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Inside The Volcano

Reykjavik 210, Iceland
+354 519 5609
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Inside the Volcano: Small Group Thrihnukagigur Hike and Tour from Reykjavik
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Journey towards the centre of the earth. Descend 120 meters into the dormant Thrihnukagigur volcano in Iceland.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Reykjavik 210, Iceland

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unique tour, well organised with friendly young guides includes bus trip to the lava field. Several kilometre walk to the cave through a lava field on a well maintained path with interesting features pointed out on the way. Despite being apprehensive about the trip down...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tour was postponed due to bad weather. We should have taken the refund instead of agreeing to go to the next slot. The weather was terrible. Very expensive for a rather miserable experience.

Thank Izabellachen
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We were picked up, at our hotel, by the free shuttle to take us to begin the 'Inside the Volcano' tour. Once we were there, we were given raincoats to put on since there had been a light mist. My husband and I were both...More

Thank Connie M
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Dress warm, gloves, hat and wear waterproof clothing and have a great time! They do provide raincoats however if it is extremely windy you will still get wet. You hike two miles through a lava field and are then lowered into the volcano. It is...More

Thank Judy D
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Quite an expensive tour, but totally worth it! My friend and I were booked in at the 8 am tour but got an e-mail saying that the tour was cancelled and that we were moved to the 1pm tour. This wasn't really handy for our...More

1  Thank Mari M
Reviewed 15 October 2017

1/ Wear hiking boots. 2/ We opted for the hotel pickup, but the departure point is just out of town, so if you have a car, my advise would be use it. Dropped us off at hotel, which was convenient. 3/ We scheduled our ICELAND...More

Thank 504jmk
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I wanted to visit this place in second half of october, but they conduct tours only till 15th of october. This was not mentioned anywhere on the site. I would have visited iceland early ocotober if I knew about it. This was highly disappointing.

3  Thank Riya Y
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Be prepared to hike 50 minutes from the drop off to the base camp and then back. Raincoats are provded but bring gloves and a hat as it’s cool inside and wet. The staff is generally friendly but given the number of people going to...More

Thank kimhdgsn
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I am physically challenged so was understandably a bit apprehensive. We did tell our guide that I walked slowly (I was with my husband) and they were more than understanding. The lead guide Calibh (maybe misspelling his name) was an Asst prof in Creative Arts...More

Thank MeeraJag
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This tour takes you inside a dormant volcano as (as far as we were told) is the only place in the world you can do that. The tour consists of a short hike over lava fields to a hut where you are given helmets and...More

Thank Simon S
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27 November 2017|
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Response from maryjojo22 | Reviewed this property |
I would check with the tour group about availability at this time of year. I recall them saying they stop in November for the winter season. I went on a day in September with heavy rain and gale force winds. I don't think a... More
28 August 2017|
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Response from Niels B | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The best thing we have been doing for a year.
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31 July 2017|
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Response from Vera A | Reviewed this property |
If you take the heli volcano, which is a combination of the helicopter from Reykjavík to þrjunukagigur and back with the volcano, it will take you about 2,5 hours max ☺️ Check it out with Norðurflug, helicopter.is