Ultimate Arctic & Iceland

Ultimate Arctic & Iceland

Starting at $25,390


Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
Accomodations

telephone icon
800.528.9300


Itinerary also travels in reverse.

Click for larger view.
Map for Ultimate Arctic & Iceland


Destination & Sightseeing

ITINERARY

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.

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

Ísafjörður > Adalvik
The stunning landscapes continue as you explore more of the Westfjords. Here you will get to visit the small Icelandic town of Ísafjörður. 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.

Grímsey Island
Keep your eyes open for whales and dolphins as you cruise to Grímsey, 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.

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.

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.

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.

Þorlákshöfn
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.

Reykjavik
Welcome to Reykjavik where you have a full day to discover this fascinating city at your leisure.

East Coast Greenland
As you make your way towards Greenland you’ll become among a privileged few to visit the world’s largest island. Greenland’s wilderness offers some of the most spectacular and unspoilt scenery on Earth.

East Coast Greenland
Greenland’s wilderness offers some of the most spectacular and unspoilt scenery on Earth.

At Sea
Sail through the Arctic waters of Greenland’s coastline, discovering the natural wonders that unfold before you.

East Coast Fjords
Spend two days cruising and exploring Greenland’s magnificent East Coast Fjords, the world’s largest fjord system. Cruise among glorious icebergs and active volcanoes and feel the spray of thundering waterfalls. Kaiser Franz Josef Fjord, a remote and rarely visited fjord system and featuring some of the most spectacular tundra’s in the region offers countless opportunities for exploration. Together with Kong Oskar Fjord guests, will experience vast stretches of tranquil waters, stunning scenery and a myriad of wildlife spotting opportunities. Discovery: Explore with your Discovery Team.

East Coast Fjords
Cruise and explore Greenland’s magnificent East Coast Fjords.

East Coast Fjords
Cruise and explore Greenland’s magnificent East Coast Fjords.

North East Greenland
North East Greenland is home to Greenlands National Park –the largest in the world at 972,000km2, with less than 40 human in habitats but a magical world of wildlife. Discovery: You’ll enjoy Scenic Discovery excursions exploring by Zodiac, looking for musk ox, Arctic hare and Eider ducks, or discover old trappers huts on hikes across the tundra. Conditions permitting, there will be a good chance for kayakers to paddle the waterways.

North East Greenland
Continue to cruise and explore North East Greenland.

At Sea
Relax on board as you make your way to one of the world’s northernmost inhabited areas.

Svalbard Archipelago
The Svalbard Archipelago’s rugged glaciers and frozen tundras are a fragile and remote area of vast environmental significance, while Spitsbergen is the largest island. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day, making the most of the long daylight hours, weather and ice conditions to give you the best experience possible in this extraordinary part of the world. Your Scenic Eclipse voyage sails in at prime time for wildlife spotting, and there will be opportunities to spot the dominant predators of the region including the Polar bear. Marine species in the area include the carefully protected walrus with its characteristic tusks and several species of whales. Once hunted almost out of existence in a region now transformed into a dedicated conservation area, your encounters with these giants of the sea will be a memory to treasure. Discovery: Enjoy daily Scenic Discovery excursions to get up close to the majestic scenery, tundra landscapes, wildlife and marine life that surrounds you.

Svalbard Archipelago
Cruise Svalbard Archipelago. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

Svalbard Archipelago, Norway
Cruise Svalbard Archipelago. Due to the extraordinary nature of the region, the sailing and expedition schedule is flexible. Your experienced Captain and Discovery Leader will use their expertise to design this section of your voyage from day to day.

Longyearbyen > Oslo, Norway
Your cruise ends this morning as you say farewell to the crew, disembark and fly to Oslo. 

Check Mark Disclaimer: Prices listed are per person, based on double occupancy, and in USD. All promotions are valid for new bookings only, capacity controlled and valid on select dates and departures. Individual Terms and Conditions will apply to all promotions. Any promotion can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Please speak with your Pavlus Travel Planner for complete vendor terms and conditions, including eligible tour and cruise dates.

REDEEM POINTS FOR TRAVEL WITH PAVLUS TRAVEL. Book with Pavlus Travel and use Membership Rewards® points from American Express for all or part of a cruise, vacation package, flight or prepaid hotel. Terms & Conditions Apply. We’re Cruise Specialists with Great Cruise Deals, European River Cruise Experts & Europe Tour Packages retailers.

Travel Leaders IATA CLIA ASTA