Hot Springs & Lava Cave

Hengill Volcano Area and into the Icelandic Underground Exploring Lava Cave.

On this tour we take you to the famous Hengill Volcano and into the Icelandic underground! The journey begins by exploring one of the many lava caves in the Bláfjöll mountain range, just east of Reykjavík. You will find out how lava caves are formed and discover the beauty of stalagmites and stalactites. Having enjoyed the hidden beauties of the underground, we head out to the Hengill geothermal area where an easy hike in magnificently ethereal surroundings, dotted with hot springs and bubbling mud pools, awaits you. The hike continues down through Reykjadalur, the Smokey Valley, where it is possible to enjoy a natural bath in a warm stream.

Duration: 7 hours (4 hours hiking)

Departure: 12:00 (12 noon) 

Pick up: Pick up at hotels and guesthouses 30 minutes prior to departure. 

Operation:  April 1st to October 31st – Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays

Included: Transport and guiding service. Snow shoes (winter), helmets and headlights provided.

Bring with you: Warm clothing, rain gear, good shoes, bathing suit and towel. Lunch can be bought on the tour. Boots and rain gear can be rented (1.500 ISK)

Minimum age: 8 years

  • Transport
  • Guiding services
  • Helmets
  • Headlights for caving
You Bring
  • Warm clothing
  • Rain gear
  • Good shoes
  • Bathing suit and towel
  • Lunch (can be bought on the tour)
Detailed Map
24.900 ISK