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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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Guaranteed tours:
1-19 Sep 2019: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
3-18 Sep 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
21-28 Sep 2019: Pearl of the Aegean - Santorini - Santorini Island (Greece)
2-18 Nov 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
17-21 Nov 2019: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
17-30 Nov 2019: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
9-17 May 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
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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!.

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!

News


Thursday, Jun 20, 2019
We have 2 spots left for our expedition to Nyiragongo volcano in August. Camp for two nights on the rim of the giant crater and trek through dense forest to observe some of the last mountain gorillas in the Virunga National Park. [more]

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019
Photos taken during our recent Etna Discovery tour in late May 2019. Our group was lucky to witness the short eruption of Etna which started 30 May and ended a few days later. Photos taken by Tobias Schorr. [more]

Saturday, May 25, 2019
Impressions from the Santorini walking tour during 4-12 May 2019, taken by photographer and tour guide Tobias Schorr. [more]

Thursday, May 23, 2019
The Saronic Gulf opposite of Athens is one of Greece's most undervalued destinations. Beyond the better known attractions such as Aegina, Poros, Hydra, and Epidauros, few people visit anything else. ... [more]

Saturday, May 04, 2019
At the beginning of our busiest travel season - when spring is at its best in Italy and Greece - we have some news if you fancy visit some of the world's most famous and interesting volcanoes: Etna, Nyiragongo, Krakatau and Santorini. ... [more]

Featured available group tours:

Desert, salt and volcanoes - expedition to the Danakil desert and its volcanoes
Danakil desert (Ethiopia): Desert, salt and volcanoes
(14 days expedition to Erta Ale volcano and Dallol hydrothermal field (Danakil desert, Ethiopia))
14 days / 13 nights - Moderate
$ 4530  ? 
17-30 Nov 2019
22 Dec 19 - 4 Jan 2020
23 Feb - 7 Mar 2020

Mountains of Fire - From Stromboli to Etna
Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy): From Stromboli to Etna
(9-days walking & study tour to Stromboli, Lipari, Vulcano and Etna with a volcanologist)
9 days / 8 nights - Easy-Moderate
2780 €  ? 
12-20 Oct 2019
11-19 Apr 2020
2-10 May 2020

Volcanoes of North Sulawesi - walking tour to discover Lokon, Mahawu and Soputan volcanoes
N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia): Volcanoes and Spices
(17 days volcano trekking tour to the Molucca Sea: N-Sulawesi, Karangetang and Halmahera)
17 days / 16 nights - Moderate
3960 €  ? 
2-18 Oct 2019
2-18 Nov 2019
3-19 May 2020

Photographic expedition to Iceland
(15-days geology and photo tour to Iceland)
15 days / 14 nights - Moderate
3550 €  ? 
9-23 Jul 2020

From Krakatau to Bali tour
Java (Indonesia): From Krakatau to Bali
(16-days study and photo tour to Java, Indonesia)
16 days / 15 nights - Easy-Moderate
3690 €  ? 
Custom and group dates
3-18 Sep 2019
2-17 Oct 2019
4-19 May 2020

Volcano tour to Kamchatka
Kamchatka (Russia): Kamchatka - Land of Colors
(volcano expedition to Kamchatka)
16-19 days - Easy-Moderate
4350 €  ? 
1-19 Sep 2019
11-29 Aug 2020
31 Aug - 18 Sep 2020

Expedition to active Anak Krakatau volcano
Krakatau volcano (Indonesia): Krakatau Volcano Special
(expedition to study & observe Anak Krakatau volcano and its activity)
3 -7 days - Easy
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Custom and group dates
when erupting
17-21 Nov 2019
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