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Volcano Calendar 2019
: We're proud to present our 2019 volcano calendar: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past few years.
: "One of the most eye-catching guides to the world’s volcanoes ever published.
The Volcano Adventure Guide
: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Types of tours
: We offer a broad variety of tours to volcanic areas: volcano expeditions and specials, discovery tours with hiking, photography, nature and culture, pilot tours and private custom tours.
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?
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!.
: Witnessing a volcanic eruption from close is an unforgettable experience. We offer a wide variety of tours and expeditions to active volcanoes worldwide.
Walking & Study tours
: VolcanoDiscovery's signature tours for small groups: Discover volcanoes and volcanic areas from close with an expert in their field! These tours have a broad mix of activities and interests from photography, walking, study travel, nature & culture.
Photo Expeditions & Photography Tours
: We offer you a fine selection of photo tours to exceptional places guided by experienced photographers. These tours are ideal if you are interested in learning or improving photography or, if you are an experienced photographer yourself, to get to the best locations at the best times.
Volcano & eruption special tours
: Tours dedicated to usually a single volcano currently in eruption. These trip, sometimes offered only last-minute through our newsletter, are among the most adventurous and most popular in our program.
1-3 day excursions
: If you're interested in volcanoes, there are a number of excursions you should not miss if you're in the area: hike to the craters of Stromboli volcano, climb Etna volcano, get to know the unique volcanic history of Santorini - some examples of shorter (1-3 days) tours and excursions we offer.
Exploring the unknown
: We sometimes invite you to "test" new itineraries or destinations with us. Such trips are a reduced cost and require a higher degree of flexibility, but often offer a great deal of adventure.
Private tours on Etna volcano
: Discover Europe's largest active volcano on private, guided 1-day tours. Tours can be customized for different interests and fitness levels.
Climbing Stromboli volcano
: Stromboli provides one of the most remarkable opportunities to watch volcanic eruptions from close: a natural ridge located 150 m above the active vents. A classic and all-time favorite tour by anyone interested in seeing active volcanoes!
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!
Thursday, Dec 06, 2018
There are a few free spots for our next tour to the Canary Islands from 3-16 Feb 2019! [more]
Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018
Impressions from our latest tour to Italy's volcanoes in Oct 2018, starting in Naples, the Eolian Islands and on to Etna and Catania. [more]
Friday, Nov 16, 2018
A selection of photos from the volcanic island of Nisyros, Greece, by Tobias Schorr. [more]
Thursday, Nov 15, 2018
Santorini is not only a highlight when it comes to present a natural showcase geology and volcanic history, but it is also a very photogenic island. Tobias Schorr presents a selection of photos taken during our Santorini walking tour
in Oct 2018: [more]
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018
as one of the most interesting and rewarding volcanoes to visit continues to erupt in spectacular fashion, we decided to offer two more Volcano Specials to Krakatau: 11-17 and 18-24 Nov, each with 5 days / 4 nights full expedition camp on the island. ... [more]
Thursday, Aug 09, 2018
Both this year and next year's tours to Kamchatka are booked out, so we decided to offer a second tour date for this exciting expedition
in August 2019! ... [more]
Featured available group tours:
(9-days walking & study tour to Stromboli, Lipari, Vulcano and Etna with a volcanologist)
9 days / 8 nights - Easy-Moderate2580 € 16-24 Apr 2019 4-12 May 2019 11-19 May 2019
(16-days study and photo tour to Java, Indonesia)
16 days / 15 nights - Easy-Moderate3690 €
Custom and group dates2-17 May 2019 15-30 Jun 2019 8-23 Jul 2019
(volcano tour to watch the ongoing eruption of Kilauea volcano, Hawai'i)
5-7 days / 4-6 nights - Custom (variable)
Custom and group dates
27 Dec 18 - 2 Jan 2019
(14 days expedition to Erta Ale volcano and Dallol hydrothermal field (Danakil desert, Ethiopia))
14 days / 13 nights - Moderate$ 4530 9-22 Feb 2019 2-15 Mar 2019 17-30 Nov 2019
(15-days study & walking tour from Vesuvius to Etna)
15 days (14 nights) - Easy-Moderate
11-25 Oct 2019
(8 (9) days study and walking tour on Santorini, Greece)
8 / 9 days - Moderate
4-11(12) May 2019
(expedition to Yasur volcano, Tanna Island, Vanuatu)
variable: 5 days - Easy
7-12 Jun 2019
8-13 Oct 2019