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4 day North Iceland

4 day Goðafoss photo adventure

On this 4 day Photo trip we could plough through some serious Winter snow to get to some of Iceland’s most beautiful photo spots in the North. Or shooting the midnight sun in mid-Summer. We will stay just a few minutes from Goðafoss waterfall and lake Mývatn, this is the tour to capture the brilliant Goðafoss waterfall with a whole load of ice and snow. Opportunities for Sunset, Sunrise and Northern lights (Winter only) at Goðafoss. In the Summer, the opportunity to shoot early sunrises on Goðafoss and Dettifoss is not to be missed (mid – Summer nights only).

Geothermal pools and hot tubs warm us in the Northern Exposure.


Godafoss selfie


Godafoss works well for both Summer and Winter photo shoots.

Godafoss summer rainbow

Locations:

Days 1 & 4 are full driving days with short photo stops on the way. these photo stops could include Hvitserkur Troll Rock or Hraunfossar waterfall Hopefully catching a sunset or blue hour at Godafoss. Evenings 1 & 2 possible Auroras on Goðafoss in the evening, days 2 & 3 could include Dettifoss, Myvatn and low light at Námafell Hverir. there are also options to watch whales from Húsavik or visiting the volcanic landscape of Krafla. Day 4 Sunrise at Goðafoss before the long drive back.

Note: access to Dettifoss is subject to road conditions.

Variations:

The tour could be shortened to 3 days or extended to 5 or 6 for photographers who want to catch Goðafoss and Mývatn in a variety of light and weather conditions.

We can arrange a local Super Jeep to get to remote waterfalls such as Aldeyjarfoss (Winter).

Doing this as a fly tour could reduce it to 2 or 3 days, or include more locations.

Seasons: Running all year

Timings:
Winter (Mid Sept – Mid April ) start times are around 09.30. We shoot regular hours which could include night shooting for Auroras and sunrise/set at Godafoss.

Summer (Mid April – Mid Sept)
The tour could start after 14.00 in the Summer. Mid-Summer, this could involve shooting through the night hours (22.00-06.00) and sleeping in tents during the day.

Godafoss red rocks
Aldeyjarfoss
Godafoss Rock
Dettifoss Winter cascade

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Private photo adventures

Private tours are quick to confirm and extra flexible to fit your plans. You can choose to share your private tour which will reduce costs as passengers join.

Book your private tour here.

Seasons: Running all year

Timings:

Winter (Mid Sept – Mid April ) start times are around 09.30. We shoot regular hours which could include night shooting for Auroras and sunrise/set at Godafoss or Myvatn.

Summer (Mid April – Mid Sept)
The tour could start after 14.00 in the Summer. Mid-Summer, this could involve shooting through the night hours (22.00-06.00) and sleeping in tents during the day.

  • Includes pick-up and drop-off from the Reykjavik area.
  • Includes accommodation for the duration of the tour.
  • Suitable for photographers of all levels.
  • Private for your small group

Meals

Breakfast is included at the Hotel. We usually eat evening meal in Restaurants. Prices are between $30-$50 for a main meal. But we can be flexible if you wanted to cater for yourselves

Accommodation:

 We stay overnight near the locations in a 3 star hotel (winter) or Camp locally (Summer)*. Your accommodation will be arranged for the duration of the tour, let us know your preferences. Guest rooms have private bathrooms. Rooms can be single, twin or triple. Hotels are arranged by a licensed Icelandic travel agent or we can help you to arrange your own.



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Extra activity ideas

Consider combining this photo tour with other Nature activities on route.

Extra Activities

The North Iceland photo tour route may allow time for activities with local tour providers. Some of these are extreme tours, so please check for requirements and restrictions.

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