Esja - the Mountain - Reykjavik
Esjan is a very popular mountain among hikers and climbers. The most popular hiking route summits to Þverfellshorn. You do not need to be in the best shape to climb the mountain, you can always go back if you get too tired. It takes around 3 hours with easy walk from bottom to top and down again.
When you climb Esjan, you would have to take the weather into consideration. It is not preferable to walk during winter, but during summer you could walk day or night. You would need to wear good shoes, and it‘s good to have breathable trousers and jacket.
If the weather is clear, you can witness spectacular view from top.
How to get there
By bus: For information regarding schedule and route, please visit www.straeto.is