Dramatic 3.5-Hour Biking Tour of Reykjanes GeoPark from Blue Lagoon or Reykjavik

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Tour starts
Reykjavík, Iceland
Duration
2 hours
Difficulty
Easy
Languages
English
Available
All year
Minimum age
6 years old

Description

Explore the stunning Reykjanes GeoPark from your bike with this thrilling tour from the Blue Lagoon. If you’re looking for a cycling adventure that mixes biking in Iceland with hiking, this 3.5-hour tour offers dramatic views unlike anything you might have seen before.

The Reykjanes GeoPark is a splendor of geological activity. People flock to the region because of its active volcanos and unique landscape. 

Perhaps the most famous attraction in Reykjanes is the Blue Lagoon. If you’ve ever spotted pictures of tourists basking in vividly blue geothermal waters, they were likely dipping into the Blue Lagoon. In addition to hosting a spa and hotel, the Blue Lagoon is also one of the starting locations to kick off your bike tour. 

If you’re based out of Reykjavik and are struggling to determine how to get to the Blue Lagoon for your starting point, this tour has a convenient Reykjavik pick-up option. Your seasoned Icelandic tour guide will pick you up from Reykjavik between 12:30 and 13:00 and bring you to the site to kick off your bike tour. 

From the Blue Lagoon, you will cycle on the Energy gravel path, which cuts through the Reykjanes Peninsula’s lava field. You will hop off your bike when you reach the Thorbjorn volcano and hike to the top. 

Enjoy the unforgettable views of the GeoPark from your vantage point. Nowhere else can you see so much diverse and dramatic volcanic scenery and an astounding view of the Blue Lagoon.

Throughout this trip, you will view the Mid-Atlantic Ridge above sea level. The Mid-Atlantic Ridge is the valley that separates the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates and is 40,000 miles (65,000 kilometers).

The tour is entirely in English, and you will have the chance to read about the geological history when you get off your bike and begin the hike portion of your tour. 

If you feel uneasy about the open fields of lava and the active volcanoes, don’t let that keep you from experiencing this spectacular bike tour. Reykjanes GeoPark is a perfectly safe travel destination for your Icelandic biking adventure.

When you finish, hitch a ride back to Reykjavik or head to the Blue Lagoon for a spa treatment. The Blue Lagoon’s natural waters are perfect for relaxing tired biking muscles. This tour does not include admission to the Blue Lagoon spa and hotel.

For those interested in cycling in Iceland, this bike tour with spectacular views of the Blue Lagoon and the Reykjanes Peninsula is a perfect way to spend a day. Check availability now by choosing a date.

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Included

Trek bike
Helmet
Guided tour in English

Activities

Hiking
Sightseeing
Biking

What to bring

Warm, waterproof clothing
Good hiking shoes
Camera

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