Circumnavigating Iceland

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

Price from $6,295
$4,721

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

Cruise Overview

Experience Iceland on this 9-day highlights cruise

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

9-Day Circular Expedition Cruise around Iceland from Reykjavík

Iceland old and new

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

Raw natural beauty

Discover Iceland’s stark scenery, with active volcanoes, geysers, glaciers, mountains and waterfalls. Iceland offers the best whale watching in Europe at this time of year, from humpbacks to belugas. Among the Arctic birdlife, 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

  • Stay in a cabin of your choice
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including beverages* in the Aune and Fredheim restaurants
  • Fine-dining À la carte restaurant Lindstrøm is included for suite guests
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board†
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle
  • English-speaking Expedition Team who organize and guide activities, both 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
  • The Citizen Science Program allows guests to contribute to ongoing scientific research projects.
  • Our onboard professional photographer will give photography tips and teach techniques for capturing landscape and wildlife photos.
  • The ship has hot tubs, an infinity pool, a sauna, an outdoor and indoor gym, and a running track
  • Join informal gatherings with the crew for daily briefings.

Landing activities

  • Escorted landings with small boats (RIBs)
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles, and all equipment needed for the activities
  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant expedition jacket
  • Expedition photographers will be on hand to assist you.

Notes

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

What's not included

  • International flights

  • Travel protection

  • Baggage 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 Programs

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