Lava Caving & Volcano Hike

Sustainable Adventures

Discover Icelands incredible volcanos 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 before taking you below the lava fields to see how the lava flows through the caves and tubes before erupting to the surface.

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 Krýsuvík geothermal area, the drive will take about 1 hour. 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.

Leiðarendi 

After, you will descend down into the lava fields to find the hidden caves of Leidarendi. You will be given all the necessary equipment needed before adventuring into the caves. Your guide will explain how these caves are formed all while exploring under torch light, deep inside the lava fields. You can expect to see Stalactites and stalagmites, multi coloured tunnels from intrusion of minerals and the bones of a 100 year old ram lost in the tunnels, within the tunnels some crawling may be required go get to the best parts. Once back out of the caves your guide will return you back to the city.

Lava Caving & Volcano Hike

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 
  • Lava Cave Exploration
  • Safety Equipment
  • Walking Poles if needed
  • Crampons If needed
  • Water / Snacks
  • Reservation at Hja hollu restaurant 
  • Wifi

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  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  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  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

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    March 13, 2022
  • star rating  Thomas answered all of my questions throughout the booking process as well as the day of. He was very communicative, helpful and insightful. He answered all of our questions about... read more

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    March 7, 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  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

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    March 24, 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

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    March 15, 2022
  • star rating  Fantastic tour guide experience, both the amazing places we visited and the drivers’ ability to tell stories and fun facts of Iceland.

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    March 15, 2022