The Raufarhólshellir Lava Tunnel & the Golden Circle

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Duration
8 hours
Difficulty
Medium
Language
English
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Harpa Concert Hall
Available
Nov. - May.

Join us for a day of wonder, and visit spectacular attractions both above ground and below. We'll head out form Reykjavík early in the morning and drive to the lava fields south of...

Join us for a day of wonder, and visit spectacular attractions both above ground and below. We'll head out form Reykjavík early in the morning and drive to the lava fields south of the city.

There we start our adventure by going underground in Raufarhólshellir, also called the Lava Tunnel. We'll walk into the earth to explore the inner side of a lava tunnel in a 5000 years old lava called Leitarhraun. Raufarhólshellir is the longest lava tunnel in Iceland, about 1360 meters long in total and up to 10 meters high but we will explore approximately 1/3 of its entire length. 

Inside we will explore colourful lava formations along with ice-sculptures made by nature. The cave is located in just 30 minutes’ drive from Reykjavík and is easily accessed year-round. We explore the first part of the tun...

Included

Guided tour of the Golden Circle
Entrance to the Lava tunnel and safety equipment

Activities

Caving
Sightseeing

Attractions

Golden Circle
Geysir
Gullfoss
Þingvellir
Raufarhólshellir

What to bring

Warm and waterproof clothing
Good shoes

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