Make your dream come true and get acquainted with the Icelandic horse. It is a breed that has remained virtually unchanged since the Vikings brought it to Iceland in the 8th century. The Icelandic horse is small but sure-footed, docile, enduring and extremely strong.
Make your dream come true and get acquainted with the Icelandic horse. It is a breed that has remained virtually unchanged since the Vikings brought it to Iceland in the 8th century. The Icelandic horse is small but sure-footed, docile, enduring and extremely strong. Due to its qualities and size, it is ideal for beginners, as well as for the more experienced.
The Kjölur route is an ancient riding trail intimately associated with many dramatic events in Icelandic history, and on this spectacular 8 day tour with 6 days of riding time, you will visit the popular attractions of Gullfoss and Geysir as well as uninhabited tracts of land, glaciers, wilderness and hot springs. This is a incredible once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for experienced riders to explore Iceland. Hotel pick-ups and drop-offs are available from all Reykjavik hotels and guesthouses.
This year, take a Different kind of beach excursion on this wonderful small group horseback riding tour. Climb on the back of one of Iceland's beautiful horses and ride alongside the beach, then follow the Ölfusá River back to your departure location for an exhilarating 11.2 mile round-trip outdoor adventure. Hotel pick-ups and a boxed lunch are included.
If you are physically fit and need a great outdoor adventure in Iceland, this full day tour is just the ticket. Ride through the landscape that opens up between Reykjafjall Mountain and the sea, and along the Ölfusá River to an island in the river's delta. Hotel pick-ups and boxed lunch are included; guests ages 10+ should be in excellent condition.
On this tour you will experience the best horseback rides in southern Iceland. You will visit the Valley of the Horses, the Kattatjarnir ponds and Reykjadalur Valley with its famous hot springs. Experience an exhilarating beach ride and see Eyjafjallajökull volcano as well as Mt. Hekla. This tour is suitable for beginners ages 6+ with little or no riding experience!
Pack a small camera in your waist bag, drape some binoculars around your neck and hop on a beautiful Islandic horse for an incredible small group bird watching adventure from Reykjavik. See Iceland natives like the Black-tailed Godwit, Red-necked Phalarope, Common Snipe and Eurasian Oystercatcher; sightings of the Greylag Goose and Greater White-fronted Goose are common in migratory season. No previous horseback riding experience required; hotel pick-ups from Reykjavik are included.
Explore a 2200-year-old lava cave in the Blue Mountains and ride an Icelandic horse through the lava fields of Hafnarfjörður. This great adventure will show you the Icelandic lava fields from two very different angles, giving you a deep understanding of how Iceland was created and how the primeval forces of nature continue to shape it every day.
Have the best of both worlds: an exhilarating horseback ride And a chance to relax & unwind in an outdoor geothermal spa! You will ride through the stunningly beautiful countryside before taking a break for lunch (included), and then board a bus to the Blue Lagoon. Tour is available for bookings year-round, and includes pick-up service from all Reykjavik guesthouses & hotels, lunch and bus transportation to/from the spa.
This is Iceland’s ultimate lava tour! You will enjoy riding an Icelandic horse through the lava fields of Hafnarfjörður and snorkeling between the lava fields where America and Europe meet in Thingvellir National Park. This tour is suitable for beginners with little or no riding or snorkeling experience.
Short on time but longing for activities in Iceland? Try a combination horseback riding & whale watching tour from Reykjavik! Folliwng a morning horseback ride, you'll eat lunch (included), and then board a bus to the coastfor the whale watching portion of this incredible full day tour. Hotel pick-ups are included.
Explore the mythical world where playful Icelandic Elves thrive on this magical, small group horseback riding tour from Reykjavik. You will explore places said to be populated by the Huldufólk (Elvish creatures in Icelandic folklore), and explore locations where some of the musically-inclined Elves can sometimes be heard singing. A light lunch and hotel pick-ups are included on this wonderful tour.
This incredible horseback riding and sightseeing tour from Reykjavik puts the island's spectacular landscape in the spotlight via a morning horseback ride and an afternoon excursion to two of the country's most famous attractions: Iceland's Geysir & the Gullfoss waterfall. Hotel pick-ups and lunch are included on this full day tour.
Experience an outdoor adventure that allows you to hike across one of Iceland's largest glaciers AND enjoy a horseback ride through spectacular countryside. On this full day nature tour, you will see Iceland with the same explorer's spirit as the Norsemen who settled this beautiful island. Hotel pick-ups and lunch are included; must be 10+ to participate.
The Golden Highlights tour goes through varied nature and takes you to the most popular attractions in the south of Iceland. You will leave from Vellir and follow paths between lava and hills to the Valley of Horses. Through soft grass, the tour proceeds to the beautiful and shimmering Lake Thingvallavatn. You will visit the ancient site at the Thingvellir gorge, where Icelanders gathered from 930 to 1789 to hold their parliament. Then you will ride across the heather and continue to the hot springs at Geysir. You will proceed to the fierce, giant waterfall Gullfoss, with Langjökull glacier in the background. Cross lava fields to Thjórsá, Iceland's longest river, and visit the Waterfall of the Thieves. Finally, ride through an Icelandic forest to the still active volcano Hekla, where you complete the tour riding alongside the volcano.
There is no such thing as a bad weather day in Iceland, thanks to this small group horseback riding tour from Reykjavik. You'll be able to take advantage of all the beauty the country has to offer, regardless of the day's conditions. This tour is open to guests ages 6+, and no previous riding experience is necessary.
Experience Iceland much like the Vikings did on this small group horseback riding tour from Reykjavik. This tour is open to guests ages 6+, and no previous riding experience is necessary. Lunch, consisting of a traditional Islandic seasonal dish, is included.
On this 8 day tour, you will ride along the ancient Sprengisandur route that crosses Iceland, and explore some of the most fascinating and extreme contrasts of the Icelandic landscape.
Experience the best Iceland has to offer in one day! Enjoy excellent riding routes and breathtaking scenery while riding the sturdy Icelandic horse. Afterwards, take a cruise out on Faxaflói Bay where you will enjoy watching whales and dolphins play. Your tour will end at Reykjavík Harbor after your whale safari.
This tour is suitable for beginners with little or no riding experience.
This Iceland Heritage Tour goes through the meadows and lava fields around Reykjadalur Valley. On this tour you will pass several farms. This will give you an idea of how agriculture and particularly horse breeding have developed in recent decades. This tour is open to guests ages 6+, and no previous riding experience is necessary!
Take an adventurous horseback ride into the lava fields, across beautiful hillsides surrounding the Mt. Helgafell volcano to the old Kaldársel sheep corral or to Lake Hvaleyrarvatn. Enjoy the views as you travel through the lava fields and look for different formations in the lava. You will also have many opportunities to admire the beautiful Bláfjöll Mountains on the horizon. This tour is suitable for beginners with little or no riding experience.
Children under the age of 8 are not permitted.
Let the Meadows & Mountains Horseback Riding Tour introduce you to the powerful beauty of Iceland's magestic countryside. Your tour begins on a soft meadow, where you'll ride alongside Ingólfsfjall Mountain, and finish at Reykjafall Mountain. Pick-up service from all Reykjavik guesthouses & hotels is included in this year-round tour.
Imagine you're in steamy sauna or wonderfully heated outdoor swimming pool after an exhilarating morning horseback ride, when a light snowfall begins to turn the surrounding landscape white. Now that you've imagined this amazing winter tour from Reykjavik, reserve your spot! Pick-up service from all Reykjavik guesthouses & hotels and a light lunch is included.
Please the tastes of everyone in your family with a combination full day tour from Reykjavik that offers horseback riding AND river rafting. Spend the morning riding through the beautiful Iceland landscape before enjoying a traditional lunch; next, you'll depart for your river rafting excursion. Hotel pick-ups, lunch and a post-rafting snack is included.
If you have 5+ years of horseback riding experience and good command skills, this half day tour is for you. Ride alongside the Ölfusá River to take in spectacular views of Iceland's Hekla volcano, and continue through beautiful meadowlands. Pick-up service from all Reykjavik guesthouses and hotels is included.