Guided Iceland Volcano Hike | Icelandair
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Don´t miss out on seeing a newly formed lava field, at the volcanic eruption in Geldingadalur!

Enjoy this guided hike to the volcanic in Geldingadalur, Iceland. The driver and guide will take the group to the start of the hiking route to begin the hike towards the freshly-formed lava. The hike will take approximately 1.5-2 hours each way and the trail is conveniently marked.

Please wear hiking shoes and bring crampons as conditions can be slippery.


Included

  • Available tour dates and departure times available to view during the booking process
  • Round-trip transfers between your Reykjavik hotel or designated pick-up location and the tour starting point. Pick-up begins 30 minutes prior to the tour’s scheduled departure
  • Local, professional guide
  • Free Wi-Fi available on buses

Conditions

  • Online offer only
  • Tour duration: Approximately 8 hours
  • Minimum age: Twelve (12) years old
  • Tour operators will not pick up or drop off passengers at hotels outside Reykjavík
  • Have your voucher ready, either in digital or printed form, at your transfer pick-up point.
  • No refund for unused travel services or land arrangements once a tour starts
  • Not included with this tour: Lunch and/or other refreshments
  • Tour operated by Reykjavik Excursions
  • All general inquiries, including change or cancellation requests, must be submitted online.
  • Terms and conditions, including changes and cancellations to your holiday, vary depending on your country of departure. Please refer to the applicable Icelandair Holidays terms and conditions.

Important information

The operator of the tour: Reykjavik Excursions 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 Department of Civil Protection.

  • Be aware that the weather can change quickly.
  • Wear hiking shoes, warm and waterproof clothing.
  • Assume that the journey may take longer than planned.
  • Bring a packed lunch and water to drink.
  • 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.

Insurance

Personal travel insurance is not included and is highly recommended.

Booking Confirmations

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Banner photo by Vilhelm Gunnarsson.