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Highlands of Iceland 2023 – Photography Workshop

17 June 2023 @ 17:25 - 2 July 2023 @ 02:30

We start the 2023 season with an adventure in Iceland. This extraordinary island is a paradise for nature lovers – volcanoes, waterfalls, lava fields and hot springs … There, everyone falls ill with Icelandic fever – its symptoms are primarily the need to return to this wild country.

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Date: June 17 – July 2, 2023 Group closed! If you are interested in this or a similar route, please contact us to organize the trip at a different time.

Cost: USD 3,500/person + about USD 400/person (estimated cost of air tickets)

Group and accommodation: From 2 to 4 participants, accommodation on campsites.

The costs of the expedition cover the costs of all accommodation along the route as well as the attractions during the joint expedition. Also the cost of renting and insurance of a car adapted to the size of the group and fuel.

The cost does not include meals, souvenirs and tips, optional attractions or travel insurance.

dates – June 17 – July 2, 2023

Important – the plan below is the maximum version. The weather in Iceland is extremely changeable and can change your plans.

1 Day

Flight from Katowice (or other city – to be agreed) to Keflavik in Iceland. Transfer and overnight at Strandakirkja campsite

2nd day

Drive to Þingvellir National Park on the northern shore of Iceland’s largest lake, Þingvallavatn. On the way we will stop at the Kerid crater. At Þingvellir Park, walk between the continental plates to Oxarfoss waterfall. From here we head to the Hraunafossar and Barnafoss waterfalls. Overnight at Grundarfjörður camping.

3rd day

Snæfellsnes peninsula tour. We will start the day with the iconic view of Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall, we will approach Bæjarfoss waterfall. Then we will photograph the Ingjaldshólskirkja church. Continue on to the volcanic crater of Saxholl and the black Djúpalónssandu beach surrounded by amazing lava sculptures. We will admire the volcanic cliffs of Londragar and Gattlekur. If we have enough strength, we will look into the Rauðfeldsgjá canyon. Before we reach the Sturungalaug hot spring, lost among the lava fields, we will still be able to admire the Bjarnafoss waterfall and look for seals on Ytri Tunga beach. Overnight at a campsite in Reykhollar.

4th day

We reach the western fjords of the Westfjords. Depending on our desire, we may reach the westernmost cliffs with puffins – Latrabjarg. However, the most beautiful attraction of the day will be the Dynjandi waterfall along with the cascades of Háifoss, Úðafoss, Göngufoss, Hundafoss and Bæjarfoss. Overnight at Bolungarvik campsite.

5th day

Exploration continues in the Wetsjords – Minnibakki beach, Valagil waterfall and the historic Littlebaer cafe. Overnight at Skagastrond campsite.

6th day

Ahead of us is the first – the easiest F-ka, i.e. the road through the Icelandic interior. Along the F35 we will admire the geothermal areas of Hveravelir and Kerlingarfjöll. Then we will reach another of the most fabulous waterfalls – Gullfoss. The Strokkur geyser will shoot up into the sky nearby. Before going to the overnight stay in Gaddstadaflatir, we will soak in the perfect water of the Hrunalaug hot spring.

7th day

We start the day with Seljalandsfoss waterfalls and neighboring Gljufrabui. Then, walk deep into the amazing Nauthúsagil slot canyon and continue to Iceland’s largest canyon, Stakkholtsgjá. From here we will reach the black beaches of Dyrholaey and in Vik n Myrdle turn north on the F208 leading towards the Hekla volcano to the rainbow mountains of Landlammaguar. Overnight at Landlammaguar campsite.

8th day

Trekking in the Landlammaguar Rainbow Mountains. Overnight at Landlammaguar campsite.

9th day

We leave F208 Landlammaguar heading north on the F27 to Hrafnabjargafoss and Aldeyarfoss waterfalls. Overnight at Laugar campsite.

10 days

In the morning we will stop at another unique waterfall, Goddafoss. From here we will circle the volcanic lake Mytvn, stopping for a walk through the lunar landscape of the Skútustaðagígar crater field, a short trek among Lavator Dimmuborgir lava formations. If we have enough strength and willingness, we will climb the Hvefjall crater. We will definitely visit the Grjotagja lava tunnel, then the smoking Hverir field and the unusual Viti crater. From here, only the most powerful waterfalls in Europe – Detifoss, Selfoss and Hefragilfoss. Overnight at Möðrudalur campsite.

11th day

We will take the roads F908, F910 and F894 to reach Aksja crate and on the way back we will stop for a swim at the hot Laugavallalaug waterfall. Just a walk to the second highest crater in Iceland – Hengifoss (the charming Litlanesfoss on the way) and along Lake Lagarfljót we will reach the eastern fjords of Iceland for camping in Seydisfjordur.

12th day

Transfer to Borgarfjarðurhofnvegur where you can approach the puffins for a meter. Then drive to the Klifbrekku waterfall. Overnight at Stöðvarfjörður camping.

13th day

Drive through the beautiful fjords to Vestrahorn and the Hoffel Glacier. Overnight at Myllulækur campsite.

14th day

A day with glaciers and ice lagoons – Jokulsarlon, diamond beach, Fjalsarlon and Kvíárjökull. Overnight at Tjaldsvæðið Kleifar camping.

15th day

in the morning, as an option, a trip to Katla ice cave, then transfer to Keflavik where in the evening we fly back to Poland.

day 16

Arrival to Katowice at 2 am.

Attention! The expedition is not a tourist event, but an invitation to a joint photographic adventure with Tomasz Czarnecki, a photographer, globetrotter and a man who has been exploring the world and chasing solar eclipses for over 30 years.


17 June 2023 @ 17:25
2 July 2023 @ 02:30
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Tomasz Czarnecki – eclipses.eu
+48 604 443 041
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