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Hot Spring Hiking & Horseback Riding

Hot Spring Hiking & Horse Riding

Hike up the geothermal valley of Reykjadalur & get the chance to bathe in the water. Afterwards ride Icelandic horses in the beautiful countryside.

Price from 25.990 ISK per person.

Tour highlights
  • Reykjadalur valley
  • Hellisheiði mountain range
  • Hveragerði (Hveragerdi)
  • Hot springs
  • Horseback riding

Rated: Moderate.
Approximately 9 hours.
Pick up time: 08:00 – 08:30 from your Reykjavík accommodation.
Included: Pick-up from Reykjavík, refreshments and 1,5 – 2 hours horse riding.
Remember to bring: Warm outdoor clothing, headwear, gloves, swimwear and towel.
Minimum age: 12 years.

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    This classic hike starts from the outskirts of Hveragerði, the town of hot springs and flowers, into the beautiful geothermal valley of Reykjadalur. In the “Steamvalley” naturally hot water flows down of the slopes of Hellisheiði mountain range, creating the ideal place to bathe in a naturally hot river. The valley also has an amazing abundance of geothermal hot springs. You will witness everything from small gurgling melting pots to vibrant super heated pools of water. After exploring these wonders of nature, we hike back down into the town of Hveragerði. This is a great 7 km half-day trek that is suitable for anyone. It is a unique chance to visit the hot springs for a nice bathing session- just as the locals do.

    Horseback Riding:
    This trip begins through Iceland’s beautiful meadows and lava fields. Experience the unique gait tölt of the horses during your journey through the stunning and peaceful countryside. This trip includes taking you past several farms intending to give you an idea of how the agriculture and horse breeding have developed in the last few decades. At the end of your horse riding adventure, you are invited to our old farmhouse for coffee and some authentic Icelandic home baked goods!

    The hot springs portion of this trip is in the morning and the horseback riding follows in the afternoon.

All our tours are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. Arctic Adventures does not assume any responsibility for accidents that are caused by its customers or can be traced to their own actions. Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realize that all outdoor activities carry an inherent risk.

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