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Our favourite hiking trails around Reykjavík

Our favourite hiking trails around Reykjavík As two Icelanders we are excited to share with you our hidden secrets on this remote island. During off days and weekends, there is nothing that we love more than spending our time outdoors. Our top of the list activity is hiking; the options are endless and there is no better way to discover the land of ice and fire! You can hike up mountains, volcanoes, glaciers, waterfalls or walk along the black beaches and moss-grown lava fields. There is nothing more refreshing than breathing in fresh Icelandic mountain air or relax in one of Iceland’s many natural hot springs. Móskarðshnjúkar Located in Mosfellsdalur, a mere 20 min drive from Reykjavik, Móskarðshnjúkar offers a less discovered hiking path even by the locals of Iceland. The peak belongs to Mt. Esjan, the well known volcanic mountain range, and Iceland’s most popular mountain for hiking. However, this path leads to the two bright cone shaped peaks on the eastern side of the range. They often seem to be sparkling from a distance and have a distinct bright yellow color, a result of the rhyolite, a volcanic rocks that cover the peaks. This hike is quite challenging but the scenery is amazing. You will walk through small lava fields, […]

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