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Hot Spring Hunt

Hiking & Hot Springs in Iceland

A scenic hiking tour to the Reykjadalur vally that reveals plumes of steam, bubbling natural hot pools and trickling thermal creeks!

A scenic hiking tour to the Reykjadalur vally that reveals plumes of steam, bubbling natural hot pools and trickling thermal creeks!

Hiking Hot-Spring
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This guided hiking trip takes you on a hike to the hot springs in Reykjadalur. On this 7km hiking trail you will experience the unique geothermal area of Hengill volcano. At the end of the trail you will have the chance to relax in the natural hot springs which is an incredible experience!

  • Availability
    All year
  • Duration
    6 hours / 9am - 3pm
  • Level
    Moderate
  • Pickup
    Yes
  • Meet on location
    Yes
  • Min. Age
    10 years
  • Ratio
    1:14
  • Price
    12.990 ISK
Tour highlights
Small group experience
Reykjadalur, the hot springs valley
Hellisheidi mountain range
Bathe in a naturally hot river
Hiking
Included
Hiking tour to Reykjadalur
Local guide
Bathing in a hot river

 

Have you ever wanted to bathe in a natural hot pool? If your answer is yes, you have found the perfect activity, because baths do not get any more natural than this!
This tour is available both as a meet us on location option as well as with pick up from Reykjavik (+2000 ISK).

Your hot spring hiking adventure starts by hiking up to Hveradalir valley from the small town of Hveragerdi, located in about 45 KM distance from Reykjavík. Hveragerdi is the town of natural hot springs and you can see steam rise from the earth at almost every corner around the populated area. The hike up to the naturally hot river where you will have the option to bath in takes about 45 minutes and the hiking path itself is in relatively good condition so the tour can be suitable for all over the age of 10 that are in a good physical condition. As this is a hiking tour we highly recommend good hiking shoes for this tour, these are essential during the winter months.  Once you reach the place where hot water from the springs blends together with the cold spring water it is time to jump in and relax in the perfect temperature of the hot river, surrounded by magnificent landscape before making your way back down the valley to the starting point in Hveragerdi.

Remember to bring: Warm and waterproof outdoor clothing, head-wear, gloves, lunch, snacks, water bottle and last but not least – a bathing suit and towel! Good hiking shoes are recommended.

What if I don’t own all of these clothing necessaries?
Don’t worry, you can always rent sturdy hiking shoes, waterproof jacket and pants in the booking process. We do not rent gear from location.

Please note

*If you are meeting us on location then the meeting point is at the N1 Gas Station in Hveragerdi town. From 1st of April - 30th of Sept the meeting time is at 09:00. From 1st of Oct - 31st of March) the meeting time is at 10:00.

*If you have added pick up from Reykjavík: From 1st of April - 30th of Sept the pick up will start at 08:00. From 1st of Oct - 31st of March the pick up will start at 09:00.

*During the winter there might be ice and snow on the hiking path making the hike a little harder. Our guides make sure that everyone is safe and comfortable in these circumstances. We assess the conditions before each tour and provide crampons if necessary.

Disclaimer
All our tours are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. Arctic Adventures does not assume any responsibility for accidents that are caused by its customers or can be traced to their own actions. Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realize that all outdoor activities carry an inherent risk.

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