Reykjanes Peninsula Tour With Meradalir Volcano Hike

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Welcome to a thrilling tour of the Reykjanes Peninsula in Iceland! This tour offers a perfect blend of natural wonders, geological landmarks, and cultural landmarks, providing an unforgettable experience that you won’t forget anytime soon.

Join your private guide and driver for the day as you explore natural geothermal hot springs, cross a bridge over 2 continental plates, and hike on volcanic landscapes.

Meradalir Volcano Hike Tour Itinerary

Hotel Pickup in Reykjavik

Your full-day guided hike to Meradalir volcano begins with a pickup from your hotel in Reykjavik. You’ll be greeted by your knowledgeable guide who will take you on an unforgettable journey to explore the stunning natural beauty of Iceland.

Stop at Seltun Hot Springs

Seltun Hot Springs, Iceland
Seltun Hot Springs, Iceland

The first stop on your tour is the Seltun Hot Springs, a geothermal area located in the Reykjanes Peninsula.

Here, you’ll have the opportunity to see a natural hot spring and take in the awe-inspiring beauty of the bubbling mud pots, steam vents, and colorful landscapes.

The area’s geothermal activity has created a unique ecosystem that supports a variety of plant and animal life, making it a popular destination for nature lovers and photographers alike.

Visit to Reykjanes Lighthouse

Reykjanes Lighthouse, Iceland
Reykjanes Lighthouse, Iceland

The next stop is the Reykjanes Lighthouse, a historic landmark that offers stunning views of the surrounding coastline. Located on the Reykjanes Peninsula, the lighthouse has been guiding ships safely through Iceland’s waters since 1907.

As you take in the breathtaking views of the rugged coastline and the North Atlantic Ocean, you’ll be reminded of Iceland’s raw and untamed beauty.

Bridge Between Continents

private tour group posing for selfies at Bridge Between Continents, Iceland
Bridge Between Continents, Iceland

The Bridge Between the Continents, spans a small fissure that marks the boundary between the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates.

During your visit to the Bridge Between the Continents, you’ll have the opportunity to walk across the bridge and stand on two continents at once. Your guide will provide you with insight into the geology of the area and the fascinating natural forces that have shaped Iceland’s landscape.

Fagradalsfjall & Meladalur Volcano Hike

Fagradalsfjall Volcano Hike, Iceland
Fagradalsfjall & Meladur Volcano Hike, Iceland

After visiting the Bridge Between the Continents, you’ll embark on a light hike to the Fagradalsfjall and Meladalur volcanic plain. These volcanos erupted in recent years, drawing the attention of visitors from around the world and offering a unique opportunity to witness the raw power of nature up close.

As you begin your hike, you’ll be surrounded by stunning views of the rugged Icelandic landscape, with the North Atlantic Ocean stretching out before you.

As you approach the volcanos, you’ll see steam rising from the fissures and hear the roar of the magma as it flows beneath the surface. You’ll be struck by the sheer power and intensity of the volcanic activity, as well as the stark beauty of the surrounding landscape.

Your guide will take you to the best vantage points for viewing the volcanos, offering you the chance to witness this incredible natural phenomenon up close. They will also provide you with information about the eruptions, including their impact on the surrounding area and the measures that have been taken to ensure the safety of visitors and locals alike.

As you hike through the area, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore the unique geological features of the region, including lava fields, hot springs, and steam vents. Your guide will help you understand the forces at work in the area and the important role that Iceland’s geology has played in shaping the country’s culture, history, and economy.

Optional Helicopter Ride over the volcanos

photo taken from inside helicopter on private tour in iceland
Helicopter Ride, Iceland

For an even more unforgettable experience, you have the option to take a helicopter ride over the Fagradalsfjall and Meladalur volcanos. From the air, you’ll be able to witness the full scope of the volcanic activity and get a unique perspective on the surrounding landscape.

As you soar above the volcanos, you’ll be struck by their sheer size and power, and you’ll be able to see the magma flowing beneath the surface. The helicopter ride offers an unparalleled view of the area’s geological features, including the lava fields, hot springs, and steam vents.

Return to Reykjavik with Private Driver

After an unforgettable day exploring the Fagradalsfjall and Meladalur volcanos, you’ll be driven back to Reykjavik with your private driver.

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