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12 Days | 11 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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Marcia De Fren Jul 08, 2015 at 11:55 AM

Hi - we're taking the August 9 trip. We plan to arrive one day early to acclimate and get rid of jet lag (as best as possible). We'll be at the Northern Lights hotel. Anyone doing same? Let us know. Marcia and Burt

Jacquelin Gordon Jul 01, 2015 at 12:23 PM

I am enrolled in The Best of Iceland, Aug 9-20, 2015 flying from MSP on Icelandic Air. Anybody else from MN enrolled? Would like to connect.

Laurie Nevin Jun 16, 2015 at 12:20 PM

I am also taking the June 21 Iceland program, but leaving from JFK. Looking forward to meeting my fellow travelers. I anticipate a fascinating trip.

Rose Andersen Jun 13, 2015 at 01:57 PM

My husband and I are taking Iceland program #3342, June 21 to July 2 2015. Getting on IcelandAir from Minneapolis. There are two other people boarding there, would love to connect..
Joyce Keay Jun 13, 2015 at 05:31 PM

HI Rose, I
Joyce Keay Jun 13, 2015 at 05:32 PM

Oops. Hi Rose, I've just sent you a private message.
Rose Andersen Jun 13, 2015 at 08:32 PM

I do not know how to access a private message. Write to me at rosander@juno.com

Rose Andersen Jun 13, 2015 at 01:57 PM

My husband and I are taking Iceland program #3342, June 21 to July 2 2015. Getting on IcelandAir from Minneapolis. There are two other people boarding there, would love to connect..

Herb Silverman Dec 21, 2014 at 10:03 AM

I enjoy hiking, but I don't like to stop and stand still while others take photos or lecture. When this occurs, would it be OK if I walk a little ahead or behind, always keeping the group in sight so I won't get lost?
Joyce Keay Dec 21, 2014 at 10:32 AM

The activity level of this trip is moderate so do not expect to go on hikes. The description of the Moderate activity level is: "Moderate" programs include activities such as walking up to a mile a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours." It is a beautiful trip but if you want to hike, you may want to choose another trip that has a more rigorous activity level. Hope this helps.

Barbara Rydlander Sep 04, 2014 at 09:21 PM

To all of you Iceland travellers, a good link is icelandreview.com. It has up to date news about the volcanic eruption and recent developments. Our group left the day that it erupted. We had no problems with our flights and all of us enjoyed this trip enormously.
Joyce Keay Sep 04, 2014 at 10:09 PM

You're still there, right?
Barbara Rydlander Sep 04, 2014 at 11:43 PM

Hi Joyce, our group left iceland on Aug. 28
Joyce Keay Sep 05, 2014 at 05:08 AM

Oh, Thanks for replying. I think there was another group that flew over on September 1? That's the group I'd love to hear from. I believe poster Patricia Keeley is over there now. She is the one who posted concern about the volcano.

Joyce Keay Sep 04, 2014 at 08:53 PM

I'd be interested to hear what the September tour is hearing about the Bardarbunga volcano. Have you been able to see anything?

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