Volcano hike and The Blue Lagoon
Availability: All year
Pick-up time: ca. 30min before tour start from Reykjavik. If you choose to meet us at BSI, then please be there 15min before tour start.
Clothes: warm and waterproof clothing and good hiking shoes. Remember to bring bathing suits for the Blue Lagoon
Age limit: 10 years
Included: Bus fare, Free WIFI on bus, guided hike, comfort admission to The Blue Lagoon, silica mud mask, towel, One drink of your choice at the in-water bar
NB. The hike is approx. 1.5-2 hours each way and is a moderate hike. Remember to bring food and water for the hike.
Hike to the eruption site in Geldingadalur and enjoy the beautiful Blue Lagoon
Aug 2022. NOTE. The volcano is no longer active, but the tour is still really interesting, as you can see the volcano and over the newly formed lava all around. There may be. smoke, odors and heat in the area.
This is the first volcanic eruption on Reykjanes peninsula in 800 years. The eruption started 19th of March 2021 and is an impressive lava eruption, peaceful and beautiful. Reykjanes peninsula is a very volcanic active area and the eruption in Geldingadalir has been expected for a long time as it has had many earthquakes lately, and that is often the start of a volcano eruption. This is an extremely interesting eruption to view and has attracted tourist, photographs, and geologists from all over the world.
The tour starts off with a guided hike to the eruption site in Geldingadalur. The driver and the guide will bring the group to the start of the hiking route, wherefrom we will hike as a group towards the eruption site. This hike is approximately 1.5-2 hours each way. Please notice that the area around the eruption is constantly changing due to the eruption. This can impact the hiking route and therefore the estimated time for the hike.
After this thrilling hike, we end the day in the world-famous Blue Lagoon. Relax your body in the, beautiful milk-blue, warm seawater and enjoy the unique terrain around the lagoon. The comfort package includes admittance to the Blue Lagoon, silica mudmask, towel and one drink at the in-water bar.
This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the raw and intense powers of nature, as lava pours out of the surface of the earth.
We follow strong safety procedures, and we will cancel the tour if the conditions on the eruption site are not suitable.
This tour is with pick-up from Reykjavik
Pick-up: ca. 1hr before tour start from Reykjavik
PLEASE NOTE In Iceland all itineraries are designed to be flexible taking weather conditions into account. Activities Iceland and the tour operators reserve the right to change your itinerary or cancel the tour with your safety in mind.
If we need to cancel your tour, you will of cause be refunded. By booking activity you are confirming that you agree to our terms.