Ring of Fire and Ice

Summer Circumnavigation of Iceland

Price from $7,589
$5,312

Departure Dates
4 departures between Jul 2023 and Aug 2024
Duration
11 days

Cruise Overview

11-day Iceland Circular Expedition Cruise from and to Reykjavík

11-day Iceland Circular Expedition Cruise Round Trip from Reykjavík

Iceland, past and present

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.

Volcanic landscapes, whales, and seabirds

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. While observing the birdlife, we’ll be on the lookout for Atlantic puffins and many more species.

Itinerary

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

Relax in Reykjavík

Day 1

Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Day 2

Beautiful Patreksfjörður

Day 3

The Northwestern Region

Day 4

Djúpavík’s old factory

Day 5

Eyjafjörður to Akureyri

Day 6

Grímsey’s puffins

Day 7

Whale watching in Húsavík

Day 8

Hike in Bakkagerði

Day 9

Heimaey's explosive past

Day 10

Reykjavík and beyond

Day 11

What's included

Take a look at what you can look forward to on this 10-day 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.
  • Enjoy the hot tubs, a sauna with a view, and the indoor and outdoor gym on the ship.
  • 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 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

Ships on this expedition

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