Reykjadalur Hot Springs

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Reykjadalur Hot Springs
Reykjadalur Hot Springs
Reykjadalur Hot Springs
Reykjadalur Hot Springs
Reykjadalur Hot Springs
Reykjadalur means 'Steam Valley'—a perfectly apt description of this pleasant geothermal area close to the town of Hveragerdi, a forty-minute drive south from Reykjavik. Formed from a now extinct volcano (Mount Hengill), the valley is best experienced via a two-mile walk along a gravel road, which leads into the hot springs The hour-long stroll—fairly easy but quite narrow in places—is highly photogenic thanks to the presence of boreholes, waterfalls, and springs, so bring your camera as well as your swimming gear. Be sure also to only use the official bathing pools, since although the light-blue water may look innocent, some pools are hot enough to cause severe burning. If you don't have a car to get to the site, you can visit the springs via an official tour, which can be done in combination with some horse riding. There is also a restaurant close to the parking lots and bathrooms.
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Reykjadalur Hot Springs
Reykjadalur is a hiking trail just outside of Hverager├░i, a 40 minute drive from Reykjavik. Two requirements: hiking and hot springs.
Wear your swimsuits under your clothes, bring towels and change of clothes in a back pack. There no cabins for change but that makes everything more unique.
Dont't forget to drink enough water :)
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