There are many hikes starting from here, we arrived at Rauðhólar, the red hills. One of the first basalt rocks remind us , but all around us there are , the are absolutly incredible. flows through the basalt cliffs.
The irregular shaped rocks create echo, so that is not easy to understand the real river flow direction. We suggest you to test the echo here and there, you'll be surprised about that.
is on the path, a nice lava tunnel cave. Be carefull if you enter inside as heavy basalt rocks falls now and than from the ceiling, you will notice them on the floor.
From here through a . Please note perfect ! Deep basalt forms larger polygons, due to cooling time (slow cooling means large shapes). Columns are also perpendicular to cooling plane.
Just the time to take pictures of and and let's , with his and the . is forbidden to walk on Rauðhólar top, in order to preserve the red color of the old craters.
The way back is on a different path, easier to walk on, among and .