Lava Cave Excursion

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Surthellir Caves are tunnels created by volcanic activity, Iceland
Your Lava Cave Excursion

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Duration
2-4 hours

Admire icelandic volcanoes from the inside

Are you ready to discover an underground world that hides many secrets? Caving in Iceland is an out of the ordinary experience located only 25 minutes from Reykjavik. Iceland’s volcanic activity has created huge lava labyrinths only a few metres underground across the entire island. These caves of surprising shapes and spectacular colours are sure to take your breath away.
Get ready for your “Journey to the Center of the Earth”!

The route
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Reykjavik

Day trip based out of Reykjavik

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Leidarendi

The cave of Leidarendi, at the feet of the Blue Mountains, are located 25 minutes from Reykjavik

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Your Lava Cave Excursion in details

Day 1

Lava Cave

Meeting point: at your hotel
Group size: minimum 2 people
Departure time: 10:00 or by request
Length of tour: 2 to 4 hours depending on the season and the cave
Minimum age: 10 years old
Necessary fitness level: none

Because of accessibility, in winter, we only go to the cave of Leidarendi, at the feet of the Blue Mountains. During the summer, we take you to Gjábakkahellir cave, located between Thingvellir and Laugarvatn, easier to access.

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Your accomodation during your Lava Cave Excursion

This is a day-trip that doesn’t include any accomodation

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Price range per person for this activity: Contact Us

This activity may be added to your tailor-made travel to Iceland.

Ask your travel expert to include it in your quote, he’ll be happy to give you any advice regarding this Lava Cave Excursion.

Included in this travel

  • Transfer by bus
  • An Icelander guide
  • Helmets with frontal flashlights

Not included in this travel

  • Meals
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Friendly advice for your Lava Cave Excursion:

  • Because of accessibility, in winter, we only go to the cave of Leidarendi, at the feet of the Blue Mountains. During the summer, we take you to Gjábakkahellir cave, located between Thingvellir and Laugarvatn, easier to access.
  • Don’t forget to wear warm and waterproof clothing as well as comfortable walking shoes.
  • You don’t need any training beforehand to go caving.
  • Warning : not an excursion suitable for claustrophobes.

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An Icelander guide who specializes in caving

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Your Lava Cave Excursion

From
€/pers
Duration
2-4 hours
Highlights

  • Discover the entrails of the « land of fire and ice »
  • Dive into a spectacular and alien setting
  • Live an out of the ordinary experience with an expert Icelander caving guide
  • The caves are located only 30 minutes away from Reykjavik
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