
The LOC has arranged the following special sightsseing tours for participants of the STC 2010 conference:
A: Special trip around Iceland in 6 days, June 5 - June 10.
B: Blue Lagoon bath and dinner June 4.
C: Volcano tours June 5
D: Golden Circle June 5
E: River Rafting June 5
All information and registrations are via Icelandic Travel --> click here
There are also other optional tours available --> click here
Special STC 2010 trip around Iceland in 6 days
Use the opportunity to take a vacation in Iceland after the conference. The LOC has arranged a special trip around Iceland in 6 days with visits to the hospital in and to a health care center in Egilsstadir.
in 6 days! Iceland
A special trip for
Registration is via Icelandic Travel --> click here STC trip in June
in 6 days! Iceland
A special trip for
June 5th Reykjavík – Borgarfjördur –
Morning departure from Reykjavík to Borgarfjörður through the Hvalfjörður Tunnel. We cross the Holtavörðuheiði plateau to Skagafjörður, known for the breeding of the Icelandic horse that has its fifth gait – the tölt. In Skagafjörður we stop at Glaumbær, an old turf farm museum. Majestic mountains and narrow passes lead to Akureyri town,
June 6th Akureyri – Hospital visit – relax in the hot tub- sightseeing
We visit the hospital in Akureyri and use the morning for educational visits.
In the afternoon we take a sightseeing tour in town and end at the local swimmingpool that is nice and warm.
Overnight stay at in Akureyri
June 7th Akureyri –
Today we drive eastwards to
Stop for an experience at Myvatns Nature Baths, Iceland´s newenst geothermal spa.
June 8th Visit to Eastfjords healthcare center Egilsstaðir - Höfn
Visti to the Eastfjords helthcare center in the morning and a short sightseeing tour.
From Egilsstadir we take the shortest way along the east part of the country to Höfn. Dinner and Overnight at Höfn.
June 9th Höfn – Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon – Skaftafell – Vík
From Höfn we drive south of Vatnajökull glacier, Europe's largest glacier, larger than all the rest of
June 10th Vík – Skógar –Ölfus– Reykjavík
First stop on this day is Reynishverfi from where we can experience the force of the Atlantic Ocean, see the columnar basalt and stacks arising from the sea, and on a clear day we also see the Dyrhólaey arch from the beach. Then we continue our travel through the farmlands of the south coast, which is sandwiched between mountains, glaciers and the sea. We stop at the mighty Skógarfoss waterfall, and then Seljalandsfoss waterfall.
Short stop in the town of
Prices for this program with half board
Min Number of Paying Pax
Price per person Double EUR
Price per person Single EUR
Included in the price:
· 6 nights at hotels in the countryside including breakfast
· 6 x dinners in the countryside, 3 courses with cofee/tea
Not included in the price:
· Other activities or museums than mentioned in “Included in price” section
Season and Climate:
The Icelandic climate is warmer than the name suggests, thanks to the
Banks are open from to . As general rule offices are open from to , in some cases during the summer these hours are from to . Shops are open from to on weekdays. Kringlan and Smáralind shopping malls as well as souvenir and some bookshops in the city centre are open on weekends.
They are accepted by most shops, restaurants and organisations and are widely used. The major credit cards in
Tax free shopping/tax refund
A refund of the local Value Added Tax is available to visitors to
Insurance and health care
Please note that individual travel insurance is not included in the tour prices. It is therefore important that clients arrange for their own travel insurance before visiting