Under The Volcano | Super Jeep Tour from Vik

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Tour starts
Vík
Duration:
4 hours
Difficulty:
Easy
Languages:
English
Available:
All year

Explore the incredible world of Iceland's glaciers and volcanoes. On this tour, you'll have an exclusive opportunity to explore a hidden side of one of the most powerful subglacial volcanos in the world, Katla, beneath Mýrdalsjökull Glacier.

This tour departs from Vík and takes you right to the foot of the glacier, a place virtually untouched by man, surrounded by magnificent landscapes, distinctively shaped mountains, interesting textures and awe-inspiring colours. This is a little travelled region you are likely to have all to yourself, as it is not frequented by tour buses.

This tour, however, will show you much more of Iceland than Katla. While no doubt the highlight, there are many other beautiful features on Iceland's South Coast, waiting for you to marvel over them.

During your adventure, you will also visit Reynisfjall Mountain, where you can see Reynisdrangar basalt rock formations, which jut tall from the churning ocean, from above. You’ll be able to look down at the black-sand-beach, a famous site called Reynisfjara.

The Mýrdalssandur Desert is next on your quest, a mysterious and exciting area to drive through. As a bonus, you will also visit a historical mountain hut that is alleged to be haunted and the Hjörleifshöfði plateau mountain, which is an area immortalised in countless films, TV advertisements, and music videos.

After ample time at those locations, you'll end our journey at a stunning waterfall that emerges from the ice at the foot of the glacier. 

So come along with us, and check out the world beneath Katla volcano and Mýrdalsjökull glacier. Check availability by choosing a date. 

Included

Local guide
30 minutes hike at Katla Glacial Volcano
Super Jeep Tour

Activities

Super Jeep
Sightseeing

Attractions

Eyjafjallajökull
Katla
Mýrdalsjökull
Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach
Reynisfjall
Reynisdrangar
Hjörleifshöfði
Myrdalssandur
South Coast

What to bring

Bring warm clothing, rain gear and good shoes.

Good to know

Please note that this tour starts at Vík township. Pick up is not available.

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