Take the road less travelled to Reykjavik´s overdue volcanoes, feel the lava, enjoy breathtaking landscapes and see the beautiful hot springs and steaming fumaroles. The tour starts with an Emmy-nominated film about the 2010 eruption at the Volcano House.
The volcanoes around Reykjavik are overdue. In this tour we enjoy the stunning view of places you would not see in any other tour, hear everything about the activity and what is most likely that will happen in next eruption. A professional guide and a comfortable, all terrain Land Rover Discovery that gets you off the beaten track to the black volcanic rock formations and mossy filled lava fields. Mix that with the local folklore inspired by the endless colors of the geothermal areas, scent of sulfur in the air, boiling mud eyes & steaming fumaroles. Max 6 Guests per guide in a luxurious Land Rover Discovery.
An Emmy nominated documentary about some of Iceland's most famous eruptions
You come to the Volcano House a few minutes before the hour and sit down in a charming old cinema. The documentaries are two, one about the famous eruption in Heimaey in 1973 when the town there woke up in the middle of the night with a powerful eruption breaking out just half a mile away from the nearest houses. The second short documentary is about the infamous eruption in Eyjafjallajokull, back in 2010, that stopped the air traffic for weeks spreading ash all over the northern hemisphere.
We pick you up at the Volcano House after the 50 minutes documentary and we head off the volcanoes.
In just 20 minutes you will be out in the moon like lava fields while hearing exciting stories about former eruptions in the capital area. It is a fact that we could any given week now have lava streams once again running through the city again, burning down houses, bridges, and infrastructure. Not during the tour though, we would know several days ahead. :)
The tour is never exactly the same from one day to another. We always choose the best options, based on weather and your wishes.
We know the volcanoes next to Reykjavik like the palm of our hand. We have dozens of beautiful off the beaten track places to choose from and we carefully choose the ones we think will best fit our day depending on weather and your lust to explore the pristine nature of the Reykjanes peninsula.
Pickup at Volcano House in Reykjavik.
Guided hike and refreshment.
Drop off within Reykjavik city.
Bring sturdy shoes and weather appropriate clothes.
Full refund if cancelled due to weather. Cancellation fee can be witheld if cancelled with short notice.
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