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Under the Northern Lights

Mixed Board Basis 13 nights from £8,499 per person Including Flights


Embark on a journey through Iceland's Vestfjords and Greenland's northeast coast with the "Under the Northern Lights: Exploring Iceland & East Greenland" expedition. Traverse the world's largest fjord system, encounter iconic Arctic wildlife, and dive into Inuit culture at Ittoqqortoormiit.

Visit historic Thule sites and gaze upon immense icebergs and bird cliffs. You might even witness the mesmerizing northern lights. This Arctic adventure is a tribute to centuries of exploration, offering a unique opportunity to understand its allure. (Q)



  • Journey through Iceland and East Greenland viewing memroable sights of the beautiful landscape
  • Capture the Northern Lights in the evenings
  • Search for iconic wildlife such as polar bears and seals
  • Sail aboard the Ocean Adventurer
Whats included?
  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Checked baggage
  • ATOL protection
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Day 1

Arrive in Reykjavik, Iceland

Land in Iceland's capital in the morning and head to your pre-arranged hotel. Spend the day discovering the city at your leisure.

Day 2

Embarkation Day

Board the vessel and begin your journey ahead!

Day 3

Exploring the Vestfjords

Discover the Vestfjords, a less-traveled yet stunningly beautiful region of Iceland known as the country's best-kept secret. This day-long exploration of Iceland's oldest region reveals a dramatic landscape where fjords and mountains meet the sea. Experience a visual feast of cliffs, waterfalls, colorful beaches, green hills, and remote fishing communities, all steeped in rich maritime history dating back to the Vikings. Enjoy sightings of Icelandic sheep and horses amidst this rugged, scenic peninsula at Iceland's northwestern edge, a gateway to the Atlantic and East Greenland.

Day 4


While sailing across the Denmark Strait towards the north, your Expedition Team will get you ready for the upcoming adventures. They'll share insights about the Arctic's rich history, political landscape, captivating wildlife, geology, ecology, and climate, along with previews of the extraordinary sights you're about to encounter. Additionally, the team will keep an eye out for seabirds and whales that are commonly seen in these waters.

Days 5 to 12

Exploring the Northeast Greenland

Explore Greenland's northeast coast with Zodiac cruises and shore visits, including the muskoxen-rich Northeast Greenland National Park. Sail through the stunning Scoresby Sund, known for its beautiful fjord system and iceberg births. Discover vibrant tundra, Thule ruins at Frederiksdal and Sydkap, and interact with Inuit communities in Ittoqqortoormiit. Enjoy potential northern lights sightings, the striking scenery of Røde Ø, and magnificent views at Kong Oscar Fjord, with possible stops at the rugged Ella Ø and the floral paradise of Botanikerbugt on Ymer Ø.

Day 13


As your Arctic journey draws to a close, engage in various activities during your sea time. Attend enlightening presentations by onboard experts, share your trip photos, enjoy an icy cocktail at the bar, or watch a movie. Your Expedition Team remains available to answer questions and highlight any wildlife sightings.

Day 14

Depart Reykjavik, Iceland

At the conclusion of your journey, you will disembark in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland. For those with post-expedition accommodations booked, a transfer to a central location downtown will be provided.

  • Experienced Expedition Leaders guiding the voyage, including shore excursions and activities
  • Daily Zodiac transfers and cruising as outlined in the program
  • Planned daily shore landings
  • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping service
  • Comprehensive onboard dining, including all meals, snacks, soft drinks, and juices (Special dietary needs accommodated with advance notice; kosher meals unavailable)
  • Selected beer and wine during dinner, and unlimited coffee, tea, and cocoa
  • Informative presentations by Expedition Team and guest speakers
  • Photographic journal of the expedition
  • Loan of waterproof expedition boots for landings and Zodiac excursions
  • Complimentary Quark Expeditions® parka
  • Cabin amenities including a hair dryer and bathrobe
  • All service taxes, port charges, and luggage handling on the ship
  • Emergency Evacuation insurance for each passenger (up to USD $500,000 per person)
  • Greenland voyage passenger tax
  • One-night pre-expedition hotel stay in Reykjavik
  • Group transfer from Reykjavik hotel to ship on Day 2
  • Group transfer from ship to central Reykjavik on disembarkation day

What's Not Included:

  • Meals on land, unless specified
  • Recommended travel insurance for baggage, cancellation, interruption, and medical coverage
  • Excess baggage fees for international and domestic flights
  • Necessary waterproof pants for Zodiac cruising and other unlisted gear
  • Personal expenses like laundry, bar, and additional beverages unless stated
  • Charges for phone and internet use (subject to connectivity)
  • Optional gratuities for shipboard staff and crew at voyage's end
  • Extra overnight stays not included in the voyage
  • Adventure activities not mentioned in the Included Activities list

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