Reykjadalur Hot Springs, Hveragerdi

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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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  • The hike up is definitely longer and more difficult than I expected but the hot river was so cool so it was totally worth it. Bring your bathing suit and a change of warm clothes for the walk back.  more »
  • This was disappointing! We were so excited to experience this and despite the heavy rain we pushed through the hour long walk to the top only to realize the water was cold! I should have read more...  more »
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