Enjoy a day of volcanic adventure and Blue Lagoon relaxation.
Don´t miss out on this once in a lifetime experience to witness the raw power of lava pouring out of the surface of the earth.
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, Iceland’s Reykjanes Peninsula is finally experiencing the volcanic eruption that many geologists suspected was on its way.
Your driver and guide will take the group to the start of the hiking trail, where your group will hike towards the Geldingadalur 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
After an exciting hike to the volcano you’ll end the day at the Blue Lagoon. Immerse yourself in the milky-blue geothermal seawaters. Included in the Your visit includes entrance to the Blue Lagoon, silica mud mask, use of a towel and one drink of your choice.
- The newly formed crater in Fagradalsfjall
- Streams of lava flowing into the valley
- Steaming activity and new areas of hot ground
- The relaxing Blue Lagoon
- Tour Pick-up/Drop-off
- Bus fare
- Free Wi-Fi
- Guided tour & hike
- Comfort Admission to the Blue Lagoon
- Silica Mud Mask
- Use of Towel.
- One drink of your choice at the in-water bar.
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off (can be added at the time of booking)
- Meals, refreshments and beverages other than drink at the Blue Lagoon
- Swimsuit at Blue Lagoon (rentals available)
- Dress in clothes in layers and be prepared for cold weather
- Hiking shoes
- winter hat, scarf, gloves
- Crampons (conditions can be slippery during winter)
- Face mask (you are required to wear face masks on the bus=
- Bottled water, packed lunch and snacks
- Walking sticks (alpine poles) are recommended
- Minimum age is 10 years old.
- Hikers are responsible for following social distancing rules during the hike.
- The tour supplier will follow the recommendations of the Civil protection service and cancel the tour if circumstances at the eruption site are unsafe.
- Please be aware of the public guidance for hikers visiting the site. For more information visit the Safe Travel website.
- 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.
- Gas pollution is strongest close to the area and can lurk in valleys and dells where it is particularly dangerous.
- Gas pollution can change on short notice if the eruption suddenly increases, and it is dangerous to be near the eruption sites without measuring instruments.
- We reserve the right to alter the itinerary depending on conditions around the volcano.