Extreme sports enthusiasts will never stand still – they are looking for a new adventure and be sure to find them. They just need a splash of emotions and a burst of adrenaline. Recently in the tourist industry, a new trend, which so far informally called “volcanic tours”. These tours are designed for thrill-seekers, who want a short distance to see the eruption of hot lava from the crater of the volcano.
It all started in Iceland with the eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano. First, for the country it was a huge financial tragedy, and now hundreds of tourists dream to visit the legendary volcano and come to Iceland. For them there are already organized a special thematic tours.
Sicilian mount Etna (Italy) known to many because of ancient legends. On January 13 of this year the volcano woke up, even had to close a nearby airport, but scientists say it’s harmless.
The Republic of Costa Rica is known by several volcanoes (about eight), and the most popular ones – Poas, which is constantly spewing smoke tubers. The volcano is shrouded in clouds and offers spectacular views of volcanic lakes located in this area. By the way, recently in Costa Rica were open air tours and now you can admire the volcanoes from the height of bird flight.
In Japan attractive volcanic island tours Miyakejima to the volcano Oyama. Its last eruption was on June 26, 2000. On the island formed a unique landscape. To achieve this result took about 500 years and 13 volcanic eruptions.
In General, there are more than 10,000 volcanoes, and submarine volcanoes are much stronger ground, though they are still poorly understood. Most of the volcanoes it is active, is located on the Fire zone covering a narrow strip of the Pacific ocean. For example, in South America the Cordillera are about 200 active volcanoes, and so many of them are in Japan. The mountain chain of the Puy in France has about 100 volcanoes on the island of reunion is one of the most active volcanoes in the world, the Piton de La Fournaise volcano, which erupts once a year, but its eruptions are not very dangerous.
While the majority of sleeping volcanoes and volcanic tours are not dangerous, but only stagger the imagination of curious tourists. Who knows what to expect from volcanoes, when they Wake up…