1. Iceland
  2. Capital Region of Iceland
  3. Reykjavik
  4. Hveragerdi

From Reykjavík: Hot Spring Hiking Tour in Reykjadalur Valley

Product ID: 26354
Enjoy a day hiking day tour to the hot springs in the Reykjadalur Valley with pick-up available directly from Reykjavik. See the hot water rush down the Hellisheiði mountains and pass the bubbling hot springs as you hike your way up the smoky valley.
About this activity
Duration: 6 hours
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Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Pick-up is offered from authorized pick-up points in Reykjavik. Please contact the operator if you are unsure if your pick-up location falls under this. Pick-up is available from Reykjavík cruise port. For this, please go to to the pick-up point on Tryggvagata between the Radisson Hotel and American Style restaurant.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Bathe in a natural warm stream
  • Visit the geothermal hot springs of the Reykjadalur Valley
  • See hot streams running down the Hellisheiði mountains
  • Hike in the magnificent surroundings of the smokey valley
Full description
Discover the wonder of Iceland on this day tour from Reykjavik. Start from the outskirts of Hveragerði and hike through the beautiful valley of Reykjadalur, where hot water rushes down the slopes of the Hellisheiði mountains creating the ideal place to relax in a natural hot stream.

The Reykjadalur Valley and Mt. Hengill are home to an amazing abundance of geothermal springs. See everything from small gurgling holes to large heated pools of water. After strolling past these wonders of nature, hike back down into the town of Hveragerði.

This is a great 7 km half-day trek that everyone can participate in. Get in touch with the unspoiled Icelandic nature on your own two feet!
Includes
  • Guided hiking tour to the hot springs in Reykjadalur
  • Certified guide
  • Bathing in a natural hot river
  • Free WiFi on board
What’s Not Included
  • Food & drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
Not allowed
  • High-heeled shoes
Know before you go
• Please bring: warm outdoor clothing, waterproof jacket and trousers, lunch, hiking shoes, head-wear and gloves
• The duration of the hike is 4 hours or 6-7 hours with pick-up service from Reykjavík
• Minimum age: 10 years old
• Please note that hiking shoes, waterproof pants and a waterproof jacket can be rented directly from the operator if you notify the operator in advance
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 20 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.4 / 5
  • Organization
    4.4 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.6 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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Highly recommended

The tour was great, the day was great and the guide was very friendly and helpful. It is not recommended on a rainy day. We had a sunny day, we were able to bathe in the springs. We were not wearing a towel, as I did not indicate it in the information, but Oliver the guide was kind and had one to spare. We weren't very convinced to bathe, because we were afraid of being cold when we left, but none of that, the heat in the bathroom lasted long enough to dry and get dressed without noticing the zero degrees of room temperature.

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October 6, 2018

Beautiful, must do adventure

I thoroughly enjoyed this hike and the service was very good. Pick up and drop off from where I was staying which was convenient. The only thing they could’ve offered were hiking shoes (they’re a heavy item to travel with on holidays), but other than that the tour guide was informative, helpful and relaxed. The bath at the end was amazing and such a reward for the tiring hike, however many people arrived shortly after us and it became very crowded. It’s worth getting up early or going later to avoid the rush. Would do again!

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June 25, 2018

Despite soupy fog - it was a great experience

Okay so we missed out on the views, too bad because it is supposed to be spectacular. Even so the hike was great, our guide very friendly and informative, and the hot springs were great. Despite the weather conditions we enjoyed the hike tremendously and would easily do it again.

July 26, 2017

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Arctic Adventures

Product ID: 26354