The Untamed North: Greenland to Iceland

Skargaard, Greenland
June 24, 2018
15 Days
Aboard the Hebridean Sky
104 Guests
From $12,980
Vigur Island, Iceland

Expedition Highlights

  • Search for a variety of Arctic wildlife—seals, walrus, whales, Arctic foxes, musk oxen, and with luck, polar bears.
  • Photograph dramatic landscapes, including chiseled fjords, glittering glaciers, sculpted icebergs, and lush tundra blazing with purple saxifrage and moss campion.
  • Explore by Zodiac to discover thousands of breeding seabirds, including kittiwakes, murres, dovekies, puffins, and rare ivory gulls.
  • Visit colorfully-painted villages and tiny fishing hamlets steeped in Viking history.
  • Attend cultural performances and meet the hearty residents who share stories of survival in this harsh, yet ultimately beautiful land.

Expedition Team

Hebridean Sky

The all-suite, 104-guest Hebridean Sky, is a spacious, yet intimate, expedition vessel. Scheduled for a major refurbishment in 2016, her beautifully designed public spaces will include a single-seating dining room, a large lounge, elegant club and bar with piano, two outdoor seating areas, and library. All suites have an ocean view and feature a sitting room, en suite bathroom, television, spacious wardrobes, and dressing table. The Hebridean Sky carries a fleet of Zodiacs, available for accessing remote shorelines and islands.

Additional Exploration

Seydisfjördur, Iceland
Pre-Trip Extension:
Iceland
June 17June 25, 2018
From $8,480

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. Join this extension for the chance to explore the country’s inland highlights before embarking the Hebridean Sky with the main group—giving you the opportunity to truly circumnavigate Iceland by land and sea.

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