Active Fagradalsfjall Advanced Volcano Tour in Meradalur Valley
Set off on a thrilling trip to the site of the currently erupting volcano of Fagradalsfjall volcano in Meradalir valley with a friendly, local guide. This tour departs both in the morning and in the afternoon, making this essential tour easy to fit into your schedule!
This small-group tour begins when you are picked up from your Reykjavik hotel at the time most convenient for you. You'll meet your experienced guide and the rest of your traveling group.
After that, you will reach the area where you can start your hike toward the active volcano. Your guide will lead you first through Geldingdadalur, where this same volcano erupted throughout much of 2021. You'll be able to take in the sights of black, twisted lava that is some of the newest lava on earth and can still be hot to touch.
After passing the previous eruption site, you will see the current eruption in Meradalur and witness a real and active volcanic eruption. As we get closer to the gushing lava, you will experience the volcano with all five of your senses. After enjoying this incredible site, you'll head back to Reykjavik with some once-in-a-lifetime memories.
This hike is up to 5 hours and is rated challenging, it is not recommended for novice hikers. The distance roundtrip is 14km.
Make the most of this unique opportunity to witness the active volcano of Fagradalsfjall volcano in Meradalur! Book this tour now, as it is very likely to sell out!
What to bring
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Please bring hiking boots with ankle support and weather-appropriate clothing. It is always good to bring all 3 layers in case of sudden weather changes.