Our optional Air & Ground - package provides a convenient arrival. Use your leisure time in Reykjavik to discover the unique charm of the world’s northernmost capital and book one ouf our pre-programmes. Or explore the sights of south and west Iceland on a self-drive road trip (prices 2019 upon request). Overnight in Reykjavik.
Cruise details - Northern Lights and Whales
Get to know the island of “fire and ice” in autumn on this special journey that gives the opportunity to witness Northern Lights and different species of whales. Look forward to an exciting bus tour along the Northwest coast before a 3-day-cruise with shore excursions and interesting lectures follows.This voyage is also possible in reverse order (Tour 1).
Price p.p. from £ 1,875 (triple occupancy) / £ 2,299 (double occupancy)
- Included on ship: Accommodation in booked cabin category
- All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
- Coffee, tea and water
- Zodiac tours (weather-dependent)
- Icelandic/English speaking guide
- All presentations from cruise staff and guest speakers
- Onboard entertainment program
- Iceland ProCruises Windjacket
- Included on bus tour: 3 nights in a typical hotel room with shower/toilet
- 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
- Icelandic/English speaking guide
- Whale Watching on RIB boat
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Day 1 Reykjavík
Day 2 West Iceland
After an exciting city tour in Reykjavik we visit Thingvellir National Park, the ancient site of the world’s first parliament . A stop will be made to admire the beautiful Hraunfossar waterfalls and Deildartunguhver, the most powerful hot spring in the world. Lunch will be provided the way. Dinner and overnight in West Iceland.
Day 3 West Iceland/Akureyri
Today we visit Godafoss, the magnificent “waterfall of the Gods“ and explore the natural beauty of the Lake Myvatn area, including the peculiar lava formations at Dimmuborgir and the pseudo craters at Skutustadir. The pseudo craters were formed by gas explosions when boiling lava flowed over the wetlands. Last but not least we visit Dettifoss, Europe’s most powerful waterfall in the northern part of Vatnajökull National Park. Lunch will be provided on the way. Dinner and overnight in the Husavik area.
Day 4 Husavik
Húsavík is often called the “Whale watching capital” of Iceland, the town’s offshore waters are home to 15 different whale species, as well as dolphins Watching these graceful ocean giants in their Arctic habitat is an unforgettable experience. An exciting trip with RIB boats (Rigid Inflatable Boat) to search for the gentle giants awaits you. Lunch in Husavik. Embarkation in the afternoon.
Day 5 Isafjördur
Today‘s destination is the idyllic town of Isafjördur, capital of the Westfjords region. This secluded peninsula is connected to the rest of Iceland by only a narrow strip of land. Even by Icelandic standards, the area can be described as unusually isolated. The landscape is characterized by mesas and dramatic fjords that cut deep into the landscape.
Day 6 Stykkisholmur
In the morning the OCEAN DIAMOND reaches the small village of Stykkisholmur, starting point for our explorations of the Snaefellsnes peninsula. Snaefellsnes is also known as “Iceland in miniature” since this region contains nearly all different kind of Icelandic scenery. In the evening the OCEAN DIAMOND leaves Stykkisholmur for the direction of Reykjavik. Tonight you may have the last opportunity to see Northern Lights!
Day 7 Reykjavik
In the morning we return to the port of Reykjavik. After breakfast it’s time to bid farewell to the OCEAN DIAMOND. Explore the sights of south and west Iceland on a self-drive road trip (prices 2019 upon request). You can also simply hang out in Reykjavik, a perfect city for those who want to refresh their spirit in a place that combines invigorating outdoor activities, great food and world-class entertainment. Please see our post-cruise programmes. Our optional Air & Ground - package provides a convenient arrival and departure.
All routes and excursions are provisional and subject to change as weather, sea and ice conditions may affect the itinerary.