Circumnavigating Iceland

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

Price from $6,294

Departure Dates
7 departures between Jun 2022 and Jul 2023
9 days

Experience Iceland on this 9-day highlights cruise

  • 9-day expedition cruise around Iceland starting and ending in Reykjavik, visiting some of Iceland's most captivating sights.

  • Experience the land of volcanoes, elves, glaciers and hot springs as we travel around Iceland.

  • Go whale watching in Akureyri, see Atlantic Puffins in Grímsey and Heimaey, and step across the Arctic Circle.

Iceland old and new

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.

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 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

Cosmopolitan Reykjavik

Day 2

Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Day 3

Beautiful Patreksfjördur

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Day 4

The Northwestern Region

Day 5

Akureyri and Goðafoss

Day 6

Grímsey Island's puffins

Red turf house, Bakkagerði Iceland

Day 7

Hike in Bakkagerði

Day 8

Heimaey's explosive past

Day 9

Reykjavik and beyond

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 1)