Helgafell Mountain for Hiking- Hafnarfjordur
If you like climbing mountains in great surroundings, this is the place for you, no doubt about it. The surroundings are covered with great lava. On the top, you can see all the way to Keflavik. There is about 10-15 minutes walk from the parking lot to the rootes of the mountain. Be sure to follow the path, so you wont get lost. This is an easy walk and it takes around 1,5 -2 hours to reach the top and walk down again. The mountain is steep at first and right before you reach the top.
You would need to take the weather into consideration and it is good to have nice shoes on. Remember to dress according to the weather.
How to get there
By car: Drive to Hafnarfjordur from Reykjavik on Reykjanesbraut. – Turn left to Kaldárselsvegur. Drive straight ahead, until you see the mountain, you can‘t miss it! It‘s nevertheless better to have a map.