Hot Springs & Lava Cave Exploring

Season: 1. Apr - 31. Oct Operates: 4 x per week Duration: About 7 hours Departs from: Your hotel / guesthouse in Reykjavik Difficulty level: EASY Minimum age: 8 years old

Tour description
€220 per person

Enjoy a day of exploring lava caves in the Blafjoll Mountain Range followed by an easy hike to Hengill Volcano Area where you can enjoy a natural warm bath.

The journey begins by exploring one of the many lava caves in the Blafjöll Mountain Range, just East of Reykjavik. 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.

Tour highlights

  • Undergroun lava caves
  • Blafjoll Mountain Range (Blue Mountain)
  • Hengill Volcano Area
  • Reykjadalur, Smokey Valley
  • Hot spring nature bath

Did you know?

Don´t worry, although the total duration of the tour is about 7 hours, you will only be hiking for about 4 hours!


  • Pick up from your hotel / guesthouse in Reykjavik.
  • Professional English speaking guide.
  • All necessary safety gear.

Good to know

Pick up from hotels / guesthouses starts up to 30 minutes before scheduled departure time.

We recommend that you wear warm clothing, rain gear, good shoes, bathing suit and towel (if you want to go bathing).

Lunch can be bought on the tour.

Boots and rain gear can be rented for a small price.