This volcanic island in the North Atlantic, just South of the Arctic circle is surrounded by stunning fjords perfect for exploration by ship.  Known as the “Land of Fire and Ice,” Iceland is renowned for its dramatic landscapes and geothermal activity with glaciers and active volcanoes side by side.  Wildlife highlights include a variety of birds including north Atlantic puffins, artic terns, reindeer, arctic fox, seals and whales. The cliffs of Latrabjarg, in the Westfjords is home to one of the largest seabird colonies in Europe, with puffins, guillemots, and razorbills creating a spectacular display. Icelandic horses, a unique breed known for their friendly disposition and distinctive gait, roam freely in the countryside, adding to the picturesque landscapes.  Beyond its natural wonders, Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik, offers a vibrant arts scene, eclectic architecture, and a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Iceland is one of the easiest locations to access in the Arctic with many flight options from North America and Europe.