Greenland & Iceland: Vikings & Volcanoes
Trip Length: 15 Days
Price Point: $11,629/per person (does not include airfare)
Seasons Available: Summer
Taking in views of rugged mountains, ice-blue glaciers, and lush greenery is one of the most sought-after activities for expedition travelers. Experience nature’s seasonal extravagance in Iceland and Greenland. Cruise in Zodiacs under teeming bird cliffs and kayak among tall, stately icebergs under the Midnight Sun. Visit Viking ruins and ancient Inuit sites. View whales, walrus and seals up close, as reindeer and musk oxen graze on tundra meadows blanketed in wildflowers. Seabourn’s ultra-luxury purpose-built expedition ship Seabourn Venture, paying tribute to the remote destinations visited by the brand’s highly successful expedition and Ventures by Seabourn excursion programs and the fascinating places yet to be explored in the future. Experience an adventure unlike any other aboard a luxury-focused Seabourn expedition ship, your portal to adventure, culture and wildlife.
Activities & Sights
- 26-person expedition team consisting of a select group of academics, scientists and naturalists who lead our walks and hikes highlighting the beauty of our destinations and giving you insights into history, ecology, and culture.
- Two 6-person submarines offering guests a unique and unforgettable undersea experience.
- Zodiacs add depth, dimension, and detail to the Seabourn experience, enabling you to observe a stunning array of natural wonders up close.
- Kayaking excursions get up close to nature and wildlife.
Day to Day Itinerary
- Day 1
Arrive Reykjavik, Iceland, and bus transfer to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland
- Day 2
Day at sea
- Day 3
Nuuk (Godthab), Greenland
- Day 4
Paamiut (Frederikshab), Greenland
- Day 5
Qaqortoq, Greenland in the morning, and Hvalsey, Greenland in the afternoon
- Day 6
Brattahlid (Qassiarsuk), Greenland in the morning, and Itilleq, Tunulliarfik Fjord, Greenland in the afternoon
- Day 7
Tasermiut Fjord, Greenland in the morning, and Nanortalik, Greenland in the afternoon
- Day 8
Cruising Prince Christian Sound
- Day 9 - 11
East Greenland Experience
- Day 12
Day at sea
- Day 13
Heimaey, Westman Islands, Iceland
- Day 14
- Day 15
Seabourn Venture launched in July 2022, and sister ship Seabourn Pursuit is slated to launch in 2023. Both ships are designed and built for diverse environments to PC6 Polar Class standards and include a plethora of modern hardware and technology that will extend the ships global deployment and capabilities. The new ships are a brand new innovative design, created specifically for the ultra-luxury expedition traveler, and include many features that have made Seabourn ships so successful.
A new and exciting offering will be two custom-built submarines carried onboard, providing an unforgettable view of the world beneath the ocean’s surface. The ships are also designed to carry a complement of double sea kayaks as well as 24 Zodiacs that can accommodate all onboard guests at once, which will allow for a truly immersive experience. Each ship will feature 132 all veranda, all ocean-front suites.