Golden Circle & Lava Cave

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Duration

10 hours

Difficulty

Easy

Group Size

Small Groups

Available

All year

Minimum age

6 years

Pick up / Self Drive

Pick up

Languages

English

Days

Day Tour

Departures

Reykjavik

Duration

10 hours

Difficulty

Easy

Group Size

Small Groups

Available

All year

Minimum age

6 years

Pick up / Self Drive

Pick up

Languages

English

Days

Day Tour

Departures

Reykjavik

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Visit the most popular traveling route in Iceland – the Golden Circle and add a Lava Cave Tour. Visit Waterfalls, Geysers, geothermal areas National Parks and underground lava tubes!

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About Tour

The most anticipated trip to the Golden Circle is further amplified with the charming visit to the Lava cave. Turn your day into an otherworldly experience by exploring the Golden Circle route of Iceland. This small group tour will take you to Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir Hot Spring, and Raufarholshellir Lava Cave. This day tour will offer you the best of everything Iceland has to offer.

The brilliance of geological beauty awaits you with stunning sceneries and panoramic landscapes in Golden Circle & Lava Cave tour. This tour is a great way to explore a lava cave followed by Iceland’s most famous natural attractions!

Raufarhólshellir lava cave in Iceland

Itinerary

The tour will start with a visit to one of the most beautiful lava caves in Iceland – Raufarholshellir Lava Tube. It is a captivating world as you travel under the lava field to see it closely how volcanoes created Iceland. This will be a hike to remember, as you walk through an ancient underground lava tube.  The hiking trip to the lava cave will deliver an ancient appeal. After visiting the lava cave, we will head on to visit a local cafe bakery for the lunch break. Aroun 12.00 we will head on to explore the top attarctions in the Golden Circle; Þingvellir National Park, Gullfoss waterfall and Geysir geothermal area.

First, you will visit the Thingvellir National Park. Þingvellir is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the located where the oldest existing parliament in the world was started. In Þingvellir you can also see where the tectonic paltes of America and Europe meet with a clearly visible rift valley. It is a very unique thing to witness. You will also learn about the geology of the National PArk and the ways Viking chieftains and other figures would hold meetings or make announcements in Þingvellir. Your guide will inform you about the explanation behind the formation of Iceland and the stunning locations that you will visit one after another.

people watching Geysir erupt

Once you complete exploring in the National Park, you will leave for Geysir geothermal area. We will walk through the lava fields to see heated water gurgle, bubble and erupt up in the air up to 25 meters high.

After visiting Geysir, we will head on to the third iconic location of the Golden Circle. Gulfoss, the golden waterfall, is often called the queen of Icelandic waterfalls, and you will get to see why when you visit. It is a magnificent sight to admire, and the power of the waterfall can in now ay be captured on a photo.

This adventurous day will end in Reykjavik where you will get dropped off at one of the drop off locations. You can find your best pick up and drop off locations in the drop down menu when booking the tour.

Gullfoss waterfall in Golden CircleGolden Circle Tours,

Included

  • Pick-up & Drop-off from Reykjavik
  • Tour to the Lava Cave
  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • All Required Safety Equipment for the lava cave visit. 
  • Free WiFi on board your minibus. 

Highlights

Raufarholshellir lava cave

What to bring

  • Warm outdoor clothing
  • Thermal underwear
  • Warm sweater of fleece or wool
  • Waterproof jacket and pants
  • Good hiking shoes are recommended
  • Gloves & Headwear
  • Camera (optional)

Good to know

  • Meals are not included in the tour. 

  • You will be dropped off at a cafe bakery for lunch. The guide will then pick you up around 12.00 to keep on going with the tour to the Golden Circle. 

  • You will be visiting all top attractions in the Golden Circle on this tour. 

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