Multi-Day Tour | Escorted, Group

The Northern Sea Route (19 days)

Captain's Choice

Copenhagen, Denmark To City Of London, United Kingdom

Valid for Departures: 25 Jul 2019 - 12 Aug 2019

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
25 Jul 2019
Copenhagen, Denmark
Hotel d'Angleterre Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

From Copenhagen, we chase the midnight sun, dreaming

of glaciers, island villages and windswept shores. We

check in to Hotel d’Angleterre, our home in the lively

Danish capital for the next two nights. This evening we

enjoy a Welcome Dinner at our hotel’s Michelin-starred

restaurant, Marchal.

Day 2
26 Jul 2019
Copenhagen, Denmark
Hotel d'Angleterre Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

A full day’s exploring reveals the city’s finest treasures

and Copenhagen’s rich history first reveals itself at

Rosenborg Castle, where we see the stunning Royal

Treasury. Extensive collections of artistic works also beg

to be explored in its many fine museums and galleries.

Day 3
27 Jul 2019
Ilulissat, Greenland
Arctic Hotel Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We board a flight to Ilulissat, where we check in to the Arctic

Hotel on the edge of the Ilulissat Icefjord, near Disko Bay.

Here, magical icy vistas abound for three nights. Enchanted

by the many brightly coloured houses in town, we also

find time to scan the waters in search of elusive whales.

Day 4
28 Jul 2019
Ilulissat, Greenland
Arctic Hotel Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Venture to the iceberg-studded shore surrounding

the Zion Church and visit the Knud Rasmussen Museum.

A guided walk later takes us to meet working dogs. This

evening, we enjoy a traditional Greenlandic BBQ, before

boarding a midnight sun cruise amid the Ilulissat Icefjord.

Day 5
29 Jul 2019
Ilulissat, Greenland
Arctic Hotel Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Ease into your worldly schedule today with a selection

of fascinating Your World experiences:

- Sail among icebergs to Eqip Sermia Glacier.

- Board a boat and glide between rumbling icebergs

in search of the whales of Disko Bay.

- Take a helicopter flight above the UNESCO Icefjord.

Tonight, we soak up the knowledge and traditions of

the Inuit during an authentic dinner and cultural evening.

Day 6
30 Jul 2019
Reykjavík, Iceland
Hotel Borg Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Following breakfast at our hotel, we take to the skies,

bound for Reykjavík. Rows of colourful houses sit at the

foot of snow covered mountains. On arrival, we check

in to our hotel, where we enjoy this evening’s dinner.

Day 7
31 Jul 2019
Reykjavík, Iceland
Silver Wind Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Exploring the city this morning, we walk the halls

of the National Museum of Iceland. A permanent

exhibition here tells the story of Iceland from settlement

to the modern day. Nearby, the lofty concrete tower

of Hallgrímskirkja church captures our full attention,

before we then peer behind the curtain during

a private visit to the Harpa concert hall.

This afternoon, take to the city at your own pace.

Or perhaps join this Your World experience:

- Having been greeted at the Premium Entrance,

order your drink of choice and relax in the mineral

rich waters of the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa.

This evening we are welcomed aboard our ship,

the graceful and newly refurbished, Silver Wind.

Day 8
01 Aug 2019
Isafjördur, Iceland
Silver Wind Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Iceland’s jagged coastline leads us to Ísafjörður. From

here, enjoy one of the following Your World experiences:

- Search for whales and seals during an exploration

of the Westfjords by RIB boat.

- Sample the finest selections of local seafood as a guide

reveals the area’s exceptional gourmet establishments.

Day 9
02 Aug 2019
Akureyri, Iceland
Silver Wind Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Arriving in Iceland’s northeasterly Diamond Circle region,

select from these Your World experiences:

- Visit the other-worldly landscapes of the Hverir

mud pools and Dimmuborgir Lava fields.

- Behold the raging torrents of water at Goðafoss,

Aldeyjarfoss, Ullarfoss & Hrafnabjargafoss waterfalls.

Day 10
03 Aug 2019
Seydisfjördur, Iceland
Silver Wind Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

See the treasures of Seyðisfjörður on a coastal walking

trail, then discover its thriving art scene.

Day 11
04 Aug 2019
Day at Sea, Iceland
Silver Wind Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enjoy a day relaxing at sea, sharing tales with fellow

travellers over a glass of champagne on the deck.

Day 12
05 Aug 2019
Faroe Islands, Denmark
Silver Wind Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The Faroe Islands present these Your World experiences:

- Tour the ruins of St Magnus Cathedral.

- Journey by boat to the sheer cliffs of Streymoy,

where birdlife, including puffins and fulmars, abound.

Day 13
06 Aug 2019
Lerwick, United Kingdom
Silver Wind Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Prepare for a full day of sightseeing in the mainland

capital of the Shetland Islands, Lerwick, and

choose from the following Your World experiences:

- See the puffins of Sumburgh Head Lighthouse

and tour the Shetland Museum & Archives in Lerwick.

- Visit a designer and try on locally crafted island knits,

before meeting some pint-sized Shetland ponies.

Day 14
07 Aug 2019
Copinsay, Orkney Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom
Silver Wind Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today we immerse ourselves in prehistoric times. Explore

the fascinating and well-preserved archaeological site

of Skara Brae. Then, contemplate the meaning behind

the unique Ring of Brodgar. After a lunch of Orcadian

fare, sample fine single malts at the Highland Park

Distillery and visit the Italian Chapel.

Day 15
08 Aug 2019
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Silver Wind Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

In Edinburgh, we tour the Royal Yacht Britannia, Museum

of Scotland and Edinburgh Castle. Dine on the Royal Mile

tonight and enjoy the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

Day 16
09 Aug 2019
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Silver Wind Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The Palace of Holyroodhouse opens its doors to us today,

before we peek into the world of Scottish politics with

a tour of Scottish Parliament’s Debating Chamber.

Day 17
10 Aug 2019
City Of London, United Kingdom
Silver Wind Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Our final day on the ocean brings the unique privilege

of gliding up the River Thames. The lights of the capital

draw closer as we drift beneath the London Tower Bridge.

Day 18
11 Aug 2019
City Of London, United Kingdom
The Savoy Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Take a cruise up the Thames to the Savoy Hotel, then

indulge yourself this evening at a selection of restaurants

within the city’s bustling West End Theatre District.

Afterwards, a West End show caps off a remarkable journey.

Day 19
12 Aug 2019
City Of London, United Kingdom
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

With our journey at an end, we reflect fondly on all that

we have seen and learned.

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