Explore the vibrant and unique landscapes of Iceland's highlands on a private photography tour in a rugged Jeep. Led by a professional photographer, you'll journey to Landmannalaugar, a geothermal area located in the heart of the Icelandic highlands, known for its vibrant and colorful rhyolite mountains, hot springs, and dramatic landscapes.
The area is located in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve, within the boundaries of the larger Vatnajökull National Park and close to the Hekla volcano. The main attraction of Landmannalaugar is the colorful rhyolite mountains, which are formed by the cooling and solidification of volcanic ash and magma. These mountains have a variety of colors, including shades of pink, yellow, green, and purple, creating a unique and striking landscape.
The area is also known for its hot springs, which are a popular spot for visitors to relax and bathe. The water in the hot springs is heated by geothermal activity beneath the earth's surface, and is rich in minerals that are said to have health benefits. Landmannalaugar is also a popular hiking destination, with a variety of trails that lead to nearby peaks, glaciers, and other natural wonders. Some popular trails include the Laugavegur trail, which leads to the nearby town of Þórsmörk, and the Bláhnjúkur trail, which leads to the summit of a nearby mountain.
It is a popular destination for tourists, photographers and hikers. In the summer months, there is a hut and a campground for visitors, but during the rest of the year, the area i. With the freedom and flexibility of a private tour, you'll have the opportunity to capture the natural beauty of the area including the volcanic peaks, the surrounding glaciers and the vastness of the Icelandic wilderness.
This tour is perfect for photographers of all skill levels looking to capture the raw, natural beauty of Iceland's highlands and learn new photography skills. It is a good idea to bring a good quality camera, a drone (if you have one) a tripod, warm clothing and waterproof gear, as the weather in the highlands can be unpredictable.
Also, it's essential to bring enough memory cards and extra batteries to ensure you have enough storage and power to capture the perfect shot. Also, hiking boots or comfortable shoes for walking on rocky terrain. And a proper water bottle, as the highlands can be quite dry and it's important to stay hydrated.