Hvita, Iceland

Iceland

A nature lover’s dream, Iceland is soon becoming a travel hot spot. Get there now with Zegrahm Expeditions’ Iceland tours and you’ll have access to off-the-beaten path exploration as we cruise in comfort and rugged safety in and out of the country’s ports and coves. Throughout our Iceland guided tour, we’ll have the opportunity to meet the citizens of colorful fishing villages, explore Viking ruins, and cruise by Zodiac to remote islands and shorelines, populated by thousands of nesting seabirds. Designed to provide the most comprehensive experience possible, our Iceland tours bring us to Látrabjarg cliff, Iceland’s westernmost cape, to the fabled Golden Circle—Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss waterfall and the Geysir Center—and into centuries-old villages, where we’ll meet the residents and explore their history and daily life.

Upcoming Iceland Expeditions

  • Ultimate Iceland

    Ultimate Iceland

    June 17June 25, 2018

    Iceland—a land of hot springs, glaciers, lava fields, and waterfalls—is a nature lover’s paradise, with an unspoiled and truly surreal landscape that has captivated explorers, artists, and photographers alike.

  • Skargaard, Greenland

    The Untamed North: Greenland to Iceland

    June 24July 8, 2018

    Greenland beckons with its glittering icebergs and wildflower-bedecked tundra, while Iceland enchants with its mighty glaciers and geothermal hotspots—hike, sail by Zodiac, photograph, and commune with seabirds in these ethereal landscapes.

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More Options for Exploration

At Zegrahm we offer a unique line-up of expeditions each year. Please let us know if you'd like to be notified the next time we add a departure to this region and we will be sure you are the first to know.

Interested in a personalized adventure to this region? Visit our Private Travel page to read about the unique journeys our Private Travel team can create, then request a customized itinerary of your own.