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Widely known as “The Land of Fire and Ice” Iceland will enchant and amaze you with its vast array of natural wonders, including some of the largest glaciers in Europe, several of the world’s most active volcanoes and the dramatic and world famous northern lights. Iceland is also the land of light and darkness. Long summer days with near 24-hours of sunshine are offset by short winter days with only a few hours of daylight. Be prepared to be wowed by this very unique place which is every photographers dream. Time Exposure Travel will ensure you return home with amazing memories and pictures.

Iceland Trip Highlights

  • Sightseeing / trekking / Culture / food tasting
  • 4* Hotels
  • Vatnajökull National park – Large Glaciers, Impressive Waterfalls
  • South Shore which contain many natural wonders
  • Geothermal destinations Gullfoss and Geysir
  • Golden Circle
  • Professional Photography and Lightroom/Photoshop Tuition.

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Itineraries

Day 1

Arrival in Reykjavik

Spend the day in Reykjavik, exploring this amazing city. Accommodation: 4* Northern Lights Inn or similar. Evening meet and greet and introduction to the photography tuition. No meals. No guides.

Day 2

Tour Starts along South Shore

We will start our tour, driving along the South Shore which has some of the most beautiful natural attractions in Iceland and spend the first night in the Vatnajökull area. The mesmerising Vatnajökull glacier is the largest ice cap in Iceland and the third largest glacier in Europe We will be stopping for lunch and at interesting sights on the way. Accommodation: 4* Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon or similar. Meals – Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner. Photography tuition - Daily class and evening editing session.

Day 3

Vatnajökull Glacier

We will explore the Vatnajökull Glacier in the Vatnajökull National park. It is the largest ice cap in Iceland and the third largest glacier in Europe. Underneath the glacier rests some of the most active volcanoes. Apart from the glacier, the National Park includes some highly regarded natural marvels; huge glacier rivers, stunning canyons, beautiful glacier lagoons and very impressive waterfalls. Accommodation: 4* Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon or similar. Meals – Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner. Photography tuition - Daily class and evening editing session.

Day 4

Vík

We move to another amazing place on the South Shore, Vík í Mýrdal which is the southernmost sea front village in Iceland. The very alluring Vík can certainly hold its own in the breath-taking stakes and is full of natural wonders it and one area that cannot be missed. Visit the beautiful Vík í Mýrdal Church, photograph amazing panoramas of the village and beyond, explore the Dyrhólaey peninsula, with stunning, with views of the Mýrdalsjökull glacier, and investigate the basalt columns, unique lava formations, towering cliffs, and caves of the cool and famous Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach. Accommodation: Icelandairhotel Vík or similar. Meals – Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner. Photography tuition - Daily class and evening editing session.

Day 5

South Shore and Flúðir

We carry on our tour of the spectacular South Shore and then head to Fludir, famous for the ever-popular geothermal destinations Gullfoss and Geysir. The village and its surrounding area are known for being exceptionally green, plentiful and warm because of geothermal activity. The rivers are awash with trout and salmon, and the village's surrounding farmlands are acclaimed for their cultivation of plants, beef and dairy. Accommodation: Icelandairhotel Flúðir or similar. Meals – Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner. Photography tuition - Daily class and evening editing session.

Day 6

Golden Circle

We continue to the famous “Golden Circle” which consists of three equally stunning locations. Revel in the sheer aesthetic beauty of the Pingvellir National Park, be amazed by the incredible spectacle of nature, the Geysir Geothermal Area and have your breathe taken away by the Gullfoss waterfall. These sites are renowned across the world and are all as spectacular as they are unique Accommodation: Icelandairhotel Flúðir or similar. Meals – Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner. Photography tuition - Daily class and evening editing session.

Day 7

Reykjavik and Reykjanes

We return to Reykjavik and Whalewatching and The Blue Lagoon are optional activities and not included in the trip price. The Blue Lagoon is an incredible geothermal spa set in an otherworldly area where lava and geothermal water meet and complement each other Accommodation: Accommodation: 4* Northern Lights Inn or similar. Meals – Breakfast / Lunch / Farewell Dinner.

Day 8

Check out and transfer to airport

Meals – Breakfast.

What’s included

  • Experienced English speaking guide and professional photographer(s) providing photography training
  • In country transportation
  • 4* Accommodation in Single/Double/Twin sharing room (as per your request)
  • Most Meals as per itinerary

Recommended but not included:

  • Travel Insurance. We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance.
  • Swimming costume
  • Suncream
  • Walking shoes
  • Laptop computer with Lightroom and or Photoshop
  • Spare memory cards, camera batteries and charger

What’s not included

  • International/domestic airfares & tax
  • Visa fees (if applicable)
  • Travel Insurance. We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance.
  • Any personal expenditure (telephone, laundry, shopping and so on…)
  • Beverage and alcoholic drinks
  • Any other services not clearly mentioned on itinerary and trip inclusive portion
  • Some tours offer optional extra excursions which are not included in the price

 

Recommended but not included:

  • Swimming costume
  • Suncream
  • Walking shoes
  • Laptop computer with Lightroom and or Photoshop
  • Spare memory cards, camera batteries and charger