The wonderland of Heiðmörk
Heiðmörk which is proclaimed a municipal conservation area of Reykjavik. Is is located southeast of Elliðavatn and it is about 10 km from the city of Reykjavik. Heiðmörk is Reykjavik´s water reservoirs and drinking water wells are located.
In Heiðmörk you can find at least 150 wild flower species and more than 60 species of wild birds.
Duration: 1+ -hour tour
Ability level: All levelBook now
Practical information: Bike Reykjavik provides bike and a helmet. If have your biking clothes with you, use them, if not dress like you are going hiking. Layers are good, good shoes. Then you are ready to go.
Meeting point: Olis patrol station in Norðlingaholt
Attention point: Elliðaá, Elliðavatn, Heiðmörk.
Biking in Iceland – what to wear
Always when you going hiking or biking in Iceland, it is always good idea to look at the whether forcast, how is the whether going to be.
So if you going biking in Iceland
Biking clothes is great! if not dress like you are going hiking. It is important to have layers, breathble clothes, water/windproof jacket (Gore Tex) It is import to have have some layers so you can add layers on or off.
Shoes: The terrain can be rugged so you want to wear good shoes with sturdy sole. Because it is possible that you need to hike a bit.
Pants: No jeans, you want to be in a breathable material and if it is cold day it is good to have a baselayer underneath.
Top: baselayer water/windproof shell.
Gloves: It nice to have gloves.
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