These Highlights have been handpicked by our overseas Travel Planners, based on their intimate knowledge of the destination and their conversations with our travelers.
Cruise on the Ocean Explorer, an agile and state-of-the-art expedition vessel that can navigate to places larger ships can’t
Enrich your understanding of your destinations with lectures by your 17-member Expedition Team
Take in the scenery from the decks and notice that the icebergs have a uniquely blue color at Prince Christian Sound
Venture out along the Golden Circle to discover some of Iceland's most unforgettable natural attractions, including UNESCO-listed Thingvellir National Park
Uunartoq, which is famous for its flourishing hot springs, has a 1,000-year-old tradition of soaking in the natural pools
Let the colorful coastal houses greet you as you arrive in Nuuk, the capital city of Greenland, to visit its museums and surrounding natural wonders
The quaint coastal village of Qassiarsuk is an important Norsemen landmark with museums and rolling landscape
Known as "the place with salmon," the Kapisillit River is a beautiful place in Greenland with abundant wildlife
Ivittuut was once the world’s largest source of cryolite, an extremely rare mineral
See the "Venice of Greenland," known for its small natural canals situated in an archipelago
Thingeyri is one of the oldest settlements in Iceland, close to the impressive Dynjandi waterfall
Get a feel for Iceland’s capital during an eye-opening half-day tour
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Sail north and chase adventure in some of the world’s most remote and unspoiled locations — the Greenland, Iceland, and beyond — on an expedition cruise
Plus, cruise aboard the 5-star Ocean Explorer, a vessel built specifically for expedition cruising, with the following features:
Icelandic and Greenlandic landscapes offer incredible, natural beauty ready for you to explore.
Grab your GoPro and have your favorite camera ready to capture the North Atlantic’s stupendous scenery and rich wildlife. Your onboard Expedition Team features an expert nature photographer who will be share top tips in onboard workshops and during your excursions. Here are a few tips:
All activities on this adventure are dependent upon weather and local conditions, and will be coordinated by your expedition team leaders. These will entail exploration in urban centers as well as in remote coastal and subarctic locales, often on foot. Make use of the boots, trekking poles and other equipment that are on loan for your ship. After an active day, your deluxe ship and hotels all offer plenty of soothing amenities such as spa facilities and more to help you feel refreshed. Here are some other activities you may participate in:
On this expedition cruise, independent travelers will enjoy solo-friendly features, such as:
Prior to your expedition cruise, our Concierge service will be available to help you customize your journey. Here are just a few services your Concierge can provide:
Take advantage of this free pre-expedition service by making your requests prior to your journey. Call 1-888-982-6824 or email Concierge@vantagetravel.com to speak to a Concierge today, or simply log into My Portfolio up to two weeks prior to departure.