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Live one of the below 22 unique Iceland cultural experiences for 2023 or 2024. Visit villages and experience local cuisine with a local English speaking guide on your own private tour or small group guided tour. Discover unique local cultures on trips that include activities like village visits, cruises, wildlife viewing, small ship cruises, and whale watching and cost from $1,279 for experiences of 5 to 27 days. Tell us about your ideal Iceland cultural trip and our Iceland experts will help you plan every detail of your next trip.
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Discover ancient cultures of the Orkney islands
$12,740
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Legendary Northern Isles: Scotland, Faroes, & Iceland

Bergen - Reykjavík - 13 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Go back in time at Skara Brae
  • See the mysterious Ring of Brofgar
  • Walk through Jarlshof
  • Observe incredible birdlife
Starts / Ends:
Bergen / Reykjavik
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail beneath the midnight sun, overseas steeped in Norse mythology, and along the route of the boldest Vikings who ventured west. Meet the welcoming islanders who call the scenic Faroes home—Danes by nationality and Viking by blood. See the graves of their Viking ancestors and explore their …
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The breathtaking scenery of Iceland
$4,995
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Iceland Circumnavigation

Reykjavík Roundtrip - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Experience Reykjavík's culture
  • Explore Iceland's pristine fjords
  • Search for whales and dolphins
  • Visit traditional fishing villages
Activities:
Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this 10-day adventure cruise to the ancient Viking stronghold of Iceland, a mystical land shaped by fire and ice.Voyaging aboard the Ocean Endeavour, experience Iceland at its best and most diverse. Marvel at the geological wonders of this island at the edge of the Arctic Circle, exploring its …
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Walruses coming ashore in the arctic
$46,280
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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 …
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The awesome landscapes of Iceland
$10,195
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Iceland Circumnavigation

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Explore Látrabjarg bird cliffs
  • Explore glaciers, lakes, & beaches
  • Enjoy whale-watching in Húsavik
  • Tour Hornstrandir peninsula
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the "Land of Ice and Fire," where snow-capped mountains tower over glaciers and active volcanoes roar. In one of the most geologically active regions, you can stroll along a black sand beach littered with sparkling bergy bits, uncover geysers, fumaroles, and bubbling mud pools, or …
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The amazing Godafoss Waterfall
$7,265
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Circumnavigating Iceland: The Land of Elves, Sagas, and Volcanoes

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 11 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fram
  • See Snæfellsnes National Park
  • Enjoy hikes to waterfalls
  • Go whale-watching near Husavik
  • Step across the Arctic Circle
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Heimaey Island
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover remote fishing villages, spectacular bird colonies and the picturesque fjords, lakes and mountain peaks of Iceland, the land of ice and fire on this 11-day circumnavigation cruise aboard MS Fram. Depart from the vibrant city of Reykjavik, a modern city with fascinating natural and cultural …
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Street view of old town Reykjavik
$6,780
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Wild Iceland Escape

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 5 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Explore Iceland's pristine fjords
  • Soak in geothermal hot springs,
  • Discover Westfjords' biodiversity
  • Watch out for humpback whales
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover why Iceland is known as the “land of fire and ice” on a voyage to the remote fjords and volcanic isles along the country's western coast. Venture across the stark landscape of an island formed by volcanic eruptions, where the ground is still warmed by geothermal …
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Grass covers the houses of the Faroe Islands, blending them into the landscape.
$4,395
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North Atlantic Saga: Scotland, the Faroe Islands, and Iceland

Aberdeen-Reykjavik - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Stand among Neolithic stones
  • Shop for exquisite handicrafts
  • See the volcanic Surtsey island
  • Follow the routes of the Vikings
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 11-day expedition cruise charts a course unlike any other on Earth, from the costaline of Scotland, through the cliffs of the Faroe Islands, to the volcanic plains of Iceland. Explore ancient Neolithic ruins on rugged Celtic islands, and sail into the sagas of Norse explorers bound for …
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Exploring Greenland
$12,443
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The Heart of Greenland with Disko Bay

16 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fridtjof Nansen
  • Discover Disko Bay
  • Admire the stunning Arctic scenery
  • Learn more about local culture
  • Visit Ilulissat Icefjord
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 16-day voyage begins and ends in Iceland, taking you to the western Greenlandic coastline with its charming scenery and many colorful settlements. You will meet the warm people who live here, and learn more about their traditions and modern culture. Disko Bay is also renowned for its Arctic …
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Northern lights dance across the Arctic landscape
$15,140
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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 …
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Exploring Greenland
$7,499
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Natural Wonders of Greenland - Tour 2

Kangerlussuaq- Reykjavik - 12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Discover the splendid Sisimiut
  • Visit the beautiful Uummannaq
  • Experience the Ilulissat Ice Fjord
  • Discover charming Reykjavik
Starts / Ends:
Kangerlussuaq / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the MS Seaventure in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, and set off on your journey to Iceland. Along the way, marvel at the stunning sights: from majestic glaciers and icebergs floating in deep-blue water to the islands' unique indigenous wildlife, the natural wonders of the Arctic are the stars …
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Houses of Greenland
$24,150
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Northeast Greenland's Unexplored Sea Ice

Reykjavík Roundtrip - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Discover Blosseville
  • Cross Denmark Strait
  • Explore Ittoqqortoormiit
  • Watch the arctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 15-day cruise provides an unforgettable experience of visiting the northeast coast of Greenland, one of the most remote areas in the Far North.Explore the coasts of Blosseville, Ittoqqortoormiit, and Greenland's northeast roundtripReykjavíkaboard Le Commandant Charcot.Embark in …
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Midnight sun over Lofoten
$27,030
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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 …
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A caribou antler found while exploring Baffin Island
$17,860
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Fabled Lands Of The North: Greenland To Newfoundland

United States-United States - 16 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Visit 2 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Meet Inuit artisans at Baffin
  • Observe polar bears
  • Discover Newfoundland and Labrador
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark theNational Geographic Explorerfor a thrilling exploration of the far north’s ice-carved landscapes,sailing from Greenland to Newfoundland and Labrador. Navigate massive icebergs at the mouth of the Ilulissat Icefjord, and venture into Davis Strait en route to Canada’s legendary …
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Explore volcanic Heimaey Island
$7,490
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Iceland Voyage: Land of Fire and Ice with Smithsonian Journeys

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bellot
  • See Arctic wildlife
  • Discover Iceland's landscapes
  • Explore colorful Reykjavik
  • Visit a whale sanctuary
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
You will board the ship in Reykjavik, the world’s northernmost capital city. With its houses with colorful roofs and its lake that is home to countless ducks, the city offers a picture-postcard setting. In Kirkjufell, the stunning cone-shaped mountain possesses a unique charm and this will be …
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Reflection of colorful houses in Greenland
$7,499
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Natural Wonders of Greenland - Tour 1

Reykjavik - Kangerlussuaq - 12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Cross the Prince Christian Sound
  • Visit the ancient town Qassiarsuk
  • Tour Greenland's oldest town, Nuuk
  • Experience the Ilulissat Ice Fjord
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
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 MS Seaventure, while musk oxen graze ashore. Discover the immense …
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Reykjavik, Iceland
$24,750
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Reykjavik to Reykjavik - Door to Door

Reykjavik Roundtrip - 19 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Endeavour
  • Feel bursts of geysers
  • Enjoy the ice and fire country
  • Watch polar bears
  • Observe arctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Village Visits, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 19-day, round-trip voyage on board the Silver Endeavour, you'll discover Greenland's breathtaking fjord systems. Heed the intoxicating call of the north, writing epic tales of Arctic adventure. You’ll see it all on this trip aboard the Silver Endeavour - Silversea’s …
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Aurora borealis, Norway
$31,570
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The Northwest Passage - In the Wake of the Great Explorers

Reykjavik - Vancouver - 27 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fridtjof Nansen
  • Tour Iceland's capital, Reykjavik
  • Visit Nuuk, Greenland's capital
  • Travel to Greenland and North Sea
  • Observe unique Arctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Vancouver, BC
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Depart Reykjavik and sail along the Denmark Strait to Prince Christian Sound, the Inuit homeland of Nunavut on Baffin Island. This voyage takes you across the Davis Strait and into the Northwest Passage. Explore the islands that dot this famously difficult nautical passage. Discover potential sites …
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Stykkisholmur
$19,800
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Reykjavik to Tromso - Door to Door

17 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Endeavour
  • Watch for seals, dolphin and whales
  • Learn about northerly traditions
  • Hike to cape Knivskjellodden
  • Observe large colony of Arctic Tern
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Tromso
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This is a 17-day trip on board the Silver Endeavour from Reykjavik to Tromso, to see the landscapes of Norway and Iceland.Heart-stopping glimpses of polar bears, immense volcanic scenery, and remote Arctic escapades lure intrepid adventurers north. Discover Iceland’s panoramas and …
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