Lofthellir Ice Cave is a permafrost, lava tube-Ice-Cave, housing incredible ice formations, some hundreds of years old.
The tour starts from Lake Mývatn area, the journey to the cave leads you through rugged tracks along incredible geology. The driver leads you past the volcano Mt. Hverfjall and along Lúdentarborgir crater row.
Once we reach the roots of Mt.Hvannfell there is a 30 min guided hike across the lava fields to the entrance of Lofthellir cave. There you will be provided with a helmet, headlamp and studded boots.
This is a real adventure, be prepared to crawl and squeeze through tight spaces, this isn’t for the faint of heart. But no worries, we’ll travel slowly and safely into the cave in a single line, guided by your cave guide, whom will help you to safely move through the cave.
A lost world of ice and magic awaits, frozen in time, frozen in place.
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