Trip Difficulty: ⅕ Easy | 1 x Landing stops (Volcano Hengill)
Iceland’s landscape is littered with active volcanoes, giving rise to huge expanses of geothermal fields, the source of Iceland’s renewable power. Ever imagined flying over one of the world’s most active volcanoes, and indeed the most active volcanic regions in Iceland?
Discover landscapes of this beautiful part of our planet very few people are lucky to see. You may have visited Iceland before and taken one of the numerous ground-based tours. Perhaps you have visited the geothermal areas and even enjoyed a bath in a naturally heated pool.
All these exciting experiences, however, will not have prepared you for the ride you are about to enjoy – The Geothermal Helicopter Tour – Fasten your seatbelt and get ready to witness first-hand, pure unadulterated Icelandic landscapes that will take your breath away.
Watch the steam rising from the hot springs, and lava fields covered in green carpets of moss, the majestic basalt mountains rising out of the ground. Your carefully selected landing zone is well off the regular tourist routes. Pristine and untouched by human presence, you will walk where very few people have walked before.
You can imagine you have taken a trip back in time as you enjoy the peaceful natural surroundings. A word of caution here, the places where we go are off the regular tourist routes, and there are no safety ropes or other such signs of human intervention.
From the boiling mud pools of Hengill to the sheep grazing in the lush green pastures, there is always something unexpected around the corner. On this tour, you will witness the dazzling colour and sheer magic of the lava fields and craters as the helicopter takes you to the sights which include Hellisheiði Plateau, Bláfjöll mountain range, Reykjavik City, Hengill Geothermal Area plus much more.
Minimum 2 persons required on this tour. Don’t worry if you’re travelling solo, just drop us an email and we’ll try to fit you in.
The sights along the way are worth their weight in gold. The lush green volcanic ash-fed lava fields, the breathtaking rugged landscape and everything between turn a collection of rocks into a magical experience. Once on the ground, you will gain a new respect for the forces of nature as you walk among the boiling mud pots. If you are looking for an adventure with a difference, this is just the trip for you. Book now to get started.
This tour is available throughout the year. Trips run seven days a week, Monday through to Sunday with morning and afternoon departures. Minimum 2 persons required on this tour. Don’t worry if you’re travelling solo, just drop us an email and we’ll try to fit you in.
What an amazing tour Nature kicks. My family were in awe and not one word spoken when in flight. Very well recommended when travelling to Iceland.
My boyfriend and I had the most spectacular experience on this helicopter tour. Thanks NK, one we will never forget 🙂
Please note: We will send you the finer details such as the timings of the flight once we receive your booking. All helicopter tours are weather dependent and timing may change for your safety.
Forget the physical trekking or kayaking tours, or the scuba diving and overground excursions. This tour has a spiritual dimension in that although you can’t touch everything you will see before your eyes on this trip, you will feel the profound power of nature, and for a moment, you will be at one with the power of creation.
Legal Disclaimer: Nature Kicks or the guides will not be held responsible for any accidents which may occur during the activities that are deemed to be the result of participant’s actions. We require you to sign a waiver prior to embarking on the tour accepting the risks associated with participating in these activities.
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