The valley lures you in from above with its majestic views and steam-laced surfaces.
Many tourists, with the expectation of bathing in a hot river, see the boiling water, smell the sulfur, overlook the signs and think they have arrived.
The best spots for bathing in Reykjadalur Hot Springs vary by time of year.
At Reykjadalur Hot Springs, the bathing section of the river is lined with a wood pathway and wooden partitions, splitting each platform into 4 sections
The hike to Reykjadalur Hot Springs is roughly 45 minutes. For most people, the entire experience ends up being around 3 hours.
Reykjadalur Hot Springs is just 45 minutes from the center of downtown Reykjavik making it very accessible by car or bus.