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Fagradalsfjall Volcano Hike with Reykjanes Sightseeing

A breathtaking aerial view over Fagradalsfjall volcano on Iceland's Reykjanes Peninsula.
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Reykjavík, Iceland
Duration
6 hours
Difficulty
Moderate
Languages
English
Available
All year
Minimum age
6 years old

Set off on a thrilling trip to the currently erupting volcano of Fagradalsfjall with a friendly, local guide, and combine it with visits to several other gems of the Reykjanes Peninsula with this fantastic 6-hour excursion. Conducted both in the morning and in the late evening, this essential tour is easy to fit into the schedule of a busy traveler to Iceland!

This tour begins when you are picked up from your Reykjavik hotel at a time more convenient for you (unless you elect to meet the operator on location). You’ll greet your experienced guide and the rest of your traveling group and set out for the nearby Reykjanes Peninsula.

This area is renowned for its dramatic lava landscapes, with conic volcanoes, fields of jagged basalt, geothermal areas, and geological marvels. As you travel.

You will make three stops at the regions’ beautiful spots. Kleifarvatn is the largest lake in the area, with hot springs and fascinating history as the site of a dramatic earthquake. Krisuvikurleid, meanwhile, is a spectacular driving route, surrounded by jagged peaks and steeped in idyllic beauty.

You’ll next make a brief stop at the geothermal area of Seltún, where you can marvel over hissing vents, bubbling mud pits, and brightly colored water and earth.

Finally, you’ll get to the parking area for the hike to the Fagradalsfjall volcano. Your guide will dress you in the necessary equipment before leading you into Geldingdadalur valley, where one of the world’s most breathtaking sites awaits. The newly formed eruption site is incredibly unique and beautiful, inviting us to view firsthand how our earth is created.

After enjoying this incredible site, you’ll head back to Reykjavik with some once-in-a-lifetime memories.

Grab this opportunity to witness the currently erupting volcano of Fagradalsfjall, alongside a wealth of Reykjanes attractions! Check availability by choosing a date.

Included

Local tour guide
Guided volcano hike
Free wi-fi in vehicle
Air-conditioned vehicle
Free transfer from Reykjavík
Four fascinating locations

Activities

Hiking
Sightseeing

What to bring

Comfortable warm waterproof outdoor clothing
Suitable headgear
All-purpose gloves
Water-resistant ankle high hiking shoes
Water bottle
Drinks and beverages
Snacks & energy bars

Good to know

Please bring high ankled hiking boots and weather-appropriate clothing. It is always good to bring all 3 layers in case of sudden weather changes.

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