Day trip

Reykjavik: Fagradalsfjall Active Volcano Hike

Activity provider: TrollExpeditions

Reykjavik: Fagradalsfjall Active Volcano Hike

Activity provider: TrollExpeditions
Likely to sell out Booked 18 times yesterday

From US$ 82.09 per person

Likely to sell out Booked 18 times yesterday

Venture to Iceland's most recent volcanic eruption on this trip from Reykjavik. Visit the active Fagradalsfjall Volcano and see an incredible natural show of flowing lava.

About this activity

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pickup is available from hotels and designated pickup locations in Reykjavík. Please be ready at your designated pickup location at 9:00 AM for the morning departure and at 5:00 PM for the afternoon departure. The pickup process usually takes up to 30 minutes.

Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the area's unique geology as hike up to Iceland's newest volcano
  • Discover new land that is created by volcanic activity at Geldingadalur
  • Savor local flavors as you try a taste of the famous Icelandic chocolate Lava
  • See the flowing magma
Full description

Discover the exhilaration of looking for red-hot lava flows at the Fagradalsfjall volcano on this day trip from Reykjavik. Admire the volcanic landscapes of the Reykjanes Peninsula as you hike up the volcano with a local guide. Delight your taste buds with some Lava chocolate.

Get picked up in Reykjavík and set off for the volcanic eruption site at the Reykjanes Peninsula. See how the lava slowly comes up to the surface from a close distance.

Your guide will hike up to the volcano with you and tell you all you need to know about the new Fagradalsfjall Volcano and it will take about 5 hours in total.

Enjoy a moderate to difficult hike, with rocky terrain and steep slopes. Make sure to wear proper hiking shoes to be stable during the hike.

Once you arrive, see the crater where the lava was coming from.

Continue the hike around the Fagradalsfjall Volcano until you find the best location to sit and enjoy the view before heading back down.

Includes
  • Guide
  • Chocolate
  • Pickup and drop-off in Reykjavík
  • Pick up from hotel
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • People over 70 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Important information

What to bring

  • Food and drinks

Know before you go

  • This tour is not suitable for children under the age of 12 or people with health conditions such as bad knees, poor stamina, or lung issues
  • Drop off in Reykjavík will be at Bus Stop 3, Bus Stop 12 and BSI Bus Terminal
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 340 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5

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Good evening, I forgot a walking stick in the front row of the minibus returning from the excursion. Can you tell me where I can pick it up? Thanks in advance. The excursion was fabulous and the staff and service at GYG excellent! Sincerely, Bruno Menicucci Sent from my iPhone

August 13, 2022

They took very good care of me. I didn’t make it to the top and though I had to work my way back down alone, the bus picked me up on their next drop off 90 minutes later. The busing schedule didn’t work in the overall scheme of things. I’m sure it will get worked out. Good people

August 11, 2022

It was the best trip I've ever had. The volcano was astonishing and everything was well organized! Our guide has been very responsible also to take care of the group, wait for each other and make sure the entire team come back safely. Tips: Strongly recommend hiking boots for this trip as the stones can be very challenging for regular shoes and your ancles. Some energy bar helps along the trip. No toilet on the hiking trails fyi.

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August 6, 2022

Product ID: 398095