NGM´s special excursions
The Golden Circle,
+ Hellisheiði Geothermal Plant and exhibition
Guided tour from Reykjavík at 08:30
1) Hellisheiði Geothermal Plant
5) Þingvellir (National park), pictures
Hellisheiði Geothermal Plant is situated at the Hengill area, see more.......
Price pr. passenger 14.900
Included: Bus, guidance, lunch and admission to the geothermal exhibition.
Minmum 20 pax
Langjökull Ice Cave
+ Hraunfossar - Þingvellir
Guided tour from Reykjavík at 07:40
INTO THE GLACIER, Europe’s largest man-made ice tunnel and caves.
1) Langjökull (Ice cap glacier)
2) Husafell (Lunch stop)
3) Hraunfossar, lava field waterfalls, pictures
4) Deildartunguhver, thermal spring, pictures
5) Thingvellir National Park, pictures
The trip will start early from Reykjavik, at 7:40. The bus will go to Husafell for short refreshment stop before going to the glacier, see more.....
Price pr. passenger 33.000
Included: Bus, guidance, lunch, 2–2,5 hours Monster Truck ride on the glacier, admission to the Ice Cave.
Minimum 15 pax
The Volcanic Zone and Hydro Power Plant area of Southern Iceland
- Two days excursion, see more
Two-day field trip in Southern Iceland, with an overnight stay at Hrauneyjar Guesthouse. The field trip will combine the main tourist attractions with the visit to a geothermal plant and inspection of hydropower plants and earth- and rockfilldams in the highlands.
May 28th - Leave Reykjavík at 8:30
1) Hengill Geothermal Plant.
2) Hella village - lunch
3) Keldur old farm house museum.
The volcano Hekla and Tröllkonuhlaup
4) Sigalda PowerPlant (150MW), walk towards the Main dam
Hrauneyjafoss Power Plant, visit to the Powerhouse.
5) Hrauneyjafoss guesthouse.
Þórisós Lake, enjoy a view of the Lake and the three main glaciers in Iceland.
May 29th - Leaving Hrauneyjarfoss 9:00
Sultartangi or the Sporðalda Dam. Driving along the Þjórsár area
Friðheimar lunch and greenhouse.
6) Gullfoss waterfall.
7) Geysir and Strokkur hotsprings
8) Þingvellir National Park
Arriving to Reykjavík approximately 20:00
Price pr. passenger 64.000 IKR, (sgl room at Hrauneyjar), 58.000 IKR sharing dbl room.
Included: Bus, guidance, lunch x 2 accomodation at Hrauneyjar and admission to the geothermal exhibition.
Minmum 20 pax
Field trips, also for accompanying persons
Field trips are the best way to maximize the delegates experience and Iceland is a great show case when it comes to variables excursions in different geological environment.
In Iceland you can easily find hot springs, hyaloclastite mountains, active volcanoes, geothermal power plant and district heating systems, waterfalls, beautiful beaches, lovely landscapes and sceneries, the old Icelandic Sagas, Europe’s largest glacier and last and not least very friendly people.
Technical site visits and excursions
Technical site visits and excursions will be arranged to geotechnical constructions sites as well as to various places in the country of both geotechnical and geological interest.
Pre-conference tours will be arranged during the weekend before the conference and the special technical site visit will be on the Friday following the conference.
Special constructions on implemention level could be ongoing in 2019; road bulding on peat, bridges, dams for hydro power plants, new road tunnels, straight crossing of fjords, new harbour and coastal defence construction.
Of special interest could be hydro power stations, windfarms, geothermal power plant and The Deep Drilling Project, down to 5 km and about 500 - 600°c.
City live or excursion into the countryside, there are many variable possibilities, normal or extreme. See more on following links.