Iceland: Land of the Northern Lights Trek

Take on this epic trek organised by The  Different Travel Company and explore the other-wordly landscapes of Iceland. 

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This trek is organised by an external company called The Different Travel Company. During this trek, you can explore the other-wordly landscapes of Iceland. Spend three days trekking across fields of geothermal activity with bubbling mud pools and hot springs, the peaks of the Mount Hengill heritage site and the fault lines between Europe and America. Keep your eyes to the skies and you might be lucky enough to experience Lady Aurora herself!

This is an Open Challenge and you will be joined by fellow travellers who may be supporting other charities.

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A £350 registration fee is payable at the time of booking. You can then choose one of the two
payment options:

1. Sponsorship: Fundraise £3,600 for your chosen charity by 28 August 2024.
This includes your £1,800 tour costs balance and a £1,800 donation to charity.

2. Flexi: Pay your own tour costs balance of £1,800 and fundraise £1,800 for a charity of your
choice by 28 August 2024.
Any fundraising undertaken cannot be used for your trip costs.

What is included? 

  • Return flights from London (inc. current taxes and fuel surcharges),
  • Transfers and transport in Iceland Accommodation in hotels (5 nights)
  • Meals as specified
  • Local guides 
  • Different Travel UK tour manager.

What is not included:

  • Lunch on Day 5
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips (suggested £50-60pp)
  • Personal expenses (e.g. drinks, souvenirs
  • Vaccinations

If you do not already regularly exercise you should aim to start training (including plenty of hills) as early as possible. The best training is hill walking, which will prepare you for the type of terrain you will experience. Other activities which can complement hill walking include running, cycling, gym workouts, boot camps etc.

Building up your core and leg muscle strength is important so exercises such as squats, lunges, push-ups, planks and crunches will really enhance your training. These exercises can be done at home – no gym needed. You can download a number of free apps, which will help you train and track your progress, e.g. MapMyWalk, C25K (couch to 5k run), MyFitnessPal (for a variety of sports).

You must take your training seriously and arrive as fit as you can be, so you get the most out of this challenge.

To find out more about the Iceland trek, including the itinerary and packing list for this trip, please visit The Different Travel website or download the event brochure below. 

Iceland: Land of the Northern Lights Trek brochure

If you would like to speak to a member of our team about this trip, please email 

Key Information

This is a single event that spans several dates. See below for details:
November 20 2024
November 21 2024
November 22 2024
November 23 2024
November 24 2024
November 25 2024

Start Time: Wednesday 20th November 2024

End Time: Monday 25th November 2024

Event Capacity: Spaces available

Cost: £375 registration fee + fundraising fees

To book this event, click the book now button and you will be taken to the Different Travel Company site.

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