Circumnavigation Of Iceland

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An epic voyage encircling “The Land of Midnight Sun” and crossing into the Arctic Circle. Departing on June 10, 2020.

Details

Duration: 12 Days
Starts in: Iceland
Group Size: 135

Operated by:

Exodus Travels

The original adventure and activity holiday company specializing in cultural, walking, cycling, winter and wildlife adventures.

Itinerary

Arrive in Reykjavik this morning and transfer to our hotel.

After breakfast, set out to explore Iceland’s classic scenic wonders known as the Golden Circle.

By Zodiac, trace the coastline of Flatey Island before going ashore for a guided walk.

After breakfast step ashore in Ísafjördur, the trading and cultural center of the West Fjords.

In the afternoon, visit Siglufjördur, once the undisputed herring fishing capital of the Atlantic.

After an early breakfast, depart on a full-day inland tour of the Mývatn region.

Though Grímsey Island sits astride the Arctic Circle, it enjoys a mild climate and is covered with rich vegetation.

Take a walking tour of this small town and visit the Arctic Henge.

The 11-mile cruise along Seydisfjördur showcases a scenic wonderland of stunning geology, cascading waterfalls, and soaring mountains.

The tiny port of Djupivogur is the gateway to Europe’s largest glacier.

On Heimaey Island, join a local tour of this incredible town with roots dating back to 650 AD.

After breakfast, disembark for a fascinating tour of Hellisheiði Geothermal Power Plant.

Additional Information

Go beyond any average adventurer and follow in the wake of the ancient Vikings on this grand tour and cruise of Iceland. From the plunging waterfalls and massive seabird colonies to Europe’s largest glacier, volcanoes and a multitude of otherworldly geologic wonders, it’s a nature lover's paradise. Explore Iceland’s fabled Golden Circle and see firsthand the meeting point of the North American and European continental plates. Meet the descendants of Vikings and listen to their mesmerizing legacies and folklore. Search for whales, seals and other marine mammals on zodiac excursions. Cruise past icy giants in the Glacier Lagoon, stroll along black sand beaches, watch dramatic geysers explode into the air, and relax in the rejuvenating waters of the Blue Lagoon. Led by Ornithologist Brent Stephenson, whose photography appeared on the cover of Jan 2019’s National Geographic, you’ll have the chance to get to know the island’s enigmatic seabirds while exploring Iceland’s black sand beaches, cascading waterfalls, and impressive seaside cliffs. From National Geographic expeditions in New Zealand to cultural explorations of Papua New Guinea, Brent is no stranger to adventure travel. His passion and knack for wildlife photography has led to publications in books and magazines across the globe, so you can be sure he’s got some tips to improve your photography on the road. Along with Brent, you’ll be joined by renowned marine biologists, naturalists, ornithologists, geologists, archaeologists and more, all specially chosen for this adventure.

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