Suggestions for the independent traveler, which may be combined with escorted tours and cruises. Remember, we can custom tailor virtually any arrangements.
The North of Iceland is full of magical sights, adventure and history. During this winter break you’ll visit Reykjavik, the northernmost capital in the world, before flying to the charming town of Akureyri where you’ll embark on a journey to the Lake Myvatn area, learning about Icelandic Christmas traditions, and encountering phenomenal natural landscapes.
The word Viking means a pirate, and the noun Viking means a pirate raid. It's a Scandinavian word describing the seafaring raiders from Scandinavia, but has come to mean all Scandinavians in the viking age between 800 and 1050 AD.
You will get familiar with a modern Greenlandic town north of the Polar Circle & experience the unique Disko Bay:
Escape to the hauntingly beautiful Eastern Fjords of Iceland, homeland of herds of wild reindeer - unique to this corner of the island. Learn about the local folklore, filled with legends about elves and hidden people, monsters and other myths.
Danish food has always been known as being very homely – not spicy at all – but with the use of fresh meat, vegetables from the many gardens and fields, fresh fish from the North Sea, Kattegat and the Baltic Sea, fresh baked bread of all sorts and everything put together with creamy sauces. However in the last decades innovation, new thinking and influence from the southern kitchen like Spain and Italy with new spices and flavors, sneaked into the Danish kitchen, and lately made the Danish Kitchen famous for its healthy and well prepared food, and the best restaurant in the world, Restaurant Noma (2* Michelin), in 2011 and 2012.
Visit the legendary Icelandic landmarks featured in the hit TV show “Game of Thrones” on this thoroughly entertaining tour of some truly awe-inspiring film locations. During excursions to various settings, such as the famed “Ice Wall” and those breathtaking places where the "North of the Wall" scenes were filmed, travellers will be captivated with tales of the "Seven Kingdoms" by local guide Jon Thor Benediktsson - guide for the Game of Thrones crew during the filming of the third series.
Experience the ultimate highlights of South Greenland and the Arctic nature. This tour will take you around the Golden Triangle of South Greenland covering most aspects of Greenlandic history and everyday life in the Arctic.