Caving in Leidarendi Lava Tubes
This tour takes you caving for 1-2 hours with only a 20 minutes drive out of Reykjavik. Hidden under the Storbolla lava field, which originates in an eruption over 2000 years ago, lies a beautiful lava cave called Leidarendi. It offers a rare variety of lava formations, wide and narrow hallways and thus being the perfect sample of a lava cave. The name Leidarendi refers to a skeleton found half way into the cave, meaning end of journey cave. This mystery will only add to the mysterious nature of this spectacular journey to the center of the earth!
Duration: 4 hours
Departure: 8:00am, 1:00pm, 8:00pm
Included: Driving tour guide, 4X4 truck, lights, helmets
Important: Our groups are small and our lights are powerful and all our guides are trained by the person that first explored this cave and named it!
Detailed Tour Itinerary:
Out door Natural Fish drying installation
View of many different lava fields and volcanoes
Caving in the 2000 year old Leidarendi cave
Coverage of the full 900 meters circle of the cave
Detailed description of lava flows
Detailed description of lava cave formation
Detailed description of lava stalagmite and stalactite formations
Guidance back to the surface!!! (Such an underestimated part of the tour)