Why visit volcanoes?

Volcanism is the most fascinating force of the planet. Volcanic areas are among the most interesting and beautiful in the world: think of Italy, Greece, Iceland, Indonesia and many others.
So why not go on an adventure and visit an active volcano?




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8-16 May 2021: From Stromboli to Etna - Sicila and Eolian Islands (Italy)
24 Jun - 8 Jul 2021: Colors of Iceland: Fire, Earth, Ice and Water - Iceland
30 Jul - 13 Aug 2021: Colors of Iceland: Fire, Earth, Ice and Water - Iceland
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About Us:

We are a leading volcano tour specialist. Our professional team of volcanologists, photographers and tour guides offers unique travel opportunities: volcano expeditions, photo tours, and relaxed walking & study tours.
We focus on small groups and offer both scheduled group tour dates and custom dates arranged on request.
Whether you are passionate about volcanoes or want to enjoy a different vacation, you have found the right place. Have a look inside or read what clients have said about us!.

News

Fri, 15 Jan 2021, 14:20
Worldwide earthquakes above magnitude 3 during the past 24 hours on 15 Jan 2021
Summary: 1 quake 6.0+, 5 quakes 5.0+, 36 quakes 4.0+, 105 quakes 3.0+, 225 quakes 2.0+ (372 total) ... read all
Fri, 15 Jan 2021, 13:58
5.9 quake 15 Jan 10:38 pm (GMT +9)
Japan was shaken near Ise, Ise-shi, Mie, by an earthquake of magnitude 5.9 only 13 minutes ago, NIED reported. ... read all
Fri, 15 Jan 2021, 13:50
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 15 Jan 2021 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Quakes detected near: Askja (4 quakes between mag 0.1-1.1), Bardarbunga (3 quakes between mag 0.8-1.2), Buzzard Creek (1 quake mag 2.0), Clear Lake (19 quakes between mag 0.2-1.3), Eldey (2 quakes between mag 1.1-1.6), Etna (10 quakes between mag 1.3-1.7) ... read all
Fri, 15 Jan 2021, 11:48
4.7 quake 15 Jan 6:28 pm (GMT +7)
A magnitude 4.7 earthquake near Sinabang, Kabupaten Simeulue, Aceh, Indonesia, was reported only 11 minutes ago by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG), considered the main national agency that monitors seismic activity in Indonesia. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter early evening on Friday 15 January 2021 at 6:28 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report. ... read all
Fri, 15 Jan 2021, 10:55
4.9 quake 15 Jan 5:35 am (GMT -5)
Just 7 minutes ago, a 4.9-magnitude earthquake struck near Volcan Chimborazo, Cantón Esmeraldas, Provincia de Esmeraldas, Ecuador. The tremor was recorded early morning on Friday 15 January 2021 at 5:35 am local time, at a very shallow depth of 5 km below the surface. ... read all

About our tours

  • Expert guides with hands-on experience and scientific knowledge
  • Adventure: active volcanoes from close!
  • Small international groups
  • Personalized service and attention to each guest
  • Good balance between physical effort and relaxing
  • Authentic accommodation & tasty local food
  • Sustainable tourism principle
  • High standards of logistics on location
  • Fascinating landscapes
  • Get to know intriguing cultures and people
  • Archaeology and history and their connection to volcanoes
  • Last, but not least: fun and holiday memories!

Featured available group tours:

Sicila and Eolian Islands (Italy)
Mountains of Fire - From Stromboli to Etna
9-day walking & study tour to Stromboli, Lipari, Vulcano and Etna with our expert volcanologist
9 days / 8 nights - Easy to Moderate
2780 € $£¥
8-16 May 2021
22-30 May 2021
2-10 Oct 2021
Vanuatu
11-day volcano expedition to Ambrym - individual departures & group tours
11 days - Moderate
3150 € $£¥
no scheduled dates at present
Etna volcano (Italy)
Europe's Largest Volcano - 8-days hiking tour on Etna volcano, Italy
8-days hiking & study tour on Mt. Etna volcano, Italy
8 days / 7 nights - Moderate to Challenging
2480 € $£¥
1-8 May 2021
14-21 May 2022
Vanuatu
Volcanoes in the South Sea - Expedition to Vanuatu
15-day volcano and photo expedition to Ambrym and Yasur volcanoes, Vanuatu
15 days / 14 nights - Moderate
4150 € $£¥
20 Jun - 4 Jul 2021
26 Sep - 10 Oct 2021
Kurile Islands (Russia)
14-days sailing expedition to the northern Kuriles Islands
14 days / 13 nights - Custom (variable)
5600 EUR
no scheduled dates at present
East Java (Indonesia)
Volcanoes in East Java: Bromo, Semeru, Ijen
4-5 days walking tour to Bromo, Semeru and Ijen
4-5 days - Custom (variable)
depending on nr of people and program
Custom tour dates
Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
Desert, salt and volcanoes - expedition to the Danakil desert and its volcanoes
14 days expedition to Erta Ale volcano and Dallol hydrothermal field (Danakil desert, Ethiopia)
14 days / 13 nights - Moderate
$ 4530 €£¥
13-26 Nov 2021
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