Dailey-Thorp Creates Eclectic Tour

Reed Travel Features

NEW YORK -- Dailey-Thorp Travel, which has been offering opera and classical music tours for 26 years, created a weeklong trip to Iceland.

The trip, called Iceland's Midnight Sun, does not focus on music, but participants will begin their tour with an Iceland Symphony concert in Reykjavik.

Travelers also will have time to visit the Asmundur Sveins-son Museum of Sculpture and explore the capital city on their own before departing the following morning for Evera-gerthi.

Here they will see how geo-thermal power is used in raising exotic fruits, vegetables and flowers.

The group then heads to Gullfoss, billed as the most beautiful waterfall in the country, and the Geyser area, known for its hot springs and mud pools.

Other highlights include short flights to Heimaey, the largest and the only inhabited island of the Westman Islands, and to the fishing town of Husavik, where the group spends a few hours out in a boat in search of whales.

The last day of the trip is spent exploring the Blue Lagoon, a manmade oasis in a vast lava field; Grindavik, a fishing village along the south coast, and then lava fields, bird cliffs and the Reykjanesviti Lighthouse at the tip of the peninsula.

The land-only cost of the trip, May 20 to 28, is $3,795 per person, double; the single supplement is $595.

Roundtrip air fare is priced from $631 per person.

For details on Iceland's Midnight Sun or other programs, contact Dailey-Thorp in New York at (212) 307-1555; fax (212) 974-1420.

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