OVERVIEW

What is a STEM program?

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. STEM programs are an exciting new way to challenge students to critically apply these four fields to consider new discovery. Our diverse STEM program tours will allow your students to visit real-world industries that use STEM concepts for incredible development. Hand-on workshops and interactions with field experts will inspire your students in their STEM-related studies.

Experience some of the most beautiful nature spots on Earth as you view scenic Iceland through the STEM lens. On this STEM Iceland journey, your group will have the opportunity to explore the picturesque capital Reykjavik, visit the Gullfoss Waterfall on Iceland’s Golden Circle, try geothermal bread in Laugarvatn, hike the Solheimajokull glacier, relax in the hot spring waters of the Blue Lagoon, and much more. You won’t want to miss a moment on this incredible tour of one of the world’s greenest countries!

ITINERARY

DAY 1: TRAVEL DAY

DAY 2: VIKING WORLD / REYKJANES POWER PLANT / BRIDGE BETWEEN CONTINENTS

  • Arrive into Reykjavik & visit Viking World to discover the history and lifestyle of the Vikings through five different exhibitions including a life-size replica of a Viking ship named the Icelander
  • Head over to the Reykjanes Power Plant, learn about the geothermal properties of Iceland, and how they are being used to help provide energy to the country
  • Lunch on your own
  • Stroll across the continental divide on Leif the Lucky’s Bridge as you learn about tectonic plates and how they shape our world
  • Stop by the Gunnuhver and Krysuvik Geothermal Areas & learn about the unique geology that makes these locations so vibrant
  • Dinner before checking into your hotel for the evening

DAY 3: SOUTHERN ICELAND / VIK / SOLHEIMAJOKULL GLACIER

  • Breakfast and devotions
  • Begin your day discovering Southern Iceland with a stop at the Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss Waterfalls
  • Stop at Dyrholaey & the black sand beaches of Vik
  • Lunch on your own in Vik
  • Bundle up in the afternoon and depart for a hike atop the Solheimajokull glacier
  • On your way to dinner, stop at the Lava Centre where you will learn about how volcanoes and earthquakes shape our world through interactive displays and exhibits
  • Dinner in the evening before returning to your hotel

DAY 4: GOLDEN CIRCLE

  • Breakfast and devotions
  • Spend your day touring sites around the famous Golden Circle including Gullfoss Falls, Gysir Geothermal Area, and more
  • Stop for lunch in Laugarvatn and try the geothermal baked bread
  • Continue your tour of the Golden Circle including Þingvellir
  • Depart for Reykjavik and check into your hotel
  • Dinner in the evening before lights out

DAY 5: HRAUNFOSSAR & BARNAFOSSAR WATERFALL / DOWNTOWN REYKJAVIK           

  • Breakfast and devotions
  • Head north of Reykjavik and stop at Hraunfossar and Barnafossar to enjoy these incredible natural waterfalls and the unique geology that helped form them
  • Return to Reykjavik for lunch on your own
  • Tour through Downtown Reykjavik including a stop at Hallgrimskirkja church, shopping time on Laugavegur, and more
  • Dinner in the evening before returning to your hotel

DAY 6: TRAVEL DAY / BLUE LAGOON        

  • Breakfast and devotions
  • Head over to the famous Blue Lagoon and relax in the geothermal springs
  • Depart for your return journey home

MEDIA

WHY TRAVEL WITH JE?

Here at Joshua Expeditions, our ultimate goal is to provide opportunities for life change through travel. Every high-quality travel experience with JE is a chance for travelers to deepen their understanding of God, examine new cultures through a Biblical worldview, and help give back through the JE Ministry Fund. Explore the world with JE and see how you can make a difference.

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