Sled Dog Ride Tour near Reykjavik| Meet on Location

Sled Dog Ride Tour near Reykjavik| Meet on Location
Travel like Greenlanders have for millennia with this dog sled tour.
The huskies and dogs pulling your sled will be grateful if you play with them after.
With their high energy, pack mentality, thick coats and strength, the dogs are perfectly adapted to pull dog sleds.
Riding a dog sled exposes you to awesome Icelandic landscapes.
Sled Dog Ride Tour near Reykjavik| Meet on Location
Sled Dog Ride Tour near Reykjavik| Meet on Location
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Come along on a thrilling dog sled ride through the beautiful Icelandic countryside. Spend an hour racing across the landscape and cuddling up with these cute creatures. This tour is perfect for those eager to spice up their vacation with a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

A short drive from Reykjavík city is the farm where you’ll get to meet the dogs and your musher. A musher is the dog sled operator; the word derives from the French word ‘Marche’ meaning ‘go’ or ‘run’, which is what mushers used to yell to make the dogs run faster.

The musher will share with you their passion of dog sledding and how they take care of these incredible creatures. They will also tell you everything there is to know about the dogs, the sled, the history and the environment around.

You will then get to meet the friendly dogs. The pack is mostly comprised of Greenland dogs, an ancient breed used by the Inuit people of Greenland to pull dog sleds and hunt for seals and polar bears.

In the pack, you’ll also find both Siberian and Alaskan huskies. This diverse combination of breeds gives the guests a well-rounded introduction to the world of sled dogs.

You will then mount the sled and whizz across the scenic countryside. Should you be travelling in the summertime or if the unpredictable weather is acting up and there is no snow, don’t worry. The musher will slap on a couple of wheels, and you've got yourself a dog cart. Snow or no snow, you will still be able to race around and have fun.

Halfway through your journey you will make a short stop so that you can enjoy the nature, take some great photos and give the dogs a good belly rub.

Don’t miss out on a unique and first-hand introduction to Iceland with the help of Greenland dogs. Check availability by choosing a date.


Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: All year
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Activities: Dog sledding
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Minimum age: 6 years.
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: South Iceland
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : 09:30, 10:00, 10:45, 11:15, 11:45, 12:15.

Please be at the tour start location in good time before departure.
Please note that this tour operates from different locations. All easily accessible from Reykjavík You will receive on your voucher a link to a page with the exact location and directions of how to get there.
Included:
  • Thermal suit or rain suit & gloves (if needed)

  • Transfer to tour site

  • Meals and refreshments


What to bring:
  • Warm outdoor clothing (dress in layers)

  • Good hiking shoes

  • Sunglasses are recommended

  • Camera


Good to know:

Please note that you must weigh 95 kg or less and be physically fit for this tour (BMI lower than 30). It is also not suitable for pregnant women.

To get to the farm in the winter, a 4x4 vehicle is recommended during wintertime.

The Icelandic weather is unpredictable. Snow cannot be guaranteed. In the case of no snow, the tour will operate on dry land, using a cart with wheels.

Please note that this tour operates from different locations, all depending on Mother Nature. You will be contacted by the provider with the exact location and directions of how to get there prior to your tour.

Important automated messages regarding your tour and the tour location is sent prior to your excursion, so remember to check your spam folder. Please note that the price shown in the booking system updates once you have selected the date. The transfer service is not included in this tour. 



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