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Iceland And Land Of The Northern Lights Cruise

Europe
  • Duration: 13 days
  • Board Basis: Full Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TNEW99856

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Make your own way to port

12 nights. October 2019. From £799.00.

Book by 30th September and claim 12 free bottles of wine – Use Code: WINE12

Join Astoria as she sails north in search of the Aurora Borealis - the enchanting and unforgettable Northern Lights. This superb cruise to Iceland will also reveal the stark but stunning landscape of this remote island-nation, and the friendly bustle of its capital, Reykjavik. Spend lazy days at sea enjoying life on board Astoria, and make the most of opportunities to explore the Faroe Islands and Orkney.

What's Included

11 nights' accommodation in your choice of cabin
Delicious full board cuisine
Afternoon teas and late night snacks
Captain’s Cocktail Party (cruises of 6 nights or more)
Self service tea & coffee (6am to midnight)
Big show entertainment, cabarets and classical interludes
Daytime activities and leisure facilities
Guest speaker and arts & crafts (cruises of 5 nights or more)
Porterage of luggage, port to cabin
Port Taxes

Holiday Highlights

Discover Iceland, the Land of Fire and Ice
Searching the skies for the Aurora Borealis
Calling at four unforgettable ports
Remote, beautiful Kollafjodur in the Faroes
Delightful, surprising Reykjavik
The stunning beauty surrounding Kirkwall in the Orkneys
PRICE FROM ? £799 per person
Plan My Trip

Itinerary

Day 1

Depart Hull
Depart: 1500hrs Board Astoria in Hull, today, settle in to your cabin and relax as your cruise begins.

Day 2

At sea
Spend today relaxing on board.

Day 3

Kollafjørdur, Faroes
Arrive: 1200hrs Depart: 1800hrs The 'stretched' village of Kollafjordur welcomes Columbus to the Faroes today. Tiny Torshavn is capital of this cluster of remote islands, home to countless bird species and a deep-rooted Norse tradition. On an optional excursion to other islands, you might cross the famous Bridge across the Atlantic, which connects the main island, Streymoy, with smaller Eysturoy. Optional Excursion:
Visit the island communities  

Day 4

At sea
Spend today relaxing on board.

Day 5

Reykjavik, Iceland
Arrive: 0900hrs Depart: 0100hrs (Day Six) Reykjavik is the world's northernmost capital. Its brightly painted wooden buildings contrast sharply with the stunning beauty of its setting beneath Mount Ejsa. Step ashore to explore, take the lift to the top of the Hallgrimskirkja Church for a panoramic view, or visit the fascinating Arbaer Folk Museum and the Saga Museum. Optional Excursion:
Golden Circle Tour

Day 6

At sea
Spend today relaxing on board.

Day 7

Akureyri, Iceland
Arrive: 0700hrs Depart: 1800hrs Akureyri, on Iceland's rugged north coast, is a thriving winter sports centre and home to a fascinating Botanical Garden. The area beyond is wondrously scenic, and today's excursion, to the Godafoss Falls and volcanic Lake Myvatn, will highlight many of its delights. Optional Excursion:
Godafoss Waterfall

Days 8 and 9

At sea
Spend two days relaxing on board.

Day 10

Kirkwall
Arrive: 0700hrs Depart: 1800hrs Today Astoria arrives in Kirkwall, Orkney's historic capital. Wander the streets and marvel at magnificent St Magnus Cathedral, or join an excursion to fabled Scapa Flow, Churchill's famous Barriers or the Italian Chapel. Optional Excursion:
Skara Brae

Day 11

At sea
Spend today relaxing on board.

Day 12

Arrive Hull
Arrive: 1215hrs Say goodbye to Astoria, her crew and your fellow passengers as she arrives in Hull, today, and you disembark at the end of a wonderful cruise. Back to top

Further Information

Seeing the Northern Lights

The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon, and so we cannot guarantee that you will be able to see them during your cruise.

Passport requirements

British Citizens will need a full, 10-year passport to travel on this cruise. Since some countries require visitors to be valid for at least six months after the return date of the cruise we recommend that all customers ensure that this is the case. Holders of non-British passports should check with the relevant embassies to see if any requirements and restrictions exist for any countries visited during the cruise.

Foreign Office travel advice

Visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas.

Terms and conditions

WINE12 TERMS: This offer applies to new bookings on long-haul air holidays made between 29th August and 30th September 2019 (inclusive) only, and to new bookings on ocean cruises lasting more than two nights made between 29th August and 30th September 2019 (inclusive) only. All information provided on this page has been approved by Virgin Wines (www.virginwines.co.uk). By accepting this offer, you are agreeing that you will provide a valid address and will allow us to send this and any other necessary data to Virgin Wines for the sole purpose of fulfilling the order of the free gift. Virgin Wines will not use this information for any other purpose. Newmarket Holidays will use this data in accordance with our Privacy Policy. This offer is not available on bookings with postal addresses in the Channel Islands. This offer is not valid on departures with late-availability pricing, is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. One Case of Wine per booking. No cash equivalent can be provided. Newmarket Holidays are acting as an agent to Virgin Wines and are unable to resolve any issues you may have with Virgin Wines after you have received your free gift. You can contact Virgin Wines regarding your case of wine by emailing corporate@virginwines.co.uk. CRUISE OFFER TERMS: Please see the following pages for relevant offer terms and conditions: www.newmarketholidays.co.uk/offers/cruise-buy-one-get-one-free (for Buy One Get One Free), www.newmarketholidays.co.uk/offers/cruise-buy-one-get-one-half-price-plus (for Buy One Get One Half-Price), and www.newmarketholidays.co.uk/offers/cruise-getaway-deals (for Percentage Saver Fares). Back to top