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Vous avez soif d'aventure ? Voyagez dans les profondeurs d'un volcan endormi lors de cette exaltante expédition de 5 heures au départ de Reykjavik. Après une randonnée à travers les champs de lave des Montagnes Bleues, vous arriverez au plateau du volcan Thrihnukagigur. Mettez un casque et un harnais, puis descendez en ascenseur ouvert dans la vaste chambre souterraine. Regardez les murs de pierre et le dôme, et vous apprendrez comment Thrihnukagigur est entré en éruption pour la dernière fois il y a 4 000 ans, remplissant le cratère de lave en fusion, avant de remonter à la surface. Le nombre de participants maximal pour cette visite en petit groupe est limité à 18 personnes pour garantir une expérience plus personnalisée.
Excellent trip. Very surreal to be inside a volcano looking up! The hike there took about an hour I guess. The lift down and up was brilliant. It felt safe and the views were fantastic. The guides were superb and knowledgeable. The equipment was all in good order. Great soup at base amp too!We’ll organised and delivered trip. My wife , son and I loved it!Thank you.
A truly unique experience - I dont know of anywhere else in the world where you can do this. Why would you miss out?!
Tour consists of a drive out to a hut at the foot of the ski slopes where you are offered an extra waterproof layer before your 3km hike across the lava field to the base camp at the base of the crater cone. Here you are offered refreshment, given instruction, split into groups of 6 and given helmet and harness before being escorted up the crater wall to the lift at the shaft opening. Enjoy the ride! 30 mins is spent at the bottom before your return trip. You are told about the history of the volcano and its formation with some explanation of the features that you see around you. It is truly impressive. Back at base camp you are offered a warming bowl of soup before your hike back to the ski slopes and back to Reykjavik. The trip is organised professionally, you are kept well informed, given clear instructions and I felt safe at all times.
it's not everyday you get the chance to hike a couple of miles to the cone of a volcano, and then get harnessed and lowered 450 feet into the magma chamber. This was a truly memorable experience, a little physically challenging (i.e. uphill, breathing hard), but well worth the effort. The crew at base camp were super friendly and served a delicious lamb stew, outfitted us with top notch gear and basically keep us safe. We had a beautiful sunny day for the hike! I'd highly recommend this excursion to anyone looking for something different, a little physical and a lot of fun.
H o l y. C O.W !!!! If you go.... You MUST do this!
Amazing, speechless, stunning! To be lowered into a volcano.. u g h. !!! Yes please!!!! Wow!!! There was a short and easy 2 mile hike to get there and then some warm soup to toast you up!! This is Only Open certain times!! Well worth it!!!
Absolutely amazing. I was so excited for this excursion and it did not disappoint. I was always interested in rocks and volcanos as a child, so this was very special to me. The guides were excellent and safety was the top priority. The soup at base camp when we got out of the volcano was delicious
This is definitely a once in a lifetime experience! My boyfriend and I went on this excursion in mid-August. Our tour guides were Harpa and Nina. Nina joined us down in the volcano. She shared information about the volcano and was more than willing to take countless pictures for everyone in our group using our own phones/cameras!
Our group consisted of 7 people. After being picked up from our pick up location in the morning, we then transferred to another van. It was approximately a 30 minute drive to the destination. There we were able to use the restrooms and get some water before starting our 2 mile hike. The hike takes approximately 45 minutes to complete and was not too bad, there was a pathway to walk along. Once we reached the volcano, there was a house next to it. There we were again able to use the restrooms and have water, tea, and coffee. We were able to leave any bags we had with us in the house so we did not have to carry them with us into the volcano. After putting on the harnesses and helmets we were ready to descend into the volcano! Being inside the volcano was truly an amazing and memorable experience. Looking back at the pictures we took, it is hard to believe they are even real and that we were there! We got to spend about 40 minutes inside the volcano, walking around and taking pictures. Afterward, we went back into the house and had some soup. We did not get any sweets, but it is mentioned in the tour description that it is not a definite. There are also souvenirs available for purchase here. The prices are very reasonable, as compared to everything else being super expensive in Iceland. We bought two souvenir shirts which came out to be approximately 20 USD each. They also had other clothing items such as hats and fleeces as well as chocolate bars and books about the volcano. During our hike back our guides stopped at a small cave and let us quickly go inside and take some pictures.
It is a unique experience with knowledgeable guides. However, the trek to the volcano is over a very rocky terrain, and being in Iceland, it rained. The interior of the volcano is strewn with rock and boulders and not well lit for exploration.
This was an excellent experience, unforgettable. The majestic colors of the magma chamber are like no others. The walk to the volcano was extremely long and the pace was quite brisk. Not fun :-. The equipment harness, bandana, helmet was appropriate. The safety of the workers was exceptional. The soup that we enjoyed after our 30 minutes in the volcano, homemade by the guides, was amazing - delicious and hot.