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Reykjavik: Fagradalsfjall Volcano Hike

1. Reykjavik: Fagradalsfjall Volcano Hike

Discover the exhilaration of looking for the lava fields at the Fagradalsfjall volcano on this day trip from Reykjavik. Admire the volcanic landscapes of the Reykjanes Peninsula as you hike up the volcano with a local guide. Delight your taste buds with some Lava chocolate. Get picked up in Reykjavík and set off for the last volcanic eruption site at the Reykjanes Peninsula. Your guide will hike up to the volcano with you and tell you all you need to know about the new Fagradalsfjall Volcano. Enjoy a moderate to difficult hike, with rocky terrain and steep slopes. Make sure to wear proper hiking shoes to be stable during the hike. Once you arrive, see the crater where the lava was coming from. Continue the hike around the Fagradalsfjall Volcano until you find the best location to sit and enjoy the view before heading back down.

Iceland: Complete Island Self-Guided Audioguide

2. Iceland: Complete Island Self-Guided Audioguide

With the Iceland complete audio guide, you get all the information that a tour guide would otherwise give you. Using GPS, the app recognizes where you are on your round trip and provides you with exciting information in the right places. So nothing stands in the way of your individual rental car tour. Your digital Iceland travel guide for the whole island of fire and ice! This audio guide offers more than 340 stations (7.5 hours of playing time) worth knowing about the country, people, and sights in all parts of the country. It includes not only the Ring Road and the Golden Circle but also the Reykjanes and Snaefellsnes Peninsulas, the Westman Islands, the East and West Fjords, and the wild Icelandic Highlands.

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4.5 / 5

based on 296 reviews

Best Decision ever. Our Guide was Alvero (He is my Angel). It was my birthday and I decided to take this Hike trip and It was the most memorable day possible. Pick-up wasa smooth and on time, very well instructed. its a medium to intense sort of hike. The distance is doable but lots of wind, slippery sand path and rocky trails which needs your 100 percent attention. Dress really warm and bring food, water. From explaining about the hike, taking care of us, birthday stop before climbing, taking good care of everyone with different pace to guide the hike, we had enough time to have the best view for the lunch and about 2.45 hours at the top. Closest route to see the volcano. Great driver. Best group. On the way back I was almost going to miss my shuttle for airport, so they all agreed to drop me first then proceed. They made everything flexible and well managed. One of the happiest days of my life. I will never forget the birthday and Alvero <3 for making it memorable.

Unique nature experience! The group leaders from two groups were great, made an effort to explain this natural phenomenon to us. Recommended and until then to the active volcanic eruption is almost 6.5 km long. Lots of climbs and hikes on hard stone paths are seriously tough... but definitely worth seeing... THANK YOU!

Siggy was very knowledgeable and upbeat during a physically demanding 12 km hike. He engaged all group members and connected on a personal level regardless of nationality. Siggy was safety conscious and assisted in the descent where I could not do so myself due to physical limitation.

Very interesting excursion. The trek is about 11 km long and takes 3/4 hours. It is an excursion for everyone, I recommend trekking shoes and windproof jacket because it can be very strong!

This tour activity was like, um, super fun. Holy crapola, I was like yeeehaaaaw during the hike, because it was soooooooo fun.