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Iceland Discovery

10 Day
Between Reykjavik and Reykjavik
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Immerse yourself in the extraordinary scenic beauty of Iceland with a luxury cruise tour on-board Scenic Eclipse, the world’s first 6-star discovery yacht. Over the course of this 10 day itinerary, you’ll discover towering volcanoes, peaceful thermal spas and local myths and legends, all while enjoying the spectacular vistas which emerge on the horizon. Our Iceland Discovery cruise is a unique way to explore the scenic wonders of this majestic country, giving you unrivalled access to beautiful stretches of coastline few travellers get to experience. Your journey on-board Scenic Eclipse starts and ends in Iceland’s charming capital, Reykjavik, and you’ll circumnavigate the entire island during the cruise, enjoying the many luxury amenities available on-board our discovery vessel. As the ship cuts a steady course around the island, you’ll be given exclusive access to a range of activities that will make your trip truly unforgettable, including helicopter tours of the island’s most prized beauty spots and the chance to explore the country’s imposing seaboard on a state-of-the-art zodiac. 

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* From price is for a 06 August 2019 departure. For a full list of pricing and availability, please see below. All prices are per person, twin share in GBP, based on two guests sharing. Terms and conditions apply and we reserve the right to withdraw our offers at any time. Please note, the ship operating a particular cruise is subject to change.
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Day 1
UK > Reykjavik
Fly from the UK to Reykjavik where you will be transferred to Scenic Eclipse. Regional flights are available on application. Toast the start of your luxurious cruise.
Meals included: Dinner
Day 2
Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Sparkling fjords, dramatic volcanic peaks, sheer sea cliffs and vast lava flows beckon as we cruise in and around the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. See vast concentrations of bird species nesting on the treacherous Látrabjarg cliffs and marine life in the waters of the Peninsula.

Freechoice

With a flexible itinerary depending on the conditions, the Discovery Team will lead Zodiac and kayak excursions or you can choose a helicopter excursion^.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
Isafjordur

Located in the incredibly stunning landscapes of the Westfjords is the small town of Isafjordur.

Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.

Freechoice

Visit the Ósvör Maritime Museum or take a walk in search of birdlife at Vigur Island. The more active may choose a hike in the impressive Hornstrandir nature reserve or take a kayak adventure.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
Grimsey Island > Akureyri

Keep your eyes open for whales and dolphins as we cruise to Grimsey Island north of the mainland and straddling the Arctic Circle.

Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.

Cruise into the harbour of Akureyri this evening and admire the views of the brightly coloured houses
with the backdrop of a snow-capped mountain under the sultry hues of the Arctic summer evening.

Freechoice

Discovery excursions by Zodiac and kayak offer opportunities to spot puffins and other birdlife or take a walk across the small island and cross the Arctic Circle.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
Akureyri

Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.

There is ample time in this lovely city to explore at your leisure and enjoy some of the local nightlife.

Freechoice

Visit the Herring Era Museum to learn about this once thriving industry or explore the city and taste local specialties. You may choose Laufas Open Air Museum and Goðafoss waterfall or play golf.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
Husavik

Nestled on the edge of Shaky Bay, the town of Husavik is one of the best locations in Iceland to see multiple species of whales.

Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.

Freechoice

Board the traditional fishing boats for a whale-watching cruise or visit the geothermal region of Lake Mývatn. Alternatively 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
Day 7
Seydisfjordur

We dock right in the heart of this charming town settled by wealthy Norwegian fishermen, allowing free time for you to explore at leisure.

Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.

Freechoice

Your local guide will share stories on a walking tour or you can meet some local residents and share morning tea together. Those feeling active may choose a hike in the Skálanes nature reserve or take a discovery excursion by Zodiac or kayak.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8
Westman Islands

This small archipelago was born from geological volatility and is home to vast species of birdlife including nesting puffins each summer. Heimaey was the site of the eruption of the Eldfell volcano in 1973 that covered most of the island with volcanic ash.

Helicopter excursions are available^.

Freechoice

Tour the island and visit the Volcano Museum built around one of the destroyed houses or take a hike over the lava fields to the top of the new volcanic cone. Alternatively cruise around the island with a local captain in search of birdlife, including the puffin colonies and discover hidden caves.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9
Thorlakshofn

Freechoice: Visit the geothermal area and see how the power generated sustains daily life on the island or hike the glacial fields at Mýrdalsjökull ice cap. You can choose to visit the small village of Eyrarbakki or take a dip in the famous Blue Lagoon geothermal spa.

Enrich
Be immersed in Icelandic culture and traditions at a private performance.

Freechoice

Visit the geothermal area and see how the power generated sustains daily life on the island or hike the glacial fields at Mýrdalsjökull ice cap. You can choose to visit the small village of Eyrarbakki or take a dip in the famous Blue Lagoon geothermal spa.

Enrich

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

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 10
Reykjavik > UK
After breakfast, disembark and transfer to Reykjavik airport for your flight back to the UK.
Meals included: Breakfast
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