Inside the Þríhnúkagígur Volcano Tour, Reykjavík


Just about 20 miles (33 km) from Reykjavik sits the dormant Þríhnúkagígur Volcano, a unique natural phenomenon. Experience this wonder from the inside out with a moderate hike to the volcano's crater. You'll start with a scenic walk to the base of the volcano, passing through lava fields and valleys with views of mountain peaks. Then, you'll brave a 400-foot (120-m) descent to the bottom of the crater in an open cable lift. 

Inside the crater, chilly year-round temperatures of about 37°F (3°C) greet you. Enjoy time to explore inside the volcano, walking along designated paths that snake through the underground and into the magma chamber. Take photos and admire the vibrant colors of the rocks before heading back up to the surface. 

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