Reykjavik: Hiking Tour to Iceland's Newest Active Volcano

Reykjavik: Hiking Tour to Iceland's Newest Active Volcano

From $89.88 per person

Hike to Geldingadalir to see the eruption of Iceland's newest active volcano. Be amazed as you witness mother nature at her most powerful.

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
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 11 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickups in Reykjavík begin at 8:00 AM, so please be ready outside your hotel lobby at this time and keep a lookout for the guides and car. Pickups can take up to 30 minutes.


  • Visit an active erupting volcano
  • Enjoy beautiful views of the Reykjanes Peninsula
  • Be amazed by incredible power of nature
Full description
Start with pickup from Reykjavik and then begin your 2-3 hour hike up to the viewing point of Geldingadalir, Iceland's newest erupting volcano. The volcano erupted close to Fagradalsfjall, in a valley named Geldingadalur on the evening of March 19, 2021. Observe a rare display of mother nature's ferocious power as you see the lava spew forth from the earth's core. Watch as the glowing lava flows from the cone, and creates entirely new landscapes.
  • Small group experience
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Headlamps
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Prepare for the activity

Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Hiking shoes
  • Rain gear
  • Gloves

Know before you go

  • This tour is suitable for those of a moderate to good level of physical fitness and can walk for about 4 hours at a low or moderate pace. Trails are generally of good quality and glacier travel at a relatively low angle.
  • You will be hiking for 2-3 hours
  • Pickups are only available from certain locations in Reykjavik, please refer to the list of locations when booking
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