Hot Springs and Lava Cave | Easy Difficulty Day Tour

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Reykjavík
Duration
6 hours
Difficulty
Easy
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English
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Minimum age:
8 years old

Explore the incredible forces of the Icelandic nature on this 7-hour day trip from Reykjavík, where you’ll traverse through volcanic areas, venture into one of the island’s largest lava caves and visit a geothermal valley. If hot springs, vistas of volcanism and the ethereal underworld appeal to you, this tour is not to be missed.

Your journey begins as you get picked up by a certified local mountain guide in Iceland’s capital city of Reykjavík. You’ll then board a comfortable minibus and travel to a 2000-year-old lava field known as Tvíbollahraun, south of Þingvellir National Park. 

Upon arrival, you will find your first destination of the day, the hidden lava tube Leiðarendi. Your guide will help you gear up with the proper caving equipment and brief you about the safety regulations, after which you may switch on your headlamp and enter through the cave’s narrow opening to explore a volcanic underworld. 

Once inside the lava tube, you will be greeted by gorgeous stalagmites and stalactites, smoothed lava walls of various colours and, sometimes, glistening ice sculptures. As you venture through, your guide will inform you of the cave’s fascinating history and geology. 

After your subterranean adventure, you’ll board the bus again and continue to the geothermal area of Hengill volcano for a scenic hike into Reykjadalur valley. Once you have traversed through the incredible landscape, you’ll end your excursion by soaking in a natural hot river. 

Finally, you'll board the bus again to catch your ride back to Reykjavík around dinner time, leaving the rest of your night free to enjoy the bustling capital city.

So what are you waiting for? Secure your spot now on this versatile day-tour from Reykjavík, including a caving adventure and geothermal hot spring bathing. Check availability by choosing a date. 

Included

Transport
Guiding services
Helmets
Headlights

Activities

Caving
Sightseeing
Hot Spring Bathing

Attractions

Hengill
Hellisheiði
Leiðarendi Cave
Reykjadalur
South Coast

What to bring

Warm clothing
Rain gear
Good shoes
Bathing suit
Towel

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