Iceland

Fire and Ice: A Circumnavigation of Mystical Iceland

Program No. 21877RJ
On an expedition cruise ship, discover Iceland’s natural fjords, geysers, glaciers and fascinating human history during a voyage around this dramatic country.

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At a Glance

Turquoise thermal pools. Otherworldly waterfalls. Towering blue icebergs. Iceland is an astonishing package of the planet’s natural wonders. Discover them on colorful display — fjords, geysers, glaciers, volcanoes — during an extraordinary learning voyage around this dramatic country. From Reykjavik on the southwest coast, sail clockwise around the island and navigate pristine fjords, setting foot on a glacier and soaking in soothing hot springs.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles daily over rough, rocky and uneven terrain. This program includes an excursion by Zodiac; the final step to board this vessel is 14 to 18 inches.

What You'll Learn

  • Have opportunities to observe birds and whales up close.
  • See "Pompeii of the North" — a volcanic crater
  • Learn about the geology of the rejuvenating waters at the Blue Lagoon.
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