On this extended expedition cruise, explore coastal villages with tales of elves and Viking sagas, and venture into Iceland's striking volcanic landscapes with active volcanoes, geysers, glaciers, and waterfalls. Encounter diverse wildlife including humpback whales, belugas, and Atlantic Puffins while enjoying some of Europe's best whale watching and Arctic birdwatching experiences.
Begin in Reykjavik, visit settlements - Stykkishólmur, Patreksfjördur, of the West, explore Akureyri, Grimsey Island in North, off-the track-town of Bakkagerdi in east, and Heimaey almost in the south
With Reykjavik having two third of the country's population, discover tight-knit communities, industries, historical landmarks, picturesque fishing villages, seismic sites, at uninhabited side of the country
Lava & rock formations, glaciers, volcanic activity, hot & cold springs, basalt cliffs, black sandy beach Djúpalónssandur, Dynjandi waterfalls, fjords, fishing harbour, green valleys, there's a lot to see & do on this itinerary
Enjoy expedition in true exploration style, as captain and Expedition team sail Northwest Iceland region, to determine places of landing & activities on the spot, with no prior planning
Most towns we visit will have walking trails for hiking on your own. But the expedition team will also arrange optional and included guided walks across waterfalls, lava fields and more
Paddle in calm waters of sheltered fjords flanked by soaring mountains. Enjoy the feeling of gliding through Iceland’s waters in serene silence, admiring coastal scenery garnished in summer foliage
Make landings at different sites, sometimes via small boats, to reach pockets of Iceland that are off the track. Explore small settlements, meet local communities, walk through towns, fishing villages
Before and after the cruise, take your chance to see the must see highlights on land, just few kms from Reykjavik! See the South Coast, stay overnight in Mountain Resort, or cover the Golden Circle
See the most highlighted bird of the region - Puffin colonies, apart from Northern Gannets, guillemots, Black-legged Kittiwakes, Common Eider, and millions of Razorbills
Famous for the prospect of seeing the water-surface acrobatics of humpbacks such as lob-tailing and flipper-slapping, you may also site white-beaked dolphin, minke, harbour porpoise & even the blue whale
Catch glimpse of the Icelandic Horses' "tölt" (a kind of running walk) and move at a "flying pace", that they this unique breed is famous for
Considered to be the only native land mammal of this region, chances to spot one of five distinct groups of these foxes, making them one of the most prevalent and well-known Icelandic animals.
A complimentary program for kids aged 7-13. Run by an experienced host, the program focuses on fun-filled learning around wildlife, historical explorers ,environmental protection etc. Contact our expedition consultant to enroll your kid
Purpose built as an expedition vessel with a higher ice-class, she is famous for venturing far into the areas that are almost permanently iced down and totally unnavigable in winter by other vessels.
Join Expedition Team here for lectures, photography workshops, & Citizen Science Projects. The area also features scientific & educational equipment, such as microscopes & interactive maps, to dive into details of regions
Across two-levels both indoor/outdoor, It is an ideal place to scan the scenery and watch wildlife with your binoculars. The aft deck is especially famous for forward facing views of approaches
Ranging from inside to expedition suites, cabins offer a good variety for different sizes of travelers - solo, family or groups of 4