Helicopter Tour | Eyjafjallajokull Glacier & Fimmvorduhals

Free pickup
Free cancellation
No credit card fees
No booking fees
Duration
2,5 hours
Difficulty
Medium
Language
English
Free pickup
Domestic Airport
2
Minimum age
2 years
Available
All year

Jump into a helicopter to see Iceland from above, including the very volcano which made the front page of every European newspaper in 2010 – the mighty Eyjafjallajökull glacier. Th...

Jump into a helicopter to see Iceland from above, including the very volcano which made the front page of every European newspaper in 2010 – the mighty Eyjafjallajökull glacier. This tour is for anyone looking for something different than the usual bus tour, or anyone who loves Iceland’s volcanic landscape.

In 2010, a series of 3,000 earthquakes heralded the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull glacier, whose name is famously difficult to pronounce. From March through May of that year, a series of eruptions rocked the nation, erupting from the volcanic caldera hidden under the innocent-looking ice cap.

After the first eruption, meltwater surged down the glacier, flooded rivers and requiring 800 people living in the nearby area to be evacuated for their safety. Ash rained down over Europe in an apoca...

Included

Transportation from the helicopter take-off point in Reykjavik
Transportation to the helicopter take-off point in Reykjavik
English- and Scandinavian-speaking guide

Activities

Sightseeing
Helicopter

Attractions

Highlands
Reykjavík
Þórsmörk
Hengill
Eyjafjallajökull
Fimmvörðuháls
Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach
Reykjavík Airport
South Coast

What to bring

Clothing and outerwear suitable for rainy or chilly weather
Sturdy shoes for walking/hiking

Good to know

The weather changes quickly in Iceland, so don't be caught unawares. It is always better to bring a sweater or dress in layers which you can remove if you are too warm.

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