Call free on 0800 707 6229 for huge extra savings on Hurtigruten The Elves, Sagas and Volcanoes of Iceland Voyage
Iceland is the perfect destination for explorers searching for the unexpected. The nation´s heritage dates back to the ancient sagas, and Icelandic folk tales are rife with mysticism, elves and trolls. Enjoy hikes through lava fields, see natural hot springs, explore raw wilderness, encounter rare wildlife, and visit fascinating historic settlements.
- Explore mystical Iceland - the land of fire and ice
- Fascinating nature with waterfalls, volcanoes and glaciers side by side
- A paradise for bird and whale watching
- Circumnavigation, see the entirety of Iceland's coast
- Hurtigruten Expedition in cabin grade of your choice on a full board basis
- Wind- and water-resistant jacket
- Landings with small boats and activities on board and ashore
- Professional English-speaking Expedition team that gives lectures as well as accompany landings and activities
- Free tea and coffee
Day 1: Reykjavik
Day 2: Stykkishólmur
Participate in one of the exciting activities, such as kayaking, hiking and horseback riding.
Day 3: Stykkishólmur
You will sail around the tip of the Látrabjarg peninsula.
Day 4: Ísafjörður
Explore the beautiful scenery by foot or horseback.
Day 5: Reykjarfjörður
Visit the Hornbjarg cliff, one of the greatest sea bird habitats in Iceland.
Day 6: Hrísey and Akureyri
Enjoy an optional hike or join an excursion to the impressive Goðafoss waterfall.
Day 7: Grímsey
At Grímsey we will use our small boats to reach this green and grassy island. It is probably best known for its proximity to the Arctic Circle, which cuts across the island. You can have the chance to step across that line, North to South.
Day 8: Húsavík
Húsavík is recognized as one of the best whale watching locations in the world.
Day 9: Bakkargerdi and Seyðisfjörður
Explore the town or join an organised hike or take an optional excursion to Skálanes.
Day 10: Djúpivogur
The natural world around Djupivogur is highly varied. The Búlandsnes bird sanctuary is renowned among bird lovers throughout the world, because this is a place where you can observe most Icelandic birds nesting in their natural habitat close by.
Day 11: Heimaey
Heimaey is the largest of the Westman Islands, which are located off Iceland's south coast, and is dominated by magnificent cliffs. These form natural habitats for many different seabirds, including puffins and kittiwakes. The islands are also a great place for spotting whales.
Day 12: Reykjavik
Your trip ends here, If you have the time, join our exciting post programme Golden Circle and Blue Lagoon.
This voyage is departing on the following dates:
- 18th May 2019
- 29th May 2019
- 9th June 2019
- 20th June 2019
MS Spitsbergen has its own on-board Expedition Team and serves as a university at sea. Interesting lectures inside the ship as well as out on the sun deck make this an exciting and educational journey. Topics depend on the season and the waters we sail in. The Expedition Team host a lecture programme and evening gatherings daily.
- Expedition Team
- Explorer bar
- Panoramic lounge – Explorer lounge
- Compass Service Centre
- Brygga bistro
- Torget main dining
- Fitness room
- Hot tub
- Guest launderette
- Panoramic deck 8
- Outside bar for events, decks 7 & 8
Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.
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