Geldingadalur volcano hike and Blue Lagoon by bus from Reykjavík
Minimum age: 10
- The newly formed crater in Fagradalsfjall
- Streams of lava flowing into the valley
- Steaming activity and new areas of hot ground
- Approximately 1,5 hours to view the volcanic eruption
All about the trip
This first eruption in the Reykjanes Peninsula in about 800 years provides a unique opportunity to study the geologic mysteries of the region and is open for all to enjoy! After being shaken by months of increasingly disruptive earthquakes, including thousands in the past weeks, Iceland’s Reykjanes Peninsula is finally experiencing the volcanic eruption that many geologists suspected was on its way.
After an exciting hike to the Volcano, we end the day at the Blue Lagoon. Immerse yourself in the milky-blue geothermal seawaters. Included in the comfort package is the entrance to the Blue Lagoon, silica mud mask, use of a towel and first drink of your choice.
We offer a guided tour to the volcanic eruption in Geldingadalur, known as Fagradalsfjall Volcano. The driver and guide will take the group to the start of the hiking route towards the volcano in Geldingadalur, where the group will hike towards the volcano. The hike will take approximately 1.5 hours each way, please note that this is an estimated time. The sites around the volcano are always changing due to freely flowing lava and the hiking time can change.
Hikers will have approximately 1,5 hours to view the volcanic eruption
Don´t miss out on this once in a lifetime experience and witness the raw power of lava pouring out of the surface of the earth.Watch on Youtube
What is included in the price
- Bus fare
- Free Wi-Fi
- Guided tour and hike
- Admission to the Blue Lagoon
- Silica mud mask
- Use of a towel
- Drink of your choice at the in-water bar
What is not included in the price
- Meals or refreshments
You must be physically-able to hike to do this activity.
The hike is about 1.5 hours, each way with an elevation of some 300 m.
Travelers need to bring their own face mask and are required to use it onboard all buses.
Our partners at Iceland Camping Equipment can provide you with the perfect gear for a small fee.
Reykjavik Excursions will follow the recommendations of the Civil protection service and cancel the tour if circumstances at the eruption site are unsafe. Be aware that the weather can change quickly.
Assume that the journey may take longer than planned.
Keep an eye on your travel companions. Fatigue and hypothermia come quickly. Stick to hills and ridges. Avoid valleys and dells in the landscape.
There is a risk of rock fall. Beware of steep slopes
The telephone connection in the area is bad and it can therefore be difficult to call for help if needed.
Eruption sites can change, and new eruption cracks may open on short notice.
This activity is organised by Icelandia, Klettagaroar 12/104, Reykjavik, Iceland, +354 580 5400, email@example.com.
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Do you have a question or need more information about the activity?
You can reach our European office between 9am and 5pm CET on weekdays and between 11am and 5pm on weekends and holidays.
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