Day 1 :
Depart North America
- Enjoy your Flight to Iceland:
Sit back, relax, and enjoy your overnight flight.
Day 2 :
The Golden Circle
- Arrive in Iceland:
Continue with your Tour Director to tour the famed Golden Circle.
- Full Day Tour:
Get up close with three of the best known attractions Iceland has to offer.
- Gullfoss Waterfall:
View one of Iceland’s beautiful natural resources.
- The Geysir Area:
Witness the Strokkur Geysir erupt with a nearly 100-foot column of water!
Experience Iceland’s first national park, which includes the country’s largest natural national lake.
This family-run greenhouse business uses geothermally heated water to grow tomatoes and cucumbers. The family also owns Icelandic horses, and you will have the opportunity to learn about the history of horses in the country.
Visit this 3,000 year old volcanic crater lake, known for its striking red rocks.
- Return to Reykjavík, the capital city of Iceland.:
Day 3 :
Building the Ensemble
Spend your day honing your musical skills and blending with the complete ensemble during a comprehensive rehearsal at Harpa.
- Work and Collaborate:
Alongside other student musicians, learn from the best under the direction of a master conductor.
- Director Networking:
Directors will enjoy the opportunity to network with other musical instructors from around the country.
- Whale Museum:
Learn about the giants of the sea in this modern museum, featuring 23 life-size models of whale species that have been seen in Iceland's coastal waters.
- Evening to Explore:
Our expert Destination Specialist can book a group dinner and more for you and your ensemble at your request.
Day 4 :
- Final Rehearsal:
Today’s the day! Performers will take part in a final rehearsal this morning at Harpa.
- Free Time for Non-Performers:
Non-performers may enjoy free time this morning, or participate in optional activities such as horseback riding or whale watching.
- Performance at Harpa Concert Hall:
This evening, our groups host the concert at Harpa Concert Hall. This culminating concert puts our elite ensembles center-stage for the performance of a lifetime.
- Celebratory Event:
After the performance, make connections with other elite ensembles from across the United States during an exclusive post-performance celebratory event at Harpa Concert Hall.
Day 5 :
Hot Springs Finale
- Blue Lagoon:
Relax in the Blue Lagoon, a mineral-rich geothermal hot spring in the midst of a black lava field.
- Until Next Time, Reykjavík!:
Depart for home, or stay an extra day or two! Our Destination Specialist can book sightseeing tours, meals, and extra arrangements as desired.
- Adult and family participation packages are available. Ask your Destination Specialist for more information.: