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From Reykjavík: Litla Hrút Volcano Hike with Geologist

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Hike up to Iceland's newest volcano at Litla Hrút on this group tour from Reykjavík. Learn more about the volcano and the latest eruptions from your geologist and volcanologist guide as you walk.

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  • Hike up Litla Hrút volcano to see volcanic landscapes
  • Learn about volcanic activity on the Reykjanes peninsula
  • Have the possibility of seeing hot glowing lava
  • View the composition of lava with your geologist guide


Visit the newly erupting Litla Hrút volcano with a geologist/volcanologist on this guided hike from Reykjavík. Uncover interesting geological features about the development of the eruption and the lava field. Be picked up in Reykjavik and drive through old lava fields as you travel to the eruption-side of the volcano. Begin with an overview of the volcanic history of Reyjanes peninsula and view the first signs of a new eruption at this place. Discover how the hot the lava field is forming new land. Let your guide show you how the composition of the lava influences the appearance of the rocks. Head up to the crater viewpoint to see panoramic views of the volcanic landscapes below. Return to Reykjavik with a drive through hot springs, lakes, and mountains in the Reykjanes peninsula.


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Important Information

  • The hike takes about 1-1.5 hours in each direction (2 to 3 hours in total) It's a difficult hike through rough terrain Hiking experience and good hiking gear is necessary for this excursion The tour can be canceled with short notice due to bad weather conditions or high levels of gas pollution from the volcano Because of gas pollution in the area, the hike is not recommended for children under 12 years, pregnant woman, or people with lung diseases On request, the tour can take place on different days or a different times of the day.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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