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Sea kayaking in Iceland  is one of the most unique ways to witness the natural wonders the country has to offer. Your cruise ship offers a great vantage point from above the water, but in a kayak, you are right on the glassy surface of the icy northern ocean. You will experience Iceland just as the marine life does, admiring the towering fjords & ominous icebergs in their full scale. It's also one of the best ways to get up close to the incredible wildlife that has adapted to life on top of the world, including walruses, polar bears, and perhaps even the elusive narwhal! Kayaking isn't the only thing you will experience on these tours, and it will be balanced with an exciting mix of other activities, like trekking across glaciers, getting to know the fascinating Viking culture, and spending time with some locals.
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$2,695
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Iceland Circumnavigation

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Explore Breidafjördur Bay
  • See Lake Myvatn Nature Reserve
  • Visit the Whale Capital of Iceland!
  • Reach Vatnajökull Glacier
  • Play golf in a volcano crater
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience an unforgettable 10-day journey around Iceland aboard the Ocean Diamond. Discover this mystical land steeped in Viking traditions and volcanic landscapes not seen anywhere else on earth. This cruise reveals a diverse array of natural wonders and the Icelandic way of life. A range of …
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Exploring Greenland
$10,995
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Four Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Greenland and Iceland

18 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Explore the four Arctic Islands
  • Immerse in icy realm of the Arctic
  • Search for iconic arctic wildlife
  • Visit a remote Inuit community
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 18-day itinerary gives a generous sampling of the four unique Arctic regions. This voyage is ideal for first-time visitors who want a taste of everything the Arctic has to offer. Beginning in Norway, your adventure takes you to Spitsbergen, renowned for its stunning scenery and abundant, …
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Ittoqqortoormiit Village, Greenland
$9,995
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Three Arctic Islands: Iceland, Greenland and Spitsbergen

Northbound - 15 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Immerse in the icy realm of Arctic
  • Marvel at the glaciers and wildlife
  • Hike the tundra and explore
  • Cruise in a Zodiac to explore
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Oslo
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the three unique regions of Iceland, Greenland and Spitsbergen starting in Reykjavik, where you get a glimpse of this modern city steeped in Icelandic culture and history, you’ll cruise high above the Arctic Circle to the remote eastern coast of Greenland and then venture to the …
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A Musk Ox stares at the camera from the tundra.
$7,200
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Jewels of the Arctic

14 Day Itinerary aboard Polar Pioneer
  • Observe amazing wildlife and plants
  • Explore Arctic waters and icebergs
  • Learn about the region's history
  • Enjoy the welcoming locals
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Jewels of the Arctic combines the best of Spitsbergen and Greenland, with a taste of Iceland, on a 14-day expedition cruise on the Polar Pioneer. Spitsbergen’s rugged northwest coast comprises mountains, tundra and fjords. While crossing the icy waters of the Greenland Sea, onboard experts …
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$3,855
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Iceland and Natural Wonders of Greenland

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Play golf in a volcano crater
  • Cross the Prins Christian Sound
  • Visit the ancient town Qassiarsuk
  • Tour Greenland's oldest town, Nuuk
  • Experience the Ilulissat Ice Fjord
Activities:
Helicopter Tour, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 12-day voyage from Iceland to Greenland discover the immense scenic and cultural variety of the world’s largest island. Sail from the beautiful and fertile south with its fascinating Viking history to the modern capital of Nuuk and then continue north to the town of Ilulissat with its …
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Wild Icelandic Horse grazing
$2,855
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Iceland Circumnavigation

2020 - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Explore Breidafjördur Bay
  • See Lake Myvatn Nature Reserve
  • Play golf in a volcano crater
  • Reach Vatnajökull Glacier
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience an unforgettable 10-day journey around Iceland aboard the Ocean Diamond. Discover this mystical land steeped in Viking traditions and volcanic landscapes not seen anywhere else on earth. This cruise reveals a diverse array of natural wonders and the Icelandic way of life. A range of …
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Late summer in West Greenland
$3,855
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Natural Wonders of Greenland and Iceland

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Sail through Evighedsfjord
  • Visit Narsarsuaq
  • Explore Vestmannaeyjar island
  • Discover charming Reykjavik
Starts/ Ends in:
Kangerlussuaq / Reykjavik
Activities:
Helicopter Tour, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From Disko Bay to Iceland, from majestic glaciers and icebergs floating in deep-blue water to the island’s unique indigenous wildlife, the natural wonders of Greenland are the stars of this soft adventure voyage. Whales and seals often accompany the Ocean Diamond, while musk ox graze ashore. …
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Enjoy northern lights on an Arctic cruise
$7,495
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Under the Northern Lights: Exploring Iceland & East Greenland

14 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • 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 Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience two of the last unspoiled wilderness areas on the planet with the 14-day Under the Northern Lights: Exploring Iceland & East Greenland itinerary. Cruising along Iceland’s mountainous Vestfjords and Greenland’s remote northeast coast, home to the largest fjord system in …
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Exploring Greenland
$9,995
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Three Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Greenland and Iceland

Southbound - 15 Day Itinerary aboard World Explorer
  • Immerse in the icy realm of Arctic
  • Marvel at the glaciers and wildlife
  • Hike the tundra and explore
  • Cruise in a Zodiac to explore
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Variety is the spice of the Three Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Greenland, and Iceland adventure, named one of National Geographic Traveler’s 50 Tours of a Lifetime. Check three different Arctic regions off your list, heading above the Arctic Circle to Spitsbergen, in the Svalbard archipelago, …
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Looking out over an iceberg-filled lagoon in Jokulsarlon, Iceland
$15,200
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Iceland Round-trip

Reykjavik to Reykjavik - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • Discover the dramatic Heimaey
  • Explore Husavik
  • Admire the Latrabjarg bird cliffs
  • Enjoy the Icelandic culture
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
A spectrum of natural wonders awaits you on this voyage: from the geological playground of Lake Myvatn to a glacial lagoon and recent volcanic eruptions, immerse yourself in authentic local living. Share coffee, cake, stories, and laughter around a table with the owners of Vigur Island and sail …
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Traveler photographing the Jokulsarlon Glacier.
$10,990
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A Circumnavigation of Iceland

Iceland - 10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Meet Iceland’s people & culture
  • Actively explore Iceland's coasts
  • Experience Iceland’s unique geology
  • Travel with an expert team
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Land & Sea, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Iceland’s geology in all its manifestations is world-class: glaciers, thundering waterfalls, immense cliffs, geothermal springs, boiling mud pots, and rock and lava-scapes of unearthly beauty. It alone makes a circumnavigation a very compelling idea. But when you add in components like …
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Hiking under the Northern Lights
$2,405
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Northern Lights & Whales: Sea & Land

7 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Visit Snaefellnes Peninsula
  • Discover idyllic Isafjördur
  • Hike along a black sandy beach
  • Watch whales in offshore waters
Activities:
Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy the silence and tranquility of Iceland on this 7-day trip that offers you the opportunity to admire the famous and incredible northern lights and unique whale watching. Begin your explorations with a 3-day cruise with shore excursions and interesting lectures before an exciting bus tour along …
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Arctic puffins
$4,444
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Circumnavigating Iceland

9 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fram
  • Explore mystical Iceland
  • See fascinating landscapes
  • Experience bird and whale paradise
  • Discover Iceland´s coast
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the best ofIceland on this expedition around the North Atlantic island nation. An extensive voyage takes you to see a large variety of fascinating nature, wildlife, and settlements.The western region of Iceland features spectacular scenery and home to thrilling Viking sagas. The …
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Quaint fishing village in Norway
$17,160
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A Voyage to Iceland, East Greenland, and Norway

16 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Visit the Eldfell volcanic crater
  • Sail across Látrabjarg cliffs
  • Explore East Greenland
  • Explore the Norwegian coast
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on National Geographic Endurance for a 16-day exploration from the remote reaches of Iceland to the rugged, ice-sculpted shores of Greenland and the spectacular fjords of Norway. Go ashore in the volcanic Westman Islands, then trace the route of legendary Viking explorer Erik the Red to …
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Exploring Greenland
$10,440
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Arctic Expedition: Reykjavik to Longyearbyen

12 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • Sail to Europe's largest bird cliff
  • See the famous Dynjandi Waterfalls
  • Explore Vigur Island
  • Board the kayak for exploration
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver Cloud for a 12-day journey from Iceland to Svalbard, Norway, visiting isolated islands and remote regions. Aboard theSilver Cloudgo past spectacular bird cliffs in Iceland, marveling at the multitude of puffins, guillemots and gulls that congregate to nest. While in Iceland, explore the …
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Grass covers the houses of the Faroe Islands, blending them into the landscape.
$5,995
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Scotland, Faroe Islands & Iceland: Footsteps of Vikings and Gaels

12 Day Itinerary aboard RCGS Resolute
  • Explore stunning coast lines
  • Admire rare bird colonies
  • Immerse yourself in the culture
  • Enjoy perfect photo opp
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The voyage begins in Scotland, known for its rich tapestry of history, culture and rugged, natural beauty. Harsh lands are fringed by a dramatic coastline, broken up by the occasional fishing village and quaint seaside town. Passing through the Outer Hebrides, the UK’s most remote islands, …
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The breathtaking scenery of Iceland
$17,160
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Coastal Wonders of Norway, the Faroe Islands and Iceland

16 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Explore secluded inlets by kayak
  • Encounter the Bronze Age ruins
  • Explore the culture of Faroe Island
  • Observe nesting seabirds
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Follow the Viking trail aboard the new National Geographic Endurance on a 16-day voyage from Norway to the far-flung islands and archipelagos of the Arctic. Cruise the famed Norwegian fjords and the magical Lofoten islands, explore Bronze Age sites in Scotland’s Shetland Islands, and delve …
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Scattered houses of Tromso
$9,630
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Northern Europe Cruise

16 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Whisper
  • Explore Ísafjörður's culture
  • Embrace the beauty of Tromso
  • Experience Southern Norway's beauty
  • Explore northern Scandinavia
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Your journey begins on the inspiring island of Iceland then traveling towards the ethereal beauty of the North Cape, Norway. Bathed in an eerie light, travel on to Tromso, the only major cultural hub above the Arctic Circle. With long days and white nights illuminating this voyage, prepared to be …
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