The tour begins early on Sunday, May 17,  and continues with a busy schedule until the evening of Saturday, the 24th. A set of bonus shoots on Saturday the 16th are available for participants who arrive early, as well as on Sunday, the 25th for any participants staying late.

Nature and Landscapes

 This is a unique country with its glaciers, geysers, volcanos, lava fields, waterfalls, mountains, beaches and fjords, not to mention the sea birds, whales and the aurora borealis.

The tour is timed to take advantage of Iceland's long golden hour opportunities with these natural wonders. 

People and Culture

The tour will include many shooting opportunities with local people and culture. Iceland's unique farms, including the sheep and Icelandic horses will be featured, as well as fishing, cuisine and the arts scene.

Urban and Architecture

Reykjavík, the capital city of Iceland, has some unique architecture that will be available for shoots. In addition, the rural churches, homes and abandoned buildings will provide an urban portion for the tour.


What is included?

  • All accommodations and meals during your tour. Most dinners will include a glass of wine.
  • All transportation inside of Iceland.

What is not included?

  • Flights to Iceland. We can assist with flights if required.
  • Hotels before or after the tour starts, and we can assist with those as well.

Costs and Booking

The trip is priced at $4,500 $Cdn, with a 10% discount for bookings by March 15, 2015. Booking is on a first come, first serve basis.

All trips are run with iamiceland.is a licensed travel agent in Iceland.

 

Remember to check out our cancellation policy.

2015-05 Iceland First Deposit
2,500.00

The first deposit will hold your spot on the tour, with the final deposit due on 2015-04-17, one month before the event. There is an early registration discount until 2015-04-03.

2015-05 Iceland Final Deposit
2,000.00

The final deposit confirms your place on this great trip.

Itinerary

We have set up an itinerary which provides a wide range of opportunities, and will be adjusted as we go based on weather and other opportunities.

Special Considerations

  • Weather: In the case of inclement weather, some additional indoor shoots may be scheduled. Do bring rain gear for you and your equipment though.
  • Sunrise/sunset options: When weather permits, early/late shoots may be scheduled.
  • Road side attractions: Iceland is a very scenic country, and we will stop at road side areas of interest based on timing.
  • Special requests: If there is an area of special interest that is not on our list, let us know and we will do our best to fit it in.

Arrival day

Pick up at Keflavik airport early morning 07:00 - flight times to be confirmed

  • Drive to Hafnarfjordur village for a viking ceremony and breakfast
  • Walk in the village
  • Visit Reykjavik city centre, free walk for several hours
  • Welcoming dinner

Overnight in  Hotel Kriunes

  

  

Day 1 - Sunday
Siglufjordur

Departure 06:30

  • early morning flight to Akureyri
  • Sights towards Siglufjordur, fjords, mountains, tunnels, small villages, farming,
  • Overnight in Akureyri

Overnight in Akureyri

Day 2 - Monday
Husavik

Departure 08:00

  • Drive to Husavik village
  • Waterfalls, Asbyrgi cliff sights
  • Sea birds and whales
  • Egilsstadir village

Overnight at Jokla lodge

Day 3 - Tuesday
Hallormstadur

Departure 08:00

  • Drive to Hallormstadur (Iceland's biggest forest) 
  • Waterfalls
  • Villages, churches and more

Overnight in Djupivogur

Day 4 - Wednesday
Jokulsarlon

Departure 08:00

  • Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon
  • National Park

Overnight at Hotel Laki, www.hotellaki.is

Day 5 - Thursday
South Coast

Departure 08:00

  • South coast with all it´s sights
  • Puffins and other sea birds

Overnight at Hotel Hvolsvollur

Day 6 - Friday
Golden Circle

Departure 08:00

  • Do the Golden Circle

Overnight at Hotel Kriunes

Day 7 - Saturday
Reykjanes peninsula

Departure 08:00

  • Reykjanes peninsula

Kriunes Hotel with special closing dinner.

Departure Day - Sunday

Open day in the city with an option for the Blue Lagoon. Departure for the airport from the hotel no later than 14:00.


Optional Days

The May tour focuses on the south coast of the country, so for anyone who has a few extra days, the tour can be extended to include the west coast of Iceland. The extra tour is $650/day, and can be customized.

Day 8 - Sunday
Whalefjord and Borgarfjordur

Departure 08:00

  • Whalefjord and Borgarfjordur

Kriunes Hotel

Day 9 - Monday
Snaefellsnes peninsula

Departure 08:00

  • Snaefellsnes peninsula

Kriunes Hotel 

Day 10 - Tuesday
Cave explorations

Departure 08:00

  • Cave explorations

Kriunes Hotel with special closing dinner.

Departure Day - Wednesday

Open day in the city with an option for the Blue Lagoon. Departure for the airport from the hotel no later than 14:00.