Join the 2019 Fulbright Insight Trip to Iceland!

Known as “The Land of the Fire and Ice”, Iceland has active volcanoes, glaciers and caves waiting to be explored. Learn about the Viking roots of Iceland and and visit its charming churches. Take a trip through Icelandic cuisine with their highly-acclaimed innovative dishes, all the while enjoying the company of fellow Fulbrighters.

About the trip

Total cost: $3,600 (shared room); single rooms available for an additional $1,200 (subject to slight change)

Dates: July 14 – 21, 2019 (subject to slight change)

Travel partner: MUNDO 

Contact: travel@fulbright.org

Registration

Registration and deposit deadlines and details coming soon! Please check back later.

Itinerary

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July 14-21, 2019

Reykjavik, Borgarfiordur, Siglufjorður, Akureyri  The 2019 Fulbright Association Trip to Iceland will take you to experience nature unlike any other. Not only will you visit the colorful and cultural capital, Reykjavik, but you will also experience the geothermal activity and rugged landscapes of West Iceland. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to learn more of the geographic history of Iceland by visiting their Settlement Centre, in addition to their Herring Museum and Bird Museum. After a long day of exploring, relax in the Myvatn Nature Bath while enjoying the scenic nature that surrounds you. Some of the planned excursions and activities will include:
  • Langjökull, the ‘Long Glacier'
  • Herring museum in Siglufjordur
  • The Settlement Centre
  • Hallmundarhraun lava field
  • Bird museum near Lake Myvatn
  • Myvatn Nature Bath
(Above sights and activities subject to change)

What's Included

  • Double room accommodations in comfortable hotels (2 occupants per room). Single rooms are available for an additional $1,200
  • Breakfast daily
  • Seven group meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Transportation by private, air-conditioned motor coach/minibus/van, as well as group transfers as appropriate
  • English speaking guide(s)/interpreter(s) to accompany participants through the whole tour period
  • Preparatory reading materials
  • Admission and fees to museums and program activities as listed in itinerary (some activities are at an additional, optional cost)
  • In-country health insurance, not including airlift or emergency evacuation to the U.S.

What's Not Included

  • Flights to/from Reykjavik
  • Expenses of a purely personal nature
  • Room service charges
  • Transportation of luggage in excess of weight allowance
  • Gratuities to the bellmen and waiters
  • Travel Cancellation Insurance
  • Gratuities for guides
  • Daily meals that are not organized for the group
  • Extra beverages at group meals
  • Visas or other entry documents

Please read all the information in our registration packet for terms on cancellations, refunds, and other policies. Note that we highly recommend waiting to purchase flights until after the registration period has closed and the trip has been confirmed.

Membership requirements: Please also note that you must be a current member of the Fulbright Association in order to join the tour. If you are not a member, you can click here to join, or if you are a lapsed member, please click here to renew your annual membership. Not a Fulbright alumn? No problem! The Fulbright Association welcomes all supporters of the mission of the Fulbright Program to join as Friends of Fulbright. Tour registrants may also bring one non-member guest. Please indicate who your guest is in your registration materials.

If you have any questions, please give us a call at (202) 775-0725 or e-mail us at travel@fulbright.org.