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– Please note! This tour will start again on the 15th of May 2017

A full day guided tour where you are literally guided into two of Iceland’s biggest nature phenomena, Volcanos and Glaciers. An all inclusive combination of in depth inspection of both worlds, fire and ice. This tour is a combination of comfortable travelling and activity.

Please note that the tour “The Inside the Volcano” part is only operated from mid May to mid October.
You might instead be interested in doing only the “Into the Glacier and northern lights tour”.

  • Group size (min/max): 2/7 – single supplement
  • Tour duration: 10-12 hours
  • Distance hike: 6 km / 4 miles to and from the Volcano plus 0.5 km inside the glacier.
  • Ground: Relatively flat / undulating
  • Level: Moderate
  • Age limit: 12 years Inside the Volcano – with exceptions!

Price per person

  • 1 pax: 309.900 ISK
  • 2-4 pax = 209.900 ISK

Book your tour now:

For bookings and inquires about the Volcanos & Glaciers inside out tour, please contact Jón Gauti by:
Email: jongauti@mountaintours.is or Tel: +354 7877090


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Included:

  • Professional english speaking Icelandic AIMG mountain guide
  • Comfortable travelling in a 4×4
  • Exclusive entrance and private guiding to “Inside the Volcano”
  • Entrance and private guiding “Into the Glacier – tour”
  • Lunch bag and drinks (non alcoholic) during the tour

Be prepared:

Even though the weather in Reykjavik is OK it can be totally opposite during the short hike to or from the volcano 2 x 3 km (2 x 2 miles) and on the glacier where we will reach an altitude of about 1200 m / 4000 ft.
Inside the volcano temperatures are constant about 4°C/37°F but no wind!
Inside the glacier temperatures are close to 0°C/32°F but no wind!

Please bring:

  • Waterproof clothing (one never knows) – can be arranged
  • Thermal layers – an extra sweater or jacket – can be arranged
  • Good shoes – preferably hiking shoes with some ankle support
  • Hat and gloves
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera

Sites visited on this tour:

* Note: An alternative route will be taken upon closure of the Kaldidalur mountain road. This is more likely during shoulder season.   

Itinerary:

  • 07.30– Pick up at your hotel and drive to the Blue Mountains
  • 08.00 – 8.45 – Hike across the lava to the Inside the Volcano Base camp
  • 09.00 – 10.00 – Inside the great Þríhnúkagígur crater
  • 11.30 – 12.45 – Drive to Þingvellir National Park
  • 12.15 – 13.15 – Lunch time and easy hike/sightseeing at Þingvellir National Park
  • 13.15 – 14.45 – Drive through the scenic Kaldidalur highland road
  • 15.00 – 16.45Into the Glacier tour
  • 16.45 – 18.45HraunfossarDeildartunguhverSólbyrgi
  • 21.00 – Return at your hotel / guest house in Reykjavík

* Note: An alternative route will be taken upon closure of the Kaldidalur mountain road. This is more likely during shoulder season.   

Book your tour now:

For bookings and inquires about the Volcanos & Glaciers inside out tour, please contact through:
Email: jongauti@mountaintours.is
Tel: +354 7877090