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HANSEATIC nature - from Reykjavik to Hamburg

Short cruise Nordic island worlds - for Norsemen and daughters of the sea

HANSEATIC nature - from Reykjavik to Hamburg
Cruise NAT2120
21.09.2021 - 30.09.2021 (9 days)
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    Cruise
    NAT2120
    Cruise dates
    21.09.2021 - 30.09.2021

    Mystic, majestic and mondaine: Europe’s island world is full of contrasts. Let your curiosity guide you as you explore the hidden places of the north, its natural treasures and its history.


    Short Trip
    Extend your cruise ashore
    Please note that your choosen cruise is conducted in German only. All printed matters are available in German. Nevertheless our crew is fluent in English.

    The highlights of this cruise

    Your ship - HANSEATIC nature

    The new expedition class

    The HANSEATIC nature was launched in May 2019.

    What makes an expedition your expedition? The freedom to choose! The new expedition class is setting standards in variety, comfort and personal space.

     

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    Your cabins & suites on HANSEATIC nature

    Outside Cabin
    • approx. 22 m²/237 ft² cabins on Deck 4, 5 and 6
    • Heated wall in the bathroom
    • Rain shower
    • Free mini bar (soft drinks)
    • Coffee machine
    • Separable beds
    • 24-hour cabin service
    Panoramic Cabin
    • approx. 21 m²/226 ft² cabins on Deck 5
    • Heated wall in bathroom
    • Rain shower
    • Free mini bar (soft drinks)
    • Coffee machine
    • Separable beds
    • 24-hour cabin service
    • There is one cabin with fully accessible layout and equipment (cabin 404)
    French Balcony Cabin
    • approx. 21/23 m² (226 ft²/248 ft²) cabins on Deck 6 and 7
    • Heated wall in the bathroom
    • Rain shower
    • Free mini bar (soft drinks)
    • Coffee machine
    • Separable beds
    • 24-hour cabin service
    Balcony Cabin
    • approx. 27 m²/291 ft² cabins incl. balcony (approx. 5 m²/54 ft²) on Deck 5, 6 and 7
    • Heated wall in the bathroom
    • Rain shower
    • Free mini bar (soft drinks)
    • Coffee machine
    • Separable beds
    • 24-hour cabin service
    Junior Suite
    • approx. 42 m²/452 ft² Suites on Deck 6 and 7
    • including private balcony (approx. 6 m²/65 ft²)
    • Separate living and sleeping areas
    • Separate dining area
    • Sleeping area with panoramic view
    • Separable beds
    • TV in living and sleeping areas
    • Bathroom with two sinks and rain shower
    • Steam sauna in shower area
    • Heated wall in bathroom
    • Separate toilet
    • Free mini bar with a selection of spirits
    • Coffee machine
    • 24-hour cabin service
    • Butler service
    • Fixed table reservation in the main restaurant, if desired
    Grand Suite
    • approx. 71 m²/764 ft² Suites on Deck 6 and 7
    • including private veranda (approx. 16 m²/172 ft²) with space heaters
    • Separate living and sleeping areas
    • Separate dining area
    • Sleeping area with panoramic view
    • Separable beds
    • TV in living and sleeping areas
    • Daylight bathroom with two sinks, free-standing bath, rain shower and veranda access
    • Steam sauna in shower area
    • Heated wall in bathroom
    • Separate toilet
    • Free mini bar with a selection of spirits
    • Coffee machine
    • 24-hour cabin service
    • Butler service
    • Fixed table reservation in the main restaurant, if desired
    • Free choice of Zodiac group
    Cruise
    NAT2120
    Cruise dates
    21.09.2021 - 30.09.2021

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    Optional bookable
    Tuesday, 21.09.2021

    Scheduled flight from Germany to Keflavik
    Journey to Reykjavik/Iceland

    Tuesday, 21.09.2021

    Reykjavik/Iceland, departure 19.00 hrs

    Wednesday, 22.09.2021

    Heimaey/Westman Islands/Iceland, from 7.00 to 14.00 hrs

    At the northern edge of Europe, nature makes its mark with contrasts of heat and ice and geological extremes. Very few places give such a direct glimpse into primeval forces. Be enchanted by beautiful, mystical landscapes, deep fjords and fascinating wildlife. Your exciting circumnavigation begins with the Westman Islands. In 1973, the Eldfell volcano erupted on Heimaey, the largest island, covering it in lava streams. Take a scenic flight above volcanoes and waterfalls* and see the black fields stretch out below you, combining with the icy blue and the white of the glaciers to form a sea of colour. The contrasts of Westman Islands will never cease to amaze as you start to explore.

    Thursday, 23.09.2021

    Djupivogur/Iceland, from 7.00 to 19.00 hrs

    Your personal Icelandic saga takes you to the eastern fjords and Djupivogur, one of the most beautiful villages and a historic trading post. Embark on a glacier adventure to Vatnajokull* and explore Europe’s largest ice cap, or visit Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon* and watch icebergs glistening like diamonds from the black beach.

    Friday, 24.09.2021

    Expedition day on Iceland’s east coast

    The HANSEATIC nature can demonstrate its advantages as an expedition ship as you are awed by the natural architecture, cruising off the steep cliffs or exploring along the impressive coastal formations in the Zodiacs.

    Saturday, 25.09.2021

    Seydisfjordur/Iceland, from 8.00 to 13.00 hrs

    The explorer in you will take flight in Seydisfjordur. With its colourful wooden houses, the little town exudes norwegian charm as you explore at your own pace.

    Sunday, 26.09.2021 to
    Monday, 27.09.2021

    Relaxation at sea

    Tuesday, 28.09.2021

    Helgoland/Germany, from 15.00 to 20.00 hrs

    Discover one of North Germany’s most imposing natural landmarks: “Lange Anna” on Helgoland. The island is a breeding ground for northern gannets and many other species of bird. Common murres hunt for crabs and small fish on the Lummenfelsen. You, meanwhile, will hunt for spectacular panoramas on a 2.8 km (1.74 mi.) walk along the edge of the cliffs.

    Wednesday, 29.09.2021

    List/Sylt/Germany, from 8.00 to 17.30 hrs
    (lay time subject to the tides)

    Sylt is the undisputed “queen of the North Sea” and one of Germany’s most popular islands. List, its most northerly community, is also well worth a visit. Experience the inimitable character of this natural paradise, a living artwork of lush green salt flats, heathland and dunes as far as the eye can see. A walk on the mudflats of Blidsel Bay* offers a panoramic view of Schleswig-Holstein’s UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ashore, you can explore the island on a vintage bus*, which will take you through a wandering dune landscape and past the North Frisian villages of Hornum and Keitum with their thatched-roof houses. Alternatively, you can relax by taking an e-bike across the island*. 

    Thursday, 30.09.2021

    Hamburg/Germany, arrival 8.00 hrs
    Individual travel arrangements from cruise arrival point

    The itinerary depends on official approval and weather conditions. The natural experiences and wildlife sightings described are possibilities on this expedition and are not guaranteed.


    * The shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to change.

    Pre-cruise and post-cruise programmes for your trip

    The following programmes can be booked.

    Please note that our pre- and post-cruise programmes are conducted in German and are charged additionally to the travel package. The prices and conditions for these programmes can be found on the German travel details page and are charged additionally to the travel package. For individual programmes kindly consult your travel agent.

    The following programmes are offered in German:

    Our proven pre- and post-cruise programmes

    Our popular pre- and post-cruise programmes include a broad spectrum of excursions and are usually accompanied by experienced Hapag-Lloyd Cruises tour guides. Recommended for guests who like to share their experiences with a group of like-minded travellers. Explore specially selected highlights of your holiday destination and enjoy the convenience of group travel – we will take care of the transfers, excursions and overnight stays.

    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: ICELANDIC IMPRESSIONS
    Additional charge from € 1.490

    Individual travel arrangements

    Our travel concierge would be happy to put together travel arrangements tailored to your very own preferences. Whether you’re interested in boutique hotels, luxurious beach resorts, theatre-ticket reservations or restaurant recommendations in the most exciting cities, you can find exclusive tips here and by visiting www.hl-cruises.com/travel-concierge. Our travel concierge will be at your service before the cruise and when on board, of course.

    YOUR INDIVIDUAL TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS – HAMBURG
    Cruise
    NAT2120
    Cruise dates
    21.09.2021 - 30.09.2021

    HANSEATIC nature - The new expedition class

    HANSEATIC nature

    How do you combine exciting adventures with the utmost comfort? Our new expedition class has the answers. Enjoy first-class service and unforgettable moments in the world’s most spectacular regions – in the company of a small group of no more than 230 guests (or 199 guests for Antarctic expeditions and circumnavigation of Spitsbergen).

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    Cabins & Suites

    In the HANSEATIC nature cabins and suites, curved lines, natural colours and premium materials come together in a harmonious room concept that promises – and delivers – pure relaxation.

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    Restaurants & Bars

    Come with us on a culinary voyage of discovery around the globe: on board, three spacious first-class restaurants create a unique and indulgent combination of expedition spirit and international gourmet cuisine. Spend your days and evenings however you wish thanks to flexible mealtimes, a free choice of seating and attentive 24-hour cabin service.

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    Fitness & Wellness

    A breathtaking Zodiac ride, a challenging hike, a day in the Arctic ice – then close your eyes, feel the heat and indulge your senses. Align your inner compass with total well-being – whether in the ocean-view sauna of the OCEAN SPA, with a relaxing massage or with a workout in the Sports Club.

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    Knowledge on board

    Your shore excursions and Zodiac rides will be accompanied by countless natural wonders that will leave you speechless. But to see the bigger picture, you need to understand the background. The HANSEATIC nature & HANSEATIC inspiration takes your expedition to the next level with fascinating presentations, personal studies in the Ocean Academy and the perfect equipment for the research trip of your life.

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