Iceland at a Slower Pace: Circumnavigating a Land of Fire and Ice

Sail around Iceland and see a land of contrasts aboard an expedition ship. Visit remote villages and explore the unique landscape of fjords, glaciers, waterfalls and geothermal springs.
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Program No. 22973RJ
11 days
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At a Glance

When the Vikings sailed off into the sunset and into the unknown, they discovered a new land of fire and ice, where stunning basalt columns and geothermal springs dotted the landscape. Today’s Iceland still features the natural wonders that captivated its earliest explorers. It’s like no place else in the world. Exploring at a leisurely pace on this learning adventure, circumnavigate the island with local experts to discover the human and geologic history that created remote trading posts, beautiful volcanic backdrops and powerful glaciers.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Moderate: Walking up 1 mile per day over uneven, rocky terrain.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Explore the dramatic Snæfellsnes Peninsula, often called “Iceland in Miniature,” for the diversity of natural features, from its crowning glacier to towering waterfalls.
  • Sail among huge icebergs in the picturesque scenery of Jökulsárlon glacier lagoon.
  • Soak in the soothing geothermal waters of Iceland’s natural springs, including the renowned Blue Lagoon.
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