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Circumnavigating Iceland and the Fjords of East Greenland


Departure date
23 days

Cruise Overview

23-Day Expedition Cruise circumnavigating Iceland, before taking in the fjords of Greenland in 2024/2025.

Join an expedition cruise exploring Iceland and Greenland, and discover the captivating natural wonders of both countries.

Experience the land of volcanoes, glaciers, and geothermal pools as we circumnavigate Iceland and sail in the world’s largest fjord system in Greenland.

Gain insight into the traditions and culture of the remote Greenlandic people and step across the Arctic Circle on the Icelandic island of Grímsey.

23-Day Expedition Cruise circumnavigating Iceland, before taking in the fjords of Greenland in 2024/2025.

Land of contrasts

Sail Iceland’s coastline and see every side of this incredible island country, from active volcanoes and geysers to imposing glaciers and mountains. Get a taste of modern Iceland in Reykjavík and delve into traditional folklore in coastal fishing villages. All the while, keep your eyes peeled for whales and seabirds.

Greenland’s remote east coast

Enjoy the unique experience of visiting Greenland’s often-inaccessible east coast. Marvel at the soaring mountains reflected in the waters of the Scoresby Sund, the world’s largest fjord system. Look out for seals and whales, and learn about the fascinating culture of the people of Ittoqqortoormiit.

Itinerary adjustment – August 1st Departure: Due to port congestion in Akureyri, we will now call at Grimsey on August 6th and Akureyri on August 7th.

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Relax in Reykjavík

Day 1

Gateway to spectacular Snæfellsnes

Day 2

Beautiful Patreksfjörður

Day 3

Explore Iceland, expedition-style.

Day 4

Djúpavík’s old factory

Day 5

Eyjafjörður to Akureyri

Day 6

Grímsey’s puffins

Day 7

Whale watching in Húsavík

Day 8

Hike in Bakkagerði

Day 9

Heimaey’s explosive past

Day 10

Return to Reykjavík

Day 11

Crossing the Denmark Strait

Day 12

Scoresby Sund fjord system

Day 13-21

Denmark Strait

Day 22

End of the expedition

Day 23

What's included

What's not included

  • International flights

  • Travel protection

  • Baggage handling

  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners

  • Optional small-group activities with our Expedition Team

Penguins perched on the ice of Cuverville Island, Antarctica. Credit: Espen Mills / HX Hurtigruten Expeditions

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