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Awe-Inspiring 7 Hour Hike to the Fagradalsfjall Volcano with Transfer from Reykjavik

Hike to the active Fagradalsfjall Volcano in Iceland.
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Reykjavík, Iceland
Duration
5,5 hours
Difficulty
Moderate
Languages
English
Available
All year
Minimum age
10 years old

Spend two hours marveling over the Fagradalsfjall volcanic eruption site in Iceland by booking this brilliant tour! Anyone in the country looking to have their breath taken away by the magnificence of the earth’s power should not overlook this experience.

Your unforgettable day begins when you are picked up by a friendly, expert guide from a meeting point near your accommodation in Reykjavik. You are guaranteed a group size of twelve or less to ensure a personalized experience. Once you are all gathered, you’ll set off in the direction of the erupting volcano.

As you travel, you’ll be able to see the long-term effects of such eruptions everywhere around you; the Reykjanes Peninsula is covered in fields of twisted lava and home to many cone-shaped mountains and craters. After driving for about 40 minutes, you’ll reach the parking area for the path to Geldingadalur valley, where the Fagradalsfjall volcano is located.

Your guide will lead you on a hike to get as close to the volcano as possible, which takes just over an hour and crosses rough terrain. Though a little challenging for some, the journey will be more and more spectacular as you approach your destination.

You’ll be blown away by the excellent site once you reach Geldingadalur, the valley Fagradalsfjall was erupting in. The new lava fields roll for as far as the eye can see, still far too hot to touch close to the crater.

Though not currently erupting, this is still a fantastic place to marvel over the awe-inspiring power of Iceland's nature.

After a life-changing experience, your guide will lead you back to the van. On the journey back, you’ll no doubt still be speechless at the awe-inspiring memories you made.

See the effects of a recently erupted volcano by booking this incredible excursion in Iceland. Check availability by choosing a date.

Included

Wifi on board
Crampons
Staying at the site for over 2 hours
Photos
English speaking guide
Transfer to/from Reykjavik

Activities

Hiking
Sightseeing

What to bring

Warm outdoor clothing
Hat and gloves or mittens
Rain gear
Good hiking boots
Backpack
Water bottle
Packed lunches and/or energy bars
Camera/Phone
Face mask for the bus ride

Good to know

Keep in mind that the weather can change very suddenly in Iceland and you can experience all four seasons in one day.

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