Lava Tube Leidarendi
Iceland is located on the border of two tectonic plates, that causes high volcanic activity on the surface. During the eruption, when river of lava flows through the terrain, the ceiling cools down faster than inside. During this tour we will take you into the underground world of amazing lava cave Leidarendi.
We In the morning we will pick you up from your hotel or designated bus stop downtown and we will head towards Blue Mountains, just 30 minutes from Reykjavik. On the parking lot we will put helmets on and just after 5 minutes walk we will enter the underground world. Leidarendi is one of many volcanic caves in Iceland. It was formed during eruption, when river of lava flows through the terrain and the ceiling cools down faster than inside, around 2000 years ago. The name means “End of the road” and it is around 900 meters circular tunnel. Inside we can find amazing rock formations such as stalagmites and stalactites. Walk through the cave takes about an hour and leads through narrow tunnels at some parts, where crawling is necessary. Your guide will explain the geology and history of this amazing place. We will spend about an hour underground and after we will head back to Reykjavik, where your guide will drop you off to your hotels.