Iceland Discovery

9 Days
Reykjavik to Reykjavik
From (USD)
$ 8,195
Dates & Pricing

2021 Reykjavik > Reykjavik

Exploring the Land of Fire and Ice

There are few places in the world more fascinating than Iceland. Quirky, compelling, and eminently atmospheric, this unique island is known for its stunning volcanic beauty and mythical tales.
On your circumnavigation of the island you will experience this captivating destination from a truly enviable perspective on board Scenic Eclipse. Explore glaciers and volcanoes, immerse yourself in the distinctive Icelandic culture and delight in the sheer abundance of other-worldly sights. Iceland’s magical thrall will have you spellbound in no time.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
101I
Duration:
9 days
Departure City:
Reykjavik
Return City:
Reykjavik

9 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Reykjavík, Iceland

    Welcome to Reykjavík, the world’s northernmost capital city, where a world  of wonder awaits as you step on board and raise your glass to toast the start  of your luxurious cruise.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Dynjandi Waterfall

    Weather depending, sail deep into the dramatic Westfjords Peninsula to witness the thundering Dynjandi Waterfall, the largest waterfall in the region.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Isafjördur > Adalvik

    The stunning landscapes continue as you explore more of the Westfjords. Here you will get to visit the small Icelandic town of Isafjördur.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Visit the Ósvör Maritime Museum or tour the eco friendly fishing village of Sudurey to learn about the life of a fisherman and taste local produce.

    Discovery

    Choose a Scenic Discovery excursion ranging from a walk in search of birdlife on Vigur Island, to a hike in the Hornstrandir Nature Reserve, or take a kayak adventure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Grimsey Island

    Keep your eyes open for whales and dolphins as you cruise to Grimsey, straddling the Arctic Circle.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Play some golf at the Arctic Circle on this 3 hole course.

    Discovery

    Choose a walk across this small island and cross the Arctic Circle.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Húsavík

    Nestled on the edge of Shaky Bay, the town of Husavík is one of the best locations in Iceland to see multiple species of whales.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Board traditional fishing boats for a whale watching cruise, or relax in the GeoSea sea baths.

    Discovery

    Enter Vatnajökull National Park and see the impressive Dettifoss Waterfall whose powerful flow originates from the largest glacier in Iceland.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Seyðisfjörður

    Dock right in the heart of this charming town settled by wealthy Norwegian fishermen, and take advantage of the opportunity to explore at your leisure.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Your local guide will share stories of the town on a walking tour including a short concert in the Blue Church, or visit the Wilderness Centre and learn of the Icelandic wilderness history, nature and the life of the original inhabitants.

    Discovery

    Choose a Scenic Discovery excursion such as hiking in the Skálanes Nature Reserve.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Heimaey

    This small archipelago was born from volcanic activity and is full of natural beauty. It’s home to vast species of birdlife, including nesting puffins each summer. The largest island, Heimaey, was the site of the eruption of the Eldfell volcano in 1973 that covered most of the island with volcanic ash.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Tour the island and visit the Eldheimar Museum built around one of the destroyed houses, or cruise around the island with a local captain in search of birdlife, including the puffin colonies.

    Discovery

    Take a Scenic Discovery excursion hiking over the lava fields to the top of the new volcanic cone.

    Enrich

    Be immersed in Icelandic culture and folklore at a private performance.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Thorlakshofn

    Named after Saint Thorlak, who was bishop at Skálholt, this small fishing village forms a natural harbour on the southern coast of Iceland.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Visit the geothermal area and see how the power generated sustains daily life on the island. Alternatively, choose to take a dip in the famous Blue Lagoon geothermal spa, or explore the LAVA centre, an interactive experience on volcanic life.

    Discovery

    Take a Scenic Discovery excursion hiking the glacial fields at Mýrdalsjökull ice cap.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Reykjavik, Iceland

    Your cruise ends this morning back in Reykjavík as you say farewell to your crew. Disembark after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight homeward.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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