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The Cave People

Haholt 2c, Laugarvatn 840, Iceland
+354 888 1922
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Off the beaten track and unique!

On the road beween Laugarvatn and Thingvellir, 40 kms from Reykjavik, one turns towards the rugged... read more

Reviewed today
surya77
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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Really interesting you have to take it in

Iceland is different and that is its main attraction. This attraction illustrates that difference... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael O
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Can you imagine how it is to live in a cave? Well less than 100 years ago a normal Icelandic family did! The Caves have been renovated the way they looked when the last Cave People in Iceland lived there only a Century ago. Join us in a Guided tour in the Caves and their Surroundings and we will bring the story to life with amazing tales about how they lived, their struggles and their happiness.
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today
“Off the beaten track and unique!”
3 weeks ago
“Really interesting you have to take it in”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Haholt 2c, Laugarvatn 840, Iceland
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Reviewed today

On the road beween Laugarvatn and Thingvellir, 40 kms from Reykjavik, one turns towards the rugged Icelandic mountains covered in mist and, after a short drive, hidden away in a desolate valley, is a cave that used to be inhabited by an icelandic family less...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Iceland is different and that is its main attraction. This attraction illustrates that difference . Check it out and go back in time with a great storyteller with a great story. You will not be disappointed

Thank Michael O
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very interesting and unusual stop which can make your Golden Circle experience even more memorable. I suggest going there, take the cave tour, get some coffee and move on. It is about an hour detour with the tour.

Thank AJICE
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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

We had a great visit with the “cave people”! It was interesting to hear their story and to see their home. We also enjoyed hearing stories and facts about Iceland and the surrounding area. Our tour guide was friendly and informative and obviously very enthusiastic...More

Thank Audrey W
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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Visited the Cave people site and highly recommend this for anyone on the Golden circle tour. It's an interesting insight into how 2 families lived in the area and Laura brought the place to life with stories. There is an area for refreshments which surpasses...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2018

The hosts were easy to talk to, knowledgeable, spoke impeccable English. We had an enjoyable hour there.

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Reviewed May 26, 2018

Quite different to all the other sites and attractions you will come across along the Golden Circle, but well worth the 10 minute detour.

Thank Dan L
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

The Cave People are committed to the authentic experience from the first point of contact down to the period clothing. The roads were flooded from heavy rains and ice but that did not halt the expedition. After driving through icy-knee level waters we got a...More

Thank memotico21770
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Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

It's a couple of miles on a gravel road. Not too much to see. The landscape around it is picturesque but I think there are so many cool places to see in Iceland, this wasn't one of them in my opinion.More

Thank nomadintraining
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Smári S, Owner at The Cave People, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2017

Hi To bad you couldn´t go inside and hear the story of the people that lived there, that´s a central part of understanding how ordinary people in Iceland lived only 95 years ago. We offer guided tours where we bring people inside the cave and...More

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Reviewed October 28, 2017

The road was rough. We had a campervan 4x4 but we took it slow to be cautious and it was fine. We thought the house was cool. We did not go inside, we just walked around. This was a great leg stretch.

Thank Leroy1988
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