Iceland Discovery by Scenic Eclipse

Reykjavik | Dynjandi Waterfall | Isafjordur | Adalvik | Grimsey Island | Husavik | Syoisfjordur | Heimaey | Thorlakshofn | Reykjavik

Explore glaciers and volcanoes, immerse yourself in the distinctive Icelandic culture and delight in the sheer abundance of other-worldly sights

Level
VIP $9,595
Season
July – Aug
Duration
9 Days 8 Nights
Theme
Couple / Group Friend
Product Code
EA012

The Highlights of the Journey

  • Experiences this captivating destination from a truly enviable perspective
  • Explore glaciers and volcanoes
  • Immerse yourself in the distinctive Icelandics, culture, and delight in the sheer abundance of otherworldly sights

 

**Rates are based on Deluxe Verandah Suite Category in US Dollar
**Rates are based on 2 (two) people traveling together staying in one stateroom
**Rates are based on low season rate and subject to change depending on the availability

Day 1

Reykjavik | Embark

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.

Explore glaciers and volcanoes, immerse yourself in the distinctive Icelandic culture and delight in the sheer abundance of other-worldly sights. Iceland’s magical thrall will have you spellbound in no time. Familiarize yourself with the elegant lines, perfectly-proportioned suites, and expansive wellness zones of the World’s First Discovery Yachts. Every element of Scenic Eclipse has been considered with your enjoyment and pleasure in mind, creating a special environment that facilitates global adventure in truly 6-star luxury.

Day 2

Dynjandi Waterfall

Sail deep into the dramatic Westfjords Peninsula to witness the thundering Dynjandi Waterfall, the largest waterfall in the region.

Please noted: weather depending 

Day 3

Isafjordur

This day you will see the stunning landscapes continue as you explore more of the Westfjords. Here you will get to visit the small Icelandic town of Isafjördur.

Today activity you may 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.

Day 4

Grimsey Island

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

Day 5

Husavik

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.

Day 6

Syedisfjordur

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.

Day 7

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.

Day 8

Thorlakshofn

Named after Saint Thorlak, who was bishop at Skálholt, this small fishing village forms a natural harbor 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 center, interactive experience on volcanic life.

Discovery: 

Take a Scenic Discovery excursion hiking the glacial fields at Mýrdalsjökull ice cap.

Day 9

Reykjavik | Disembark

Today your cruise ends this morning back in Reykjavík as you say farewell to your crew. Disembark after breakfast. 

You will meet the guide in port which will take you to go around Reykjavik and you may choose to flight back or extend your trip.