Saddle up and get ready for a cycling tour like no other you've experienced before!
Hengill is a volcano that lies in Iceland’s western volcanic belt, last erupting two thousand years ago. The area surrounding the volcano is mystical and unforgettable. It is a combination of rolling hills and mossy lava fields with hot springs and steaming fumaroles - a fantastic experience awaits you!
The tour begins with a stop at the Hellisheidi power plant where you will learn about the unique Hengill area before our journey begins. The plant offers a high-quality multimedia exhibition about the utilization of Iceland’s natural hot water resources. The display provides detailed information about the history, wildlife and various activities the Hengill area has to offer visitors. The exhibition also includes information about the processing plant and power utilization in the Hengill area. Staff at the show will provide answers to your questions and ensure that your visit is educational and enjoyable!
The journey begins by cycling along Skarpsmýrarfjall mountain and into Fremstadal valley- riding a couple of times through the Hengladalsá valley river. Our destination is Klambragil, a ravine where we will take a break from biking and relax in an outdoor naturally heated brook- one of the beautiful sites of nature Iceland has to offer. We then continue cycling, riding along Ölkelduhnjúk mountain on a single track trail. We cycle down the Reykjadalur valley to the village of Hveragerdi. This area is renowned for its hot springs and beautiful natural warm rivers and swimming pools, which bikers can relax and bathe in at the end of our tour.
This tour offers an unforgettable journey to one of the most breathtaking areas of Iceland. Remember to take your bathing suite for those of you interested in relaxing in a beautiful hot brook or taking a swim in a swimming pool.
This guided bike tour is designed with English speaking traveller in mind. We offer other languages on request.
All of our participants are supplied and fitted with bikes and safety helmets for your tour. You will receive a free water bottle, and our guide will tend to your every need. Before taking to the bike, there will be a bicycle orientation and tour safety talk.
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