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ICELAND TRIP - Adventure of a Lifetime! (Deadline July 1)

  • Sep 7, 2014 · 7:00 AM

Ready for an adventure of a lifetime? Let's go to Iceland this September!

This one week (8 day/7 night) trip features a custom-designed, high-quality, unique itinerary just for us! 

An overnight, nonstop flight on Sat, Sept 6 (yes, a direct flight!) takes us to Iceland to begin this unforgettable vacation from Sun, Sept 7 to Sun, Sept 14.

Early Booking Deadline: June 1, 2014                                           Early Booking Trip Price: $2,575     

Late Booking Deadline: July 1, 2014                                               Late Booking Trip Price: $2,625

Click on "Pages" on the top of this page for all the details - itinerary, pricing, booking info. 

(If you RSVP'd on the original meetup page, please RSVP on this new Iceland trip meetup page.)

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Iceland is a country like no other. It’s amazing that this little-visited, small island (about the size of Virginia) is an unbelievable, incredible natural wonderland packed with awe-inspiring landscapes. Everywhere you look, a smorgasbord of expansive and odd lava fields, ice fields, volcanoes, mountain ranges, ancient glaciers, thundering waterfalls, unusual geothermal areas, boiling mud, ice and lava caves, enormous craters, fumaroles, ash deserts, hot springs, glacial rivers and lagoons, and all sorts of fjords, cliffs and peaks. Your senses will be on overload!

And while nature reigns supreme in Iceland, the English-speaking cities and towns of the country are fascinating sights in their own right. From the modern and cosmopolitan capital of Reykjavík to the small, sparsely populated remote towns, fishing villages, farms and islands full of history and character that dot the countryside and coasts.

You can experience and witness this all for yourself by joining us this September when we visit the intensely beautiful, Nordic island nation of Iceland! Our visit will be full of fairly easy outdoor adventures. Only extreme in the uniqueness of the experiences. Not many people can say that they have walked with glaciers beneath their feet, trekked across jet-black lava fields, watched active volcanoes at work, stood behind thundering waterfalls, walked next to geysers spewing columns of white water and steam 100 feet into the air, boated on a stunning, a bright blue glacier lagoon journeying past huge icebergs, hiked atop sheer 400-feet high cliffs in search of Puffins, relaxed in the milky-blue, mysterious waters of The Blue Lagoon, cruised around a volcanic island where the mostly rebuilt town was destroyed when the volcano erupted, or explored the unreachable using 4x4 off-road Super Jeeps traversing across remote, untouched terrain.

But if you seize the opportunity to visit this extraordinary little country, you will have the very good fortune of having these experiences! Neither you nor your friends will believe the awesome photos from this vacation! (By the way, bring a good camera. And this does not include your cell phone!) This will be a memorable, not to be forgotten trip!

Since words really just cannot do justice in describing this staggeringly beautiful part of the world where Mother Nature’s stunning power is on full, magical display… the only thing to do is to mark your calendar and smile, knowing you’ll be joining other cool Gen X Travel kids on this truly, never to be forgotten adventure!

Even though this exotic, seemingly far-flung destination seems much too far away, it is much closer than you think! You’ll find yourself there quickly and conveniently with a speedy 6-hour nonstop flight from Dulles airport. Remember, Iceland is not a destination. It is an adventure. So join us this September for an adventure of a lifetime! 

Click on "Pages" on the top of this page for all the details - itinerary, pricing, booking info.

Any questions? Just ask!!

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  • Melissa S.

    Looks like our timing was good - the volcano has changed. http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/lava-gushes-iceland-volcano-n193896

    2 · September 17, 2014

  • Angela

    Great trip

    September 15, 2014

  • Angela

    Great trip

    September 15, 2014

  • Lynda

    Epic!

    September 15, 2014

  • Gary

    Fantastic trip - it was great to have such nice people to accompany it too!

    1 · September 15, 2014

  • cari

    Wishing everyone a safe and super fun trip. I can't wait to see the pictures and see everyone at the next meetup! Wish I was going with you!

    September 6, 2014

  • Gail

    Message/email me if you'd like my cell number.

    September 6, 2014

  • Gail

    See everyone at the airport later today! Hope everyone is ready and excited for our Iceland adventure!

    September 6, 2014

  • Gail

    Towels provided at the Blue Lagoon. Showers...changing room etc all there.

    1 · September 5, 2014

  • Lynda

    What about towels? Changing room?

    September 5, 2014

  • Gail

    Also make sure your bathing suit is easily accessible on our arrival day... as you'll need it when we get to the Blue Lagoon.

    September 4, 2014

  • Melissa S.

    Make sure you pack your umbrella and/or rain gear. Lots of rain in the Reykjavik forecast next week.

    September 4, 2014

  • Anne

    I'd be interested in carpooling from the Howard County (Elkridge) area -

    August 31, 2014

  • Gail

    Did everyone who wanted to carpool with others find fellow carpoolers? Post here if you are still looking to share a ride to the airport & parking costs.

    August 31, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Anyone able to understand the bag limit on the Economy ticket? Are we allowed one free bag or two?

    August 31, 2014

    • Melissa S.

      Check your airline ticket. Mine says 2 bags.

      August 31, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks :) Yes, mine does, too!

      August 31, 2014

  • Gail

    And I'm throwing that in as a freebie... chance to see an Icelandic volcanic eruption! :) But seriously, seismic activity can be ongoing for a long time without an eruption and the flight warnings are a precautionary action only. That said, I'll definitely monitor the situation just in case.

    August 19, 2014

  • Gary

    Oh boy, this could be a close one..!

    August 19, 2014

  • Melissa S.

    I guess that I really need to go home and purchase travel insurance! I had forgotten. :(

    August 19, 2014

  • Lynda

    I saw that and thought, wow, this just might end up being the vacation of a lifetime! :)

    August 19, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Iceland trip-goers! I was wondering if any of you would allow me to park at your place during the trip? I live north of Baltimore and am concerned about the airport.

    August 6, 2014

  • Aviva

    I LOVE TO TRAVEL & single again :p looking to explore the world in new ways!

    June 3, 2014

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