Day Tours/Activities

Víðgelmir Lava Cave

Hailed as the mightiest caves, the Víðgelmir cave in Iceland boasts of amazing diversity and grandeur which is unrivaled. This makes for an experience not to be forgotten.

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  • Available all year
  • Duration 1.5 hours
  • Location Húsafell
  • Difficulty
  • Number of participants Min. 1
  • Age limit No age limit

What you'll experience.

Hailed as the mightiest cave in Iceland, Víðgelmir lava cave is truly a remarkable place to visit.

This tour will take you inside Víðgelmir lava cave. Víðgelmir is known to be Iceland’s largest lava cave and on of the largest in the world. Just shy of 1600 meters / 5250 ft., the cave features amazing colors and lava formations that lurk in the depths of the earth. Inside the cave you will find beautiful ice formations. Further inside the cave you will find lava stalactites and stalagmites. In 1993, archeological remains were discovered inside the cave. Bones and jewelry from the viking age were a part of what was found and since then the cave has been preserved. Entrance is not allowed unless with guidance. Víðgelmir lava cave is by many specialists considered among the most amazing caves in the world.

Entering the cave has never been easier for you, using the aid of the all-new walkway. At its end you will leave the civilized cave world behind and venture on. Through bolder fields and rugged terrain your very experienced guide will lead you on, seeking out the rarely seen depths of the cave.  It’s a pristine environment frozen in time so tread lightly.

This is a great tour for you and your family. A family friendly tour that all generations can enjoy, thanks to the all new signature walkway and feature lighting. Take a guided stroll into the cave and experience all of the wonders with out the hassles.

If you want more information about this tour or have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@nordicgreentravel.com or via the contact form.

Included in final tour price.


  • All necessary equipment's for the lava cave
  • Experienced, professional guide

    What to bring.

    • Warm clothes
    • Good sturdy shoes
    • Camera


    Tour operator

    This tour is operated by our friends at The Cave. The Cave is a family owned and operated business based out of the historic farm of Fljótstunga in Western Iceland. For decades the family has enjoyed Icelandic nature and outdoor activities from sea to summit.

    The Cave's certifications:

    Tour operator

    7.000 ISK
    Per person

    7.000 ISK