Volcano Hike & Reykjanes Peninsula

Sustainable Adventures

Discover Iceland’s incredible volcanoes and fascinating peninsula with your own private guide. You will have the chance to explore the most recent volcanic eruption in safety. Your guide will explain how this phenomenal event unfolded. 

Your pickup will be in a luxury electric Mercedes. We will take you around in class, style and sustainability. 

KRÝSUVÍK GEOTHERMAL AREA

Your guided tour will start with a pickup from your hotel, from here you will take the journey to Seltun geothermal area, the drive will take about 45 minutes. Once you are there you will be engulfed in the sulphuric smell of the geothermal area, you can explore the surrounding springs while marvelling at the intense colours of the hill side this marvel is set in.

FAGRADALSFJALL

Next you will arrive at the steaming volcanic site of Fagradalsfjall. During your exploration of the site you will get up close to the once flowing red hot lava field. The lava fields still remain smoking hot and still emits intense heat.

The formation of the volcanic crater in Geldingadalur Valley can be seen from the view point. As you hike up, the scale of this volcanic eruption is revealed. The hike on average takes 30 minutes to the view point. you will have plenty of time to take pictures and rest as needed.

Your Guide will explain the geology of the area along with finding you a souvenir to take home. The volcanic rocks in the area hold a beautiful secret that should not be missed.

local restaurant

Once you have descended you will head for lunch at the local chic cafe. You can grab something simple as a refreshing juice or fill up on the local fish cuisine.

Reykjanes peninsula

After you will have a leisurely stroll of Brimketill Sea Pools, where the powerful ocean meets the lava fields, here you can see the intense power of erosion. Your journey will continue to Gunnuhver Hot-spring where you can see an old settlement nestled around this giant bubbling hot spring, finally you will stop at the bridge between continents, here you can dart from one side to the other and see the rift valley disappear into the ocean.

Volcano Hike & Reykjanes Peninsula

Included

  • 1 Tree planted for every tour tree, trunk, leaves-576847.jpg
  • Experienced Driver / Guide
  • Pickup / drop-off
  • Volcano Site Exploration
  • Krysuvik / Seltun Geothermal Area
  • Lava Rock Souvenir 
  • Walking Poles if needed
  • Crampons If needed
  • Water / Snacks
  • Reservation at Hja hollu restaurant 

Excluded

  • Water Proof Clothing
  • Hiking boots / Sensible footwear
  • Lunch money
  • Warm layers
  • Hat and gloves.

Know before you go

Pickup time is 9.00am, choose the most convenient place to be picked up for this tour in the checkout.

Icelandic weather conditions can change in an instant, it is common to experience all 4 seasons in one day, it is highly recommend to bring adequate clothing to suit all conditions for the experience. They can of course just be left in the transportation if not needed.

  • star rating  Fantastic tour guide experience, both the amazing places we visited and the drivers’ ability to tell stories and fun facts of Iceland.

    M2986MQmarcusb
    March 15, 2022
  • star rating  Tom lead us on an amazing day around the South Coast. It was great being in a small group. Didn’t feel like we were being shuttled somewhere and spending 10... read more

    mrsdevildog
    February 15, 2022
  • star rating  We booked our first trip to a glacier with these guys, and we connected so well, we decided to book few more. Matej and Tom are knowledgeable, friendly, and fun!... read more

    knurp_33
    March 24, 2022
  • star rating  A trip with this company is always at the highest level. The guides, Matt and Tom, are very professionally and super practically prepared. They are well versed in... read more

    Pati M
    March 15, 2022
  • star rating  The best and amazing experience .Tom is .the best and excellent tour guide..we had great time ..it was fun..

    Nay2x78livvy
    March 16, 2022
  • star rating  Really enjoyed the glacier tour! Tom was a great guide with an awesome dry sense of humor. Would really recommend if you like a bit of adventure

    Charliejwbailey93
    March 13, 2022
  • star rating  Matej was an amazing guide! I would love 2 hire him if i went to other countries and he was there! 10/10. He was kind, has good service, very very... read more

    Mikaelleth
    March 15, 2022
  • star rating  We had a great time with Tom exploring amazing sceneries, breathtaking waterfalls and a sneak peak of the glacier. The EV was very comfortable and Tom knowledgeable and funny with... read more

    Katrín I
    March 6, 2022