When one thinks of photography and travel, Iceland always ends up on the list of places to go. Without doubt, Iceland is one of the finest photographic destinations in the world. Iceland adventures, however, require that one find a reputable guide and tour provider as the country, while incredibly beautiful, is difficult to traverse.
Likewise, finding good lodging, and knowing where to go for the ultimate photo adventure means one needs expert assistance. Iceland Photo Tours provides everything one could want when venturing into one of the world’s most spectacular places.
Haukur Snorrason, owner of Iceland Photo Tours, is well qualified to provide anyone with the ultimate photographic holiday in Iceland. With a wealth of knowledge about both his country and photography, expect the best Iceland can provide on a tour.
When considering a photo travel adventure, it is important to learn what others have said about their experiences.
“Thank you Haukur for showing us your secret stunningly beautiful spots around South Iceland far away from what most tourists see! Thank you Hadda for creating that nice hospitable atmosphere and your fantastic food.” Teresa from Germany
“Thank you for a wonderful stay and great companionship. The Icelandic scenery was my first goal, but the friendship was even better. Haukur, what a great driver. Hadda, what a great cook – I have eaten many new and delicious foods. Iceland is the best photo destination! We will return.” Robert van Baarsel, The Netherlands
“Haukur is extremely knowledgeable of the area as geologial and recent history and of its photographic oppertunities. He was appropiately patient and at the same time did not allow any single individual to slow the entire group. Haukur is a natural leader, he has a delightful personality, perfect for leading the trip. All in all this has been a wonderful experience. The best way to descripe it is that I would like to come again.” Steve Penland, Olympia, WA USA.
“What a perfect trip! We loved the ability to visit Haukur’s favorite spots for pictures.We saw lakes, mountains, waterfalls that are not typical for tourists. Perfect days of photo taking were then followed by incredible dinners that could easily be considered gourmet – fantastic ! Thank you both for sharing your home, your faivorite photospots and your home cooking.” Pat Howard, Bottmingen, Switzerland.
“…already filtered through the set of 5 K pics and selected 200 for a short slide show. Think this is the best set I ever took in 25 years of photography..” Andrea Chioato, Bottmingen, Switzerland
“ Wonderful locations and Haukur was the perfect guide giving us so many wonderful photographic stops. Lots of bumpy rides but they were all worth it. Absolutely loved this tour!” Corrado Palumbi, Italy
Haukur and his wife Hadda Björk Gísladóttir, who is an accomplished cook, and caters for tour groups at their home in Reykjavík or in their cottage in Hrífunes, Skaftártunga in the South of Iceland. There the two run a beautiful restored guest house which was once the community hall see http://www.hrifunesguesthouse.is/. Guests are greeted with great service and very much the personal touch.
Iceland Photo Tours can provide just about anything one could ask in the way of accommodations, planning, and group accommodation. With access to large vehicles, groups of considerable size can book with them. Tour offerings are considerable, from winter to short breaks. All one has to do is ask.
Costs for tours are absolutely reasonable. One can expect to pay far less than most any destination in the world. For the discerning photo travel adventurer, the offerings of Iceland Photo Tours are well worth considering.
Photo Travel Review Magazine looks constantly for photo adventures that meet our standards: Opportunities for spectacular photography, expert assistance and experience of the tour provider, reasonable costs for tours, opportunities to go beyond the ordinary and tailor the adventure. Iceland Photo Tours meets these criteria.
Iceland Photo Tours has earned our five star rating (✭✭✭✭✭). Expertise, experience, opportunities for outstanding photography, adventure, and very reasonable prices — all add up to a tour company that one should seriously consider.