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Di, 17 Jul 2018, 00:00
Nighttime observation of Erta Ale's active lava lake under the stars and red glow (Tom Pfeiffer)
Although visitor numbers increased significantly over the past years, the active lava lake of Erta Ale volcano and unique colourful scenery of Dallol’s hydrothermal fields remained more risky travel destinations due to their proximity to Ethiopia’s border with Eritrea. The decades long violent conflict between the two countries included the killing of 5 and kidnapping of 2 tourists visiting Erta Ale in January 2012. Following this deadly incident new safety measures involved military presence at all times on Erta Ale’s summit as well as armed Afar escorts for anyone traveling in these parts of the Danakil depression. Increased security made adventure travellers return to this one-off destination which recently saw a large increase in visitors as well as documentary coverage. The region will undoubtedly become even more popular now that the 8 July 2018 peace agreement between Ethiopia and Eritrea unexpectedly made an end to one of Africa’s longest running conflicts. ...mehr
Di, 10 Jul 2018, 07:55
Eruption on Anak Krakatau
A new eruptive phase is in progress at on of our favorite volcanoes, Anak Krakatau. We now offer a second eruption special tour
for a small group of 6 people from 10-15 August. ...mehr
Di, 5 Jun 2018, 16:25
Many travelers hiked to the summit of Nyiragongo volcano from where one can look down on the world’s largest active lava lake (image: Ingrid Smet)
Virunga National Park authorities announced that the park, recently closed after a serious security incident, will not re-open before 2019. VolcanoAdventures can therefore not offer any expeditions to Nyiragongo volcano and its lava lake until further notice. ...mehr
Mi, 16 Mai 2018, 14:54
Two young maintain gorillas playing in Virunga NP (photo: Ingrid Smet / VolcanoDiscovery)
Due to a security incident within the boundaries of Virunga National Park, the park is now temporarily closed until 4 June 2018. ...mehr
Sa, 16 Dez 2017, 09:13
Observers at the edge of Erta Ale´s summit lava lake around dawn, November 2015 (photo: Ingrid Smet - VolcanoAdventures)
Our Danakil expedition
organiser and tour guide Enku has returned from a short visit to Erta Ale and informed us about both the security situation on the volcano as its activity at the summit. ...mehr
Mi, 6 Dez 2017, 12:23
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. ...mehr
So, 16 Jul 2017, 07:51
Nyiragongo's lava lake in June 2017 (photo: Ingrid Smet / VolcanoDiscovery)
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. ...mehr
So, 25 Jun 2017, 21:00
So, 21 Mai 2017, 23:00
Godafoss - the waterfalls of the gods
Iceland´s variety of phenomenal landscapes results from its unique geology and offers blue ice lagoons, relaxing hydrothermal baths, endless green highlands, active volcanoes, thundering waterfalls, steaming hot geysirs, wide glacial river deltas, collapse calderas, huge glaciers, rugged mountain ranges, local wildlife, ... ...mehr
Mi, 8 Feb 2017, 17:15
The Volcano-Adventures / VolcanoDiscovery team at the Adventure Travel Show 2017!
We had decided in 2016 that for the first time we would present our tours to volcanically active destinations directly to interested globetrotters at the Adventure Travel Show which was held in London over the weekend of 21-22 January 2017. ...mehr
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