Sólheimar program (7 days)

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offer a 7 day program with range of courses where the main goal is to introduce people to what we are dealing with here Solheimar and the methods we use in our workThe courses take place in the form of lectures, hands-on and show and tell. Also we offer to organize study tours for your group, for example, the famous golden circle and after the south coast where you will find beautiful natural wonders and historical monuments.

 

 

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Day 6

Day 7

8:00-8:55

Breakfast

Breakfast

Breakfast

Breakfast

Breakfast

Breakfast

Breakfast

9:00 – 9:15

Morning meeting

Morning meeting

Morning meeting

Morning meeting

Morning meeting

Morning meeting

Morning meeting

9:15 – 12:15

Intro to Solheimar – guided tour

Intro to organic farming and compost

Þingvellir national park – guided tour

Intro to Permaculture

Intro to healing herbs

Intro to soap and balm making

Trip along the south coast

12:15 – 13:00

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

13:00 – 15:00

Intro to Icelandic language

Hands on work in greenhouses

Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir

Hands on work in permaculture garden

Picking healing herbs

Hands on work on soap making

Options: waterfalls, museums, glacierwalks,

Wooloutlets,

Black beaches,

Mountain hikes.

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee break

Coffee break

Coffee break

Coffee break

Coffee break

Coffee break

15:30 – 17:00

Introduction to Icelandic culture

Hands on work in greenhouses

Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir

Hands on work in permaculture garden

Processing healing herbs

Hands on work on soap making

17:00 –  18:00

Swim or hike

Swim or hike

Swim or hike

Swim or hike

Swim or hike

Swim or hike

Departure

18:00 – 19:00

Dinner

Dinner

Dinner

Dinner

Dinner

Dinner

 

19:00 – 21:00

Movie night

Movie night

Movie night

Movie night

Movie night

Movie night

 


 

 

Day 1

8:00 – 8:55 Breakfast

8:00 – 8:55 Breakfast

9:00 Morning meeting – residents gather for morning meeting in the village center.

9:15 – 12:00 Introduction to Solheimar Eco-village. Students will be introduced to the history and the function of Solheimar and get a guided tour around the village where they will go into the different art workshops of Solheimar and meet the residents.

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch in the kanteen with Solheimars residents – meals are either meat or fish but always a vegetarian option

13:00 – 15:00 Introduction to Icelandic language

15:00 Coffee break

15:30 – 17:00 Introduction to Icelandic culture

17:00 Possible swim or walk in the area

18:00 Dinner

19:00 Movie night in Sesseljuhús eco center

 

Day 2

8:00 – 8:55 Breakfast

9:00 morning meeting

9:15 – 12:00 introduction to organic farming and compost making

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 Guided tour around greenhouses hands on work with compost and organic farming

15:00 coffee break

15:00 – 17:00 Hands on work with compost and organic farming

17:00 possible swim or walk in the area

18:00 Dinner

19:00 – 21:00 Movie night in Sesseljuhús eco center

 

Day 3

8:00 – 8:55 Breakfast

9:00 Morning meeting

9:15 – 12:00 Þingvellir national park. A guided tour at Þingvellir including a hike around the historic site.

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Gullfoss and Geysir – a short drive into the highlands of Iceland searching for ghosts, elves and trolls

17:00 Possible swim or walk

18:00 Dinner

19:00 Movie night

 

Day 4

8:00 – 8:55 Breakfast

9:00 morning meeting

9:15 – 12:00 Introduction to permaculture

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 15:00 Introduction and hands on work in the permaculture garden

15:00 coffee break

15:30 – 17:00 Hands on work in the permaculture garden

17:00 possible swim or walk

18:00 Dinner

19:00 – 21:00 Movie night at Sesseljuhús eco center

 

Day 5

8:00 – 8:55 Breakfast

9:00 morning meeting

9:15 – 12:00 Introduction to healing plants –

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 15:00 a walk in the nearby area searching for and picking healing herbs

15:00 coffee break

15:30 – 17:00 Introduction to different methods of preserving healing herbs

17:00 possible swim or walk

18:00 Dinner

19:00 – 21:00 Movie night at Sesseljuhús eco center

 

Day 6

8:00 – 8:55 Breakfast

9:00 morning meeting

9:15 – 12:00 Introduction to soap, balm and lotion making

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 15:00 Hands on experience with making soap, balm or lotion

15:00 coffee break

15:30 – 17:00 Continued hands on experience with making soap, balm or lotion

17:00 possible swim or walk

18:00 Dinner

19:00 – 21:00 Movie night at Sesseljuhús eco center 

 

 

Day 7 

 

8:00 – 8:55 Breakfast

9:00 morning meeting

9:15 South Iceland trip 

 

Please contact us for more information about the content of the course and the scedule.

Not all courses are sceduled all year round, therefore the scedule of this timetable can change. please contact us formore information about scheduling courses.

This is an example of an 7 days program, the program can be design to your group interest and needs.

This is a self drive and self guide program. For more guided tours, take a look at our study tour side.

We can also assist you to book buses and rented cars. 

This is a self catering program in which we provide all ingredient for the group. However lunch is served every weekday in the canteen at Sólheimar. If you would like to have prepered breakfast and dinner please contact us.

Program capacity: group of 10-40 people

Whats included:

  • Courses for 5 days. 
  • Sceduled trips.
  • All breakfasts, lunches, dinners. Vegeterian meals available.
  • Accommodation.
  • Access to people in organic farming and environmental studies.
  • Access to Sesseljuhus Eco- center for your own workshop or activities. 

Contact: sesseljuhus@solheimar.is

 

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