Have questions? We're here.
Arctic puffins

Top Arctic Trips & Tours in September 2023

Travel made your way
Talk with an expert
Build your ideal Arctic trip. Call 1.406.541.2677
Start Planning My Trip
Discover Arctic in September 2023 on one of these 26 tours hand-selected by the travel experts at Adventure Life. Explore the best of Reykjavik, Ittoqqortoormiit, Scoresby Sund, Bergen, and Kirkenes during September 2023 as you enjoy cruises, small ship cruises, wildlife viewing, whale watching, and hiking. Prices for trips in September 2023 range from $1,744 to $154,970 for a vacation of 6 to 25 days. Choose any of the below 26 amazing itineraries in September 2023 and customize it to make it your own with the help of one of Adventure Life's expert Arctic trip planners.
Filter (26 Results)
  • Start Date
    OR, More specific start
  • Length
    to
  • Price
    to
  • Activity Level
  • Experiences
  • Activities
  • Ship
  • Destinations
    • Arctic
A mother polar bear and her young relax on the Arctic landscape
$12,995
EXPLORE

Out of the Northwest Passage

17 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Travel the NW Passage Route
  • Enjoy Inuit hospitality
  • Visit Franklin Expedition graves
  • View Arctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Kugluktuk / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Hiking, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
An iconic journey, the Northwest Passage remains an adventure today. Join the Ocean Endeavour on this 17-day journey as it sets sail eastward from Kugluktuk toward Gjoa Haven, where Amundsen honed his polar skills. Sail the Queen Maud Gulf, stopping for daily hikes and Zodiac cruises. Continue on …
Cruise Details
0
Waterfall Skogafoss in South Iceland
$2,252
EXPLORE

Discover Iceland

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 8 Day Itinerary
  • Explore Reykjavik
  • Visit the Golden Circle
  • Search for whales
  • Circumnavigate Ring Road
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover Iceland's most famous attractions and natural wonders on this exciting 8-day Ring Road tour. Explore Reykjavik's quaint streets and charming cafes, taking in the essence of this Arctic capital city. Hike a shimmering glacier, stand at the base of thunderous waterfalls, soak in …
Tour Details
0
Kayak quiet waters as you sail to remote polar regions
$18,995
Savings
EXPLORE

Best of the Western Arctic: Canada and Greenland

20 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Explore Canadian wildlife sanctuary
  • Visit and learn the Inuit culture
  • Search for iconic arctic wildlife
  • Explore the arctic on a Zodiac
Starts / Ends:
Kangerlussuaq / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Venture far above the Arctic Circle, in a land where the sun never sets and polar bears roam, with Ocean Adventurer. On this 20-day cruise, explore the northerly shores of Canada’s Baffin Island and the western coast of Greenland, searching for the wildlife and visiting the communities that …
Cruise Details
0
Hengifoss Waterfall
$2,471
EXPLORE

Best of Iceland

8 Day Itinerary
  • Drive the Ring Road
  • Enjoy Whale Watching Tour
  • Visit National Parks
  • Wander Snæfellsnes Peninsula
  • Tour the Golden Circle
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Circumnavigate Iceland while traveling the island's famous Ring Road. Hike along a pristine glacier, stand in awe at the base of tumbling waterfalls, board a boat in search of whales fromDalvik and achance to ride across Langjokull Glacier on a snowmobile. Your trip concludes inSnaefellsnes, …
Tour Details
0
Beautiful artic mountains at sunset.
$7,995
EXPLORE

Greenland & Wild Labrador

15 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Cross the Arctic Circle by sea
  • Visit the capital Nuuk
  • Hike Torngat Mtns National Park
  • Explore Torngâsok Cultural Centre
  • Search for polar bears & eagles
  • Set foot on the Wonderstrands
Starts / Ends:
Kangerlussuaq / St. John's
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This extraordinary 15-day sailing showcases staggering geographic diversity. Set out along the western coast of Greenland, calling at Nuuk, one of the world’s northernmost capital cities, and exploring the many fjords for which the area is famed. Across the Davis Strait in Canada, visit the …
Cruise Details
0
Northern lights dance across the Arctic landscape
$15,140
EXPLORE

Iceland's Wild West Coast to East Greenland

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 12 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Explore Northeast Greenland N. Park
  • Look out for unique widllife
  • Visit Scoresbysund
  • Observe Northern Lights displays
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail the route of early Viking explorers and discover a region of epic ice home to the Arctic’s iconic creatures: polar bears, whales, and vast seabird colonies. We will also be on the lookout for the Northern Lights along Greenland and Iceland at this time of year. Actively explore …
Cruise Details
0
Walruses coming ashore in the arctic
$46,280
EXPLORE

The Northwest Passage

Reykjavik-Nome - 25 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Explore Reykjavik
  • Visit a traditional Inuit village
  • Discover the Aulavik National Park
  • Observe unique Arctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Nome
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Depart from Reykjavik and set sail along the south coast of Greenland, before reaching theHudson Strait, named after the English sailor Henry Hudson, who mapped the region for the first time in the early 17th Century. Then chart a course towards theFury and Hecla Strait, named after the ships of …
Cruise Details
0
Midnight sun over Lofoten
$27,030
Savings
EXPLORE

East Greenland: Wild Shores of the High Arctic

Oslo- Reykjavik - 19 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Explore dramatic coastlines
  • Visit the Lofoten archipelago
  • Cruise the scenic Scoresbysund
  • Look for marine mammals
Starts / Ends:
Oslo / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the National Geographic Endurance on this 19-day cruise exploring the wild shores of Greenland. Flanked by thousands of icebergs calved from the country’s massive ice sheet, venture into Greenland National Park to spot polar bears, musk oxen, arctic hare and more. In this remote Arctic …
Cruise Details
0
Polar bears in the Arctic
$9,063
EXPLORE

Circumnavigating Spitsbergen: In the Realm of the Polar Bear

10 Day Itinerary aboard MS Spitsbergen
  • Sail to the far north
  • Watch for polar bears
  • Explore the Arctic landscapes
  • Admire the Svalbard archipelago
Starts / Ends:
Oslo / Spitsbergen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take this epic voyage to attempt to find a way through the Arctic’s ever-changing sea ice and venture above the 80th parallel north. If the ice allows, complete a circumnavigation of the island of Spitsbergen, and visit some other highlights of the Svalbard archipelago. Spend time exploring …
Cruise Details
0
Charming port cities of the Norwegian fjords
$4,050
EXPLORE

Classic Roundtrip Voyage

Bergen Roundtrip - 12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Polarlys
  • Visit Alesund
  • Enjoy Trondheim views
  • Explore the Lofoten Islands
  • Cross the Arctic Circle
  • Take an excursion to the North Cape
Starts / Ends:
Bergen / Bergen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Adventure and mystery await on this 12-day small ship cruise aboard the MS Polarlys. Begin in the Norwegian city of Bergen and sail through Norway's picturesque fjords as you make your way north to the Arctic Circle and beyond. Greet the locals as you stop in small port villages and marvel at …
Cruise Details
0
Enormous tabular icebergs dominate the Arctic landscape
$7,595
Savings
EXPLORE

Arctic Sights and Northern Lights

East Greenland - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Tour Whale Iceland Museum
  • Explore Greenland's fjords & peaks
  • Spot Arctic's wildlife animals
  • Observe dancing Northern Lights
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Ittoqqortoormiit
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Iceland's capital, Reykjavik, serves as the starting point for this 12-day Arctic expedition. Visit the city's most recognizable landmark, the Hallgrmskirkja church. Navigate north via the Denmark Strait to East Greenland, keeping a lookout for huge whales and large seabird colonies. …
Cruise Details
0
The night lights of Akureyri
$4,600
EXPLORE

East Greenland Scoresby Sund - Aurora Borealis

9 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Spot wildlife during your cruise
  • Discover Scoresbysund
  • Explore Ittoqqortoormiit
  • Enjoy a unique iceberg attraction
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Akureyri
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
East Greenland – Scoresby Sund cruise crosses the Arctic Circle into the home waters of multiple species of whale. The expedition will spot huge icebergs as it journeys into the largest and deepest fjord system in the world. Along the way the Northern Lights are guiding our way.
Cruise Details
0
Snorkeling in Silfra Fissure
$187
EXPLORE

Silfra Fissure Snorkel Adventure

1 Day Itinerary
  • Experience Silfra Fissure
  • Visit Þingvellir National Park
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Þingvellir National Park
Activities:
Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This Iceland tour includes a 1-day tour of Silfra. Explore the Þingvellir National Park (Thingvellir), Snorkeling Between Two Tectonic Plates, and enjoy the Silfra Fissure. See incredible rock formations that make up a magical sub-aquatic paradise.
Tour Details
0
Gullfoss, Golden Waterfall
$107
EXPLORE

Golden Circle & Hot Spring Tour

1 Day Itinerary
  • Discover Secret Lagoon
  • Marvel the Geysir Hot Spring
  • Explore Thingvellir National Park
  • Visit Gullfoss Waterfall
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activity Level:
Easy Active
On this day tour, you will take all three stops on the popular Golden Circle Tour. It will start in Reykjavik and end at the Secret Lagoon, which is a unique place to visit. Seeing waterfalls, geysers, and historical landmarks while also relaxing in a natural hot spring makes for the ideal …
Tour Details
0
Glacier Hiking
$194
EXPLORE

Ice Climbing & Glacier Walking Adventure

1 Day Itinerary
  • Explore Solheimajokull Glacier
  • Enjoy glacier hiking
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Sólheimajökull Glacier
Activities:
Hiking
Activity Level:
Moderate
On this excursion, you will have the opportunity to hike and climb on the Sólheimajokull glacier, which is unrivaled in terms of its beauty. You are going to put your ice climbing talents to the test as you investigate the crevasse-ridden outlet glacier. Spending the day on the …
Tour Details
0
Enjoy northern lights on an Arctic cruise
$11,495
Savings
EXPLORE

Under the Northern Lights: Exploring Iceland & East Greenland

Roundtrip Reykjavik - 14 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer
  • Search for iconic arctic wildlife
  • Wonder at the mountains and cliffs
  • View the amazing Aurora Borealis
  • Zodiac cruise to explore landscapes
  • Optional kayaking adventure
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience two of the last unspoiled wilderness areas on the planet with a 14-day expedition aboard the Ocean Adventurer. Cruise along Iceland’s mountainous Vestfjords and Greenland’s remote northeast coast, home to the largest fjord system in the world, discover diverse and …
Cruise Details
0
Arctic puffins
$10,450
EXPLORE

The Canadian Maritimes and Newfoundland

St. John's - St. John's - 10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Venture into L’Anse aux Meadows
  • Explore Gros Morne National Park
  • Look for moose, seabirds and whales
  • Discover eastern Canada's beauty
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Venture into the ancient Viking settlement of L’Anse aux Meadows, the only widely accepted site of trans-Atlantic Viking establishment and very early Norse exploration. See WWII harbor defenses, and visit the only North American island that remains under French control, an outpost of its era …
Cruise Details
0
Scoresby Sund
$21,895
Savings
EXPLORE

Northern Lights Explorer

Kirkenes - Bergen - 22 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Discover Vega Island
  • Explore Greenland’s Scoresbysund
  • Visit Iceland’s remote Westfjords
  • Witness Aurora Borealis
Starts / Ends:
North Cape Islands / Bergen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Beginning in the far north of the nation at North Cape, we travel south, stopping in the Lofoten Islands and seeing the mesmerizing Mount Torghatten, known for the hole in its middle. Take a Zodiac trip through the breathtaking Trollfjord, a gorge surrounded by high mountains and so small that only …
Cruise Details
0
1-18 of 26 Results

Arctic Travel Guide

Favorite Arctic All Trips

Top Arctic Travel Destinations

Arctic Trips by Departure Date

Top Experiences in Arctic

Arctic Trips by Duration

Arctic Trips by Activity

More Reasons

Why Travel With Adventure Life

All News

Recognized By