4 days, 3 nights

 Winter Aurora and Ice Adventure

 

No ordinary light

Northern lights shimmering

Ice... Ice... Ice...

Waterfalls

and . . . . . . .

4 days, 3 nights Winter Aurora and
Ice Adventure Photo Workshop tour

This tour is also available in 2, 3, 5 and 6 day version

Road map

395x395_3820Tour leader: Rafn Sig,- Photographer (Rabbi)

Rafn Sig,- is well known freelance Icelandic photographer who have focused on the raw nature and landscape since he was a young boy. He has been hiking in the Icelandic highlands and low lands all his live and knows the nature and the hidden spots like a true native.

_MG_3749_1We aim at the South Iceland with focus on Vík area with seascapes and black beaches, frozen waterfalls, aurora borealis and some hidden gems of Iceland.
We will have great adventures in the Vatnajökull national park area by visiting glaciers, glacier lagoons and hopefully see more aurora
(the aurora vision depends of the weather conditions and other things).

The itinerary will be flexible and adjusted to weather and aurora activity to make the most out of the tour.

The itinerary is planed like this but will be kept
flexible and adjusted to weather and aurora
Waterfall in the twilightactivity to make the most out of the tour.
In this recitation I’m not mentioning my
hidden places

1. Þingvellir – Gullfoss – Geysir – Seljalandsfoss – Skógarfoss – Reynisfjara – Vík

2. Stjórnarfoss – Skaftafell –Svínafellsjökull – Jökulsárlón

3. Ice cave (If available) – Jökulsárlón and the surroundings

4. Hjörleifshöfði – Vík and other places not mentioned

WHAT TO BRING

Photography Equipment

  • A digital camera, preferably a DSLR camera. A compact camera can be used, as long as you understand its limitations.
  • A sturdy tripod. That is a definite must in Iceland’s windy conditions. A flimsy tripod will simply prevent you from being able to shoot most of the time.
  • Recommended: an ultra-wide angle lens. For example, 17-40 on a FF sensor camera, or a 10-24 on a crop sensor camera.
  • Recommended: a wide aperture ultra-wide angle such with f/2.8 for night photography.
  • Recommended: a telephoto zoom lens, such as a 70-200 or 70-300. Doesn’t have to have a wide aperture or a stabilizer – an f/4 is more than enough.
  • Recommended: A filter set for landscape photography. I personally use Lee filters. A good filter set is worth its weight in gold for a landscape enthousiast. If you need to consult about buying a filter set, I’ll be happy to help.
  • Recommended: A camera remote.

 

Clothing

  • Full thermal gear is absolutely essential. I typically wear a thick thermal base layer, a heavy fleece coat and a down coat.
  • Good quality warm gloves. It’s important to use gloves which enable you to operate the camera while wearing them.
  • Thermal long-johns
  • Water resistant trousers (preferably thermal)
  • Thermal socks. I recommend bringing at least 2-3 pairs.
  • A neck-warmer or a scarf
  • An alpine mask to cover the face
  • A good warm hat which covers your ears. Otherwise, they’ll simply fall off!
  • Water-proof, thermal, knee-high rubber boots.
  • Ice spikes are MANDATORY to protect yourself from slipping on icy surfaces.

REMEMBER:
If you want to stop on the way to take pictures.  Then we stop with a smile.

Tour Details:

Dates: 4 days 3 nights
You pick the starting date

Price: (pr. person)
F
or 2 – 3 persons
For 484.000 ISK*
4.336 USD*
with breakfast

Reservations:
For reservations following policies apply:

Deposit: 63.000 ISK / 565 USD on booking nonrefundable
Payment in full 90 days prior to the tour starting date.

Cancelation and Refound
More informations

Pick-up and drop-off:
Keflavík Airport or Reykjavík hotels

Included:
Photographic touring and guidance.
Accommodation in hotels and guesthouses. Double rooms with private bathrooms.
Transportation with Super Jeep Pickup Truck

Not included:
Flights to/from Iceland

Lunch / Dinner
Alcohol, snacks and beverages
Ice Cave fee (c.a. ISK 22.000)
Ice Walk fee (c.a. 21.000)
Other Entrance fees

Disclamer:
The tour depends on weather conditions, as the Icelandic weather changes rapidly. Visits to ice caves are dependent on conditions, and the ice caves are not permanent. Northern Lights are likely to be seen in September through April, but it depends on the forecast and weather conditions.

Minimum number of participants: 2
Cooperation with Gunnarshólmi Guesthouse Travel Agency

price options
Private package tour price is based on double occupancy)*
* Private tour price is flexible and depends on the level of accommodation and inclusions you choose.

 

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