Reykjadalur Hot Springs, Hveragerdi

4.5
Must see · Hot Spring · Nature / Park
Enjoy the soothing feeling of warm water flowing around as you soak in Reykjadalur Hot Springs. Set within the beautiful Icelandic landscape of bubbling hot pots, mud pools, rocky cliffs, and misty fields with rising steam clouds, this "smoky valley" sits just 40 minutes' drive from Reykjavík. The hike to the springs on gravel paths and duckboards is fairly easy, but you'll still have to watch your step and dress appropriately. Keep an eye for the Djupagilsfoss waterfall as you walk along the canyon. Amenities include restrooms and a cafe near the car park, as well as changing screens near the springs. Before you head to Hveragerdi, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Hveragerdi trip planner, to make sure you see all that Hveragerdi has to offer, including Reykjadalur Hot Springs.
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  • We went at sunrise and it was the most beautiful walk we have ever done. It took us around 60 minutes to reach the top of the river (this was stopping to take photos) and we enjoyed feeling the pools....  more »
  • What a beautiful and magical place. It is quite a long hike towards the hot springs but definitely worth it!! During the hike, we touched every stream of water we saw and some were ice-cold and some....  more »
  • This was really it - even though you have to walk quite a lot, in the end you get the reward. The geotermal river offers many places to just lie down in the hot water. But do not pass the stop sign...  more »

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