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.
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 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.
Seasons From 15 May through 10 September
Duration: 5-6 hours
Departure days: Daily
Departure times: Daily departures at 8:00, 10:00, 12:00 and 14:00
Departure points: Daily departures from hotels and guesthouses in the greater Reykjavik area.
Pick up: Free pick up from hotels and guesthouses starts 30-40 minutes prior departure.
Can be booked online until 2 working days before departure. Contact us for booking in short notice.
When booking this package please indicate your departure time in the comment box in step 5 of the booking process.
Participants must be at least 12 years old.
Fitness level needed: Average (Difficulty is 2 out of 5 possible).
No knowledge of hiking or climbing needed.
Bring with you: Rainproof outdoor clothing (the temperature inside the crater is about 5-6°C), gloves, bottle of water and hiking shoes.
About the walk: Please note that the walk to the volcano covers some hilly, uneven terrain in a rocky lava field, so good hiking shoes are required. Each way to and from the volcano is approximately 45 minutes.
• If the tour is cancelled with more than 8 days notice: 100% refund
• If the tour is cancelled with 3 – 7 days notice: 50% refund
• If the tour is cancelled with less than 72 hour notice: No refund is made.
Nordic Visitor disclaims responsibility for any loss, damage, accident, injury, sickness or schedule change due to weather, strike or any other cause beyond Nordic Visitor’s control. We advise all customers to have comprehensive travel insurance to meet all contingencies.
Please note: Safety of our clients is the number one priority. Travelers are advised that this tour and its activities are undertaken at their own risk. Extensive safety procedures are followed during every step of the tour. Participants are advised to stay in marked zones and follow the directions from the guides at all times. The tour and all its activities are undertaken entirely at the participants own risk, Nordic Visitor holds no responsibility if accidents occur during the tour, traced to travelers own actions, actions of other participants in the tour or outside factors. All tours and/or routes can be changed or cancelled at any moment during the tour to assure the safety of customers.
An unforgettable travel experience