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Capacity

148

Passenger capacity is 184 but limited to 148 exclusively on A&K charters. This allows us to deliver an authentic small-ship cruising experience, optimised to offer comfortable, uncrowded access to beautiful public spaces.
Holiday Length

10 nights

Price guide

From £15,385

The price shown is a guide – based on two people sharing and excluding international flights. Please reference the Departure dates & prices box below for more details and ask your travel specialist for more information.
Holiday type

Cruise

Highlights

Cruising Iceland, the Faroes, Scotland & Ireland 2025

Venture off the beaten path with A&K’s acclaimed team on an all-new expedition revealing subarctic islands, volcanic landscapes, rugged coastlines and diverse birdlife.

Begin in the vibrant capital of Reykjavik, taking in the mainland’s natural and cultural wonders before embarking on an exploration of the volcanic Westman Islands, postcard-perfect Faroe Islands, the Shetland Island’s historic port of Lerwick, the castle-crowned Isle of Skye and Ireland's storied capital, Dublin.

Inclusions

  • An exclusively chartered, all-inclusive voyage led by A&K’s expedition team and local guides
  • Airport meet and greet and transfers  
  • Private balcony with every onboard accommodation and butler service with every suite  
  • Maximum personnel-to-guest ratio of 1 to 1.2 and ship occupancy limited to 80 percent
  • Culinary programme featuring French-inspired cuisine, including house drinks, afternoon tea and pastries 
  • 24-hour room service on board
  • Choice of curated, included shore excursions
  • Enrichment program, lectures and presentations
  • Traveller’s Valet® laundry service on board
  • All gratuities, port charges and taxes
  • Complimentary wifi on board and in hotels 
  • Onboard service from English-speaking staff, Including an accredited physician  
  • 24/7 A&K on-call support 
 

2025

 
Cabin Per person from
Classic stateroom £15,385
Deluxe stateroom £17,405
Prestige stateroom £18,215
Deluxe suite £27,530
Privilege suite £29,960
Prestige two-room suite £34,815
Grand deluxe suite £40,080
Owner's suite £42,510

 

Single supplement from £7,690

Departure dates

9th August - 19th August 2025 (11 days)

Accommodation

This departure is aboard Le Bellot

Journey details 

Pre tour to Iceland's South Shore and a post tour to Dublin are available. Please speak to a travel specialist.

Due to the nature of Luxury Expedition Cruises, itineraries are for guidance purposes only and may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances including weather, wildlife, ice, medical emergencies and other conditions beyond A&K’s control at the sole discretion of the Captain onboard.

Arrive Reykjavik, Iceland

Arrive in Iceland’s vibrant capital, a small city big on character. Reykjavik’s manageable size makes it easy to explore its unique architecture, modern design vibe and bespoke, seaside-chic atmosphere. Upon arrival, you are transferred to your luxury hotel. Tonight, gather for a welcome reception and dinner.

Reykjavik

Today, choose your own adventure. Take a whale-watching cruise of Faxafloi Bay, or head into the city and its surrounds for a cultural and culinary tour. You might opt for a rejuvenating soak in the scenic Sky Lagoon. Alternatively, embark on an epic exploration of Iceland’s Golden Circle, taking in the historic sites of Thingvellir, the geothermal greenhouses of Fridheimar, the Strokkur geyser and the majestic falls of Gullfoss.

Reykjavik

This morning, enjoy some time at leisure or opt for a walking tour of Reykjavik’s iconic Hallgrimskirkja Cathedral, parliament building and harbour. After lunch, pass by the Hofdi house, site of the 1986 summit between Presidents Gorbachev and Reagan, followed by a viewing of the city’s acclaimed Lava Show. End your day of exploration at the frigid wonders of Iceland’s glaciers at the renowned Perlan Museum. Afterward, board your expedition vessel.

Westman Islands

Cruise amid the Icelandic Westman Islands and embark on an excursion to Heimaey, home to a former farming enclave forever changed by a volcanic eruption in 1973. Once ashore, you might to opt to explore the lava fields and farmhouse ruins with your choice of an easy or more strenuous hike, followed by a visit to a local museum. Cruise onward for a Zodiac tour of Surtsey, a relatively new and starkly beautiful landmass formed by volcanic activity in the 1960s.

At sea

Unwind as you cruise eastward, enjoying the ship’s amenities along the way. En route, the Expedition Team prepares you for tomorrow’s exploration of the Faroe Islands with a series of enriching presentations.

Faroe Islands, Denmark

Make landfall in Torshavn. Though part of the Kingdom of Denmark, the Faroes are a fiercely independent. Opt for a walking tour of the city, its National Museum and a local brewery. Alternatively, explore the coastal and hillside villages of Hvalvik, Saksun and Gjogv. Embark on a birding tour of towering coastal cliffs harbouring thousands of puffins, fulmars and guillemots, or take a scenic hike revealing hidden lakes, pristine waterfalls and stunning views.

Shetland Islands, Scotland

Cruise the Shetlands, and come ashore in the islands’ only town, Lerwick. Wild and remote, the Shetland Islands harbour liberal doses of both Norse and Gaelic influences. You might choose to explore this enchanting island enclave with a tour of its port town and a local brewery; a panoramic drive through the countryside and a stop at the Shetland Museum and Archives; or a coastal walk to the Broch of Clickimin, an imposing fortification dating to the Iron Age.

Shetland Islands

Continue to Noss, a remote Shetland Island enclave renowned for its spectacular seabird colonies, striking coastal cliffs, diverse marine mammals and sprawling wildflowers. Explore this wild island paradise with Zodiac excursions revealing towering cliffs abundant with nesting guillemots, gannets, fulmars and puffins, as well as shorelines and waters frequented by harbour seals, grey seals, otters and porpoises.

Isle of Skye

Today, explore the mountain- and castle-crowned Isle of Skye. It spans some 50 miles of misty moors, rugged mountains, pristine lochs and towering coastal cliffs. Opt for a walk amid Skye’s Fairy Pools, atmospheric rock pools fed by mountain springs; a scenic drive to Dunvegan Castle, the oldest continuously inhabited castle in Scotland; or a tour and tasting at Talisker Distillery, a producer of whiskies renowned the world over.

At sea

Relish a day of relaxation aboard, perhaps enjoying some time in the spa or conversing with newfound friends. Your Expedition Team shares photos and memories from your journey, culminating in a gala farewell dinner.

Depart Dublin, Ireland

Disembark in Dublin and continue on your post-tour extension, or transfer to the airport for your flight.

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