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Itinerary
On this tour your guide takes you to, through and underneath the lava field that surrounds the capital area. 
Drive through the Moon like 900 year old lava field and into the heart of the volcanic system Trölladyngja or Trolls mountain. Pass by the Black Lake Kleifarvatn and it's unique volcanic rock formations to stop and enjoy one of Iceland's most colorful geothermal sites Krýsuvík. Top the day off with a thrilling lava tube exploration in the 2000 year old cave Leiðarendi (End of Journey Cave).

We like our caving tours to be an adventure blended with some physical activity and the lava tube Leiðarendi is a perfect example of a lava tube cave that gives a relatively easy access to the inside of the lava with its pristine and natural forms and colors, this is one of few accessible caves around Reykjavik that gives an opportunity to fully experience an all natural lava tube with no wooden pathways and no lights except what you have on your helmet.
All our lava tube caving & Volcano tours are guided by highly qualified guides and you are equipped with top quality caving helmets & headlamps for the best experience.
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Overview
Go off the beaten path and far from the typical places visited by most tours on this geopark adventure from Reykjavik. Traveling in a small group of no more than six people in an all-terrain SUV means that you can go places inaccessible to most cars and buses. Drive through lunar lava fields, by a black lake, and to one of Iceland's most colorful geothermal sites, Krysuvik. Finish your day with a thrilling lava tube exploration in Leidarendi Cave.
Highlights
  • Go off the beaten path and explore places other tours cannot reach
  • Small-group tour ensures a more personal experience
  • Hassle-free round-trip transfers from your Reykjavik hotel
  • Choose a morning or afternoon tour to best suit your schedule
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Great Trip

This was an awesome trip. This is was a small group trip and the tour guide was extremely knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. In this tour you get to see beautiful landscapes and Iceland's natural geothermal parks, which are amazing. Even tough I am a bit...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018
Such a cool trip!

Friends and I were in Iceland the week of storm after storm. We asked a travel guide what trips go even when there were storms and he recommended the Lava Tube trip with Basecamp Iceland. We didn't know what to expect, but were happy to...More

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Hallfridur G, Owner at Basecamp Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review. Hopefully we'll see you again with us one day. All the best from Iceland Atli, Halla and Kommi

Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile
Amazing Trip

Me and a friend of mine visited Iceland roughly a month ago , we had planned our trip to iceland with tours and other activities but left the last day to do whatever we decided to on the day. The last day came and we...More

Thank Edd23E
Reviewed February 24, 2018
Great last minute trip

We booked this trip at the last minute for the morning of our departure day, so glad we did great private your of the lava tube with Eric our guide, wasn’t sure what to expect for really interesting and different from usual tourist trips. Stunning...More

Thank Sam J
Reviewed February 10, 2018
Beyond expectation

We booked the lava tube caving experience easily, and after viewing the informative film at Volcano House, we were picked up our guide Eric who from the 1st moment made us feel comfortable. He was extremely knowledgeable, friendly and an excellent sense of humour. He...More

Thank Chris M
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