• Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Duration: 6 hours (approx.)
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Bathe in geothermal pools and experience Iceland‘s volcanic beauty up close on this leisurely 6 hour hiking and hot springs tour from Reykjavik. With an expert guide, leave Reykjavik and head to the greenhouse town of Hveragerdi town where Reykjadalur valley is located. Situated in the Mt Hengill volcanic range, Reykjadalur is known for its steaming hot springs and stunning surroundings. Admire the otherworldly scenery of this smokey valley and pass gushing rivers and bubbling pools during a relaxed hike through the hills of the valley. Learn all about Iceland‘s past and underground volcanic systems, and stop at a naturally heated hot spring where you will have the chance to bathe in the warm waters.


  • Small group experience, limited to 14 participants per guide, ensuring a more personalized experience
  • Half day hiking trip to Reykjadalur Valley with transport from Reykjavik
  • Admire the beautiful, unspooled Icelandic nature on a leisurely hike accompanied by an expert hiking guide
  • Hear stories about Iceland‘s past and explore its picturesque sites
  • Relax in the soothing hot springs of Mt Hengill and Reykjadalur Valley

What You Can Expect

Hiking & Hot Spring Adventure in Reykjadalur Valley from Reykjavik

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Your hiking adventure starts with a pick up from Reykjavik, set off for a 6 hour trip to the smokey valley of Reykjadalur in a comfortable, air conditioned vehicle. Admire Iceland‘s ethereally beautiful landscapes as you journey southwest to the greenhouse town of Hveragerdi. After roughly an hour, you will arrive to Reykjadalur Valley, a geothermal area situated in the Mt Hengill volcanic range, where hot springs burst from the ground to form bubbling pools and lagoons. Hear about how Hveragerdi‘s famous hothouses use the natural underground heat of the are to grow flowers, fruits and vegatables all year round before you set off for your hiking adventure up the valley.

Follow your expert guide up the valley, through Reykjadalur‘s hills. As you walk, listen to stories of Iceland‘s past, and stop to admire the abundance of geothermal features, from gurgling hot ponds and turquoise pools to rushing rivers, all emitting plumes of warm steam and each evidence of Hengill‘s activity below ground.

Hike around the base of Hellisgeidi mountain range past gushing springs and take a break from your hike beside a naturally heated pool. If ou wish, enjoy a relaxing bathe in the inviting hot waters, letting the warmth envelop you as you soak in the beautiful setting of the valley. Suitably refreshed, continue your relaxed hike back to Hveragerdi before jumping back into the air conditioned vehicle and heading back to Reykjavik where your trip ends

Customer Reviews

Michael C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

This hike was absolutely amazing with some of the most amazing views! Definitely worth it in my eyes. The hot spring was far better than a crowded blue lagoon. One of the highlights of my trip.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

This is by far my favorite hot spring tour out off all the hot springs I visited in Iceland. The hike took about 40 minutes or even longer for me because my friend and I kept stopping to take photos and videos. Our guide Henrik was great, very knowledgeable and enthusiastic.

Myra K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

There was an extra cold chill the time I went, so we didn't end up hiking but the guide was extremely nice and took us to some lesser known hot springs and a little tour of the golden circle. There were only 6 people in the group so that was nice!

Edward T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

A great hike -- really enjoyed it. Not too difficult, but you do need to be fit

Sydney H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

I loved this trip. It was a wonderful hike through beautiful landscape to the ideal hot springs. Theses springs are as natural as their surroundings. This is a good option for anyone who wants to get themselves out into some Icelandic scenery.

Linda United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

The guide was really helpful and patient, especially since the hike was more difficult for me than I anticipated, and let me borrow some trekking poles. The hot spring area is really beautiful and there is a waterfall on the way to them. I thoroughly enjoyed the hike.

Ingrid K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Amazing day - great hike and lots of fun relaxing in the hot springs. Terrific guide.

Kristine H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This tour was amazing. We lucked out with the weather as well. Parts of the path were a little muddy due to a previous days rain and some parts are narrow. The hike is a solid 4 km each direction. It is not strenuous but if one is concerned about their steadiness on their feet it is probably not for you. Hiking boots and not shoes are best. Our guide Woi was lovely and very accommodating.

Myron M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Excellent. Beautiful country. Spectacular views. Wal the guide was informative and entertaining. The hike was not at all strenuous and the thermal wading in the streams was relaxing and unique.

John H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Excellent tour! The guide was great and the hot springs were perfect!

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