Iceland, Jan Mayen, Spitsbergen

Arctic Islands Discovery (Eastbound)

Price from $6,943
$5,393

Departure date
Duration
10 days

Discover picturesque fjords, majestic glaciers, mountain peaks, and thrilling wildlife on an awe-inspiring expedition to islands in the High Arctic

10-day expedition cruise taking in Iceland, Jan Mayen, and Spitsbergen

‘Land of Ice and Fire’

Your Arctic Islands expedition cruise begins in Reykjavík, Iceland’s capital. First, you’ll sail to beautiful Patreksfjörður, where you’ll be captivated by stunning scenery. Next, we’ll explore Akureyri and its surrounding landscapes before seeking out Atlantic puffins and crossing the Arctic Circle on the island of Grímsey.

Arctic highlights

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

What's included

Take a look at what you can look forward to on this 9-day expedition cruise.

Flights

  • Flight in economy class from Longyearbyen to Oslo after the expedition cruise

Transfers

  • Transfer from the ship to the airport in Longyearbyen after the expedition cruise

Expedition Cruise

  • Stay in a cabin of your choice
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including beverages* in the Aune restaurant
  • 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, a sauna, and a gym.
  • 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 can 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

Route overview

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

Eyjafjörður to Akureyri

Day 4

Grímsey’s puffins

Day 5

A relaxing day at sea

Day 6

Volcanic Jan Mayen

Day 7

Sailing towards Svalbard

Day 8

Expedition day

Day 9

Return to Longyearbyen

Day 10

Ships on this expedition

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