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Excellent Photographic Experience!!

A professional photographer friend of mine recommend Iceland En Route. I'm so glad that I took his... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2018
Santa Monica
Iceland Adventure

I recently returned from a photo excursion to Iceland with Iceland En Route. What a terrific... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2018
Julie S
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed June 21, 2016

I'm an experienced photographer and have taken (and conducted) photo tours in a variety of locations. Oli's tour was exceptional. He is wonderful company as well as a wonderful, caring guide (and outstanding photographer). In 5 1/2 days, we traveled through the entire country, seeing locations I would not have found on my own in lighting conditions I would not have predicted. With Oli, I was also able to learn much about the country, its society and economy. This means that, in addition to having many images, I will have some familiarity with the place where they were taken.

The trip logistics and accomodations were expertly organized by Kristin, even though I decided to go to Iceland at pretty much the last minute. I left our trip thinking that I had seen everything, but wanting to come back for another tour...with En Route.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank nina20007
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Reviewed June 19, 2016

This past New Year's, 2016, my wife and I spent several days with Oli on the southern coast of Iceland. We had never been there before and we were captivated by the stark beauty of the island. Oli was our guide and was happy to share his local knowledge, experience and guidance. He took us to beautiful places and was very patient both explaining what we were seeing and helping us have a truly remarkable photographic experience. This trip is highly recommended, and do not avoid going in the winter. The weather is similar to a winter in New England. Iceland is a hidden gem and should definitely be on your bucket list! Oli, our heart felt thank you and we hope to be back again soon.

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed March 28, 2016

I had the great fortune to spend three days with Óli touring and photographing the South and Eastern coastline and glaciers of Iceland. From pick up to drop off - no request was too big, no day or drive was too long and no question about photography went unanswered (from camera settings to post editing - based on his experiences as a working pro photographer). I've not toured with someone who puts more into a day and really works to make sure you get unique, interesting photographs at the right time in the right place across the spectrum (landscapes, seascapes, horses, glaciers, Northern Lights) in this amazing country. While I was solo with Óli, he also works with groups and handles all the arrangements from pick up to drop off. Solo or group, you will enjoy your time with him - and take home great memories and photos!

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank rbwinston
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Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

Oli has it all. He s experienced. He knows "that" unique timing and point of view on every location. knows hidden locations. He has a solid knowledge about the art of photography, Brings crystal clear technical explanations and keeps at every moment an active sense of humor. The vehicle is perfect and allowed us to reach all the difficult places. After 5 days travelling with Oli and my wife at the south and east coast of Iceland, we enjoyed the country, learned tips and skills to improve as photographers, had the chance to get in touch with the islandic sensitivity and way of living and specially, we laughed a lot. Absolutely recommended. !!!

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank RaulitoCohe
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Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

I went to Iceland on March 2015 for a photo tour with fellow photographers. We went to half way around the world to Iceland to capture aurora and the beauty of iceland. During those time that I was in Iceland I was accompanied by Mr Oli Haukur, a local photographer and a photo tour leader. I am impressed with his attentiveness and his passion for photography. He lead the group to some famous spots and also some spots that nobody has seen before. He was really committed in his work, and made sure that everyone of us got our shots and went home happily. One night while shooting Aurora, we stayed up till 2:30 am before we arrived in the hotel. That is how committed and caring he was with our group. When I go to Iceland again in the near future, I will definitely want Oli to be my guide. He can arrange everything for your need there.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Nic D
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