Circumnavigating Iceland

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

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Departure Dates
4 departures between Jul 2022 and May 2023
11 days

Discover Iceland's raw natural beauty on an 11-day expedition cruise

Iceland past and present

In Reykjavik, you'll get a taste of modern Iceland, with its stylish restaurants, boutiques, 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.

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 see are colonies of colourful Atlantic Puffins.

What's Included

Onboard activities

Landing activities

Route overview

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

Day 1

Relax in Reykjavik

Day 2

Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Day 3

Beautiful Patreksfjörður

Day 4

The Northwestern Region

Day 5

Djupavik's old factory

Day 6

Eyjafjörður to Akureyri

Day 7

Grímsey Island's puffins

Day 8

Whale watching in Húsavík

Day 9

Hike in Bakkagerði

Day 10

Heimaey's explosive past

Day 11

Rekyjavik and beyond

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


Circumnavigating Iceland

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