Inside the Volcano

A truly once-in-a lifetime look inside a volcano will be a memory you’ll treasure forever. This unique volcano tour hikes into the dormant and hard-to-pronounce Þríhnúkagígur volcano through the top crater and down to its magma chamber, where steaming hot lava pooled.


Map for Inside the Volcano tour
  • Duration:5-6 hours
  • Season:May 5 to October 19
  • Operates:Daily
  • Departure times:8:00, 10:00, 12:00, 14:00
  • Price:Adult:47000 ISK
     Age 8-12:23500 ISK
  • Tour ID:DT57


  • Pick up from hotels and guesthouses in Reykjavik. For hotels located in the city center, pick up and drop off is at special bus stops near the hotels.
  • All safety gear
  • Visit inside a volcano
  • Traditional Icelandic meat soup
  • coffee/tea
  • Drop off at hotels and guesthouses in Reykjavik


We’ve installed necessary gear and equipment to showcase this unique natural phenomenon, a new world few on Earth get to experience. We start with a moderate 45- to 50-minute hike to the crater and then descend about 120 metres (400 ft.) to the bottom of the crater in an open cable lift. Don’t miss this Iceland day tour that features the “fire” part of the land of fire and ice. You will spend about 40-45 minutes inside the volcano.

Other Information

Pick up:
Starts 45 minutes prior to the tour departure from most hotels and guesthouses in Reykjavik.

08:00 - 15. May - 15. October
10:00 - 15. May - 15. October
12:00 - 15. May - 15. October
14:00 - 15. May - 15. October

What to bring
Hiking shoes
Outdoor clothing
A camera

Walking distance:
3 kilometers (2 miles) each way

Difficulty level
Moderate and no knowledge of hiking required.

Similar day tours:
DT14 – Iceland from Below and the Blue Lagoon

DT15 – Iceland from Below

DT60 – Black and Blue

DT75 – Hot Springs and Lava Cave

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