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From Reykjavík: Fagradalsfjall Volcano Hike with Geologist

From Reykjavík: Fagradalsfjall Volcano Hike with Geologist

From US$ 180.82 per person

Hike up to Iceland's newest volcano at Fagradalsfjall with this group tour from Reykjavík. Learn more about this volcano from your guide that is a geologist and volcanologist.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Hike up Fagradalsfjall to see volcanic landscapes
  • Learn about volcanic activity on the Reykjanes peninsula
  • Have the possibility of seeing hot glowing lava
  • View the composition of lava with your geologist guide
Full description

Visit a volcano that began erupting on began on March 19, 2021, with a geologist/volcanologist. Uncover interesting geological features about the development of the eruption and the lava field with this Fagradalsfjall tour from Reykjavík. 

Be picked up in Reykjavik and drive through old lava fields as you travel to the eruption-side of the volcano. Begin with an overview of the volcanic history of Reyjanes peninsula and view the first signs of a new eruption at this place.

Discover how the hot the lava field is forming new land. Let your guide show you how the composition of the lava influences the appearance of the rocks. Head up to the crater viewpoint to see panoramic views of the volcanic landscapes below.

Return to Reykjavik with a drive through hot springs, lakes, and mountains in the Reykjanes peninsula.

  • Pickup and dropoff in Reykjavik
  • Geologist guide
  • Headlamps
  • Parking fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Hiking equipment
  • Gratuities/tips
Not suitable for
  • People with respiratory issues
  • Pregnant women
  • Children under 12 years
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

The meeting point is at bus stop number 8 (Hallgrimskirkja). Please arrive 5 min before the tour starts.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Rain gear
  • Hiking shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Food and drinks

Not allowed

  • Party groups
  • Pets
  • Baby carriages
  • Smoking
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • High-heeled shoes
  • Sandals or flip flops

Know before you go

  • The hike takes about 1-1.5 hours in each direction (2 to 3 hours in total)
  • It's a difficult hike through rough terrain
  • Hiking experience and good hiking gear is necessary for this excursion
  • The tour can be canceled with short notice due to bad weather conditions or high levels of gas pollution from the volcano
  • Because of gas pollution in the area, the hike is not recommended for children under 12 years, pregnant woman, or people with lung diseases
  • On request, the tour can take place on different days or a different times of the day.
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Jasmin was a wonderful knowledgeable guide-and explained all brilliantly. Fantastic experience that we would highly recommend.

January 5, 2022

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