Volcano Tour

Iceland volcanic eruption

It’s gonna blow, get there and wait for the eruption!

The rumbling of thunder a midst the veil of thick black ash plume puts things into perspective for you. Maybe we feel the ground shake and each time wonder what is going on down there.

The thin crust of this planet has a leak and from this leak spring some of the deepest secrets of the universe right before our eyes… and yet we are still paralyzed by our lack of understanding and our senseless need to take pictures of it.

Take a banana and your longest lens and visit some good vantage points.

Seasons: Running all year round.

Timings: Regular hours

Several Icelandic volcanoes have been making noises lately. Around 8 volcanoes are currently being monitored around the country, of these, the closest to Reykjavik is Hengil. Next is the Geldingardalur volcano which erupted last year. I have a feeling it may erupt again before too long.

Some eruptions before the Viking days were similar to a typical Indonesian volcano. She is connected to Eyjafjallajökull and Katla. She is a fairly predictable volcano and has been erupting at roughly 10 year intervals in recent centuries.

Locations and activities: Take a journey to wherever the volcano can be seen.

Hike to Geldingadalur

The hike is from the carpark to the Geldingardalur Volcano. The hike is about 90 minutes each way.

  • Includes pick-up and drop-off from the Reykjavik area.
  • Crampons if needed
  • Wi-Fi on board
  • Private for your small group

Duration: 6 hours.

Cancellation: 24 hours full refund.

Small Group Volcano Tours

These group tours include a Reykjavik pickup and drop-off. Free wi-fi on the bus and head-torches if needed.

Additional Info

The tour includes hiking on rugged ground which requires a reasonable level of physical fitness. The tour is not suitable for wheelchairs, or people with heart issues or reduced mobility.

Cancellation Policy

This tour has a 24 hour cancellation policy.

Private Fagradalsfjall Volcano Tour

Active Volcano at your own pace! These full and half day tours include a 4 hour guided hike to the eruption site.

Cancellation Policy

This tour has a 24 hour cancellation policy.

Helicopter Tours

If you don’t fancy the long hike over rugged terrain, these helicopter tours will take you right there. You are guaranteed a good view.

Volcano - crater eruption 2010
Crater eruption at Fimmvorudhals.
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