Visit the Volcanoes

In this tour, you will enjoy the stunning view of places you would not see on any other tour. You'll venture off the beaten path to visit the volcanoes around Reykjavík, some of which are overdue to erupt! You will hear everything about the volcanic activity and what will most likely that happen in next eruptions.

You'll start the tour by seeing an hour long documentary at the Volcano House. It is an excellent way to warm up for the tour because it will help you imagine what the previous eruptions have looked like - and how the next one is probably going to look!

A professional guide and a comfortable, all terrain Land Rover Discovery will take you the road less travelled to the black volcanic rock formations and mossy filled lava fields. Your guide will be happy to explain the geology in a way everyone understands and can relate. 

It is simply mind blowing when you start to get the big picture, start to see how this island was build up and when you realise how small a man is.

You'll also hear stories of trolls, the old Nordic gods, outlaws and the hidden people. If you love to hear stories, love to see beautiful places and get the authentic local experience from people that love to share their passion for this island, this is a tour for you.

This tour is operated by a small family business that likes to give good experiences to small groups. So, coming on a tour should be like finally visiting your exchange student from Iceland and have his family showing you the most exciting places in Iceland. You are going out on a volcano safari with the locals.

There is a maximum of 6 guests per vehicle on this guided tour. So you'll get to see the country in a personal and friendly way. 

Don't miss out on this opportunity to explore Iceland with the locals. Check booking availability by choosing a date.


Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Aug. - Dec.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Activities: Hiking, Sightseeing, Cultural Activity
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English, Danish, Swedish
  • Highlights: Kleifarvatn, Seltún Geothermal Area, Reykjanesskagi, Reykjanesfólkvangur, Austurhals, Kapelluhraun
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : 09:00, 13:00

Departure location:
Volcano House, Tryggvagata 11
Included:
  • Pickup at Volcano House in Reykjavik

  • Guided hike and refreshment

  • Drop off in Reykjavik city

  • Lunch or other meals are not included.


What to bring:
  • Bring sturdy shoes and weather appropriate clothes.


Good to know:

The weather in Iceland changes quickly. Your guides customise each tour to make it the best possible experience for you. This means the tour is never exactly the same. It is like at some restaurants when you ask the chef to make something out of the freshest fish available—the guides choose the best places to enjoy every time based on the weather and your wishes. :)



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