Mountain scenes on our trips

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Icy Mirror

Sudursveit mountains

These are the mountains of Suðursveit (Southern County) in South East Iceland. This Winter scene shows mid-day sun on the mountains. This is the harshest light of the day during mid-Winter.

These mountains are to the East of Jökulsarlon and are included on our 3 day Jökulsarlon tour.


Small Group Ice Caving

Dragon’s feet

Landmannalaugar mountains

The mountains at Landmannalaugar have painterly colours due to the interaction of the rheolytic rock and the geothermal gases. This is the view across a valley in the park from one mountain to another. There are 3 sheep grazing on the green part of the mountain, (just to give you a sense of scale).

Landmannalaugar is normally accessible late Summer. We run a Landmannalaugar day tour.



Kirkjufell’s pointed shape has caused it to become Iceland’s most photographed mountain over recent years. The fossil rock steeple would have been disconnected from the main land mountains by a huge glacier flow many years before.

Kirkjufell and the waterfall at Kirkjufellsfoss is a key feature on our Snæfellsnes Photo Trip.



Night photography detour

The name of this frozen lake literally means between the mountains. This was a long exposure on a Winter night with the colourful glow of Reykjavik in the far distance. The city is about 20km away but the orange glow travels far. The ice around the edge shows how the lake has frozen and thawed a few times.

This detour location could be included on a Northern Lights tour.

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