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North Iceland Excursions

The following excursions will be available for the guests of Tradition for Tomorrow. 

Akureyri TravelExcursions with Akureyri Travel

You can book these excursions as you Register for the Conference or, if you are NOT registering for the conference, please book excursions through this link here, at the Akureyri Travel Website.

Guided tour from Keflavík to Akureyri, August 19, 2014

AkureyriThis guided tour goes directly from Keflavik International Airport to Akureyri. It's a great opportunity to learn about the culture and nature of Iceland while traveling comfortably to Akureyri. This route is the main thoroughfare between Reykjavík and Akureyri and paved all the way. You will see lava in various forms, farms agricultural areas, travel over mountain roads and drive through costal villages. With you is a licensed tour guide, who is familiar with the lay of the land, history and culture of Iceland. The busses are up-to-date, comfortable and with seat belts. There will be one main stop at Staðarskáli where people can buy food and beverages. The stop is approx. 45 minutes. It is of course possible to make shorter stops on the way for picture taking and to enjoy the view.

Departure from Keflavík International at 16:30 on the 19th of August. Estimated time of arrival in Akureyri is 22:30. Estimated time: 6 hours. Price: 11.900 ISK (approx. 77 EUR). Please note that the Guided Tour needs a minimum of 25 pax. 

If you are NOT registering for the conference please purchase your ticket through the Akureyri Travel website. If you are registering for the conference book your excursions as you Register for the Conference

Akureyri Whale Watching

Blue whaleThe tour starts by sailing along Eyjafjörður Coast line, where you can enjoy the magnificent mountain scenery and beautiful coastal landscape. Witness the abundant wildlife and observe whales and marine wildlife with experienced guides. The tour starts at 13:00, duration 3 hours. Price: 9.990 ISK (approx. 63 EUR)

If you are NOT registering for the conference please purchase your ticket through the Akureyri Travel website. If you are registering for the conference book your excursions as you Register for the Conference

Eyjafjörður coast line, Siglufjörður & Skagafjörður

SiglufjörðurWe will drive north from Akureyri along Iceland's most beautiful coastline, pass the small villages of Dalvík and Ólafsfjörður while enjoying unique views towards the North Atlantic. We will have lunch at the beautiful village of Siglufjörður which is best known as the "Herring town" and visit the Icelandic Herring Museum. From Siglufjörður we continue west to Skagafjörður and visit the old turf farmhouses at Glaumbær. The houses date from different periods in the 18th and 19th century and are made from turf and stone. The tour starts at 10:00, duration 6 hours. Price per person 11.900 ISK (approx. 75 EUR)

If you are NOT registering for the conference please purchase your ticket through the Akureyri Travel website. If you are registering for the conference book your excursions as you Register for the Conference

Daytour to Lake Mývatn

Lake MývatnThe tour starts by driving along Eyjafjörður Coast Line. The first stop is by the waterfall Goðafoss - one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland. From there we drive to Lake Mývatn, stopping by Skútustaðir where you can see unique craters before. After lunch we visit Dimmuborgir where you can see spectacular volcanic rock formations. Then we continue to the gurgling purple and yellow sulphur cauldrons at the high temperature thermal field of Námaskarð. We head back to Akureyri with short city sightseeing en route. The tour starts at 10:00, duration: 6-7 hours. Price: 15.900 ISK (approx. 100 EUR)

If you are NOT registering for the conference please purchase your ticket through the Akureyri Travel website. If you are registering for the conference book your excursions as you Register for the Conference

Laufás - Goðafoss

GoðafossThe tour starts with a drive along Eyjafjörður coastline where you can experience beautiful landscape. We drive to the old turf house Laufás which is located near the river Fnjóská. This turf house was built between 1860-1877 and last inhabited in 1936. The house is built in an traditional Icelandic style of stone and turf. From there we travel through Dalsmynni, valley with more beautiful Icelandic nature. Next stop is Goðafoss (the waterfall of the Gods). The breathtaking 30 foot waterfall is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland. Tour starts at 10:00, duration 3-4 hours. Price 6.900 ISK (approx. 43 EUR)

If you are NOT registering for the conference please purchase your ticket through the Akureyri Travel website. If you are registering for the conference book your excursions as you Register for the Conference

Guided tour from Akureyri to Keflavík, August 24, 2014

ReykjavíkTo the guests of Tradition for Tomorrow we offer a guided tour from Akureyri to Keflavík International airport.  A great opportunity to learn about the culture and nature of Iceland while traveling comfortably to Keflavík. This route is the main thoroughfare between Akureyri and Reykjavík and paved all the way. You will see lava in various forms, farms agricultural areas, travel over mountain roads and drive through costal villages. With you is a licensed tour guide, who is familiar with the lay of the land, history and culture of Iceland. The busses are up-to-date, comfortable and with seat belts. There will be one main stop where people can buy food and beverages at Staðarskáli. The stop is approx. 45 minutes. It is of course possible to make short stops on the way for picture taking and to enjoy the view. Departure from Akureyri at 8:00 on the 24th of August. Estimated time of arrival at Keflavík International Airport is at 14:00. Estimated time: 6 hours. Price: 11.900 ISK (approx. 77 EUR)

We offer guests who have a international flight on the 25th of August to stay at the B&B Guesthouse in Keflavík for only 6.000 ISK (including breakfast and airport shuttle). Please contact conference@aktravel for hotel reservations. Please note that the Guided Tour needs a minimum of 25 pax.

If you are NOT registering for the conference please purchase your ticket through the Akureyri Travel website. If you are registering for the conference book your excursions as you Register for the Conference

Excursions with Saga Travel

Saga Travel

Guest of Traditions for Tomorrow can book the following excursions with 20% discount. To book excursion please contact Saga Travel, sagatravel@sagatravel.is

Lake MývatnLake Mývatn

AST020 Classic @ 08:00 - 16:00 / price: 16.800 with 20% discount 
 - Enjoy an amazing journey through area of extreme contrasts, bird life, flora, geothermal activity, geology and saga. The Lake Mývatn area is by many considered the most beautiful and at the same time the most catastrophic place in Iceland.

The Diamond CircleDettifoss

AST030 @ 08:00 - 18:00 / price: 27.200 with 20% discount
- It is said that after seeing Dettifoss, Europe's most powerful waterfall, up close and personal you will never be the same. Where it domains over its surroundings and bears signs of the force possessed within mother nature. We travel alongside the Jökulsárgljúfur Glacial canyon to Vesturdalur valley and to Hljóðaklettar, the echoing cliffs. They are world known for their basalt columns that characterize the ancient crater remains.  

Siglufjörður and the coastal cultureHerringmuseum

AST006 @ 13:00 - 18:00 / price: 15.200 with 20% discount
- We travel by one of Iceland´s most beautiful coastlines and will enjoy some unique view towards the North Atlantic. In this tour we learn how the herring adventure shaped the culture and peoples life during last century.

Exclusive Art and design walk

AST105 @ 13:00 - 15:30 / price: 6.800 with 20% discount
- Enjoy the privilege of exclusively visit to Akureyri Local Artists, where they welcome us at their workshops, interact with us and explain their work.  You should know that no two "Exclusive Art & Design Walk" is the same.  Each of the guiding local artists is unique, has different story to tell, different background or education and by adding their personal touch you will never know what to expect.

Icelandic ChurchesSaurbær

AST003 @ 13:00 - 17:00 / price: 13.200 with 20% discount
- There are over 25 churches in Akureyri and the town’s countryside. Here we take our time to visit a few that tell us the religion and cultural Saga of Icelanders. We visit churches that all are unique in their own way. Some are built of wood, others of concrete and turf is even the building material of one of them.

Whale Watching

AST310 @ 13:00 - 16:00 / price: 9.000- with 20% discount
- To experience the moment of seeing whales in their natural habitat is something every person should put on their agenda.

Horse back ridingIcelandic horse

AST303 @ 13:00 - 16:00 / price: 9.000- with 20% discount
- During this 3 hours tour we go to a farm near Akureyri for a one and a half hour riding tour in the beautiful surroundings with a view over the sea and fjord. We take it easy so this tour is perfect for beginners but we also provide horses for those with more experience and stamina.


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20. - 23. ágúst 2014

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