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New Luxury Expedition Cruises

Ultimate Iceland & Greenland Cruise 2020


15 days from $15,995 was $17,495

Limited to 199 guests

Offer

Book early and save $1,500 per person on all staterooms and suites.

Embark on a thrilling expedition to awe-inspiring Iceland and Greenland, discovering spectacular landscapes, and a treasure trove of Viking culture and traditional villages, alongside the most captivating Expedition Team at sea.

A&K Advantages

Cruise for 12 nights through Iceland and Greenland on exclusively chartered ‘Le Boreal’

Sail with A&K’s award-winning Expedition Team, including a dedicated A&K photo coach, historian, geologist, and naturalist and Zodiac driver-guides

Enjoy all-inclusive cruising with included onboard meals and house drinks, Zodiac excursions, expedition gear, port charges, gratuities, and complimentary Wi-Fi

Explore vast landscapes, such as the geologically rich Westman archipelago, ice-covered Lindenow Fjord and Prince Christian Sound

Discover fascinating Viking history and trace the steps of Erik the Red, visiting ancient archaeological sites that include the ruins at Hvalsey and the explorer’s homestead at Brattahlid

Visit and learn about life in remote Greenlandic communities, such as Qaqortoq and Narsaq

Tour the faraway city of Nuuk, abundant in historic and cultural treasures

Itinerary at a Glance

AUG 13–14
Reykjavik, Iceland | The Adventure Begins
AUG 15–17
The Westman Islands & Westfjords | Volcanoes & Fjords
AUG 18–19
Lindenow Fjord, Greenland | From the Denmark Strait to a Wild Wonderland
AUG 20–23
South Greenland | The Viking Trail
AUG 24
Nuuk | Capital of Greenland
AUG 25
West Greenland | Crossing the Arctic Circle
AUG 26–27
Kangerlussuaq & Reykjavik | Beautiful Summertime City

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AUG 13–14
Reykjavik, Iceland | The Adventure Begins

Arrive in the modern capital of Reykjavik and transfer to your hotel. Set off on walking tours of the city center before gathering this evening for a welcome reception. The next morning, enjoy time at leisure and lunch before boarding ‘Le Boreal,’ your luxury expedition cruiser for the next 12 nights.

Hotel Borg
Hotel Apotek
'Le Boreal'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Aug 14)
Accommodations on Aug 13 are Hotel Borg or Hotel Apotek. Contact A&K for details.
AUG 15–17
The Westman Islands & Westfjords | Volcanoes & Fjords

Over the next three days, explore Iceland’s iconic southern volcanoes and western fjords. Arrive in the volcanic archipelago of the Westman Islands. On your first morning, visit Heimaey Island and its local village with farmhouse ruins dating back to the year 650. Conditions permitting, board your Zodiac for an up-close view of Surtsey Island, Iceland’s southernmost point and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue along the rugged western fjords of Iceland, where we take advantage of our expedition vessel to explore the rugged and remote coastlines of Iceland’s stunning Westfjords. Breidafjordur and Isafjordur are among the areas we plan to explore, with possible expedition stops to include Dyndjani waterfall, Flatey island and Hornstrandir Reserve.

'Le Boreal'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
AUG 18–19
Lindenow Fjord, Greenland | From the Denmark Strait to a Wild Wonderland

Relish a day at sea, watching for wildlife while cruising the relatively narrow Denmark Strait, which connects the Arctic Sea with the Atlantic Ocean. This evening, join your Expedition Team and fellow guests for the Captain’s welcome reception and gala dinner. Arrive the next day on Greenland’s Lindenow Fjord complex. Take in the views from the ship as your onboard geologist explains how the fjord was formed. Embark on a Zodiac excursion amid towering mountains and spectacular glacial scenery. Enjoy a nature walk observing the plant succession between different moraines.

'Le Boreal'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
AUG 20–23
South Greenland | The Viking Trail

Explore Greenland’s southern coast, inland waterways and remote villages for the next three days, retracing the early colonization trail of Erik the Red as well as Greenland’s history of explorations, which ultimately led to the discovery of North America. Based on conditions, your Captain determines the day’s best sightseeing opportunities and excursions, which may bring you to the traditional village of Qaqortaq and Prince Christian Sound, a stunning 60-mile-long fjord. Opportunities to delve deeper into ancient Norse history include possible excursions to: UNESCO-listed Hvalsey Ruin, considered southern Greenland’s largest and best-preserved Norse site; the colorful fishing village of Narsaq, which dates back to the year 1000; and beautiful Eriksfjord, where you visit the Brattahlid homestead of Erik the Red and the first Christian church in the western hemisphere.

'Le Boreal'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
AUG 24
Nuuk | Capital of Greenland

Explore Greenland’s vibrant little city of Nuuk, which lays claim to the smallest capital in the world. Visit the Nuuk Cathedral, Nuuk Katuaq (cultural center) and art museum, and the National Museum, where you find the famous Qilakitsoq mummies.

'Le Boreal'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
AUG 25
West Greenland | Crossing the Arctic Circle

Today, explore the spectacular fjords of West Greenland. Cruise through towering icebergs on a Zodiac excursion before landing for a walk across high Arctic tundra, alive with wildflowers and migrating seabirds. Today, celebrate with your fellow explorers as you cross the Arctic Circle.

'Le Boreal'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
AUG 26–27
Kangerlussuaq & Reykjavik | Beautiful Summertime City

Disembark in Kangerlussuaq. Later, board your charter flight to Reykjavik and transfer to your hotel. Take advantage of the unending summertime light and enjoy the rest of your day at leisure in this lively city. Depart the next day on your flight home.

Hotel Borg
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch (Aug 26); Breakfast (Aug 27)
Note: Itinerary is for guidance purposes only and may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances, including weather, wildlife, ice, medical emergencies and other conditions beyond A&K’s control, at the sole discretion of the Captain.

Reykjavik Post-Tour Extension

Post-Tour Extension: Reykjavik

4 days from $4,495

Single Supplement from $1,395

Visit the world’s most northerly capital and enjoy a choice of adventures, including Thingvellir National Park, Thorsmork glacial valley and the Blue Lagoon.

Aug 26

Upon arrival in Reykjavik, transfer to your hotel and enjoy a guided panoramic tour en route.

Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre
Meals: Lunch
Aug 27

Choose from two excursions: Drive along Iceland’s rugged South Shore, visiting the volcano exhibition, Eyjafjallajokull volcano and the Skogar Folk Museum; or spend the day in the Thorsmork glacial valley including driving in a 4x4 vehicle.

Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Aug 28

More adventures await today when you choose to explore Iceland’s Golden Circle, including Thingvellir National Park, a thermal greenhouse farm, and the Gullfoss waterfall. Alternatively, you may opt to instead visit the iconic Blue Lagoon. Tonight, gather with fellow guests for a farewell cocktail reception.

Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Aug 29

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Meals: Breakfast


Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy.

  • Aug 13 - Aug 27
    Special Offer
    Available
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Internal air from
    Availability
    Cabin Class
    Category 1 - Classic Stateroom
    Price
    $15,995 was $17,495
    Single Supplement
    $13,125
    Internal air from
    $675
    Availability
    Available
    Cabin Class
    Category 2 - Deluxe Stateroom
    Price
    $18,495 was $19,995
    Single Supplement
    $14,995
    Internal air from
    $675
    Availability
    Available
    Cabin Class
    Category 3 - Premier Stateroom
    Price
    $19,495 was $20,995
    Single Supplement
    $15,745
    Internal air from
    $675
    Availability
    Available
    Cabin Class
    Category 4 - Superior Stateroom
    Price
    $20,495 was $21,995
    Single Supplement
    $16,495
    Internal air from
    $675
    Availability
    Available
    Cabin Class
    Category 5 - Prestige Suite
    Price
    $28,495 was $29,995
    Single Supplement
    $26,995
    Internal air from
    $675
    Availability
    Available
    Cabin Class
    Category 6 - Premier Two-Room Suite
    Price
    $33,995 was $35,495
    Single Supplement
    $32,295
    Internal air from
    $675
    Availability
    Available
    Cabin Class
    Category 7 - Prestige Two-Room Suite
    Price
    $36,995 was $38,495
    Single Supplement
    $35,145
    Internal air from
    $675
    Availability
    Available
    Cabin Class
    Category 8 - Owner's Suite
    Price
    $41,995 was $43,495
    Single Supplement
    $39,895
    Internal air from
    $675
    Availability
    Limited Availability

    Optional post-tour extension available on this departure.

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Journey Details

Internal Air: Economy class from $675
Kangerlussuaq/ Reykjavik

Note: Itinerary is for guidance purposes only and may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances, including weather, wildlife, ice, medical emergencies and other conditions beyond A&K’s control, at the sole discretion of the Captain.

This journey contains some active elements, including Zodiac boat excursions, walks over uneven terrain and optional, challenging hikes.

Minimum age is 7 years old.

Categories 5–8 include suite accommodations at the hotel and butler service on board the ship.

First group event: welcome reception at 6:30 p.m. on Aug 13.

Last group event: disembarkation in Kangerlussuaq at 9:00 a.m. on Aug 26.


Special Offer Terms & Conditions

Subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time.


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