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Famous Iceland Cave Tours

Famous Iceland Cave Tours
Baz Hart
  • On May 23, 2014

Dotted with geysers, waterfalls, glaciers as well as mud pools, Iceland is a perfect destination for curious and awe-thirsty people.

However, the choices don’t end here as this country also offers amazing cave touring experiences to its admirers.

“During this journey, you will get to witness some of the most enticing natural sceneries unfold before your eyes”

Notable Cave Tours to Look our for in Iceland.

Leidarendi Caving & Golden Circle Tour:
Set out for a winter day tour to the lava formations of Leidarendi cave. The cave is nestled in Tvibollahraun lava field, near the Blue Mountains. You will get to see exciting sceneries, stalagmites, stalactites and numerous other types of lava formations along with attractive ice formations of different kinds.

From here, you can go on to explore the famous Golden Circle which comprises Geysir geothermal area, Thingvellir National Park and Gullfoss waterfall. In Geysir geothermal area, you will come across Geysir and Strokkur, which are the two very popular hot springs there. Thingvellir National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and its main attraction is Almannagja canyon. As far as Gullfoss waterfall is concerned, it is one of Iceland’s best visited sites for its sheer beauty.

Icelandic cavesAkureyri to Lofthellir Caving Tour:
Starting from Akureyri, you will reach the lava cave of Lofthellir. This place is most talked about for its natural ice sculptures. To begin your trip, take a drive to Lake Myvatn and Hverfell volcano. From there, you will head to the Ludentarborgir crater row and Mt. Hvannfell. During this journey, you will get to witness some of the most enticing natural sceneries unfold before your eyes.

Volcano Cave Tour:
On this cave tour in Iceland, you will get a chance to see the interiors of the volcanic magma chamber Thrihnukagigur. This adventurous spot is well-known for its citadel and exciting colours. Since the volcano is not active for nearly 4000 years now, you don’t have to worry about going inside.

‘Volcano Valley’ Cave Tour:
Another interesting caving tour in Iceland can be made to ‘Volcano Valley’ which is actually known as Thorsmork valley. This tour usually lasts for two days involving lava caving and glacier hiking. First, you will drive your jeep to the Blue Mountains area to soak in the beauty of Leidarendi lava formations and from there you will head to the Thorsmork Valley which is rich in caves, canyons, wildlife, rivers and glaciers. Iceland caving tour is loved for its recreational options and great views. On this tour, you can hire a jeep or opt for walking to reach your destination. The choices are plenty and you can choose any of them to make the most of your trip.