Volcanic Landscape Horse Riding Tour

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Tour starts
Reykjavík
Duration
2,8 hours
Difficulty
Moderate
Languages
English, Icelandic, Danish, Faroese, French, Norwegian, Swedish
Available
All year
Minimum age:
12 years old

Enjoy the mountain view surrounding Reykjavík while riding the gentle Icelandic horse. Meet these incredible animals and ride through the country’s volcanic landscape on this amazing horse riding tour. It is the perfect tour for all animal lovers who want to add a little twist to their sightseeing. 

The Icelandic horse holds a special place in the hearts of the locals. It arrived here, over a thousand years ago, on the very first ships of the settlers. From that day it has remained a loyal servant and friend to the people.  

The tour starts when you are picked up in Reykjavík and driven to the outskirts of the city where you will meet your horse. The Icelandic horse is very friendly and easy to handle, so this tour is suitable for beginners and experts alike.  

Your tour guide will give you all necessary information about riding as well as tell you a little bit about the magnificent Icelandic horse: its small stature, gentle demeanour and the five unique gaits. 

When you are ready, there is nothing left but to mount your horse and head on out to see the beautiful volcanic landscape around Reykjavík. You’ll ride past mountains and a beautiful lake. This tour will take you to the red pseudocraters and black lava fields of this otherworldly area.  

Throughout the ages, the Icelandic horse was vital to the people’s survival as it was the best way of transportation. Although with new roads and means of transport, the Icelandic horse is still an important part of people’s daily lives as farmers still use horses for sheep-herding in the highlands. 

So, don’t hesitate. Experience the country the authentic way; on the back of the Icelandic horse, and make some amazing holiday memories on this fun-filled tour. Check availability by choosing a date. 

Included

Riding helmets
Rain gear
Some boots if needed
Gloves
Photos from the tour
Pick up and drop off

Activities

Horse Riding
Sightseeing

Attractions

Reykjavík
Bláfjöll
Kópavogur
Elliðavatn

What to bring

Warm clothes

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Please dress according to weather and be ready for an outdoor activity

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