Private Active Volcano tour

About the hike

The eruption near Litli-Hrútur mountain offers an exceptional opportunity to witness the raw power and breathtaking beauty of nature. As lava flows gracefully, plumes of smoke ascend into the sky, and the ground rumbles with intensity, the magnificence of the volcanic splendor becomes apparent. It is essential to gain a comprehensive understanding of the eruption’s scale and characteristics. Stay informed about the latest developments and adhere to safety advisories issued by local authorities. By staying informed, you can enhance your experience and make responsible decisions during your visit.

In 2021, the Reykjanes Peninsula erupted for the first time in 800 years. After close to a year’s break from the Fagradalsfjall volcano eruption, it  started again on August 3rd, 2022. This time around it’s Litli-Hrútur mountains turn. Right on the Reykjanes peninsula, just minutes away from the Blue Lagoon, the hike through the lava fields of old to see the newly formed lava fields is a hike through geological history.  

The hike takes around 5-8 hours and is about 12-20 km depending on trail availability and you will be accompanied by expert guides every step of the way. This is a private tour so you will have the guides full attention as they help you traverse the hike and share some fascinating facts with you along the way.  Accommodating bigger groups is no problem, just contact us for details. 

An absolute must-see for anyone interested in the raw power of nature and geology, this is a hike to remember and highly recommended.


5-8 hours

Time of Year

All year round


145.000 ISK (1-4 people)
180.000 ISK (5-9 people)
210.000 ISK (10-15 people)

Group Size


Level of Difficulty

Moderate to challenging

Miscelleneus 28 final

Hike Distance

12-14 km (depending on open trails)


Departure times may vary to fit your schedule. . Pick-up service is available but not included. Contact us for details.


Experienced and informative guide with appropriate safety equipment and briefing. Pick-up is add-on is available but not included, contact us for details.


What to Bring

Hiking boots, warm under layer, wind-and rainproof layer, snacks and water.

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