A land rich with geological wonders, from hot springs and boiling mud holes to massive glaciers, Iceland is home to natural beauty without compare. Explore this gorgeous land with your fellow Princetonians, July 7-17, 2018, when the summer sun never sleeps.

While the steamy waters of the Blue Lagoon and the geologically rich Golden Circle garner much of Iceland's acclaim, there is so much more to discover in this of-the-moment subarctic wonder. See more of Iceland than you've ever imagined on a compelling 360º voyage aboard the National Geographic Explorer, the world's finest expedition ship. Wind your way along shores and surrounding isles to encounter Iceland's world-class geology in all its manifestations: towering glaciers, cascading waterfalls, explosive geysers, geothermal springs, boiling mud pools and lavascapes of unearthly beauty. You'll have the rare opportunity to experience highlights and travel off the beaten path to discover the unexpected.

Explore Europe's second largest ice cap on a thrilling snowmobile or super jeep ride. Sail past towering cliffs teeming with arctic birdlife. On a small boat, get up close with deep blue icebergs in Jökulsárlón ice lagoon. Experience traditional Icelandic life on picturesque Flatey and meet accomplished Icelanders aboard ship and gain insight into their special culture. Enjoy performances by leading local musicians on and off-ship exclusively arranged by an ethnomusicologist.

Trip Details

  • Dates: July 7-17, 2018
  • Cost: From $10,270 per person, double occupancy
  • Deposit: $1,500 per person
  • Activity Level: Moderate

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