Experience Iceland’s unique geothermal activity on the Reykjadalur Hot River hike. Led by experienced guides, hike through the Reykjadalur valley and take a dip in the natural hot spring. Suitable for hikers of all fitness levels, and includes round-trip transportation from Reykjavik. Book your tour now and discover the beauty and warmth of Iceland’s geothermal activity.
Welcome to the Reykjadalur Hot River hike, a unique and unforgettable hiking experience in Iceland. Reykjadalur, meaning “smokey valley”, is a stunning geothermal area located just outside of Reykjavik, and it’s a must-visit destination for anyone interested in Iceland’s unique geology. The Reykjadalur Hot River hike takes you on a journey through the valley, where you will hike along a hot river, see bubbling mud pools, and experience the warmth of the geothermal activity.
This tour is led by experienced guides who will take you on a hike through the Reykjadalur valley, providing you with interesting and informative commentary about the geology and history of the area. Along the way, you’ll have the opportunity to take a dip in the hot river, a natural hot spring that runs through the valley. The water temperature ranges from 37 to 42°C, and it’s a great way to relax and unwind after a day of hiking. Imagine relaxing in a natural hot spring in the middle of nowhere in Iceland. With magical views of the surrounding mountains and breathing in the fresh mountain air.
There’s nothing quite like sitting in a hot spring surrounded by the natural beauty of Iceland. As the steam rises around you, you can lean back and take in the magnificent show that Mother Nature has to offer. The peacefulness and serenity of the moment is truly breathtaking.
The hot springs in Iceland are fed by geothermal activity, and the water temperature ranges from 37 to 42°C, providing a warm and relaxing experience. The natural minerals in the water are said to have therapeutic benefits, making it a great way to unwind after a day of hiking or exploring.
As you soak in the hot spring, you’ll be surrounded by the natural beauty of Iceland’s landscapes. The view from the hot spring can vary depending on where you are, from the majestic glaciers and snow-capped mountains to the lush green valleys and rugged coastlines.
The best part is, Reykjadalur hot spring is situated away from the busy city, providing a peaceful and tranquil experience, surrounded by nothing but nature’s sounds and lights. It’s the perfect opportunity to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and reconnect with nature.
Overall, soaking in a hot spring in Iceland is a must-do experience, providing a chance to relax and unwind while taking in the natural beauty of this unique country. It’s a moment that you’ll never forget, and one that will leave you feeling rejuvenated and refreshed.
The hike is easy to moderate in difficulty, and it takes around 3 hours to complete. It’s suitable for hikers of all fitness levels, and it’s a great way to experience Iceland’s unique geology and natural beauty.
In addition to the hike, the tour also includes round-trip transportation from Reykjavik, making it a convenient and hassle-free way to experience Reykjadalur. It is also possible to book this tour as a self drive tour, which means that you will meet your guide at location – in Reykjadalur. Reykjadalur is located in Hveragerði, just 40 minutes drive from Reykjavik. It is the perfect half day tour.
So, if you’re looking for an exciting and unique hiking experience in Iceland, book your Reykjadalur Hot River hike tour now and experience the beauty and warmth of Iceland’s geothermal activity.
- Experienced Mountain Guide.
- Relaxing soak in a natural hot spring in Iceland.
- Guided hiking tour.
- Pick up and drop off in Reykjavik.
What to bring
- Warm & waterproof outdoor clothing
- Hiking shoes
- Snacks & water bottle
- Camera (optional)
Good to know
- The duration of the hike is approximately 9 kilometers.
- The hike is rated as Easy to Moderate.
- The group size is small or 2-18 people per group.
- This tour is operated all year.
- You can choose between departure times when booking the tour. Morning – Noon – Afternoon – Evening tours are available.
- Meals are not included in the tour.
- Cancellation fee of 100% if the tour is cancelled 21 days or less before departure.
- You do not have to print your ticket for this tour, it is enough to have an e-ticket.