Circumnavigating Iceland

The Land of Elves, Sagas and Volcanoes (Itinerary 1)

Price from $5,835
$4,835

Departure Dates
8 departures between May 2023 and Jun 2024
Duration
9 days

Cruise Overview

Experience Iceland on this 9-day highlights cruise

9-Day Circular Expedition Cruise around Iceland from Reykjavík

Iceland old and new 

In Reykjavík, you'll get a taste of modern Iceland, with its stylish restaurants, boutiques and galleries, and museums detailing Icelandic history and culture through the ages. On tiny islands and in coastal fishing villages, you'll hear tales of elves and epic Viking sagas. 

Raw natural beauty 

Discover Iceland's starkly beautiful, volcanic scenery – with active volcanoes, geysers, glaciers, mountains and waterfalls. Iceland offers among the best whale watching in Europe at this time of year, from humpbacks to belugas. And among the Arctic birdlife you'll keep an eye out for colonies of  Atlantic Puffins.

Itinerary

We'll help you plan where to go, when to visit and how long to stay

Cosmopolitan Reykjavík

Day 1

Snæfellsnes peninsula

Day 2

Beautiful Patreksfjörður

Day 3

The Northwestern Region

Day 4

Akureyri and Goðafoss

Day 5

Grímsey’s puffins

Day 6

Hike in Bakkagerði

Day 7

Heimaey's explosive past

Day 8

Reykjavík and beyond

Day 9

What's included

Take a look at what you can look forward to on this 8-day expedition cruise.

Expedition Cruise

  • A stay in a cabin of your choice 
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner including beverages* in restaurants Aune and Fredheim 
  • À la carte restaurant Lindstrøm included for suite guests 
  • Complimentary tea and coffee 
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board† 
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle 
  • English-speaking Expedition Team who organise and accompany activities on board and ashore 
  • Range of included activities 

Onboard Activities

  • In-depth lectures and discussions hosted by experts on the Expedition Team 
  • Full use of our Science Center, extensive library and advanced biological and geological equipment 
  • Citizen Science Programme where you can assist with ongoing scientific research 
  • Photography tips and techniques for capturing landscape and wildlife from our onboard professional photographer 
  • Use of ship's hot tubs, infinity pool, panoramic sauna, outdoor and indoor gyms, and running track 
  • Informal gatherings with the crew for daily briefings 

Landing Activities

  • Escorted landings with small expedition boats 
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles and all equipment for activities 
  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant expedition jacket 
  • Expedition photographers on hand to assist you 

Notes

  • All planned activities are subject to weather and ice conditions 
  • Excursions and activities are subject to change 
  • Please make sure you meet all entry and boarding requirements  
  • No gratuities expected 

What's not included

  • International flights 

  • Travel insurance 

  • Luggage handling 

  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners 

  • Optional small-group activities with our Expedition Team 

  • Optional treatments in the onboard wellness and spa area

Included Programmes

It's a mixture of adventure activities for individuals of all ages