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:
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
21-31 Aug 2020: Islands of Fire and Whales - Kurile Islands (Russia)
3-19 Sep 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
29 Sep - 5 Oct 2020: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
10-18 Oct 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
14-27 Nov 2020: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
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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

Sunday, May 31, 2020
The current border closures and travel restrictions are dramatically affecting local communities in poorer countries, e.g. Indonesia, Rwanda, Ethiopia, just to mention those where our tours are normally taking place during this time: ... [more]

Monday, May 25, 2020
While it's still difficult to say whether travel restrictions for our worldwide destinations will be lifted in time the second half of 2020, we are optimistic about our European ones. In particular, Greece has largely avoided the spread of the virus and can now safely open up for tourism again: flights from abroad are again increasing. Starting from next week, restaurants will open again, most hotels will also be open from mid June, and entry to foreign travelers will be possible without mandatory quarantine from 1 July. ... [more]

Monday, Feb 24, 2020
A total solar eclipse will occur right over Villarrica volcano in the famous Lake District of Chile. We offer a study and walking volcano tour with the highlight to witness the eclipse on 14 Dec from its centerline near Villarrica volcano. [more]

Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020
Enjoy beautiful spring in Greece and one of the most interesting and least known volcanic areas of Europe! [more]

Saturday, Feb 15, 2020
Participant Jay Ramji kindly sent us some of his great photos he took during the Volcanoes & Spices tour to northern Indonesia's active volcanoes in Nov 2019: [more]

Sunday, Feb 02, 2020
If you're curious to get to know them better, here are a few tours we propose in 2020 which are guaranteed and where a few people can join in still: [more]

Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020
Join us on an easy volcano expedition to one of the world's most active volcanoes. Next tour date 1-7 March 2020. [more]

Featured available group tours:

Volcanoes of Java: 18 days trekking tour
Java (Indonesia): Volcanoes of Java
(17-days walking and trekking tour on Java)
17 days / 16 nights - Moderate-Challenging
2800 €  ? 
2-18 Jul 2020
3-19 Sep 2020
2-18 Jul 2021

Kurile Islands (Russia): Islands of Fire and Whales
(14-days sailing expedition to the northern Kuriles Islands)
14 days / 13 nights - Custom (variable)
5600 EUR
21-31 Aug 2020

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  ? 
14-27 Nov 2020
13-26 Nov 2021

Volcanoes in the South Sea - Expedition to Vanuatu
(16 days volcano and photo expedition to Ambrym and Yasur volcanoes, Vanuatu)
16 days / 15 nights - Moderate
4150 €  ? 
20 Sep - 5 Oct 2020

Volcanoes in the South Sea - Expedition to Vanuatu
(expedition to Yasur volcano, Tanna Island, Vanuatu)
variable: 5 days - Easy
1590 €  ? 
29 Sep - 5 Oct 2020

(11-days volcano expedition to Ambrym - individual departures & group tours)
11 days - Moderate
3150 €  ? 
20-30 Sep 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 €  ? 
13-21 Jun 2020
10-18 Oct 2020
8-16 May 2021
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