Hveradalir

  • Hveradalir (The valley of hot springs) is one of the largest and most fascinating geothermal and hot spring area in Iceland.
  • From Ásgarður it is ideal to hike the five kilometers to Hveradalir geothermal area.
  • It is a well-maintained area with good trails and neatly built steps to all the main hot springs and interesting sights.
  • From Ásgarður it is ideal to hike the five kilometers to Hveradalir geothermal area.
  • It is a well-maintained area with good trails and neatly built steps to all the main hot springs and interesting sights.

Hveradalir (The valley of hot springs) is one of the largest and most fascinating geothermal and hot spring area in Iceland. The area is quite vast and exciting both from a geological perspective as well as a unique place for photography. It is a place where you can concentrate on both micro and macro photography. Small items in colorful hot springs and large scale landscape with glaciers in the background.  It is located in Kerlingarfjöll in the Highland and is one of the main attraction when driving the Highland road Kjölur (F35) of Kjalvegur. It is a place you don't want to miss if you are traveling in the Highland on your tour to Iceland.  There is a good camping site at Ásgarður in Kerlingarfjöll approximately 10 kilometers from Kjölur road. From Ásgarður it is ideal to hike the five kilometers to Hveradalir geothermal area.  You can also drive to a parking lot near the geothermal area. Hveradalir is only accessible during summer from late June until the middle of September, or possibly the end of September, deepening on the arrival of King Winter. It is a well-maintained area with good trails and neatly built steps to all the main hot springs and interesting sights. The variety in color and landscape is just stunning, and you will defiantly feel like entering another world when you arrive at the colorful, smoking, boiling or even glacial valleys that the area offers.