Lofoten Islands Photo Tour

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From 1,750€  1,495€  
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Why book with us?

  • Safe payment, return money guarantee if tour is not done
  • 100% refund if travel ban
  • Personal assistance, before & during the tours
  • Professional guides with large experience in the area
  • Large offer of tours around the world
7 Days  
Availability : February & September  
Leknes Airport  
Leknes Airport  
Min Age : 18+  
Max People : 12  
 

Lofoten Photo Tour: Norway Arctic Landscapes

Lofoten in February: Arctic Winter & Northern Lights

Our Lofoten Islands Photo Tour, it’s one of the dream travel for all landscape photographers. Magnificent arctic landscapes covered by snow & breathtaking seascapes are waiting for you in Norway. During winter we will be able to photograph the Northern Lights, but also the twilight lights that during this season are magic. We choose the data for this workshop, to make coincide with the new moon. This will ensure us intense night sessions!

Therefore we will visit the most beautiful locations in this area at the islands of Moskenesøya, Flakstadøya, and Vestvågøya. Without doubt with special attention to Hamnøy and Reine, the most iconic locations of all Lofoten Islands. During these days we will be visiting the winter landscapes & small villages that make this location an incredible trip for all levels of landscapes photographers. 

From wild seascapes to spectacular fjords, surrounded by beautiful snowy mountains, we will have a week of intense photography. Exploring the artic circle during the northern lights season, will be an experience that you will never forget. Lofoten Islands is a destination that will help you to capture incredible pics!

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

You can book a place for any tour without a cost. Once we know that the travel is possible, you will be able to keep your seat or cancel your booking without penalties. 

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Lofoten in September: Autumn in Norway

At our Northern Norway Photo Workshop, we will visit the most spectacular locations of the Lofoten Islands, but also we offer an extension to visit Senja. In this workshop, you will immerse yourself in an epic photographic adventure. Peaked mountains emerging from the ocean, astonishing Norwegian fjords, paradisiacal beaches… All with the incredible colors of autumn and the majestic Aurora Borealis. You can not ask for more!

It is an ideal date to travel to the Arctic. The northern lights season begins, which usually has fairly high activity in the month of September. In addition, the trees will be stained in orange and reddish colors, offering endless photographic possibilities. It will make a perfect contrast with the beautiful turquoise green of the Arctic beaches and the gigantic Nordic mountains. It will also still be a good time to do routes and excursions to some of the most spectacular viewpoints in Norway.

During these days we will visit the most incredible locations of the Lofoten Islands (Moskenesøya, Flakstadøya, and Vestvågøya). It includes Reine and Hamnoy, the most beautiful fishing villages in Norway. At night, if the predictions are good, we will go in search of the northern lights, which we can photograph in different places.

During our extension to the amazing island of Senja, we will take several walks to viewpoints with unique views. It will be a trip that you will never forget. It’s going to be epic! Write to us before or after booking for more info. 

Lofoten Islands Pictures

Senja Pictures

Lofoten Photo Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Leknes airport

We will meet at Leknes airport, where we will start our Lofoten Islands Photo Tour. From here, we will drive to our accommodation in Hamnøy.

According to the arrival of all participants we will be enjoying the sunset in this iconic location. Also, according to the forecast during the night we will have our first session of northern lights at Hamnøy & Reine.

Days 2-6Lofoten Islands

During the next 5 days we will be exploring the nearest locations of Lofoten Islands. According to the weather conditions every day, we will be choosing between the numerous famous & secret locations around our base in Hamnøy.

From the famous spots at the same Hamnøy or Reine, to other beautiful villages as Å, Varied or Nusfjord. All this in the environment of amazing landscapes with snowy mountains and breathtaking seascapes as Skagsanden or Uttakleiv as example.

Also during these days, we will visit other unknown landscapes and viewpoints, as caves or waterfalls less know for the usual workshops. In our breaks during the days, we will have time for some post-processing lessons. So we will be able to edit the pics that we will be taking during our tour.

And of course, every night, we will be looking for the forecast to photograph the Northern Lights in all these locations. The datas choose for our travel, match with the new moon and large nights, giving us the perfect conditions to photograph this phenomenon. Definitely, a complete photography workshop to visit the polar landscapes of Lofoten.

Day 7 End of the trip / Start of Extension in September

Drive to Leknes airport where we will tell goodbye to this Lofoten Islands Photo Tour. During September, you can join us in an extension to visit the amazing locations at Senja. So today, we will drive to our hotel in the area to be ready for the nearest days.

Days 8 - 11Senja

During the next 4 days, we will fully explore the amazing island of Senja. We will do several mountain routes with slopes of up to 500 meters to reach the most incredible viewpoints in Norway.

From there you will see immense fjords that surround gigantic rugged mountains. Views that you will never forget. If the weather favors us, we will also try to see the auroras in these places so that you can leave with dream photos.

We will visit the Norwegian fishing villages of Fjordgard, Senjahopen, and Ersfjord, located in beautiful fjords that point north. We will also photograph the sunset and sunrise in Tungeneset. This rocky coast offers us hundreds of different compositions towards the increasingly well-known ‘Devil’s Jaw’.

During the worst weather days, we will hold processing classes so that you can edit the photos taken during our trip. And of course, every night, we will be aware of the auroras forecasts. So we will be able to see and photograph them in several of these locations.

Day 12End of the Extension

We will drive to the Harstad / Narvik-Evenes airport (EVE) where we will say goodbye to this photographic journey through northern Norway.

Norway Locations Map

Lofoten Islands Map Tour

Photographer Guide(s)

Hugo Valle Photographer Guide
Hugo Valle
Photographer
David Aguilar photographer guide
David Aguilar
Photographer

More info

Keeping you safe during COVID-19

  • Face masks required for travelers & guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • 100% refund if travel ban
  • Not payment for booking

Departure & Return Location

Leknes Airport, Norway

Price Includes

  • Accommodation in twin rooms
  • All transportation in destination location
  • Edition lessons during the tour
  • Photographer Guide(s)
  • Basic travel insurance

Price Excludes

  • Flights to & from Norway
  • Any Private Expenses including meals
  • Tips
  • Visa, check if you need it
  • Anything not mention in "Price includes"

Complementaries

  • DSLR or mirrorless camera, tripod and remote shutter
  • Wide angle lens (14-24mm as example)
  • Standard lens (24-70mm as example)
  • Telephoto lens (70-200mm as example)
  • Headlight
  • Warm jacket, gloves and hat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Thermal waterproof pants
  • Waterproof mountain boots
  • Gloves, hat and scarf

Photographic lessons

  • Composition
  • Digital Workflow
  • Panoramic Photography
  • Depth of Field calculation
  • Focal Blending
  • Blue Hour Photography
  • Night photography
  • Filters, Neutral Density and Neutral Density Grads
  • Photoshop and Lightroom post-processing workflow

Budget

How to get

By train

You can take a daily train all year between Stockholm, Kiruna, and Narvik. Once there, you need to take a bus to the Lofoten Islands.

Also, you can take a train from Oslo via Trondheim and Fauske to Bodø. From Trondheim, the train takes around 10 hours to Bodø. From Bodø, you can take a ferry or speedboat to Lofoten.

By bus

You can take a public bus every day from Narvik, Bodø, and Harstad to Svolvær.

By plane

The fastest and easy way as there are frequent and regular flights to Bodø Airport, and from there a flight to Leknes Airport.

There are also flights to come to Lofoten airports of Harstad/Narvik Airport, Svolvær Airport, and Røst Airport.

Flight time from Oslo to Bodø is approximately 1,5 hours and an additional 20–30 minutes from there to Lofoten.

You also can take a private helicopter service between Bodø and Værøy.

Conditions

Price

The price of this Lofoten Photo Tour is based on the participation of a minimum of 6 participants. In case there are not enough participants, the possibility of making the trip will be offered with an increase proportional to the price, or a 100% refund of the total paid.

The last time of exchange rate calculation was January 1st, 2021, the final price can be modified up to 30 days before the tour start.

Accommodation

The accommodations offered are shared double rooms.

You can book an individual room during the process of the book your place for the photo tour or writing us at [email protected]

Meals

Meals are not included.

Insurance

Our tours include basic insurance, we suggest contracting full cover insurance. Contact us to expand your insurance coverage.

Transports

Our tours include all internal transports (cars, vans, trains, or flights). We don’t include international flights, but we will guide you at the moment of your booking the best options to arrive to the destiny from your home.

Itinerary

The itinerary mentioned can be changed due to a force major reasons like weather conditions or accidents for example.

Payment & Refunds

To book your place you need to pay 20% of the total cost. The total payment must be made 15 days before the trip. For security reasons due to the pandemic, you do not need to pay for booking

This tour is done by LLC “CLUB OF PHOTO TRAVELERS”, due to illness or other reasons the trip may be made by another guide.

Cancellations

DUE TO COVID-19, we have exceptional conditions for cancellations: Before 15 days we refund 100%. Less than 15 days there is no refund.

Other considerations

Please, check the section “This tour include” and “This tour not include” to know more details about meals, guides or other services include.

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