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Inside the Volcano

Duration: 5 - 6 hours

This is a once in a lifetime experience, entering the heart of a volcano. You will descend 120 meters into the Thrihnukagigur volcano that erupted 4000 Years ago accompanied by experienced guides.
Price per person:
44000 ISK
Product Id:
10 May - 31 Oct
5 - 6 hours
Type of tour:
Activity Tours
Travel By:
Travel with a private guideTravel by hiking


  • All necessary safety equipment
  • Guidance in a small group
  • A light meal Transfers

Not Included:

  • Hiking Shoes & Outdoor Clothing

Tour prices & details:

See information about this tour’s prices, departures,  pick-up times (if applicable) and other details in the "PRICES & INFO" tab above.

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PLEASE NOTE: This day tour is run by one of our trusted local tour operators. After booking, your voucher will include the operator’s name, contact information and other important details. We only offer tours by companies that are licensed by the Iceland Tourist Board.


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Tour details

The dormant Thrihnukagigur volcano in Iceland is the only place on earth where a huge volcanic magma chamber is accessible to humans. The tour enables you to enjoy many of the most amazing things Iceland has to offer - a great mixture of nature, history and adventure.

After transfer to the Blafjoll Mountain Cabin you will be met by your guides and walk 3,3 km. / 1.8 mi. across a beautiful lava field for 45 minutes before arriving at the volcano. Participants will then descend 120m/400ft through the top crater and down to the ground floor of the magma chamber, accompanied by experienced and well trained guides. After an hour's visit exploring the inside of the volcano you will be able to enjoy Icelandic refreshments before heading back to the city.

Bring with you: Rainproof outdoor clothing (the temperature inside the crater is about 5-6°C), gloves, bottle of water and hiking shoes.


Nordic Visitor works only with trusted local tour operators licensed by the Icelandic Tourist Board.


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