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Wild Iceland Escape

July 11 - 16, 2023
Length: 6 days
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Discover why Iceland is known as the “land of fire and ice” on a voyage to the remote fjords and volcanic isles along the country's western coast.

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Tour Highlights

  • Discover why Iceland is known as the “land of fire and ice” on a voyage to the remote fjords and volcanic isles along the country’s western coast.
  • Venture across the stark landscape of an island formed by volcanic eruptions, where the ground is still warmed by geothermal activity.
  • Set out by Zodiac to view towering cliffs teeming with nesting seabirds and snow-capped plateaus rising into the clouds.
  • Explore the legacy of Viking explorers and intrepid fishermen as you visit historic villages.
  • We will navigate the dramatic shorelines of the remote and seldom-visited wild Westfjords region, spotting nesting puffins and gannets on the Látrabjarg cliffs and watching for humpback and minke whales in the surrounding waters.
  • We’ll take advantage of the dramatic landscape of the fjord and offer hiking, leisurely explorations of the tundra, and perhaps photography of wildflowers.
  • On Heimaey in the volcanic Westman Islands we drive between the island’s two volcanoes, then visit the ruins of old Viking houses dating back to the year 900 AD.
  • Our expert expedition team will do whatever it takes to ensure you an unforgettable experience and will illuminate each facet of this fascinating region through their enthusiasm and knowledge.

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