Season:
JUNE - Sept.
Price from:
$ 1.140
Duration:
3 nights-2 riding days
Departure:
-

Explore the Icelandic countryside

Dates and prices

This tour is ideal for those who would like to enjoy the Icelandic horse for a couple of days in an amazing landscape. On this riding tour, you join the last two days of our popular Golden Circle tour where you ride through green pastures of Brúarhlöð canyon and cross the mighty Hvítár river. We follow excellent riding paths to Hrunaheiði heath and past the Mt. Galtafell where you witness the breathtaking scenery of the southern countryside of Iceland.

Explore the Icelandic countryside

ITINERARY

Dates and prices

Arrival – Reykjavik

Reykjavik Harpa

Arrival at Keflavik International Airport. Bus transfer to your accommodation in Reykjavik. Depending on your flight schedule, you can visit the Blue Lagoon Spa on your way to the city.

GEYSIR – TUNGUFELLSDALUR – KALDBAKUR – RÉTTARHOLT GUESTHOUSE

© Islandshestar

Pick up between 08:00 – 08:30 from your accommodation. We drive to the Geysir area where horses and staff are waiting for us. Please dress already in riding clothes. After an introduction to the Icelandic horse and its special gaits, we start our ride along green pastures to the bridge at Brúarhlöð canyon where we cross mighty Hvítá River. Now we head towards the interior and follow beautiful Tungufellsdalur valley onto Hrunaheiðar heath plateau and we experience riding along the edge of civilization. Our horses spend the night at Kaldbakur Farm, we drive to the Secret Lagoon for relaxing bath in the geothermal pool and then drive to Réttarholt Guesthouse and spend the night. (approximately 30 km)

RÉTTARHOLT GUESTHOUSE – KALDBAKUR – HREPPHÓLAR – KÁLFHÓLL – THINGVELLIR – REYKJAVÍK

© Thorsten Henn

Our second day of riding includes yet again terrific scenery. Today we follow good riding tracks past Mt. Galtafell and see the amazing basalt columns at Hrepphólar. We cross River Laxá before we reach Sandlækjarmýri. We turn towards the banks of Thjórsá River and follow them to Kálfhóll Farm. (approximately 40 km) Here we say goodbye to our guides, staff, and horses and return to Reykjavík, drop off at your accommodation. Approx. arrival at 20:00.

Departure

Airport transfer by bus from Reykjavik. Depending on your flight schedule, you can spend time in the capital or visit the Blue Lagoon before your departure flight.  

FLIGHTS AND EXCURSIONS

Dates and prices

FLIGHTS AND EXCURSIONS

Icelandair

We can help you plan flights, additional excursions, or extend your stay. Send us an inquiry, please make sure to include your requirements in the message box, and we will find the best solution for you. 

 

Prices in USD

High Season Single Room in Reykjavik Double Room in Reykjavik
Prices in $ 1.290 1.140

Dates 2022:

June: 2 - 3 & 9 - 10 & 16 - 17 
July: 21 - 22 & 28 - 29 
August: 4 - 5
September: 1 - 2 

 

 

High Season: June - Sept.


Please note that the itinerary and overnight lodges may be altered if necessary during the riding tour.


Tour Code 0209

Included

  • Bus transfer to and from Keflavik Airport
  • 2 nights accommodation in Reykjavik incl. breakfast
  • 1 night in shared rooms on a holiday farm during riding tour
  • 2 riding days
  • Bus transfer from Reykjavik to the farm
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner all riding days
  • Rainwear, water bottle, saddle bag, riding helmet

Not included

  • Flights to and from Iceland
  • Free cancellation
  • Travel insurance
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Sleeping bag (please bring your own)