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Reykjavik - Kangerlussuaq - Example 19 Day Cruise aboard MS Seaventure
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Experience this 19-day adventure cruise to Iceland and Greenland aboard the MS Seaventure. Explore Reykjavik, the world's northernmost capital, and the Snaefellsnes Peninsula with its diverse landscapes and stunning views. Visit Isafjordur in the Westfjords, known for its dramatic fjords and North Atlantic vegetation. In Husavik, go on a whale-watching tour and spot 15 different whale species, dolphins, and 30 bird varieties. Explore the East Fjords from the port of Seydisfjordur and visit Djupivogur to kayak, take a four-wheel-drive Jeep, or take a boat trip in the Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon. Discover the Westman Islands and witness the half-buried houses left behind. Marvel at the Ilulissat Ice Fjord in Ilulissat and witness icebergs breaking off from the Sermeq Kujalleq glacier. Disembark in Kangerlussuaq. 
Puffins in IcelandStunning landscapes in Prince Christian SoundGet a close up view of the Greenland ice sheetColorful Sisimiut, GreenlandMidnight sun light, IlulissatHouses of Greenland
Highlights
  • Discover the unique charm of Reykjavik, the world's northernmost capital
  • Explore the diverse landscapes of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula, often called "Iceland in Miniature"
  • Experience the jaw-dropping views of dramatic fjords and pristine North Atlantic vegetation in Isafjordur
  • Enjoy horseback riding and hiking in the picturesque port of Seydisfjordur in Iceland's East Fjords
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Day 1: Reykjavik | Embark

Use your leisure time in Reykjavik to discover the unique charm of the world's northernmost capital. The MS Seaventure docks in Old Reykjavik Harbor, in the heart of the city, which is just a five-minute stroll from the main squares, shopping, and dining. The ship departs Reykjavik in the late afternoon.

Day 2: Arnarstapi | Grundarfjordur

Depending on the weather, Arnarstapi or Grundarfjordur is the starting point of your adventures on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. Often called “Iceland in Miniature” because of its diverse landscapes, the area is home to bird-rich Breidafjordur Bay and Snaefellsjokull Glacier. This glacier sits atop a 700,000-year-old dormant volcano that was featured in the Jules Verne novel Journey to the Center of the Earth.

Day 3: Isafjordur

Today‘s destination is Isafjordur, an idyllic town in the Westfjords region. This secluded peninsula is connected to the Icelandic mainland by only a narrow strip of land and includes many roadless areas where cars have never been. The landscape includes jaw-dropping views of dramatic fjords carved by ancient glaciers, sheer table mountains that plunge into the sea, and pristine North Atlantic vegetation.

Day 4: Flatey | Husavik

In the morning, visit Flatey Island. It’s a natural haven for birdlife and home to the arctic tern and puffin, which can be observed at close quarters. Around lunchtime, steam further into Skjalfandi Bay and visit Husavik.

Day 5: Husavik

Husavik is often called the “whale-watching capital” of Iceland. The town’s offshore waters are home to 15 different whale species, as well as dolphins and a variety of birds. Watching these graceful ocean giants in their Arctic habitat is an unforgettable experience.

Day 6: Seydisfjordur

Iceland’s East Fjords are best explored from the impossibly picturesque port of Seydisfjordur, nestled between the sea and steep mountains. Activities include hiking, horseback riding, and exploring the natural beauties of the East.

Day 7: Djupivogur

The fishing village of Djupivogur is today’s starting point to explore the Berufjördur fjord by kayak (optional). Go on a four-wheel-drive Jeep tour (optional) or take a boat trip in the Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon (optional). Icebergs of all shapes and sizes are floating in the water—an unforgettable adventure.

Day 8: Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands)

Located off Iceland’s south coast, the Westman Islands were formed by submarine volcanic eruptions around 10,000 years ago. Go ashore on Heimaey, the only inhabited island, where half-buried houses remain from a violent 1973 eruption. 

Day 9: Reykjavik

After breakfast, reach the harbor of Iceland's capital, Reykjavik. Explore inland areas like the Golden Circle and its famous Gullfoss waterfall or other post-cruise programs. Or simply hang out in Reykjavik, a perfect city for those who want to refresh their spirit in a place that combines invigorating outdoor activities, great food, and world-class entertainment. The ship departs in the evening for your next Greenland adventure.

Day 10: Day at Sea | Denmark Strait

Today, sail across the Denmark Strait towards Greenland, following the same maritime route used by Norse settlers more than 900 years ago. En route, you can attend fascinating presentations by your Expedition Team members to prepare for your visit to Greenland. Or, of course, you can choose to just relax and watch whales, dolphins, and seabirds from the deck or your cabin.

Day 11: Ammassalik Island

The island is characterized by several glaciers, jagged peaks, rivers, lakes and waterfalls. There are vast green valleys and deep fjords with newly calved icebergs dropping off the ice cap into the sea. Tasiilaq, the largest town in East Greenland, is located on Ammassalik Island. With its population of approximately 2,000 people, the town is the gateway to exploring East Greenland. 

Day 12: Day at Sea | Prince Christian Sound

When conditions are favorable, travel along the 70-mile (112-kilometer)-long Prince Christian Sound, which connects the Labrador and Irminger Seas. In this narrow, often ice-choked channel, you can get so close to icebergs that you can almost reach out and touch one. The force of Greenland’s massive inland ice cap pushes glaciers towards the sea, where large chunks of ice break off and become floating icebergs.

Day 13: Qaqortoq

With 3,000 inhabitants, Qaqortoq is the largest settlement in South Greenland. In this charming town, you can find lots of strikingly beautiful colonial buildings, dating from the town's establishment in 1775. The area has a rich history, as it has been inhabited continuously since prehistoric times. You can still see traces of Thule and Norse cultures throughout the region.

Day 14: Qeqertarsuasiat

Qeqertarsuatsiat is a small settlement with approximately 200 residents, who mainly live from hunting and fishing. Visit the small mine and learn more about the extraction of precious stones.

Day 15: Nuuk

Nuuk is the capital of Greenland and its oldest town. Founded in 1728 by Danish-Norwegian missionary Hans Egede, the city combines Arctic traditions with European urbanity. With around 16,000 inhabitants, Nuuk is considered a modern, bustling metropolis compared to the rest of Greenland.

Day 16: Sisimiut

Sisimiut has a turbulent history, especially during the 18th century, when the first Danish colony was destroyed by Dutch whalers who wanted to establish their own settlement. The Danes fought back and eventually recaptured Sisimiut after several fierce battles in the 1730s over the dominance of the city. Heavy fighting between Dutch whalers and various European nations took place over the years. Because of its flourishing shrimp industry, Sisimiut is one of Greenland’s most prosperous cities today.

Day 17: Ilulissat

Your next stop is Ilulissat, which means “iceberg” in Greenlandic, and with good reason, as the town is located at the mouth of the iceberg-filled Ilulissat Ice Fjord. Delight in the thunderous spectacle when icebergs break off from the Sermeq Kujalleq glacier and plunge into the fjord. 

Day 18: Qeqertarsuaq

The small settlement of Qeqertarsuaq is located on the south coast of Disko Island. In 1773, the first whaling base was founded. Whaling has been of great importance to the town over the past two centuries. Hunting and fishing are still the primary occupations of the island’s inhabitants.

Day 19: Kangerlussuaq | Disembark

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In the morning, reach the 120-mile (190 km) Kangerlussuaq Fjord and the town of the same name. It’s time to say goodbye to the MS Seaventure. 

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$12,655 2-3 travelers
Greenland Passenger Tax/Fee - DKK 50. (approx. 7.50 USD) per person per port call or arrival at the anchorage will be settled in USD at the end of the voyage via the onboard account.
Iceland Overnight Tax - ISK 1000 (per night/cabin). The final amount will be charged directly to each client on board at the end of the cruise.
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Category 1
18 m2 / 194 sqf - Outside cabins in this category are located on deck 3 and feature a double bed or two twin beds and a private bathroom with shower. A living area with TV, wardrobe and refrigerator makes your stay even more pleasant. Additional amenities include include live boradcast from outboard camera, individual temperature controls, hair dryer and safe.
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Category 2
18 m2 / 194 sqf - Outside cabins in Category 2 are located on deck 4 and are partially also suitable for a triple occupancy. They and offer a double or twin beds as well as private bathroom with shower. A living area with TV, wardrobe and refrigerator makes your stay even more pleasant. Additional amenities include include live boradcast from outboard camera, individual temperature controls, hair dryer and safe. A picture window provides great unrestricted views of the ocean and landscapes.
panoramic room
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Category 3
18 m2 / 194 sqf - Outside cabins in Category 3 are located on deck 4 and are partially also suitable for a triple occupancy. They and offer double or twin beds as well as private bathroom with shower. A living area with TV, wardrobe and refrigerator makes your stay even more pleasant. Additional amenities include live broadcast from outside camera, individual temperature controls, hair dryer and safe. A picture window provides great unrestricted views of the ocean and landscapes.
panoramic room
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Category 4
18 m2 / 194 sqf - Outside cabins in Category 4 are located on deck 5 and have double or twin beds as well as private bathroom with shower. A living area with TV, wardrobe and refrigerator makes your stay even more pleasant. Additional amenities include live broadcast from outside camera, individual temperature controls, hair dryer and safe. A picture window provides great unrestricted views of the ocean and landscapes.
panoramic room
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Category 5
18 m2 / 194 sqf - Outside cabins in Category 5 are located on deck 5 and have double or twin beds as well as private bathroom with shower. A living area with TV, wardrobe and refrigerator makes your stay even more pleasant. Additional amenities include live broadcast from outside camera, individual temperature controls, hair dryer and safe. A picture window provides great unrestricted views of the ocean and landscapes.
balcony room
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Category 6
18 m2 / 194 sqf + balcony - Outside cabins in Category 6 are located on deck 6 and have a balcony with double or twin beds as well as private bathroom with shower. A living area with TV, wardrobe and refrigerator makes your stay even more pleasant. Additional amenities include live broadcast from outside camera, individual temperature controls, hair dryer and safe. Enjoy the view from floor-to-ceiling windows or from the balcony.
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Category 7
24 m2 / 258 sqf + big balcony - he Suites are located on deck 7 and offer a double bed and a private bathroom with bathtub. A living area with TV, wardrobe and refrigerator makes your stay even more pleasant. Additional amenities include live broadcast from outside camera, individual temperature controls, hair dryer and safe. Enjoy the view from floor-to-ceiling windows or from the balcony.

Notes

The minimum age requirement is 8 years on the Iceland Circumnavigation cruise and 10 years of age for cruises that combine Greenland and Iceland. The age restrictions are in place to ensure the safety and well-being of the child.

Please note: only one shore excursion per port of call is bookable in advance. If conditions allow for excursions to be combined, staff will announce this on board. Shore excursions are not included in the cruise fare. Please contact us for details.
Included
  • 18 Breakfasts, 17 Lunches, 18 Dinners
  • 18 Nights Accommodations
  • Accommodations as listed
  • Ground transportation as listed
  • Activities as listed
  • Meals as listed
  • Access to a 24-7 Emergency line while traveling
  • Coffee, Tea & Water
  • Icelandic/English-speaking guide
  • Zodiac excursions (independent of shore excursions)
  • Accommodation in booked cabin category
  • All meals included
  • On-board entertainment program
  • Iceland ProCruises Jacket
  • All lectures on board
  • Charter flight Kangerlussuaq (Greenland) - Keflavik (Iceland) incl. transfer in Kangerlussuaq
Excluded
  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight costs (please request a quote)
  • Additional excursions during free time
  • Fuel and transportation surcharges (when applicable)
  • Airport Transfers
  • Passport and Applicable Visa Expenses
  • Government arrival and departure taxes
  • Pre- or Post-cruise hotel  
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Pre and Post Tours
  • Cruise passenger tax, Environmental and Maintenance fee.

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