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Guaranteed tours:
23 Dec 17 - 5 Jan 2018: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
30 Dec 17 - 6 Jan 2018: Nyiragongo Lava Lake & Mountain Gorillas - DR Congo + Rwanda
13-26 Jan 2018: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
28 Jan - 4 Feb 2018: Nyiragongo Lava Lake & Mountain Gorillas - DR Congo + Rwanda
17-23 Mar 2018: Kilauea Volcano Special - Big Island, Hawaiʻi
25-29 Mar 2018: Sakurajima Volcano Special - Kyushu (Japan)
28 Apr - 3 May 2018: Aegean's Hidden Gem: Isle of Milos - Milos Island (Greece)
5-13 May 2018: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
12-20 May 2018: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
19-27 May 2018: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
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Wednesday, Dec 06, 2017
Very sad news arrives from the Danakil desert where last Sunday 3 December a German tourist died and his Ethiopian guide got injured while they were climbing Erta Ale. The two were part of a larger tourist group which had traveled from Mekele and was making their way up to the summit of the volcano. ... [more]

Sunday, Oct 08, 2017
Ivana who took part in our recent tour to Krakatau to Bali presents us a selection of her great pictures. [more]

Friday, Sep 22, 2017
A first selection of images and impressions from our pilot tour to Kamchatka this year: we cannot wait to be back next year!! [more]

Friday, Sep 22, 2017
This photo diary is a compilation of images from different participants on our 12 - 18 April 2017 Kilauea Volcano Special guided by geologist Ingrid Smet. It also includes photographic documentation of the unofficial ´pilot´ extension that the small group undertook afterwards to explore the other sites, nature, wildlife, scenery and gastronomy of the Big Island. [more]

Friday, Jul 21, 2017
We now offer a second date for the volcano special tour to Ibu+Dukono on Halmahera, Indonesia (with a possible short side trip to Lokon). [more]
Nyiragongo's lava lake in June 2017 (photo: Ingrid Smet / VolcanoDiscovery)
Sunday, Jul 16, 2017
For those of you already looking ahead to next year, we are happy to present our NEW 2018 TOUR SCHEDULE: a colorful palette of tours to volcanic destinations in Greece and Italy, the African Rift Valley, Indonesia, Kamchatka, Vanuatu and Hawai'i. Although always focused on the region´s active volcanoes, each itinerary is unique as we also take along the local culture, wildlife, history and gastronomy. ... [more]

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017
Ingrid Smet´s photo diary of our 4-11 June 2017 Nyiragongo lava lake and mountain gorillas expedition in Rwanda and DR Congo, as well as some safari images of the 2 days extension she afterwards undertook in Akagera National Park. [more]
  • Adventure on active volcanoes!
  • Good balance between hiking and relaxing
  • Authentic accommodation & tasty food
  • Inspiring sceneries
  • Expert volcanological information
  • Intriguing cultures and people
  • Interesting archaeology and history
  • Unique plants and wildlife
  • Experienced local guides
  • Fun and everlasting memories!
Group at Krakatau volcano

VolcanoAdventures: tours to active volcanoes

The active lava dome of Kelut volcano, Indonesia
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?

Observing active volcanoes
Balancing hikes and relaxation
Tasting the local gastronomy
Enjoying spectacular scenery

We are amongst the leading volcano tour specialists and have more than 15 years experience. Our professional team includes volcanologists, geologists, tour guides and photographers full of knowledge and enthusiasm. To achieve a more flexible and personal way of traveling we work with small groups.

Check the list of group tour departures.

Mountains that are alive
Bizarre places on earth
Crater lake
Ijen blue flames

Featured tours:

Fascination Volcano - geologic walking & study tour on Santorini Island, Greece
Santorini Island (Greece): Fascination Volcano
(8 (9) days study and walking tour on Santorini, Greece)
8 / 9 days - Moderate
1450 €  ? 
5-12(13) May 2018
30 Sep - 6 Oct 2018

Photo expedition to Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea: Expedition Papua
(14 days expedition to Papua New Guinea with Ulla Lohmann)
2 weeks - Moderate
3950 €  ? 
no scheduled dates at present

Volcano Special to Colima volcano, Mexico
(5 days expedition to observe and photograph Colima volcano, Mexico)
5 days / 4 nights - Easy
1750 €  ? 
Custom and group dates
on request on custom dates

Kilauea Volcano Special - 4 days geologic tour to observe and understand Kilauea volcano on Hawai'i
Big Island, Hawaiʻi: Kilauea Volcano Special
(volcano tour to watch the ongoing eruption of Kilauea volcano, Hawai'i)
5-7 days / 4-6 nights - Custom (variable)
$ 2950  ? 
Custom and group dates
17-23 Mar 2018

Expedition to active Anak Krakatau volcano
Krakatau volcano, Sunda Strait: Krakatau Volcano Special
(expedition to study & observe Anak Krakatau volcano and its activity)
7 days - Easy
1760 €  ? 
Custom and group dates
when erupting (unknown!)
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