Activities » Horseback Riding
We offer 14 Horseback Riding Tours to Iceland.
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June 20 - August 23, 2015
Kjölur - Between the Glaciers
Ride along the historic Kjölur trail as Icelanders did through centuries. Visit the summer parliament at Thingvellir, first held in 930 AD, now a historic national park. See Geyser Hot Springs and Gullfoss Waterfall before leaving civilization for the rugged wilderness of the interior. Journey across the heart of Iceland, with desert-like areas and huge glaciers, sheltered green valleys and vast meadows where horses and sheep ...
July 10 - August 7, 2016
Northern Odyssey, a riding tour from the Skagafjördur district with long tradition in horse breeding to Laugafell, with natural hot pool and green vegetation, a true oasis for those following the old Sprengisandur Trail. Ride close to the majestic glacier Hofsjökull; enjoy the peaceful Austurdalur valley and Abær countryside church, and Merkigil canyon. This tour combines the fascinating and varied wilderness of North Iceland ...
June 28 - August 16, 2015
Nominated by the Sunday Times as one of the 10 best trails in the world. Our tour leads Iceland's North from Bjarnastadir Farm near Husavik to the Lake Myvatn area, known for its volcanic features, boiling mud pools and lava formations. Visit Asbyrgi Canyon, Dettifoss, Europe's largest waterfall and rock formations at Hljodaklettar, enjoy a swim in hot geothermal water at Jardböd, relax at Lundur Swimming Pool before ...
June 11 - August 20, 2016
Snæfellsnes Magical & Mysterious
At Snæfellsnes National Park you find one of the most recognized sights in Iceland - the glacier covered volcano Snæfellsjökull. The peninsula itself is often called "Iceland in a Nutshell" because of its diversity of landscape. Ride through lava fields, craters and ashes of ancient eruptions in Hitardalur valley, along stretches of white sand at Löngufjörur beach, where both horses and riders enjoy ...
July 12 - August 16, 2015
Thingvellir Viking Trail
For centuries, the Thingvellir area has been a crossing point for people traveling around the country on horseback. Routes leading to various parts of the country cross here; the trail along Uxahryggir and Kaldidalur leading to the Borgarfjördur and the West, while the trail by Gjabakki leads to the East and rural districts of the South. This riding tour combines great riding trails, Icelandic Sagas of Vikings and wellness at ...
July 13 - August 17, 2015
Power of Creation
Our ride starts alongside Markarfljot River and up into the mountains. Follow good riding tracks through black ash from Mt. Hekla eruptions and spend a night close to Myrdalsjökull Glacier. We ride across the sand desert Mælifellssandur and into lava fields originating from Skaftareldar, a devastating eruption in the 18th century. Join us from east to west or west to east; riding through the amazing Fjallabak landscape is an ...
June 4 - August 20, 2016
Golden Circle - Southern Comfort
This tour was nominated by CNN as the 4th greatest horse trek in the world! There is no better way to visit the Geysir hot springs area, Stokkur and Gullfoss Waterfall than by riding through the lush countryside of South Iceland. Enjoy the great scenery at Thingvellir National Park on our way to the farm. Ideal for families and those who do not have the required riding experience for our highland tours, but have a basic knowledge ...
June 1 - August 31, 2016
The Viking Challenge Family Tour
Viking Challenge Family tour is a multi-activity program for families with children of 6 and up. Stay in Reykjavík in family friendly hotels, ranging from tourist class to first class hotel. Filled with awesome adventure activities, the tour provides insight into Iceland's culture and daily life. The daily adventures take you into the heart of wild nature, with fun ways to experience Iceland's unique natural world. ...
June 1 - August 31, 2015
Viking Challenge Active Tour
Viking Challenge Active tour is a vibrant multi-activity program for adventurous travelers, 14 years and up. Choose your accommodation in Reykjavik, ranging from guesthouse to first class hotel. Daily activities take you to the heart of Iceland's nature, from glacier to sea, rivers to ice, whale watching to horseback riding. Enjoy white river rafting through gushing rapids and deep gorges, and relax in the geothermal waters ...
June 28 - August 23, 2015
Trail of Hope
The Trail of Hope tour is an ideal opportunity to enjoy a comfortable ride on the Icelandic horse. Ride through untouched nature and get an insight into Icelandic history when listening to stories from the Saga ages. We start at Hvammur Farm in Vatnsdalur valley, ride in water across the Lake Hop lagoon, accompanied by a herd of free running horses ahead of us. Visit a seal colony on the North-Atlantic coast and follow the ...
June 7 - August 23, 2015
Geysir - Gullfoss Special
The Geysir Gullfoss riding tour is a short version of our popular Golden Circle tour. Visit the well-known sights in Iceland, the Geyser Hot Spring area with Strokkur, erupting every few minutes, and Gullfoss Waterfall. Visit Thingvellir National Park on our transfer day. Ride your Icelandic horse through the lovely countryside of South Iceland; exchange the beaten tracks for fine bridle paths along deep canyons and across wide ...
June 4 - August 23, 2015
Beach and Mountain Ride
The Snæfellsnes Peninsula stretches out into the West of Iceland. Find all features of the Icelandic nature here. We emphasize the black and golden sand of the beach at Löngufjörur. This trail, only revealed by the tide, offers horses and riders great opportunities to perform the smooth gait tölt over long distances. See the Snæfellsjökull Glacier and the mighty Eldborgarhraun Lava field. Relax in the outdoor tub after the ...
June 26 - August 21, 2015
Countryside Riding Adventure
Follow fine bridle paths to the magnificent sights of Iceland, geyser Hot Spring area and Gullfoss Waterfall. During three riding days, enjoy the view of glaciers, forests and green meadows. "Tölt", the special gait of the Icelandic horse. We use this comfortable gait for parts of our tour, but also trot and walk the horses in between. On the way to Kjoastadir Farm a visit to Thingvellir is made, a place of historic ...
October 1 - October 22, 2015
Riding under Northern Lights
Autumn in Iceland means a colorful countryside and Northern Lights dancing in the black night sky. Enjoy visiting the best known sights in Iceland, riding the Icelandic horse along fine bridle paths, in the tranquility of the Icelandic countryside, viewing dazzling Northern Lights after a day in the saddle. Visit the Blue Lagoon, where you can relax in the mineral rich water, the Kjoastadir Farm near the Geysir hot spring area ...