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  • Address: Reykjavik, Hveragerði, Iceland

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Reykjadalur Tours

Some of Hengill’s best scenery can be enjoyed on a hike through Reykjadalur, nicknamed “Smoky Valley” for the steam emanating from several thermal springs in the area. From Hvergerði, a gravel trail leads hikers into the valley, and as the trail gradually ascends, the thermal waters become warmer.

The reward for the relatively easy hike is a chance to soak in a thermal river. The point where the thermal water merges with a cold river is one of the best spots, but hikers can head up or downhill to find their perfect temperature. The area has numerous signposted hiking trails, including an hour-long trail that circumnavigates Öklelduhnúkur and another that continues all the way to Þingvallavatn.

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The trail begins just 40 minutes outside Reykjavik in the town of Hvergerði.

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Hiking & Hot Spring Adventure in Reykjadalur Valley from Reykjavik

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Have an amazing day exploring Iceland’s unspoiled nature on this hiking tour from Reykjavik. With your expert guide, hike from the outskirts of Hveragerdi, a ...  Read more

Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $144.35

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