Spitsbergen, Iceland, Faroe Islands

Island-hopping in and around the Arctic (Northbound)

Price from $8,575

Departure Dates
14 days

Three archipelagos, four countries, five islands

Discover the history and natural wonders of five wild, beautiful islands in and around the Arctic, across four countries.

15-day expedition cruise from Longyearbyen to Iceland, the Faroe Islands, and the Shetland Islands before ending in Bergen, Norway

Norway and Iceland

Fly from Oslo to Longyearbyen, the world’s northernmost town, and join an expedition cruise to discover Spitsbergen’s landscapes, which are home to polar bears. Experience Iceland's volcanic terrain and look out for white-beaked dolphins and harbor porpoises, as well as humpback, minke, and the elusive blue whale.

Island communities

Enjoy a taste of life on the Faroe Islands with visits to its capital, Tórshavn, and the tiny village of Elduvík. In the Shetland Islands, learn about Norse heritage and local customs, like the making of delicate Shetland lace shawls. Birdwatchers should keep an eye out for red-throated divers, redshanks, and curlews.

What's Included


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


  • Overnight in Longyearbyen before the expedition cruise, including breakfast and lunch


  • All transfers in Longyearbyen include an excursion before the expedition cruise

Route overview

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

Explore cosmopolitan Oslo

Day 1

Longyearbyen adventures

Day 2

Scenic Spitsbergen

Day 3-4

A day at sea

Day 5

Volcanic Jan Mayen

Day 6

Iceland’s north coast

Day 7

Akureyri and Goðafoss

Day 8

Whale-watching in Húsavik

Day 9

Hike in Bakkagerði

Day 10

Enjoy a day at sea

Day 11

Peaceful Elduvík

Day 12

10th-century Tórshavn

Day 13

Shetland Isles

Day 14

Disembark in Bergen

Day 15

Ships on this expedition

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

Included Programmes

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