Iceland, Jan Mayen, Spitsbergen – Arctic Islands Discovery (Eastbound)

Price from
£4,858

Departure date
May 28, 2023
Duration
13 days

Discover incredible wildlife and the rugged beauty of remote Arctic islands

  • 13-day expedition cruise starting in Reykjavik, taking in rarely visited Arctic islands before sailing to Svalbard and finishing in Longyearbyen.

  • Explore Iceland's remote villages and towns before cruising to volcanic island Jan Mayen, and onto Spitsbergen’s North West National Park.

  • See fjords, waterfalls, volcanoes, glaciers and Arctic wildlife like reindeer, polar bears and puffins on one awe-inspiring cruise.

Land of ice and fire

Your Arctic Islands expedition cruise begins in Reykjavik, Iceland's capital. First, you'll sail to beautiful Patreksfjörður, where you'll be captivated by Iceland's stunning scenery. Next, we'll explore Akureyri and its surrounding landscapes, before seeing Atlantic Puffins and crossing the Arctic Circle on Grímsey.

Arctic highlights

Your cruise continues to the isolated island of Jan Mayen island, home to an active volcano, marine wildlife and many thousands of birds. From here, we sail further north into the Arctic to Svalbard. Experience rugged fjords, towering mountains and possible polar bear sightings in North West Spitsbergen National Park, before your cruise ends in Longyearbyen.

What's Included

Flights

Onboard activities

Landing activities


Route overview

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

Day 1

Cosmopolitan Reykjavik

Day 2

Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Day 3

Beautiful Patreksfjörður

Day 4

Eyjafjörður to Akureyri

Day 5

Grímsey Island's puffins

Day 6

A relaxing day at sea

Day 7

Volcanic Jan Mayen

Day 8

Sailing towards Svalbard

Day 9-12

The wilds of NW Spitsbergen

Day 13

Return to Longyearbyen

Ships on this expedition

Take a closer look at our ships typically used on this expedition

Included Activities

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

Photo Credit: Espen Mills

Onboard Science Programme

Our Science Programme has one goal: to increase your curiosity, knowledge and interest of the areas you are sailing to.

Young Explorers Programme

Welcome all young explorers

Svalbard

Iceland, Jan Mayen, Spitsbergen – Arctic Islands Discovery (Eastbound)