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On a cruise to Iceland you'll experience a land steeped in Nordic tradition, sweeping landscapes of glaciers, fjords, & steaming volcanoes. In the capital of Reykjavik, you’ll see whalebone artifacts from the medieval Norse period & the impressive Hallgrimskirkja Cathedral. Explore the rugged coastlines, carved over millennia by glaciers and now home to stunning geysers and fjords that can be explored by Zodiac from your cruise ship. A cruise through the Western Fjords will introduce you to one of the most isolated and pristine wildernesses in the northern hemisphere. Here, you'll find Ísafjörður, considered one of the most beautiful inlets in the country. Iceland also serves as a great departure point for Arctic expeditions, including trips to Norway & Greenland. Contact us to get started!

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Three Arctic Islands: Iceland, Greenland and Spitsbergen25%$999515Aug 24, 2020Embark on World Explorer and join its 15-day itinerary that explores Iceland, Greenland and Spitsbergen. Get a chance to see spectacular diverse …
Four Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Greenland and Iceland15%$1099518Aug 13, 2020Explore four incredible regions of the Arctic on this 18-day itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer. Discover the world’s largest fjord system, see the …
Three Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Greenland and Iceland15%$999515Aug 11, 2020Check Spitsbergen, Greenland, and Iceland off your bucket list as you explore these three regions on this 15-day cruise aboard World Explorer. Visit …
Essential Greenland: Southern Coasts and Disko Bay10%$849515Aug 29, 2020This 15-day sailing expedition on Ocean Adventurer takes you to some of Greenland’s most remote regions exploring East, South and West Greenland …
Spitsbergen to Northeast Greenland, Aurora Borealis5%$660014Aug 31, 2020This 14-day Spitsbergen and Northeast Greenland cruise sails waters filled with breath-taking scenery. The expedition passes through areas that are …
East Greenland - Scoresby Sund, Aurora Borealis5%$41008Sep 14, 2020Make memories that will last many years aboard the MV Hondius on this East Greenland - Scoresby Sound voyage. You will be guided by the Northern …
Spitsbergen - Northeast Greenland$700019Jul 28, 2020Get ready to see the largest fjord system in the world: Scoresbysund.  Every adventure, no matter how grand, must eventually come to an end but …
Scoresby Sund - Aurora Borealis5%$41008Sep 13, 2020Experience an 8-day Arctic cruise to Eastern Greenland's Scoresby Sund and witness the Aurora Borealis aboard the small ship The Plancius, as you …

Top 10 Land Tours in Iceland

Trip NameFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
Golden Circle & Glaciers$8543Nov 14, 2019Explore the Golden Circle and the main highlights of the South Iceland coast on this 3-day extension tour. Visit Thingvellir National Park, Geysir, …
East Fjords Trek$19157Jul 11, 2020Spend five full days trekking the remote Víknaslóðir Trail along the East Fjords. This East Iceland hiking tour takes you between stunning …
Birth of Spring$13175May 6, 2020Travel to the isolated East Iceland region to witness the start of spring in a rural land with a long winter. Experience the country lifestyle first …
Strútur Trek$23257Jul 5, 2020Explore the vastness of Iceland's Highland region and its solitude on this South Iceland trekking tour along the Strútur Trail, the second Volcanic …
Best of Iceland$17617Nov 13, 2019Explore the best of Iceland on this exciting 7-day tour. Explore beautiful glaciers, visit the Golden Circle and drive the Ring Road. This complete …
East Vatnajökull Trek$16417Jul 1, 2020Hike in one of the most remote areas on this 4-day Iceland trekking adventure in East Vatnajökull National Park. Trek the Snæfell to Lónsöræfi …
Explore Reykjavik$7703Nov 13, 2019Explore Reykjavik on this short 3-day add-on to your Iceland cruise or land tour. Tour the Golden Circle Route including Thingvellir National Park, …
Discover Iceland$18188Nov 13, 2019Explore the best of Iceland on this 8-day tour, covering Reykjavik and the highlights along the famed Ring Road. Visit the Golden Triangle, witness …
Iceland Winter Escape$5833Jan 1, 2020Journey to Iceland in the midst of the Arctic winter, experiencing the magic of the north during the coldest time of year. Search for the Northern …
South Iceland Encounter$5332Nov 13, 2019Experience the natural wonders of South Iceland on this 2-day adventure. Explore iconic waterfalls and stunning black sand beaches, keeping an eye …

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Home to the northernmost capital city in the world (Reykjavik), Iceland is the home of legends & landscapes. On an Iceland cruise, you will follow in the ancient footsteps of explorer Leif Erikson, as you discover some of the most isolated and unspoiled natural sites in the world.

Highlights of any Iceland cruise excursion include:
  • Navigating these fascinating sites aboard luxurious and intimate ships & boats.
  • Learning about the rich human history from expert guides. 
  • Witnessing the geysers that burst from the ground.
  • Trekking across the glaciers that shaped Iceland.
  • Exploring the distinct fjords that can only be found in this part of the world.
  • Visiting the isolated fishing villages & learning about the villagers' lifestyle.
Getting to Iceland

Since Iceland is isolated from the rest of Europe in the north Atlantic Ocean, there are only two ways to get there:

By air: Direct flights to Iceland from Europe are about 4-5 hours. From North America, they are 5-6 hours. From other countries, you will have to transfer in Europe. Most flights arrive to the Keflavik International Airport.

By sea: Many of our Scandinavian cruises include stops in Iceland as well.
Popular Iceland Cruise Destinations

Some of the most popular destinations frequently visited on an Icelandic cruise include:
  • Reykjavik & Reykjanes Peninsula
  • West Coast & Ísafjördur
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site Breidafjördur Bay
  • Vatnajökull Glacier (the biggest glacier in all of Europe)
  • Norway & Greenland

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Do I need a visa to travel to Iceland?
A visa is not required for traveling to Iceland from Europe, North America, Australia or New Zealand. If you are traveling from South Africa, you will need a visa in advance. It's always safe to check with your state department about travel requirements several months before departure.

Is tipping customary in Iceland?
No, tipping is not expected or necessary, and service charges are usually included in the bills already.

What is the internet access like in Iceland?
While major cities and towns do have WiFi hotspots and cyber cafes, most of our itineraries that visit Iceland are cruises, which do not usually have (consistern) internet access. Remote destinations away from the cities tend not to have internet.

Can I use my cell phone while in Iceland?
If you enable mobile roaming before leaving home, you should have coverage in most of the big cities and towns of Iceland. On open water during cruises or in the more rural destinations you will not likely have coverage.

Do I need a power adapter/ converter?
Iceland has 220-240 volt electricity and uses Europlug/ Schuko outlets. You will need a plug adapter for Type C & Type E/F sockets and a step-down transformer for 110-120V electronics. 

What are the toilets like in Iceland?
Throughout Iceland and on cruise ships you will have modern flushable toilets. You may have to pay a small fee when using public bathrooms.
 
Approximately what will it cost for:
Beer - $6.00
Snack - $2.00
Simple lunch - $9.00
Dinner - $27.00

Can I drink the water in Iceland?
It is safe to drink the tap water in Iceland unless you are specifically told otherwise.

What is the most common way of paying for things in Iceland?
Iceland's currency is the Krona (ISK). 1USD=113ISK. You will be able to pay for nearly everything, from restaurant bills to taxi fares, with your credit card. It's also easy to find ATMs.

Should I purchase travel insurance for my trip?
We always encourage travelers to purchase insurance. For more information and deals, check out the Once I've Booked page.

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