Day tour from Akureyri to lava cave Lofthellir

Lofthellir lava cave - guided cave exploration adventure in North Iceland

Lofthellir Lava Cave from Akureyri

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Inside the Lofthellir lava cave at Lake Myvatn in north of Iceland

Tour ID: IN09

Tour Duration: 
4-5 hours (from Myvatn)

An adventure of travelling through the rugged landscape of a lava field, first in a 4x4 vehicle and then on foot. We explore the wondrous world of unique ice sculptures inside the Lofthellir lava cave.

  
Highlights  

  • Volcanic landscape of Lake Myvatn
  • Ludentsborgir row crater
  • Lofthellir lava cave
  • Underground ice world
  • Volcanic Outback by Lake Myvatn
  • Snowshoe hike (if needed)

Departures: from Lake Myvatn, all year:

Price per person for summer tour: (until 31 Oct.):  ISK 24.900
Price per person for winter tour: (1 Nov.-30 Apr.):   ISK 30.900
Child discount: 50% (age 8-12).
Minimum: 2 adults or minimum rate
Maximum: 14 participants
Tour duration:  7 hrs

Included:
● Transportation and guidance in English
● Cave exploration equipment (helmet, headlights, rubber boots)

Refreshments not included.

 

Early morning departure from Akureryri to Lake Myvatn where we switch to a super jeep that will take us to Lofthellir Cave, a unique lave cave filled with ice formations, stalagmites and sculptures.  We exit the main road and enter the wilderness. During the winter season the route to the cave can get rough, due to snow and ice, so we bring along the snowshoes along. The track is usually around 40 minutes hike across a rugged lava field. Thus we combine the pristine untouched snow covered lava fields around the cave with an underground exploration. Once at the cave we spend at least one hour inside the cave, exploring the ice formations, darkness and strange atmosphere inside 3000 year old lava tunnel. On route to and from the cave we explore the lava fields and craters around Lake Mývatn, especially the crater row of Lúdentarborgir.

 

Tour conditions:

* There is ice and water on the ground in the cave and the temperature inside the cave is around 0°C.
* This tour is not suitable for young children, people with claustrophobia or people that are not in reasonable physical condition.
* Tour may be dependent on weather or road conditions and the travel time may vary depending on snow conditions.
* Longest walk is about 20-30 minutes (= 2x crossing the lava fields, rough ground but flat terrain).

 We recommend you bring along:

  • Warm and waterproof clothes
  • Gloves
  • Thick socks
  • Water bottle
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Nonni Travel

Brekkugata 5
600 Akureyri, Iceland

Tel. +354 461 1841
nonni (at) nonnitravel.is

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