Borgarfjordur, Hraunfossar Waterfall & Glacier Ice Cave
Want to see what the West side has to offer? Here is where we explore most of the west side of Iceland with some secret stops!
8:00 – 9:30
On this day tour you get to discover all the best of what West Iceland has to offer. On this tour we will show you some of the best places we find in Borgarfjordur. The first stop will include DEILDARTUNGUHVER the hot spring that supplies nearby towns for their hot water. You will have a option to soak into the hot SPA of Krauma. Next we go to enjoy the picture square waterfalls of HRAUNFOSSAR and BARNAFOSSAR as the blue water pour down from under the lava field with. Next we have few optional options of going into the man made Into The Glacier ice tunnel and onto the glacier LANGJOKULL. Other optional stop is to visit one of the longest cave in Iceland called Víðgelmir Cave, see The Cave. If no optional activities are booked we will visit SURTSHELLIR cave which is the longest and most renowned cave in Iceland.
You should bring warm clothes, hiking shoes and can bring lunch too. You also need walking boots or waterproof shoes which they provide.
You have the option to pay extra to visit the ice tunnel in Langjökull glacier.
If not, we also have the option of visiting Cave Víðgelmir “The Cave”, which is the largest of Icelandic lava tube caves, by volume. It has amazing colors and lava formations that are just waiting to be discovered in the depths of the earth. The gear is provided by the caving guide, and you would spend about 1 hour exploring the cave. Before we move towards the Hraunfossar waterfall, basically mean lava waterfalls. This waterfall is exceptionally delightful to watch. There are downstream series of the waterfalls which flows under the lava from a distance of about 900 meters. The last meters give more charm to the waterfall as they are visible. It is one of the best places for chilling, and for photography. It is a treasure to watch.
You have the option to pay extra to visit the lava tunnel.
The lava cave and Ice cave is a dynamic duo. Víðgelmir is Iceland’s largest lava tube cave. You have to see both the glacier ice cave and lave cave if you go to Iceland. First, you will get to the glacier ice cave site. The warm clothing and boots were provided. Don’t forget to wear waterproof clothes and protect your camera from melting water in the ice cave. Then bused to the lava cave. You will see unusual lava formations in Víðgelmir. In the highlands of Iceland Ice cave is a man-made glacier.
The formations and movements of glaciers are constantly changing. The temperature inside the glacier is around zero degrees Celsius. This tour does not have a scheduled lunchtime so either take your lunch packed or order your package from us. No one should visit Iceland without exploring its amazing ice caves, lava tubes, and mighty glaciers.
Next we drive through Húsafell and stop to see the wonderful Hraunfossar waterfall and Barnafoss waterfall, fed from beneath an ancient lava flow. Finally we will feel the warm steam from the hot springs of Deildartunguhver. On our way back you will have spectacular views driving through the Fjord of Hvalfjörður.
Cascades of Hraunfossar and Barnafossar– They both are neighbouring waterfalls. These waterfalls are located in the Golden circle route. They are not far from the city and the natural beauty of these falls makes the golden circle more attractive. Hraunfossar and Barnafoss waterfalls are located in Borgarfjordur in western Iceland in the capital city of Reykjavík.