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Geldingadalur Eruption and Blue Lagoon private Tour

Your once in a lifetime adventure. Join a local guide on a trip to the eruption and relax in the Blue Lagoon afterward

Reykjavík
All Year Around
6 hours
Moderate

Starting at 120.000 ISK

Tour Operator: Holiday Tours

About

Have you ever wondered how it feels to be near a volcano, gazing down on the pouring hot lava? Well, this is your chance!

Iceland's latest attraction made its presence felt even before being visible to the curious visitors. In February 2021, the inhabitants of the Reyjanes area, where the volcano is located, experienced more than 40 000 tremors before the actual eruption commenced on the 19th of March in the evening. 

If you are adventurous enough, this will be your perfect chance to see an active volcano in its full glory and see the process of something new being born.

Our trained guides will bring you as close as possible to the start of the hiking trail and you will start your hike to the actual sight.

The hike is around 3 kilometers one way and a moderate level of fitness is required as we have to walk up one steep hill before we reach the plateau. Once we get there, we can already spot the volcano in the distance. We will spend some time in the area to take stunning photos and videos. 

After our hike back we will go to the Blue Lagoon. The beneficial powers of geothermal water were first discovered in the early 1980s when local residents began to bathe in the serene blue lagoon that had formed in the lava field beside the Svartsengi Geothermal Resource Park. Today, many decades after the first inquisitive souls began venturing into the water, the Blue Lagoon has blossomed from a humble curiosity into a wellspring of wonder. You can choose between three different packages during the checkout process. The admission to the Blue Lagoon is included in the price (comfort package), the upgrades to the different packages are available at extra cost. 

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What's included?

  • Pick-up and drop-off in Reykjavik
  • Knowlegable english-speaking guide
  • Admission to the Blue Lagoon (comfort package) 

What do I need to bring?

  • Please wear proper hiking clothes and hiking boots
  • Bring snacks and drinks
  • Don't forget your swimwear for the Blue Lagoon (can also be rented at the Blue Lagoon for an extra fee)

Know before you go

  • To have this trip as safe as possible, your guide will carry a gas meter. In case the gas pollution is too high, we have to postpone or cancel the hiking part
  • The hike is around 3-4km one way (2-2,5 miles)
  • The hiike requires a moderate level of fitness

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