Private Tour to Fagradalsfjall Volcano Lava Field


8 Hours


All Year



Minimum Age

12 Years


See the aftermath of Iceland’s most recent eruption in Geldingadalur Valley. Travel only with your favourite people to a hauntingly beautiful lava field on the Reykjanes Peninsula.

Iceland is one of the most volcanically active countries in the world with over 32 active volcanic systems. The eruption of Fagradalsfjall Volcano in Geldingadalur Valley began on 19th of March 2021, following three weeks of earthquakes in the region.

On this privately guided tour, you’ll visit the site of Fagradalsfjalla Volcano, and learn all about the eruption, its precursor and aftermath. The only people on this tour are the ones you are already travelling with, which allows you to remain safe and have your guide’s full attention throughout the excursion.

You can choose to be picked up in Reykjavík or meet your guide in the town of Grindavík, located on the Reykjanes Peninsula. The guide will then lead you through the rough and rocky terrain of Geldingadalur Valley. The hike can take around 1 and ½ hours one way, so make sure you’ll bring proper hiking boots. Your guide will have crampons to lend you if the path is icy. 

Once at the eruption site, your guide will lead you around and show you the dormant volcano and the new lava field. You’ll spend some time walking around the area, seeing the destruction the lava flow created during the volcano’s 6 month-long eruption. 

The guide will show you different vantage points, so you can take epic pictures to share with your friends and family back home. You will stay at the for 2 hours if the weather allows, giving you plenty of time to fully enjoy this spectacular natural wonder. 

Don’t let this red hot chance pass you by. Book now to secure your spot on this popular tour.


  • Pick up and drop off in Reykjavík
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Crampons (if needed)
  • Staying at the site for over 2 hours

Not included

  • Meals and refreshments

Good to know

  • This tour is weather dependent.
  • Pick up is available in Reykjavík but you are also welcome to meet the guide in the town of Grindavík.
  • The hike to the volcano takes over 2 hours one way and is on uneven terrain. Please make sure you bring proper footwear suitable for the hike.
  • The weather in Iceland is unpredictable, make sure you are dressed for all seasons.

What to bring

  • Warm and waterproof clothes
  • Hat, scarf and gloves
  • Good hiking boots
  • Water
  • Energy bar or lunch
  • Backpack


From 240,000 kr. /pp.

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