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Hot Spring Volcano Hike ECO TOUR

From USD 180

We depart from Reykjavík in the late afternoon and take off eastbound. Soon you’ll find yourself on a bumpy road cutting through the lava field on an adventurous journey to our hiking destination. 

Pickup Point:

 From the Viking statue at Hallgrim’s Church at 16:45. This location is central to most hotels and guesthouses.

Volcano Hike

We start the hike on the top of Hengill volcano 800 m above sea level. This is one of the largest and most powerful geothermal areas on Earth, but don’t worry this volcano has not erupted for 2000 years. As soon as we head out you’ll see clouds of steam coming up from the boiling mud pots. We hike downhill into the ancient crater and the green luscious valley with a hot river running through it.

Like a movie scene from Lord of the Rings or Game of Thrones. Here we will find a good spot to bathe in the hot, steamy water and enjoy some Icelandic snacks. A truly Icelandic experience!


Then we continue the hike downhill passing more steam, grazing sheep, stunning scenery, and even a hot waterfall. At the bottom, we will get picked up by our driver and taken back to Reykjavik with Icelandic music on the stereo feeling a little bit high on Icelandic nature.

This hike is downhill all the way and can be done by all ages from 8-65 years.

 

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17:00 We depart from Reykjavík in the late afternoon and take off eastbound.

18:00 Volcano Hike
We start the hike on the top of Hengill volcano 800 m above sea level. This is one of the largest and most powerful geothermal areas on Earth, but don’t worry this volcano has not erupted for 2000 years. As soon as we head out you’ll see clouds of steam coming up from the boiling mud pots. We hike downhill into the ancient crater and the green luscious valley with a hot river running through it. Like a movie scene from Lord of the Rings or Game of Thrones. Here we will find a good spot to bathe in the hot, steamy water and enjoy some Icelandic snacks and wine. A truly Icelandic experience!

Then we continue the hike downhill passing more steam, grazing sheep, stunning scenery, and even a hot waterfall. At the bottom, we will get picked up by our driver and taken back to Reykjavik with Icelandic music on the stereo feeling a little bit high on Icelandic nature. We arrive in Reykjavik around midnight.

Departures 2017: 1st of May to 15th of September.

Departure days: All days

Price: Adult: 165,- USD

Minimum age: 12 years.

Tour type: For anyone who wants enjoy an evening in pure nature in one of the most magical places in Iceland.

Group size: Min. 2 guests, max. 18 guests.

Language: English

What’s included: We offer all guests one local beer and a surprise.


Highlights of the Tour: Hot spring bathing.

Duration: 6-7 hours

Pick up: From the Viking statue at Hallgrim’s Church at 16:45. This location is central to most hotels and guesthouses.

Hiking-level: Although the hike is easy and downhill all the way it requires flexibility and reasonable fitness level. This hike has steep parts that are not for people with weak knees, or injuries…

What to wear:
We are in the arctic and the weather can be windy and brutal in the winter. Therefore it is very important to dress well. Bring good hiking boots and warm socks, windproof and rainproof outer layer, light and warm inner layer, such as wool, fleece or thermal. Also remember a scarf and gloves. NO city boots.

What to bring:
Hiking boots
Bathing suit + towel
Water + snacks
Camera and tripod
Big smiles – you’ll be an active part of the tour and conversation.
 
Note: For this tour to be confirmed, the minimum number of passengers has to be met. If the tour is not confirmed you will get a full refund.

Route

  1. Reykjavik