Circumnavigating Iceland

The Land of Elves, Sagas and Volcanoes (Itinerary 2)

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Departure Dates
7 departures between May 2023 and Aug 2024
11 days

Discover Iceland's raw natural beauty on a cruise around the island

11-Day Circular Expedition Cruise around Iceland from Reykjavík

Iceland past and present 

In Reykjavík, you'll get a taste of modern Iceland, with its stylish restaurants, boutiques and galleries, museums delving into 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. 

Volcanic landscapes, whales and puffins 

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 scan the skies for here are Atlantic Puffins.

What's Included

Expedition Cruise

Onboard Activities

Landing Activities

Route overview

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

Discover Iceland's modern capital

Day 1

Gateway to spectacular Snæfellsnes

Day 2

A stunning beach, waterfalls and superb birdwatching

Day 3

Explore Northwest Iceland, expedition-style

Day 4

The history of the herring entrepreneurs

Day 5

Explore Akureyri and see volcanic moonscapes

Day 6

Cross the Arctic Circle and see Atlantic Puffins

Day 7

Iceland's best whale watching spot

Day 8

Local folklore and staggering natural beauty

Day 9

Discover the town that defied a volcano

Day 10

Explore Reykjavík at your leisure

Day 11

Ships on this expedition

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

Included Programmes

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