Loki Horse Riding Tour | Beginner Friendly

Loki Horse Riding Tour | Beginner Friendly
Witness the dormant volcano Helgafell from the back of an Icelandic horse.
The Icelandic horse is famously friendly and good-tempered, making the breed perfect for beginners and children.
There's nothing quite like flying through the Icelandic nature on the back of a horse.
The Icelandic horses might be shorter than most horse breeds, but they are just as strong and sturdy.
A beautiful Icelandic cream-coloured horse with a white diamond and mane.
This Icelandic horse has a lush blonde mane that is glowing in the midnight sun.

Explore the beautiful natural landscapes of South Iceland on this affordable and easy horse riding tour from Reykjavík. This short excursion is perfect for inexperienced or young riders, so if you’ve always wanted to ride an Icelandic horse, here is your chance.

Your adventure begins with a pickup in Iceland’s capital city Reykjavík, from where you will be brought to the stables to meet both your local guide and your animal companion for the day. If you don’t have much experience with horses, don’t worry, the Icelandic horse is known for being friendly and calm-natured.

Besides from their acclaimed temperament, members of this breed are world-renowned for their unique gait known as ‘tölt’. Imagine a brisk trot, but infinitely smoother.

Your guide will tell you all about the unique traits of the Icelandic horse before it is time to strap on your riding boots, clip on your helmet and grab the reins tightly, as you get in the saddle and begin your ride through some incredible Icelandic sceneries.

Get ready to experience nature in the same way as the country's first settlers did: from the back of a horse. The surroundings which you will be enjoying include a sweeping mountain view, a rugged lava field, a scenic lake, and the dormant volcano Helgafell.

After an approximately one-hour long ride, you will return to the stables with adrenaline rushing, descend from the back of your new friend, and enjoy some complimentary hot beverages and snacks. It is recommended that you bring your camera along, to better preserve all the wonderful new memories you will gather on your adventure.

Reserve your spot on this adventure now and make sure you don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to ride the Icelandic horse through stunning, natural surroundings in South Iceland. Check availability by choosing a date.

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: All year
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Activities: Horse Riding, Sightseeing
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Minimum age: 8 years.
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: South Iceland, Helgafell, Capital Region
Pickup information:
  • Pickup time : 09:00

Please be at your pickup location in time for your departure. Should your pickup location be at a bus stop and you need assistance finding it, seek guidance in your Hotel's reception or contact your tour provider directly.

  • English guide

  • Pickup in Reykjavík

  • Helmet

  • Gloves, jacket, overalls and rain clothes (if requested)

  • Refreshments

What to bring:
  • Good shoes

  • Warm clothes

Good to know:

Due to the well being and health of our horses, the weight limit for each rider is 110 kg/ 240 Lbs. Please be aware that Icelandic horses aren't vaccinated, so used riding gear from abroad is not allowed.

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