Along the Viking Trail: Iceland to Greenland

  • 12 days aboard the National Geographic Explorer

Ship/Deck Plan


National Geographic Explorer

The National Geographic Explorer is the newest ship in our fleet and arguably the finest expedition vessel on the seas. A state-of-the-art, ice-class expedition ship, the Explorer accommodates 148 guests in 81 spacious cabins, each with outside views; private bathrooms; and sleek, modern furnishings. Single cabins in Category 2 are highlighted in bright blue and include cabins 309-312 and 310-332. Single cabins in Category 3 are highlighted in bright pink and include cabins 105, 106, 203 and 208.

The ship carries kayaks and a fleet of Zodiac motorized landing craft, as well as sophisticated video equipment that allows access to the underwater world. Public areas include a lounge and bar; a library; a spa; a fitness center; a sauna; and a selection of dining options that offer regionally inspired cuisine using fresh, local ingredients. Services include a full-time doctor, a wellness specialist, and an Internet café.

Expedition Cost

Category 1 $10,680
Category 2 $11,390
Category 3 $11,870
Category 4 $12,570
Category 5 $14,820
Category 6 $17,270
Category 7 $19,750

Prices are per person, double occupancy. For a single cabin in 2015, add $2,820 in Category 2 and $2,930 in Category 3. For a single cabin in 2016, add $2,850 in Category 2 and $2,910 in Category 3.

International airfare to Reykjavik and return from Ottawa and airfare between Greenland and Canada is not included in the expedition cost. The group flight between Kangerlussuaq and Ottawa is $1,200 (subject to change).