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Travel Update: COVID-19
Luxury

Fiery Iceland with Faroe Islands

Reykjavik to Edinburgh
21 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: NOBCRE21
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 27 destinations
  • Luxury dining – a total of 50 meals and a wide range of onboard beverages
  • 10 authentic land accommodation
  • 12 nights on a Small Ship cruise
  • Expert APT expedition leader and team
  • Enjoy a boat trip around Glacier Lagoon
  • Visit Friðheimar Greenhouse & Horse Farm
  • Enjoy a private visit to the Mývatn Nature Baths, opened exclusively for APT guests

Map & Itinerary

Europe map NOBCRE21 2021
Reykjavik to Edinburgh

Designed Exclusively for APT guests

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options

Welcome to Reykjavík. We'll meet you on arrival and transfer you to your hotel. This evening, come together and meet your fellow travellers at a welcome reception.

Stay: Two Nights, Reykjavík, Hotel Borg

Large city with snow capped mountains in the distance, Iceland

See some of Reykjavík's most famed sights on a guided exploration this morning. After lunch, travel to the Blue Lagoon and go for a soak in the warm, mineral-rich waters. Later, return to Reykjavík for dinner at a local restaurant.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Your day of discovery starts with a visit to the Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls. See the striking black sand and basalt columns of Reynisfjara beach, then journey to Dyrhólaey, home to a spectacular rock arch. You'll also visit the snout of Sólheimajökull glacier and the Lava Centre Museum, before continuing to your hotel in Vík for dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, Hotel Katia

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Travel to the stunning Glacier Lagoon and enjoy a boat trip around the icebergs in the lagoon.


Visit Skaftafell National Park and see the Svínafellsjökull glacier.

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  • Breakfast

This morning, travel to the Skoga Folk Museum, where you'll gain a fascinating glimpse into the Icelandic way of life. Later, continue to Thorvaldseyri and learn about the volcanic eruption of Eyjafjallajökull in 2010.

Stay: Two Nights, Selfoss, Hotel Grimsborgir

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Visit Friðheimar Greenhouse and Horse Farm, where you will gain insight as to how vegetables can be grown in Iceland’s cold dark winters. You'll also learn about Icelandic horses and meet these beautiful creatures in their stables.


Have your camera at the ready during a visit to the Gullfoss waterfall today. Afterwards, head to the Geysir geothermal area, where the explosive geyser Strokkur erupts every few minutes.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps enjoy a visit to the Krauma geothermal baths or head to Víðgelmir, Iceland´s largest lava tube cave.


This morning will be spent exploring Thingvellir National Park. Later, choose your activity. You will also see the waterfalls of Hraunfossar and Barnafoss.

Stay: Two Nights, Hotel Húsafell

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today you'll experience the untouched beauty of Langjökull, Iceland’s second largest glacier. Journey into the ice tunnels beneath the glacier and discover its bright blue centre.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Board your expedition ship and settle into your cabin before your first dinner on board.

Stay: 12 Nights, MS Caledonian Sky

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Explore trails through deep-green lava fields. From here, continue to Helgafell Mountain, then visit a local folk museum. Alternatively, set out on a tour of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula.


Step ashore in Grundarfjörður and choose your activity.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today, you’ll be whisked to the Westfjords of Isafjordur and Jokulfjordur by Zodiac and make landfall on Vigur. Discover the oldest villages in Westfjords, Thingeyri and Hrafnseyri, then see the cascades of Dynjandi waterfall.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

In Siglufjörður today, visit the Herring Era Museum. Then, set sail for the city of Akureyri, where your ship will dock for the evening.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This morning, enjoy a private visit to the Mývatn Nature Baths.


Explore nearby Námaskard’s lava fields, as well as the steam vents of Lake Mývatn’s craters. Rounding off the day, you’ll visit the Goðafoss waterfall.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
The boiling mud pools of Namaskard

Venture across the Arctic Circle today and visit Grímsey Island. Straddling the Arctic Circle, the island’s basalt cliffs are home to countless nesting birds. Explore on a nature walk and soak up the views of the Arctic Ocean.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Discover the fishing village of Seyðisfjörður or hike along a picturesque river trail.


Choose your activity today.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Relax this morning at sea before arriving in the Faroe Islands, where a tour of Kirkjubøur reveals a thousand years of fascinating history. Your ship remains here overnight.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Arrive in Vestmanna this morning and board local boats to explore the nearby vertical cliffs that rise almost 500 metres from the sea. Return to your ship for lunch before visiting the striking village of Saksu and Kolla Fjord.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Perhaps embark on a scenic drive through colourful villages or join a hike along the east coast of the island.


Your last morning in the Faroe Islands will be spent on Suðuroy. Set out on your preferred activity.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Arrive in the Outer Hebrides and discover the Callanish Standing Stones. Visit a Pictish fort and stop at a reconstructed village. Later, board your ship’s Zodiacs to explore the wild basalt cliffs of the Shiant Islands.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Arrive in St Kilda, an uninhabited archipelago beyond the Outer Hebrides. Here, a local ranger will lead you on a series of walks. Later, cruise past one of the largest gannetries in the world at Stac Lee.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark your ship and transfer to the airport.

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  • Breakfast

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