The Icelandic Saga: West & North

The Icelandic Saga: West & North

From EUR €2,350


Visit Iceland in the summer months, the perfect season to sight humpback whales, orcas, dolphins. Discover Heimaey Island, the Pompei of the North. The Myvatn Lake, the Namarskard a striking geothermal field, and the Godafoss Waterfall. The quaint fishing village of Husavik. Siglufjordur a fishing town close to the Arctic cirle. Isasfjordur, and nearby Arnardalur Valley.

Trip Name
The Icelandic Saga: West & North
Vessel Type: Luxury Yacht Length: 53 metres Passenger Capacity: 49 Built / refurbished: 1993 / 2009 Imagine a place far from home that feels just like home, where the borders are delineated by the golden shores of the sea; and home is wherever the anchors drop. Imagine 173 feet of comfort, sleek beauty, and safety classified by the latest International “Safety of Life at Sea” (SOLAS) standards. Imagine your floating home on board the sleek, classic design Mega Yacht as she spreads her white sails through the seas under the name PANORAMA, waving her Greek flag through the wind. Discover the world by sea at 11 knots per hour, in her un-rushed pace, one island or seashore at a time on board the ultimate 3 masted motor sailer cruiser. Panorama loves to seduce her select 49 guests with her classic lines and wood paneled lounges redefining what yachting was meant to be. A spacious lounge with ample space, dining areas decorated with warm colors, rich library and two decks for sunbathing, shaded areas and outdoor bar and loungers are just some of the elements that define her essence. 360° views of unobstructed ocean are your eyes’ canvas painted with ocean blue and deep green mountains. Embrace freedom as the Panorama sets her white sails seduced by the clear winds of the sea. Mingle with likeminded travelers in our public areas, enjoy a moment to yourself in our ample deck space, or retreat to one of our 25 ocean view cabin-sanctuaries all offering windows or portholes connecting you with mother nature’s wonders. Panorama’s experienced crew of 18 is trained with hospitality at heart to pamper her guests and guarantee the ultimate home away from home experience.


Day 1 - Day 1: REYKJAVIK
Embarkation at 3-4 pm. Overnight in port.
Day 2 - Day 2: REYKJAVIK
Our Golden Circle optional excursion will start at the Thingvellir National Park, a place of tremendous interest as a primary site of both Iceland’s geological and historical heritage. The tour continues to Gulfoss, Iceland's most beautiful waterfall and then to the Geysir geothermal area with its multitude of hot springs, where the most active one, Strokkur, spouts every few minutes. We stop at the Hveragerdi village, where geothermal water has been used to build up an extensive greenhouse industry and then at the Hellisheiði Geothermal Power Plant showcasing Iceland's ability to supply green power. Our tour ends as we pass through Reykjavik’s city center before arriving at the pier. Overnight at sea.
This morning we arrive in Grundafjordur, a quintessential Icelandic town, for our optional excursion of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. This small fishing village lies next to striking Mt. Kirkjufell, or “Church Mountain”, one of the most photographed mountains in Iceland. From there we head to Olafsvik, passing the splendid Baejarfoss waterfall and we continue to the southern side of the peninsula to reach the villages of Arnarstapi and Hellnar before making our way to Snaefellsjokull National Park, one of the county’s three national parks, established in 2001 in an effort to preserve the region’s unique ecosystem and historical artifacts. After our visit to the park, we drive back to the ship for a relaxing afternoon and evening sailing to Patreksfjordur.Overnight at sea.
Morning arrival at Patreksfjordur. The optional Westfjords adventure excursion starts from our port and reaches the Latrabjarg cliffs, with the largest seabird colony in the northern Atlantic, famous for its puffins colony. Your next stop is at Raudasandur or “Red Sand” beach, distinct itself from most of Iceland’s beaches, as it is golden and pink in color. We will ride on a tractor carriage with our expert guide and local farmer along the beach to the seal colony, where you can see the seals up close. Late afternoon, we ruise around the Harnafjordur and anchor in front of the majestic Dynjandi Waterfall. After drinks to celebrate this wonder of nature, we sail to Isafjordur. Overnight at sea.
Day 5 - Day 5: ISAFJORDUR
Morning arrival in Isafjordur. After breakfast onboard, disembark for an optional tour to Thingeyri village and the interactive Viking Museum. After the “Viking experience” we return to Isafjordur and visit the Maritime and Heritage Museum, highlighting the rich history and culture of this fishing community. In the afternoon we sail to Holmavik. Overnight at sea.
Day 6 - Day 6: HOLMAVIK
Morning arrival in the small village of Holmavik, one of the least visited parts of Iceland’s Westfjords. After breakfast onboard, disembark for an optional full day excursion: first, we will visit the Museum of Sorcery and Witchcraft to learn about the old Viking traditions and culture, then we will stop for lunch at a local restaurant, built from the town’s oldest house, and finally we will visit a local sheep farm to interact with the farmers daily lives and spend time observing the sheep. Evening return to the ship and sailing to Siglufjordur. Overnight at sea.
This morning we reach Siglufjordur, Iceland’s northernmost city, very close to the Arctic Circle and possibly the most picturesque port of Iceland. Once known as the capital of Herring fishing. There are two optional excursions:1. The optional walking excursion through the city will take you to the port, the Herring Museum, the Folk Music center housed in Madame House, the oldest house in the city.2. The Lake Myvatn & Godafoss optional tour: Depart around noon and head to the thermal field of Namaskard. Then continue to Dimmuborgir lava labyrinth, a paradise of towering lava castles, natural arches and grottos. Lunch included. Driving along the shores of Lake Myvatn we reach Skutustadir and its amazing craters. We then continue to the Godafoss, one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland. Our tour will end at Akureyri, where we rejoin the Panorama late evening.Passengers not taking the excursion will be sailing to Akureyri with the Panorama.The Panorama reaches Akureyri in the evening. Farewell dinner. Overnight in port.
Day 8 - Day 8: AKUREYRI
Disembarkation 6 am-10 am.
Day 9 - Please Note:
Itineraries can be changed at the discretion of the Vessel's Captain in case of adverse weatherconditions - winds of 6/7 beaufort or more depending on the vessel- on port authorities not allowing a vessel to leaveport or in case of other extraordinary conditions.

Trip Dates

StartEndPrice FromRoom Type
29-06-201906-07-2019EUR €2,350Category C
29-06-201906-07-2019EUR €2,650Category B
29-06-201906-07-2019EUR €3,200Category A
06-07-201913-07-2019EUR €2,350Category C
06-07-201913-07-2019EUR €2,650Category B
06-07-201913-07-2019EUR €3,200Category A
13-07-201920-07-2019EUR €2,350Category C
13-07-201920-07-2019EUR €2,650Category B
13-07-201920-07-2019EUR €3,200Category A
03-08-201910-08-2019EUR €2,650Category B
03-08-201910-08-2019EUR €3,200Category A
03-08-201910-08-2019EUR €2,350Category C
10-08-201917-08-2019EUR €2,350Category C
10-08-201917-08-2019EUR €2,650Category B
10-08-201917-08-2019EUR €3,200Category A
31-08-201907-09-2019EUR €2,350Category C
31-08-201907-09-2019EUR €2,650Category B
31-08-201907-09-2019EUR €3,200Category A
07-09-201914-09-2019EUR €2,350Category C
07-09-201914-09-2019EUR €2,650Category B
07-09-201914-09-2019EUR €3,200Category A
14-09-201921-09-2019EUR €2,350Category C
14-09-201921-09-2019EUR €2,650Category B
14-09-201921-09-2019EUR €3,200Category A


    • Godafoss
    • the waterfall of the Gods
    • The thermal springs at Geysir
    • Iceland's most picturesque harbour of Siglufjordur
    • The striking geothermal field of Namaskard
    • The tiny fishing village of Grundafjordur
    • The Maritime & Heritage Museum in Isafjordur
    • The Museum of Sorcery & Witchcraft in Holmavik
    • The Atlantic puffin birds with over 10 million individuals in Iceland