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Geldingadalur Volcano Hike

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, including thousands in the past weeks, Iceland’s Reykjanes Peninsula is finally experiencing the volcanic eruption that many geologists suspected was on its way.

Reykjavik Excursions offers a guided tour to the volcanic eruption in Geldingadalur, known as Fagradalsfjall Volcano. The driver and guide will take the group to the start of the hiking route towards the volcano in Geldingadalur. 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.

Don´t miss out on this once in a lifetime experience and witness the raw power of lava pouring out of the surface of the earth.

Tour Highlights

  • The newly formed crater in Fagradalsfjall
  • Streams of lava flowing into the valley
  • Steaming activity and new areas of hot ground

What’s included

  • Bus fare
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • This is a guided tour & hike

Please note:

  • The hike is about 1.5 hours, each way
  • Difficulty level: Moderate
  • Distance: 8 km
  • Elevation: 300 m
  • Hikers will have approximately 1,5 hours to view the volcanic eruption
  • This is an active volcano and the landscape around is ever changing due to running lava

Remember to dress according to weather and to bring food and drink.

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

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