Day trip

Reykjavík: Active Volcano and Blue Lagoon Tour

Activity provider: BusTravel Iceland

Reykjavík: Active Volcano and Blue Lagoon Tour

Activity provider: BusTravel Iceland
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From US$ 185.72 per person

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Enjoy a guided day trip from Reykjavík and hike to the newly active Fagradalsfjall volcano. See flowing lava and afterwards relax in the geothermal waters of Blue Lagoon.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 11 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pickup is available from selected hotels and official bus stops in central Reykjavik. Please contact the local partner to confirm pickup details after booking.

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the black beach of the Kleifarvatn geothermal lake
  • See an erupting volcano and flowing lava in Geldingadalur valley
  • Bathe and relax in the healing waters of the Blue Lagoon
  • Witness the Fagradalsfjall Volcano eruption site
Full description

Enjoy the mountain views at Lake Kleifarvatn and hike to the Fagradalsfjall volcano on this day trip from Reykjavík. Have the option to select pickup and drop-off. Unwind after your hike with a soak in the Blue Lagoon and a complimentary drink. Start your adventure with a pickup in Reykjavík and head towards the Reykanes Peninsula. Peer out of the window to a landscape of mossy-covered lava fields, geothermal fields, fishing villages, breathtaking coastal features, and mountain lakes. Explore hot springs and the black basalt beach of Lake Kleifarvatn. Hike the erupting Fagradalsfjall Volcano in Geldingadalur valley. Witness newly formed green lava flowing from the volcano into old lava moss and rocks. End your day by relaxing in the Blue Lagoon. Let the warm healing geothermal waters soften your muscles and soul after your volcanic experience.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Blue Lagoon Comfort Package entrance including towel, silica face mask and 1 free drink
  • Tour guide
  • Guided hike to the volcano
  • Headlamp
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

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

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Rain gear

Not allowed

  • Jeans

Know before you go

  • There is a 1.5-2 hour hike each way involved in this tour and it is of moderate difficulty
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 134 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5

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What an experience! The timing was amazing - I didn’t know this volcano was going to erupt and we were there at the perfect time a couple of days after it did and got some of the best videos. The hike was unreal too but only (minor thing) I didn’t like was that they didn’t let you get closer to the eruption site. Understandable that you shouldn’t go all the way down to the lava, but being closer than 100 feet from it would be ideal. Anna was the best - super knowledgeable. Would 100% do this again

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August 12, 2022

Bucket list item - check! What an incredible experience from start to finish. The tour company, Bustravel is fantastic. They are extremely flexible and go above and beyond to meet the needs of tourists. They even showed us an app they have created and use to ensure that no one gets left behind and considering the numbers of people they take on tours daily, they are phenomenal. Customer service is excellent at answering any questions also. The bus is very clean and seats are great. They even cater to the group, so we all decided to make some small adjustments to our day which ended up being a much more memorable experience overall. If we are back in Iceland, we will definitely use them for other experiences.

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August 10, 2022

The trip to the lava field was relaxed. Three days later the volcano was active again. The visit to the blue lagoon was organized, you didn't have to worry about anything. The guide Joseph was very friendly and amusing, it was an entertaining day. If you have a car, you can also do the tour yourself, you just have to take care of it. That's how everything was organized.

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August 7, 2022

Product ID: 398490