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Eldgjá

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Witness the volcanic history of the fire canyon

Situated between Landmannalaugar and Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Eldgjá is the largest volcanic canyon in the world, measuring 270 metres-deep and 600 metres-wide at its largest point.

Discovered by Þorvaldur Thoroddsen in 1893, the first documented eruption here in 934 poured a phenomenal amount of lava out of vents in the earth over a span of six years.

This area is only accessible with a 4x4 vehicle.

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Tours including Eldgjá

You could experience Eldgjá through any one of these tours below.

Iceland
Privately Guided
4 days / 3 nights
May - Sep

Land of the Midnight Sun - Private 4x4 Tour

466696ISK

Eur

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Iceland
Privately Guided
9 days / 8 nights
Jul - Sep

Highland Explorer - Private 4x4 Tour

1022878ISK

Eur

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Iceland
Self-drive
7 days / 6 nights
Jul - Aug

4x4 Highland Adventure in the South

273736ISK

Eur

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