Iceland is the perfect destination for explorers searching for the unexpected. The nation ́s heritage dates back to the ancient sagas, and Icelandic folk tales are rife with mysticism, elves and trolls that the people very much enjoy sharing. Enjoy hikes through lava fields, see natural hot springs, explore raw wilderness, encounter rare wildlife, and visit fascinating historic settlements aboard this cruise expedition.
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
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
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
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
Built in 2020 its a pioneer of next generation of adventure travel, combining state of art technology with premium comfort. This PC-6 ice class ship can run on battery powered engine to glide in complete silence
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
Each cabin is outside facing with large windows. 50% have private balconies, and aft suites features private outdoor hot tubs with spectacular views
At the spa, sauna, infinity pool, jacuzzi, or warm up at the jogging track out on the deck and the indoor gym
Strict measures have been introduced to ensure you have a safe exploration with us. Tests before boarding, face masks in common areas, hand hygiene, deep cleaning of ship, such protocols for both crew and guests ascertain we all together assure our safety. Our expedition consultant will walk you through in detail of these measures.