Icelandic Wonders and Wildlife
A no-fly cruise from Southampton to Iceland
A seemingly endless collection of stunning natural wonders and an abundance of fascinating wildlife are yours to discover on this incredible exploration of Iceland aboard Fred. Olsen’s Braemar - where at each port of call, the sights and the experiences, will be as breathtaking as the last. A stop in the Faroe Islands at Tórshavn and an overnight stop in Reykjavik - the gateway to the wonders of the Golden Circle - is the perfect start to your Icelandic adventure. Cruise on to Ísafjörður and Akureyri, before an evening cruising alongside the outstandingly beautiful Eyjafjörður, Hrisey Island and Skjálfandi Bay. The final stop in Iceland is the town of Seyðisfjörður, to savour the magnificent scenery and admire the colourful houses here, before sailing home.
- 13 nights cruise on Braemar
- 38 meals: 13 breakfasts (days 2-14) 12 lunches (days 2-13) 13 dinners (days 1-13)
- Exclusive Titan drinks party on board
- £100 per person onboard credit
- Included onboard drinks package
- Varied daytime activities, lectures, talks and evening entertainment
- 3 formal nights
- Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
- Embarkation assistance by Titan staff
- Services of an experienced Titan tour manager
- Port taxes
Day 1 - Southampton
Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for your journey to Southampton, where our staff will greet you and assist with embarking Braemar (3T+) in preparation for a late evening sailing.
Days 2-3 - At sea
Two days at sea to familiarise yourself with the friendly and comfortable Braemar cruise experience.
Day 4 - Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
Discovered by the Vikings over a thousand years ago, the impressive city of Tórshavn is a place of unique beauty with its outstanding buildings, flagstone streets and array of interesting museums. When the Vikings claimed the city, numerous buildings, forts and churches were built; many of these historic structures still stand today and can be seen while touring the city.
Day 5 - At sea
Days 6-7 - Reykjavik, Iceland (overnight)
This morning we arrive in Iceland’s impressive capital, Reykjavik, where we have two days to explore. This vibrant city is the country’s cultural centre with numerous museums, fascinating galleries and fine restaurants and charming cafés, all of which make the city so picturesque. Reykjavik also has magnificent natural wonders and attractions, such as the must-see Thingvellir National Park - a beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site considered the country’s national shrine - and the cascading Gullfoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls. The Blue Lagoon, Iceland’s famous geo-thermal spa, is another natural wonder and highlight of the region.
Day 8 - Ísafjörður
Alongside one of northwest Iceland’s deepest fjords lays Ísafjörður, the largest town in the Westfjords peninsula. Ísafjörður has remained one of the most important and impressive fishing and trading towns for more than 250 years. Roam the charming streets discovering the incredibly well-preserved timber buildings, cafés and delightful restaurants serving mouthwatering local seafood. You may also want to join a short 30-minute boat journey to the breathtaking landscape of Vigur, otherwise named ‘The Paradise Island’, home to thousands of birds including eider ducks, arctic terns, puffins and black guillemots.
Day 9 - Akureyri - Cruising Eyjafjörður, Hrisey & Skjálfandi Bay
Spend the day discovering wonderful Akureyri’s remarkable landscapes, lush vegetation and spectacular wildlife. You can explore the picturesque town, home to an abundance of interesting museums and galleries or, discover the wonderful wildlife such as humpback and minke whales, white-beaked dolphins and porpoises. This evening we cruise the longest fjord in Iceland, Eyjafjörður and continue past the idyllic island of Hrisey, a picturesque place home to around 40 different bird species. Later tonight, we sail through Skjálfandi Bay, one of the world’s best regions for whale and bird watching, before taking in views of the dramatic, snow-capped Víknafjöll and Kinnarfjöll Mountain; a truly unforgettable experience.
Day 10 - Cruising Borgarfjörður Eystri - Seyðisfjörður
Today we cruise the beautiful Borgarfjörður Eystri, a stunning region of unspoilt natural beauty, and on to the remote town of Seyðisfjörður. The valley above the picturesque town echoes the sound of 25 thundering waterfalls formed by the river Fjaroara as it cascades down to a lagoon at the head of the fjord.
Days 11-13 - At sea
Relax during further time at sea.
Day 14 Southampton
We disembark after breakfast and you will be met and guided to your Titan vehicle, for the journey home.