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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
  • Soak in the geothermal heated waters of the Sky Lagoon where you can relax with a view of the sea.
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Meals
29 Meals
11 Breakfasts
9 Lunches
9 Dinners
The following choices may be available when requested in advance: Gluten Free, Low Fat, Low Salt, Vegetarian
Lodging
Lodgings may differ by date. Select a date to see the lodgings specific to that date.
Display
Jul 08, 2024 - Jul 19, 2024
  • Jul 08, 2024 - Jul 19, 2024
  • Jun 06, 2024 - Jun 17, 2024 (Reykjavik to At Sea)
  • Jun 14, 2024 - Jun 25, 2024 (Reykjavik to At Sea)
  • Jun 22, 2024 - Jul 03, 2024 (Reykjavik to At Sea)
  • Jun 30, 2024 - Jul 11, 2024 (Reykjavik to At Sea)
  • Jul 08, 2024 - Jul 19, 2024 (Reykjavik to At Sea)
2 nights
Reykjavik
The Berjaya Reykjavik Marina Hotel is a stylish hotel in the old downtown harbor district of Reykjavik. The hotel combines colorful and modern design with old relics of the harbor and shipyard to create a bright and authentic maritime atmosphere. Its located next to the historical, and still fully functioning dry-dock called Slippur.
8 nights
Reykjavik
Iceland Pro's MV Seaventure is an expedition ship that has been assigned the highest ice class for passenger ships. It's fourteen Zodiacs are ready and waiting to get you up close and personal with the most breathtaking natural wonders of Iceland and explore otherwise inaccessible areas by land and sea. A greater density of steel plates in the hull and a massive stem are just two of the many elements that allow the expedition ship to glide safely through the sparkling arctic waters. Built in 1990 and most recently renovated in 2019, it can accommodate 164 guests in 82 cabins.
2 nights
Reykjavik
The Berjaya Reykjavik Marina Hotel is a stylish hotel in the old downtown harbor district of Reykjavik. The hotel combines colorful and modern design with old relics of the harbor and shipyard to create a bright and authentic maritime atmosphere. Its located next to the historical, and still fully functioning dry-dock called Slippur.
8 nights
Reykjavik
Iceland Pro's MV Seaventure is an expedition ship that has been assigned the highest ice class for passenger ships. It's fourteen Zodiacs are ready and waiting to get you up close and personal with the most breathtaking natural wonders of Iceland and explore otherwise inaccessible areas by land and sea. A greater density of steel plates in the hull and a massive stem are just two of the many elements that allow the expedition ship to glide safely through the sparkling arctic waters. Built in 1990 and most recently renovated in 2019, it can accommodate 164 guests in 82 cabins.
2 nights
Reykjavik
The Berjaya Reykjavik Marina Hotel is a stylish hotel in the old downtown harbor district of Reykjavik. The hotel combines colorful and modern design with old relics of the harbor and shipyard to create a bright and authentic maritime atmosphere. Its located next to the historical, and still fully functioning dry-dock called Slippur.
8 nights
Reykjavik
Iceland Pro's MV Seaventure is an expedition ship that has been assigned the highest ice class for passenger ships. It's fourteen Zodiacs are ready and waiting to get you up close and personal with the most breathtaking natural wonders of Iceland and explore otherwise inaccessible areas by land and sea. A greater density of steel plates in the hull and a massive stem are just two of the many elements that allow the expedition ship to glide safely through the sparkling arctic waters. Built in 1990 and most recently renovated in 2019, it can accommodate 164 guests in 82 cabins.
2 nights
Reykjavik
The Berjaya Reykjavik Marina Hotel is a stylish hotel in the old downtown harbor district of Reykjavik. The hotel combines colorful and modern design with old relics of the harbor and shipyard to create a bright and authentic maritime atmosphere. Its located next to the historical, and still fully functioning dry-dock called Slippur.
8 nights
Reykjavik
Iceland Pro's MV Seaventure is an expedition ship that has been assigned the highest ice class for passenger ships. It's fourteen Zodiacs are ready and waiting to get you up close and personal with the most breathtaking natural wonders of Iceland and explore otherwise inaccessible areas by land and sea. A greater density of steel plates in the hull and a massive stem are just two of the many elements that allow the expedition ship to glide safely through the sparkling arctic waters. Built in 1990 and most recently renovated in 2019, it can accommodate 164 guests in 82 cabins.
2 nights
Reykjavik
The Berjaya Reykjavik Marina Hotel is a stylish hotel in the old downtown harbor district of Reykjavik. The hotel combines colorful and modern design with old relics of the harbor and shipyard to create a bright and authentic maritime atmosphere. Its located next to the historical, and still fully functioning dry-dock called Slippur.
8 nights
Reykjavik
Iceland Pro's MV Seaventure is an expedition ship that has been assigned the highest ice class for passenger ships. It's fourteen Zodiacs are ready and waiting to get you up close and personal with the most breathtaking natural wonders of Iceland and explore otherwise inaccessible areas by land and sea. A greater density of steel plates in the hull and a massive stem are just two of the many elements that allow the expedition ship to glide safely through the sparkling arctic waters. Built in 1990 and most recently renovated in 2019, it can accommodate 164 guests in 82 cabins.





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