Iceland Northern Lights Photography Tour & Holiday

For landscape photographers yearning for adventure, our northern lights photography holiday is the perfect solution!

Marvel at the arctic landscapes and shape your photographic vision during this road trip around the Iceland Ring Road.

Capture the best of Iceland’s most breathtaking natural wonders, including Seljalandfoss, Kirkjufellsfoss, and Aldeyjarfoss waterfalls. You’ll also witness landscapes such as Diamond Beach, Stokksnes, Hvítserkur, and Vik.

This unforgettable journey will be accompanied by experienced guides. We will ensure you don’t miss out on the opportunity to capture the Northern Lights in these magical settings!
Regardless of your photography level, all enthusiasts are welcome to participate in this iceland photography tour.

We’ll provide guidance to help you capture this incredible phenomenon, as well as post-processing lessons during our breaks.

Book your ten‐day Icelandic excursion and experience the magic and magnificence of photographing the enchanting Northern Lights!




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Tour Outline

Please find below a rough schedule outlining the intended tour schedule. However, keep in mind that this may change due to unexpected situations or bad weather.
  • Day 1

    • Our Iceland photo tour commences with a rendezvous at Keflavík airport.

    • From there we shall proceed to the Snaefellsness peninsula for a two-night stay.

    • Our first photo opportunity arises in the sunset at Kirkjufellsfoss, one of the most celebrated locations of the excursion.

    • In the evenings, provided the weather conditions remain favourable, we’ll spend our time waiting for the northern lights here.
  • Day 2

    • Day two starts with an early rise to capture the sunrise at the picturesque Kirkjufellsfoss.

    • We’ll then proceed towards Gatklettur, where we will make several stops along the way, including the black church of Búðakirkja.

    • Upon arriving at Gatklettur, we will then capture the sunset from the stunning cliffs.

    • Our day will end with another night's rest at the Grundarfjörður hotel.

    • We’ll watch out for the northern lights in this arctic paradise.
  • Day 3

    • Following breakfast, we shall depart from our lodgings and embark upon a two-night journey towards the northern region.

    • Our expedition will involve capturing images of the stunning vistas that adorn Iceland's terrain, including the magnificent Kolugljúfur Canyon.

    • As nightfall approaches, we’ll reach the remarkable Hvítserkur landmark and, as per the forecast.

    • Here we’ll wait in our accommodation, adjacent to the Rhino for a glimpse of the mesmerising northern lights.
  • Day 4

    • Our plan is to head out to Hvítserkur again for sunrise season and capture the day’s flights through the lens.

    • After that, we will halt at Reykjafoss while proceeding towards the East.

    • We’ll check-in at our hotel for the night, and then move on to Aldeyjarfoss for our sunset photography session.

    • During the night, we will keep an eye out for the northern lights. If lucky enough to capture early, we can also pay a visit to the nearest Goðafoss.

    • Here we can capture more brilliant scenes of the northern lights.
  • Day 5

    • We’ll start the day with another early wake to seize the sunrise at Goðafoss.

    • Afterwards our group will head towards the east of Iceland. Journeying to the stunning waterfalls of Selfoss and Dettifoss.

    • We’ll conclude the day's adventure by basking in the sunset at Stuðlagil Canyon. Hoping for the northern lights to appear before we retire for the night at our hotel.
  • Day 6

    • Our plan for today involves exploring the extraordinary vistas on the eastern flank of Iceland. Then venturing towards the southern domain - Vestrahorn.

    • Along our way to Höfn, we will take a few breaks to seize pictures of waterfalls such as Folaldafoss. Eventually reaching our lodge at the doorway of Stockness.

    • Later, we will embark on a journey to investigate the Stokksnes region, well-known for its black sand beach. Here, we’ll capture the serene Vestrahorn and the adjacent sand dunes through our lenses.

    • We won't let any moment go to waste and therefore will be shooting the illustrious northern lights during the nighttime.
  • Day 7

    • Our day will begin with a sunrise session at Vestrahorn.

    • During the day, we will embark on a journey to uncover the magnificent landscapes of the Jökulsárlón Glacier.

    • As the sun sets, we will relish the final moments of daylight at Diamond beach.

    • To wrap up our day's adventure, we will have dinner on location.

    • If the weather forecast for the Northern lights is promising, we will wait before proceeding to our hotel.
  • Day 8

    • Day eight begins with a sunrise photo session at Diamond Beach.

    • Following this, we shall proceed towards the West and make a pit stop at Vik. Depending on the sea tides, we’ll either capture the picturesque Reynisfjara Beach at sunset or head towards the Dyrhólaey peninsula.

    • We’ll also be waiting for the northern lights throughout the night at these stunning locations.

    • If the sky is clear, we may make a detour to Skógafoss waterfall for some magical shots of the auroras.

    • Our night shall be spent photographing these magnificent phenomena across different locations.
  • Day 9

    • Prior to proceeding towards Reykjavik, we shall visit Skógafoss.

    • Our agenda entails capturing another remarkable location - Seljalandsfoss waterfall - by means of a sunset photoshoot.

    • In the evening, we shall retire to our lodging in Reykjavik to rest.
  • Day 10

    • Our journey concludes as we head towards Keflavík airport and bid farewell to each other.

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