Iceland, February 15 – 22, 2009

The Northern Lights & Lava Fields

Join the ASP in the far north for a winter's night tour in search of the aurora borealis. To further enhance your experience, the enrichment program will be led by a professional astronomer.
Northern lights in Sherbrooke, Quebec

Northern lights in Sherbrooke, Quebec

Tour includes:

* Roundtrip airfare from selected USA gateways: Boston, New York
* Airport Hotel transfers
* Five (5) nights accommodations at the 4 Star Grand Reykjavik Hotel
* One (1) night accommodations on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula
* Scandinavian buffet breakfasts daily, 2 lunches, and 3 dinners
* Reykjavik City tour including Hallgrimskirkja, Hofidi House and the Pearl
* Blue Lagoon Tour including bathing in a mineral-rich pool, geothermal-heated water
* Full day tour: Thingvellir landmark, Gullfoss Falls, the Great Geyser
* South Coast of Iceland tour to view Mt. Hekla and Icelandic Folk Museum
* Overnight Tour of Snaefellsnes Peninsula
* Astronomical lecture and night sky viewing
* Aurora watching in the countryside
* Optional excursions: Westman Islands, Art tour with local artist