Comprehensive Iceland Cruise Tour
 
10 DAYS
Star Pride
Reykjavik to Reykjavik
Departure Date:
?Cruise only from $8,899 USD per guest
? All-inclusive from $9,452 USD per guest
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Reykjavik to Reykjavik
Take in the glow of pink midnight skies as you stand before fragile moss-shrouded arctic deserts punctuated by alabaster icefields, steaming geysers and smoldering volcanoes on a 10-day combination cruise and tour that integrates inland adventures with a coastal circumnavigation of Iceland. Venture inshore to Iceland’s untouched regions, including the Hraunfoss Lava Falls, the thundering Barnafoss Waterfall and glowing blue ice caverns beneath the Langjokull Glacier, the second largest glacier in Iceland. Bask in the steamy comfort of Blue Lagoon’s outdoor geothermal spa. Wander Reykjavik’s cultural museums and make your way along inviting side streets where former fishing homes offer basement bars, artisan boutiques and local coffee houses. Sample Kjötsúpa, a regional lamb stew rich in root vegetables. Spend an evening amid the colorful and quirky Seydisfjordur, a summer haven for artists and a jumping-off point for naturalists and scientists studying puffins, kittiwakes, arctic terns and innumerable wildlife in the nearby Skálanes Nature Reserve.
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Day 1: Reykjavik, Iceland
The world's most northerly capital enjoys almost 24-hour sunlight in summer, all the better to show off the city’s eclectic architecture and dazzling natural wonders. Your English-speaking guide and driver meet you at the airport and take you to The Grand Hotel near the city center. If you like, walk to the nearby Saga Museum to brush up on Icelandic history, or catch a peek of historic Hofdi House, site of the 1986 summit between Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev that effectively ended the Cold War. Get a good night’s sleep, because tomorrow will be a busy one.

(Includes overnight at The Grand Hotel and airport transfer)
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Day 2: Borgarfjordur & Husafell, Iceland
After breakfast, head to Borgarfjordur, 56 miles from Reykjavik. This region was the setting for most of the Icelandic sagas and you’ll learn some folk tales as you view the short, fierce rapids of Barnafoss Waterfall and the series of rivulets that form Hraunfossar Waterfall. After lunch, step into the dazzling, blue-hued Langjokull Ice Tunnels and marvel at the natural beauty of one of the most striking glacier caves in Iceland. Enjoy a 3-course dinner at your hotel before retiring.

(Includes overnight at the Hotel Hamar, breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
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Day 3: Pingvellir National Park
Explore remarkable Pingvellir National Park after breakfast. This UNESCO World Heritage site is where the world’s oldest democratic parliament was founded in 930, and is also where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet. Because of this unique geography, Iceland has magma close to the surface – one of the criteria required to produce geysers. See this in action at nearby Strokkur Geyser before lunch at Hotel Geysir. Next up is Gullfoss Waterfall, where icy water thunders down a double fall into a deep gorge. Travel to the small village of Fludir, home to the Secret Lagoon natural hot springs, then to the village of Stokkseyri for a dinner of local dishes before heading back to Reykajavik and the Grand Hotel.

(Includes overnight at The Grand Hotel breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
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Day 4: Reykjavik to the Ship Blue Lagoon
Breakfast is included at the hotel. A sightseeing tour of Reykjavik takes you to see Perlan the Pearl with an impressive panoramic view of Reykjavik, The Hallgrimskirkja, the church with an imposing tower that dominates the skyline. Bathe in the famous Blue Lagoon for a healthy mineral soak before heading to your waiting ship.

(Includes breakfast and transfer to yacht)
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Day 4: Reykjavik
The world's most northerly capital enjoys almost 24-hour sunlight in summer, all the better to show off the city’s eclectic architecture and dazzling natural wonders. Soak in the milky Blue Lagoon, visit Guilfoss Waterfall, find Pingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site , or explore the surprisingly vibrant local museum and art scene.
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Day 5: Surtsey Island
Take a boat tour to view Surtsey Island, which only rose from the sea in the 1960s and has been a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site since its birth. The other big attraction here is seabirds. Zodiac tours provide close up views of seabird populated sea cliffs including the largest colony of Atlantic puffins.
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Day 5: Heimaey Island,
Witness a world still in transition. Circle Surtsey Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which rose from the sea in the 1960s. Next up, Heimaey, where a volcanic eruption created a modern-day Pompeii in 1973. 
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Day 6: Seydisfjordur
Seydisfjord is 11 miles of long, narrow, beautiful waterway surrounded by high mountains that ends at the town of Seydisfjordur, known for its old multi-colored wooden buildings and cascading waterfalls even in the town.  This is home of the Skalanes Nature Reserve with its wide variety of wildlife including more than 45 bird species.  The first high-voltage electricity in Iceland was opened here in 1913 and is still in operation today. A popular hiking path starts at the town center, following the east bank of the Fjardara River that flows through the center of town. 
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Day 7: Seydisfjordur
Seydisfjord is 11 miles of long, narrow, beautiful waterway surrounded by high mountains that ends at the town of Seydisfjordur, known for its old multi-colored wooden buildings and cascading waterfalls even in the town.  This is home of the Skalanes Nature Reserve with its wide variety of wildlife including more than 45 bird species.  The first high-voltage electricity in Iceland was opened here in 1913 and is still in operation today. A popular hiking path starts at the town center, following the east bank of the Fjardara River that flows through the center of town. 
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Day 8: Akureyri
Akureyri is an important port and fisheries center especially because of its ice-free harbor so close to the Arctic Circle.  It lies at the end of Iceland’s longest fjord, which is 37 miles long, at sits at the base of snowcapped peaks that offer some of Iceland’s best skiing during the winter.  Must-sees in Akureyri include the Listagil (art canyon) which is home to many arts and crafts galleries and shops, the beautiful church in the center of town, the botanical garden, and Hafnarstraeti, the main shopping street.This is also the perfect place to ride an Icelandic horse or soak in the sky-blue Myvatn Nature Baths.
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Day 9: Isafjordur
Small and easily walkable Isafjordur has one of the largest fisheries in Iceland. But the sever decline of the fishing industry has caused Isafjordur to look elsewhere for work. Despite its small size, this town has a school of music and has become a center for alternative music and they host a yearly festival that provides a platform for local musicians, band from around Iceland and the world to perform.
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Day 10: Grundarfjordur
Beautiful Grundarfjordur is located between a mountain range and the sea.  The road nearby crosses a lava field that is partially warm so snow does not always stick there. The main attraction of the area is Snæfellsjokull National Park full of regal glaciers, lava fields, waterfalls, caves, calderas, and basalt cliffs. The peninsula there received the EARTHCHECK Sustainable Community Award in 2010, the first area in Iceland to win such an award.
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Day 11: Reykjavik
The world's most northerly capital enjoys almost 24-hour sunlight in summer, all the better to show off the city’s eclectic architecture and dazzling natural wonders. Soak in the milky Blue Lagoon, visit Guilfoss Waterfall, find Pingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site , or explore the surprisingly vibrant local museum and art scene.
Popular Highlights
Barnafoss Waterfalls
Visit some of the world’s most rugged and pristine areas including Hraunfoss and Barnafoss Waterfalls.
Blue Lagoon
Soak in the soothing 98-104°F famous Blue Lagoon of Reykjavik.
Langjokull Ice Tunnels
See the beautiful blue ice when you walk into the Langjokull Ice Tunnels.
Pingvellir National Park
Enjoy a full day in Pingvellir National Park, a UNESCO site.
Seydisfjordur
Overnight in Seydisfjordur with its colorful historic houses imported from Norway.
Strokkur Geysir
Have your camera ready for Geysir Hot Springs’ famous Strokkur that spouts piping hot water up to 60 feet in the air.
Surtsey Island
Sail past the youngest place on earth, Surtsey Island, created by an eruption in 1963.

What’s Included?

  • All transfers to and from sites, hotels, port and airport
  • 2 hotel stays – 2 nights at The Grand Hotel*, 1 night at Hotel Hamar*
  • Entrance fees to Langjokull Ice Tunnels, Secret Lagoon, Blue Lagoon
  • Guided tours of Barnafoss Falls, Hraunfossar Falls , Pingvellir National Park, Geysir Hot Springs, Gullfoss Waterfall and Reykjavik sightseeing
  • Meals as indicated - lunch at Bruaras Restaruant, 3-course dinner at Hotel Hamar, buffet lunch at Hotel Geysir, dinner at Fjorubordid, breakfast at hotels
  • 7-day cruise round trip from Reykjavik
 
Please note: Bring your hat, sunscreen, sunglasses,  light rain jacket, and comfortable walking shoes for both dry and wet conditions. This tour is not wheelchair accessible and is not suitable for people with mobility issues. Luggage handling is included in this program. Itinerary timing is subject to change and, on rare occasions, the content of a day can be moved to another day due to holidays and other operational reasons. 
 
*or similar hotel class
The Windstar Life
The Windstar staff-to-guest ratio is 1:1.5, and it shows.The moment you board you’ll feel it: an ever-attentive crew at your service, providing you with what you want and need, when you want and need it.
Cooking Demonstrations
Open Bridge
Friendly and Relaxed Atmosphere
Local and Live Performances
Signature Sail Away
Crew Talent Show
Enjoy regionally inspired treatments at World Spa by Windstar
Take In The Sun
Complimentary 24 Hour Room Service
Relax at the Pool or Hot Tub
Relax With A Morning Yoga Session
Genuine and Thoughtful Crew
Signature Onboard Barbecue
Shopping With The Chef
Watersports Platform
Accommodations & Pricing
This all-suite ship completed renovation as part of the $250 Million Star Plus Initiative to provide more of what our guests love.
Star Porthole Suite
Star Porthole Suite
These rooms represent a nod to the sailing tradition of porthole windows. And while sailors might have had cramped quarters, your 277 square foot stateroom is wonderfully spacious and furnished with all the modern amenities and comforts of home.
? Cruise only from $8,899 per guest
? All-inclusive price from $9,452 per guest
Ocean View Suite
Ocean View Suite
Stylish comfort and ocean views welcome you in 277 square feet. Your queen bed (which can be separated as twins if you prefer) features luxurious Egyptian cotton linens. Enjoy a luxurious soak in your full-size tub or an invigorating shower, then wrap up in your waffle-weave robe and slippers, savor a treat from the fresh fruit bowl, or simply stretch out and enjoy the fresh flowers.
? Cruise only from $9,199 per guest
? All-inclusive price from $9,752 per guest
Ocean View Suite 1
Ocean View Suite 1
Stylish comfort and ocean views welcome you in 277 square feet. Your queen bed (which can be separated as twins if you prefer) features luxurious Egyptian cotton linens. Enjoy a luxurious soak in your full-size tub or an invigorating shower, then wrap up in your waffle-weave robe and slippers, savor a treat from the fresh fruit bowl, or simply stretch out and enjoy the fresh flowers.
? Cruise only from $9,299 per guest
? All-inclusive price from $9,852 per guest
Star Ocean View Suite 1
Star Ocean View Suite 1
As soon as you walk through the door, you’re greeted with an open living area for a more welcoming entrance. Drift off to sleep by the window in your queen bed as you watch the same stars that sailors used to navigate the seas hundreds of years ago.
? Cruise only from $9,399 per guest
? All-inclusive price from $9,952 per guest
Ocean View Suite 2
Ocean View Suite 2
Stylish comfort and ocean views welcome you in 277 square feet. Your queen bed (which can be separated as twins if you prefer) features luxurious Egyptian cotton linens. Enjoy a luxurious soak in your full-size tub or an invigorating shower, then wrap up in your waffle-weave robe and slippers, savor a treat from the fresh fruit bowl, or simply stretch out and enjoy the fresh flowers.
? Cruise only from $9,599 per guest
? All-inclusive price from $10,152 per guest
Ocean View Suite 3
Ocean View Suite 3
Stylish comfort and ocean views welcome you in 277 square feet. Your queen bed (which can be separated as twins if you prefer) features luxurious Egyptian cotton linens. Enjoy a luxurious soak in your full-size tub or an invigorating shower, then wrap up in your waffle-weave robe and slippers, savor a treat from the fresh fruit bowl, or simply stretch out and enjoy the fresh flowers.
? Cruise only from $9,799 per guest
? All-inclusive price from $10,352 per guest
Balcony Suite
Balcony Suite
Stylish comfort and ocean views welcome you in 277 square feet. Your queen bed (which can be separated as twins if you prefer) features luxurious Egyptian cotton linens. Enjoy a luxurious soak in your full-size tub or an invigorating shower, then wrap up in your waffle-weave robe and slippers, savor a treat from the fresh fruit bowl, or simply stretch out and enjoy the fresh flowers.
? Cruise only from $10,399 per guest
? All-inclusive price from $10,952 per guest
Star Balcony Suite
Star Balcony Suite
As soon as you walk through the door, you’re greeted with an open living area for a more welcoming entrance. Drift off to sleep by the window in your queen bed as you watch the same stars that sailors used to navigate the seas hundreds of years ago.
? Cruise only from $10,599 per guest
? All-inclusive price from $11,152 per guest
Balcony Suite 1
Balcony Suite 1
Stylish comfort and ocean views welcome you in 277 square feet. Your queen bed (which can be separated as twins if you prefer) features luxurious Egyptian cotton linens. Enjoy a luxurious soak in your full-size tub or an invigorating shower, then wrap up in your waffle-weave robe and slippers, savor a treat from the fresh fruit bowl, or simply stretch out and enjoy the fresh flowers.
? Cruise only from $10,699 per guest
? All-inclusive price from $11,252 per guest
Star Balcony Suite 1
Star Balcony Suite 1
As soon as you walk through the door, you’re greeted with an open living area for a more welcoming entrance. Drift off to sleep by the window in your queen bed as you watch the same stars that sailors used to navigate the seas hundreds of years ago.
? Cruise only from $10,899 per guest
? All-inclusive price from $11,452 per guest
Deluxe Suite
Deluxe Suite
Brand new Deluxe Suites welcome you with 468 square feet of casually elegant living space and an ocean viewing French balcony. All these suites feature 3rd berths, and a sleep-inducing queen bed easily converted to twins.
? Cruise only from $12,699 per guest
? All-inclusive price from $13,252 per guest
Classic Suite
Classic Suite
Relax in 400 to 530 spacious square feet. Your living area offers beautiful views from the forward-facing window and French doors onto your private veranda. Two spacious closets give you plenty of room to unpack.
? Cruise only from $13,399 per guest
? All-inclusive price from $13,952 per guest
Guaranteed Suite** (chosen by Windstar)
Guaranteed Suite** (chosen by Windstar)
Guaranteed Suite** (chosen by Windstar)
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Guaranteed Balcony Suite** (chosen by Windstar)
Guaranteed Balcony Suite** (chosen by Windstar)
Guaranteed Balcony Suite** (chosen by Windstar)
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Owner's Suite
Owner's Suite
With 575 square feet, your Owner’s Suite offers separate living room and dining areas. A veranda, two flat-screen TVs and DVD players, and a full master bath and separate powder room indulge you in spacious comfort. 
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Star Pride
Carrying only 312 guests, Star Pride still tucks into small ports like Le Lavandou and Wrangell or narrow waterways like the Corinth and Keil Canal. We can’t wait to welcome you onboard for your next 180 degree from ordinary adventure! Learn more about the newly renovated ship and the $250 Million Star Plus Initiative.
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