Situated within the Aurora Zone and just south of the Arctic Circle, this beautiful rugged country - where ice literally coexists with fire - is one with oh so much to offer. From warm and welcoming communities, a captivating culture and fascinatingly diverse geology, a visit to the 'land of ice and fire' is one you'll wish you could repeat time and time again. This is a country in which you'll feel a part of nature itself, at its most intense and powerful best.
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Ice-covered volcanoes, lava fields and enormous glaciers cutting their own paths through spectacular mountains are the wild and beautiful backdrop to geysers, mud pots, thermal springs and of course - the world's most impressive show of light, the illuminating aurora borealis. This is a country with the power to turn the every day into the extraordinary, and a cruise around its rugged coast perfectly showcases the stories and marvels of this remarkable land.
If you want to pack in as much as possible on your journey to this incredible part of the world, there are many cruises that take in multiple destinations on the one voyage, meaning you could also combine your trip to Iceland with other fascinating destinations such as Greenland and the stunning archipelago of Svalbard.
Polar Routes work with all the best cruise operators in the region, ensuring we have the very best selection of ships, itineraries and operators to offer our clients, and our team of Polar Specialists are on hand to help you plan this outstanding trip of a lifetime. Just let us know when you want to travel, the wildlife you want to see, the countries you want to visit and the type of ship you want to travel on, and we will find the perfect cruise just for you.
We'll compare a huge selection of expedition ships, cruises and operators to find your perfect cruise.
Our prices are amongst the best you'll find, plus look out for Polar Routes exclusive offers!
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