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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22-29 May 2021: Pearl of the Aegean - Santorini - Santorini Island (Greece)
24 Jun - 8 Jul 2021: Colors of Iceland: Fire, Earth, Ice and Water - Iceland
7-15 May 2022: From Stromboli to Etna - Sicila and Eolian Islands (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!.

News

Wed, 16 Dec 2020, 19:02
This very unusual year 2020 is coming to an end, and we're betting many of us are actually looking forward to this. We hope that you have all been healthy and safe. ... read all
Thu, 4 Jun 2020, 12:56
If you want to get to know the volcanic areas of Greece with an expert in depth as part of your holiday in Greece, this is for you! read all
Sun, 31 May 2020, 16:57
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: ... read all
Mon, 25 May 2020, 08:55
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. read all
Mon, 24 Feb 2020, 19:07
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. ... read all
Wed, 19 Feb 2020, 09:54
Enjoy beautiful spring in Greece and one of the most interesting and least known volcanic areas of Europe! ... read all
Sat, 15 Feb 2020, 11:20
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: ... 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:

Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
Erta Ale Volcano Special - expedition to Erta Ale's current eruption
8 days expedition to Erta Ale, Dallol, salt lakes (Danakil depression, Ethiopia) and Wukro
6 - 8 days - Moderate
$ 2650 €£¥
Custom and group dates
10-17 Oct 2021
26 Dec 21 - 2 Jan 2022
Kyushu (Japan)
Sakurajima volcano tour
5-day volcano expedition to observe Sakurajima volcano's activity from close
5 days / 4 nights - Easy
on request
no scheduled dates at present
Saronic Gulf (Greece)
Visit the Methana peninsula!
8-days study and walking tour in the Saronic Gulf near Athens
8 days / 7 nights - Easy to Moderate
1380 € $£¥
Custom and group dates
30 Apr - 8 May 2021
29 May - 5 Jun 2021
19-25 Jun 2021
Santorini + Milos Islands (Greece)
9-day combination geo tour to Santorini and Milos Islands, Greece
9 days / 8 nights - Easy to Moderate
1760 € $£¥
April 2022
Etna volcano
Etna volcano special - custom tour with private guide on Etna to observe volcanic activity
volcano expedition to see Mt. Etna volcano' eruption
5 days (4 nights) - Custom (variable)
on request
Custom and group dates

West Java (Indonesia)
Expedition to active Anak Krakatau volcano
expedition to study & observe Anak Krakatau volcano and its activity
3 -7 days - Easy
950 € $£¥
Custom and group dates
when erupting
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 € $£¥
26 Sep - 10 Oct 2021
19 Jun - 3 Jul 2022
25 Sep - 9 Oct 2022
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