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Monday, Mar 31, 2014
We can now confirm our departures for the Vanuatu volcano tour in August and September. As a special extra option, we invite you to join the extension expedition to visit the remote and fascinating island of Ambae. Click for details. [more]
Nyiragongo's lava lake
Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014
After a pause of 2 years, Congo's Virunga National Park opens again this month. The Virunga National Park, founded in 1925, is Africa's oldest and one oldest national park and home to some of the last surviving mountain gorillas, but also two of the world's most interesting and most active volcanoes, Nyiragongo and Nyamuragira. ... [more]
Traditional Ritual during the Mask Festival in front of the active Tavurvur Volcano (photo: Ulla Lohmann)
Monday, Jan 20, 2014
Our expeditions to Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu with Ulla Lohmann are now in cooperation with National Geographic Premium. ... [more]
Friday, Jan 17, 2014
Dominik Vögtli from Switzerland shared this great video taken during our latest expedition to Erta Ale and the Danakil (Ethiopia): ... [more]
Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014
The tour company VolcanoDiscovery has moved to a new home: ... [more]
Ambrym's lava lake in the Marum crater during our latest expedition (video: R. Henley)
Monday, Jan 13, 2014
"One of the best volcano trips you can ever think to do is this one. I went with Volcano Discovery in 2012 (http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/). First is the traverse of Ambrym Island and the overlook of the asonishing lava lake on Marum. Then the nightime visits to Tanna Island down south in the archipelago where Yasur volcano has a Strombolian eruption about 40 times an hour - plus shockwaves. And the Vanuatu people are some of the nicest anywhere. ... [more]

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Adventure - Live Volcanoes
Spectacular Landscapes
Relaxed Hikes and Fascinating Geology
Great Excursions and Small Groups
Charming Accommodation
Delicious Local Food and Fun
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  • Adventure - Live Volcanoes!
  • Impressive landscapes
  • Unique Flora and Fauna
  • Archeology & History
  • Authentic Culture and People
  • Scientific and Local Expertise from Experts
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  • Well-balanced levels of Hiking and Relaxing

Featured tours:

Photo expedition to Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea: Expedition Papua
(14 days expedition to Papua New Guinea with Ulla Lohmann)
2 weeks - Moderate-Challenging
3690 €  ? 
14-27 Jul 2015

Nyiragongo's lava lake and the mountain gorillas: expedition
DR Congo + Rwanda: Nyiragongo Lava Lake
(8-days volcano expedition to Nyiragongo volcano & mountain gorillas in the Virunga Park)
6-8 days - Moderate
$ 2845  ? 
Custom and group dates
open (exact date soon)

Desert, salt and volcanoes - expedition to the Danakil desert and its volcanoes
Danakil desert (Ethiopia): Desert, salt and volcanoes
(expedition to Erta Ale volcano and the Danakil depression (Ethiopia))
13 days / 12 nights - Moderate
$ 4700  ? 
16-28 Nov 2014
21 Dec 14 - 2 Jan 2015
8-20 Feb 2015

Kilauea Volcano Special - 4 days geologic tour to observe and understand Kilauea volcano on Hawai'i
Big Island, Hawaiʻi: Kilauea Volcano Special
(4-days tour to discover Kilauea volcano, Hawai'i)
5 days / 4 nights - Custom (variable)
$ 2150  ? 
Custom and group dates
no scheduled dates at present

Italy's volcanoes - the Grand Tour: wlaking & study tour to Southern Italy's volcanoes
(15-days study & walking tour from Vesuvius to Etna)
15 days (14 nights) - Easy-Moderate
3590 €  ? 
Sep/Oct 2015
Oct 2015

14-days study trip and expedition to the active volcanoes of Guatemala
Guatemala (Central America): Volcanoes in the land of the Maya
(14-days study trip and expedition to Guatemala's volcanoes)
15 days / 14 nights - Moderate
$ 3290  ? 
no scheduled dates at present

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
1050 EUR (8d.) / 1175 EUR (9d.)
2-9(10) May 2015

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