Chasing Hot Pots – Take a bath under the sky

Hot pots in Iceland – You’ve probably already heard that there exists the possibility to take a bath in natural hot pots which are heated by geothermal streams. Just think about sitting in a natural hot pot in the middle of outstanding Icelandic landscapes. Amazed? Go one step beyond and imagine this and add some northern lights dancing above your head! Well, catching the northern lights always is a matter of luck, but the just mentioned situation is possible.

We’ve visited the following hot pots – read the related blog posts and get an idea about whether its worth a hike or not:

  • Seljavellir in the South after a long and energy-sapping glacier hike.
  • Grjotagja in the North when visiting the geothermal area Hverir
  • Reykjadalur Hot Springs in the South-West after an evening hike. Take a hot bath under the stars here!

Click the links above to get linked directly to the blog posts and get to know more about these hot pots.

Besides these three, there are a lot more Hot Pots in Iceland. A great tool to find them is the Website With this page, you can easily navigate on a map and see where you can find hot pots. Be aware that you should always look up if it’s allowed or possible to dip into these natural pools since there are pools which are contaminated or in which it is forbidden to take a bath in. Happy Bathing!