Crystal Cruises has announced that bookings are now open for Iceland and Norway cruises aboard its new ship Crystal Endeavor.
Guests on the cruise will have the opportunity to explore Iceland’s “Lands of Fire and Ice” and the stunning fjords of Norway during this voyage, which sails from Reykjavík, Iceland to Tromsø, Norway from September 5 to 15, 2021.
The itinerary, called Journey of Vikings: Iceland & Norway, is part of Endeavor‘s inaugural season this year. It will showcase Icelandic wonders including geothermal springs, waterfalls, whale havens, and bird colonies, as well as the beauty of Norway through its fjords, glaciers, and picturesque villages. A notable highlight: the voyage crosses into the Arctic Circle, the land of the midnight sun.
Crystal’s new expedition ship features industry-leading space and service ratios, plenty of spots designed for wilderness viewing, and destination immersion with onboard enrichment from an expert Expedition Team, as well as shoreside explorations with Zodiac launches directly from the ship.
Crystal Endeavor‘s upcoming debut and inaugural season has been met with a lot of demand, with 50 percent of capacity for its recently-announced Luxury Iceland Expeditions reserved within the first 24 hours of its release.
Cruise Fare and Available Discounts
The cruise fare for the Journey of Vikings: Iceland & Norway itinerary starts at $13,999 per passenger, with a limited-time Book Now Savings of $3,000 and onboard credits of $300 per passenger.
Returning guests will enjoy double Crystal Society Savings of five percent, and new-to-Crystal guests will save 2.5 percent on their voyage. Solo fares start at 150 percent of the per-person rate.
Those who book back-to-back voyages comprising the August 26, September 5, September 15, and September 28 cruises will also receive a five percent fare savings.
Travelers with future cruise credits and future cruise payments may redeem them on this itinerary.
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About Crystal Endeavor
Built at MV Werften shipyard in Germany, Crystal Endeavor will be the fastest, most powerful, and most spacious expedition ship in the industry, with a Polar Class 6 classification that enables her to sail in the Arctic and Antarctic regions.
The 20,200 gross ton vessel has been designed to the highest standards of German engineering, and has been likened to a finely-tuned German-built elite sports car for seakeeping and little vibration. Endeavor holds just 200 passengers with a one-to-one crew-to-guest ratio, and every suite includes private butler service.
The ship will feature the following venues and experiences:
- Master Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s Umi Uma & Sushi Bar
- Prego, an Italian specialty restaurant
- Vintage Room wine cellar experiences
- A casino (the only one on an expedition yacht)
- A glass-covered, two-story solarium that houses the Seahorse Pool and Jacuzzi
- Crystal Life Salon & Spa with a Fitness Center and wrap-around Promenade Deck
- Expedition Lounge
- Designated mud rooms
- A marina with kayaks, snorkeling gear, zodiacs, and more
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