Dog Sledding Tours

Embark on the ultimate arctic adventure with a dog-sledding tour through Iceland's wilderness.
Behind a pack of Siberian and Greenlandic Huskies, you will experience an ancient and thrilling mode of travelling while exposing yourself to astonishing natural landscapes.

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Dog Sledding Tours

Embark on the ultimate arctic adventure with a dog-sledding tour through Iceland's wilderness.
Behind a pack of Siberian and Greenlandic Huskies, you will experience an ancient and thrilling mode of travelling while exposing yourself to astonishing natural landscapes.
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10 Day Winter Self Drive Tour | The Circle of Iceland

Drive the entire ring-road of Iceland in ten days, on this immersive winter tour. Carefully designed by local travel experts who know the land and the Icelandic winter, this itinerary takes road conditions and daylight hours into consideration to create a journey suitable for winter travel in Iceland.This trip should appeal to anyone who seeks to make the most of this country as possible, who has a great sense of adventure, and who wants the freedom to decide where to go and when. On this self-drive, you will get to see some of Iceland’s most iconic sights, seeing the floating icebergs at Jökulsárlón, the serene lava fields of Lake Mývatn and the world renowned Golden Circle while enjoying the evening glow of the Northern Lights above. You'll also receive a personal itinerary guiding you to unique, lesser-known locations where you can truly immerse yourself in the untouched nature, far from the crowds.If you'd like to experience something even more unique or get some amazing thrills, you can always add some adventure to your journey. Throughout the booking process, you can add on tours such as dogsledding, glacier hiking and snowmobiling. If you visit between November and March, you will also have the rare opportunity to take a trip into an authentic ice cave.Travelling around all of Iceland in winter will expose you to an incredible wonderland of snowy terrain. It does, however, make driving a challenge for those without experience on icy roads. This tour, therefore, should only be booked if the group you are travelling with has a confident driver, preferably with experience under similar conditions.Don't miss out on this Icelandic adventure. Book now to create the winter holiday of a lifetime. Check availability by choosing a date.
4.8
13 reviews
Duration:
10days
Available:
Oct. - Apr.
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Sled Dog Ride Tour near Reykjavik| Meet on Location

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.
4.9
23 reviews
Duration:
90minutes
Available:
Nov. - May.
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Dog Sled Tour With Transfer Service from Reykjavik

Witness the marvellous Icelandic landscape in the most fun way possible: from the back of a dog sled. This tour should not be overlooked by anyone who loves nature, animals and adventure.The tour begins when you are picked up from Reykjavík and driven to Iceland’s South Coast; the journey is short and scenic, and takes your through lava fields, over rivers, and past a sleepy fishing village. Once you reach base camp, you will immediately have the opportunity to greet the dogs before they take you on your adventure. The majority of the pack are Greenland Dogs, but you will also be able to give a scratch to a few Siberian and Alaskan Huskies. Your guide - called a musher - will tell you all about the history of the different breeds and dog-sledding.As soon as you meet the dogs, you will see that they are well looked after and cared for. All of these breeds love the exercise of dog-sledding and have a pack mentality which means they enjoy working with each other for a common goal. You can thus start this tour knowing full well that all involved, human and animal, will have an excellent time. Once you and the dogs are ready, the true adventure will start. After mounting the sled, you will shoot across the breathtaking landscape of wide fields and rolling hills. If you embark on this adventure in summer, or if there is no snow, that will be no hindrance; your musher will simply attach tires to the sled and your tour will continue. You will be rushing through the beautiful Icelandic nature for about an hour. You will have a chance, however, to stop and take photographs and to take in the incredible surroundings.Do not miss this opportunity to witness beautiful Icelandic nature, take an exhilarating ride, and meet a pack of incredible animals. Check availability by choosing a date. Price will update once you select the date and number of participants. 
4.9
13 reviews
Duration:
4hours
Available:
Nov. - Apr.
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Siberian Husky Tour | Dog Sledding in the Myvatn Area

Shoot across the snow-covered Icelandic countryside behind a team of Siberian Huskies. This tour is perfect for those who love animals, adventure, and spectacular scenery. With a maximum of two people per dogsled and guide (or musher), it also promises to be as personal as it is exhilarating.You will begin this tour at the Unchained Siberian Husky Kennel at a farm called Heiði, and before going anywhere will meet the dogs. As friendly as they are highly trained, you will have plenty of opportunities to give them a pat and cuddle. Your musher will then teach you the basics of dogsledding, and you’ll climb aboard.From here, it will be two hours of adventure as you shoot up to eight kilometres through the stunning scenery of Lake Mývatn. As you travel through an otherworldly plain of white snow, you will be surrounded by mountain peaks, ridges and craters; you will also rush by active geothermal areas. These dramatic features are caused by the extreme geological processes that occur due to Mývatn’s position in the centre of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Because of these effects, Mývatn is considered one of Iceland’s most diverse and beautiful regions. There are few better ways to see it than from the back of a dogsled. You will have plenty of opportunities to take photographs so that you can bring a physical memory of this magical place back home with you.Fans of the HBO Game of Thrones series may find some sites familiar as they shoot over the snow. It was in this area where the scenes North of the Wall were filmed, such as those of Mance Rayder’s wildling camp.Once back at the kennel, you will have more opportunities to take your photos with the dogs and give them more attention, in thanks for the incredible experience they have just provided.Do not hesitate to book this great excursion; jump aboard a dogsled and immerse yourself in the beauty of Lake Mývatn. Check availability by choosing a date. 
5
10 reviews
Duration:
2hours
Available:
Nov. - Apr.
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Visit a Dog Sled Kennel on an Icelandic Farm | Lake Myvatn Area

Meet the incredible Siberian Huskies who pull sleighs through the Icelandic snowscapes. This tour is a must for animal lovers, as it is simply an opportunity to meet and play with some of the friendliest animals in the country.You will start this tour by heading to the Snow Dogs Unchained Kennel at the farm Heiði, where at least twenty sled dogs are waiting for you to greet them. They are all friendly and used to visitors, and love the attention you will bring; you will have plenty of opportunities to take some photographs with them and give them a good belly-rub.Siberian Huskies have a very gentle nature and are great with children. They are also some of the world’s most beautiful dogs, with their thick fur coat, perked up ears, and intelligent faces.While you play with the animals, you will learn about how dog-sledding works, and how the Siberian Husky came to be an ideal breed for it. You will see the amount of care and training that goes into the dogs, but also the amount of respect for them; the dogs here get plenty of attention, rest and food so that they are always happy to do their jobs. Sled dogs have, over thousands and thousands of years, been bred to excel at what they do and to enjoy it. Huskies have a high amount of strength, energy, and resilience, resistance to cold conditions, and a highly ingrained pack mentality, making them perfect for the job.Because of these traits, the dogs enjoy being outside, and are free to roam around the farm whenever the weather outside allows; they can handle almost any conditions but are taken into the kennels for their comfort during storms.Don't miss this opportunity of enjoying the company of Siberian Huskies, and learn all about their history and training. Check availability by choosing a date.
4.9
10 reviews
Duration:
60minutes
Available:
Jul. - Dec.
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Dog Sledding with Husky on Snow | Akureyri, North Iceland

Get the ultimate Arctic experience and join this fun-filled dogsledding tour in northern Iceland. Breathe in the cool mountain air as you whizz across the snow on a small sledge pulled by adorable Huskies.Those travelling to the town of Akureyri and want to spice up their holiday with a unique adventure should not miss this tour. You'll be picked up in the morning at your accommodation in Iceland's 'Capital of the North', Akureyri, or from the town's domestic airport. From there, 2 qualified guides, or mushers, will take you to the best slope available in the vicinity of the town.The musher will tell you everything you need to know about this ancient method of transportation, dogsledding, from how it started to the encouraging words to use and how to steer, stop and slow down the sledge. Then, there is nothing left but for you to take the lead of your own dog sledge, pulled by the kennel's charming Huskies.For half an hour to one hour, you and your new four-legged friends will race across the powdery snow, surrounded by nothing but northern Iceland's beautiful wintery landscapes. You will feel the wind in your hair and the adrenaline surging through your veins as you whizz past white hills and snow-topped mountains on this exciting tour.After your ride, you'll get to cuddle and pet these friendly and adorable pure bred Siberian Huskies. You will also get to have your picture taken with the dogs to commemorate this adventure in the North before you return back to Akureyri.Gather up your favourite people and come along on this unique, family-friendly adventure just outside of Akureyri town. Meet the charming Huskies and race through the beautiful winter landscapes of northern Iceland on this fantastic dogsledding tour. Check availability by choosing a date.
4.3
4 reviews
Duration:
3hours
Available:
Nov. - Apr.
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Dog Sledding & Snowmobile Combo at Lake Myvatn

Join this brilliant combo-tour at the beautiful frozen landscapes near Lake Mývatn. On this tour, you will experience travelling on the snow in two unique and breathtaking ways, by dog sled and by snowmobile, making this the perfect option for adrenaline-hungry travellers in North Iceland looking to maximise their time in Iceland. You will meet your guide at the Siberian Husky Kennel at Heiði farm, near Lake Mývatn in North Iceland. There, you will also meet the day's working dogs. Huskies are incredibly sensitive, energetic, loyal and hard-working breeds, making them the perfect choice for sledding across Iceland's frozen nature. On the sled, you will be joined by a fellow guest and a musher from the tour operator who will control the 8-10 attached Huskies. They will pull you along for approximately 5 kilometres, making numerous stops for photographs along the way. Before setting out, your musher will take you through the necessary steps of dog sledding and even let you try it out for yourself. After this portion of the tour is over, two guests will share a snowmobile and enjoy a fast, yet scenic ride across the snow. Fear not, for you will be directed beforehand as to how to operate the snowmobile safely and make the most of your time atop the machine. Once again, there will be plenty of opportunity for photographing the surrounding landscape, and after the tour, you will have another chance to play and pat the kennel's Huskies. Don't miss your opportunity to partake in this thrilling combo tour pairing dog sledding with a spot of snowmobiling through Iceland's gorgeous wintertime countryside. Check availability by choosing a date. 
Duration:
3hours
Available:
Dec. - Mar.
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6days1hour
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Sep. - Mar.
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Dog Sledding with Husky on Scooter| Akureyri, North Iceland

Prepare to discover this incredibly exhilarating dog scooter tour from Akureyri, North Iceland. This is a brilliant tour choice for both adrenaline addicts and those looking to skid across stunning landscapes in the company of gorgeous Husky Dogs.First things first, you'll be picked up from your accommodation in Iceland's unofficial 'Capital of the North', the beautiful town of Akureyri, or alternatively, from the nearby domestic airport. You will be introduced to your friendly and experienced guides for the day, before heading off to some of the region's best slopes. Not only will you learn all about the basics of dog scooter, but your guide will sure to provide you with fascinating facts about the region; you'll feel like a local in no time. Then, of course, you'll have the pleasure of meeting the dogs. These adorable, yet powerful creatures love to meet visitors, and will, of course, expect a belly rub for their time. Then, when everyone is satisfied to begin, you will feel the rumble of the scootering as the dogs begin what they were born to do... run! For the following ninety minutes, you and the hounds will race through some of the most beautiful landscapes found in northern Iceland. With the wind blasting through your hair and the adrenaline shaking your body, you'll realise there's really was no other way to experience Iceland with such excitement and awe. Catering to a maximum of four adults, you will travel approximately 3 to 6 km, meaning you will need to be motivated and a little bit passiante to partake in this tour. Don't forget to have warm clothes with you. It's Iceland, we never know what the weather will be :-).  After the ride is over, you'll have another chance to take pictures and play with the Huskies, before being returned to your accommodation. So don't miss this fantastic opportunity to go dog scooter from Akureyri and you too can experience the adventure and beauty of northern Iceland in traditional furry fashion. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
2hours
Available:
Jul. - Nov.
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13 Day Winter Self Drive | Clockwise Ring Road & Snaefellsnes

Set off on a winter journey around Iceland visiting breathtaking attractions all the while hunting for the Northern Lights at night. As well as sightseeing, there are countless options to add exhilarating activities to your itinerary making this self-drive holiday appealing for all.You will travel in a clockwise direction around the Ring Road of Iceland but not before making a stop at the captivating Snæfellsnes peninsula. Many choose to visit the Ring Road in an anti-clockwise direction, so this itinerary promises fewer people at the attractions you will visit.Not only will you get to see the well-travelled Golden Circle and South Coast, but you will also get to visit lesser-known sites in the North and East of the island, such as Lake Mývatn and Mt. Vestrahorn, as well as on the Snæfellsnes peninsula to the west. You will see the geysers, cross mountain valleys and visit other famous locations, such as the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon and the Goðafoss waterfall, which are all a part of this great Self Drive.Every step of the way, you can add a range of outdoor adventures such as horse riding, snowmobiling or hiking on a glacier. Whatever you decide to do, this self-drive journey allows you to take in Iceland at your own pace and the luxury of driving yourself presents plenty of opportunities to chase the Northern Lights at night. All of your accommodation is also arranged, making the travel free of all fuss and stress; all you have to do is decide how you want to spend your time in Iceland.Wrap up warm and prepare for a road trip to remember in the winter wonderland of Iceland. Check availability by choosing a date.
4
1 review
Duration:
13days
Available:
Sep. - Apr.
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Siberian Husky Dog Cart Tour in Lake Myvatn Area

Race across the landscapes near Lake Mývatn on a dog cart and meet the adorable Siberian Huskies at the kennel afterwards on this fun-filled tour. Animal lovers travelling around the beautiful north Iceland area should not let this unique opportunity pass them by.At a farm near the gorgeous Lake Mýtvatn in the north of Iceland, you will meet your dog cart operators, also known as mushers. After being acquainted with both the people and the dogs, your musher will explain to you the basics of dog sledding (or dog carting), and how to train and work with these amazing animals. In a group of two, you will mount the cart along with one musher. When you are all set, a team of eight to twelve Siberian Husky dogs will pull you around the beautiful and remote countryside. You'll whizz through the beautiful, green farmland, feeling the wind on your face and the adrenaline surging through your veins. On the way, you'll have plenty of opportunities to capture amazing photos of the beautiful landscapes around Lake Mývatn, and, of course, get a few fantastic selfies with the dogs.Your route is approximately two kilometres, and the ride itself will take about 15-20 minutes. Afterwards, you'll visit the kennel to meet the dogs and give them a cuddle. The dogs are not chained but run loose inside the enclosure. They are all friendly, highly trained, great with children, and would love a great belly rub from you as a reward for their hard work today.Book now to spice up your northern holiday with a dog cart tour! Meet the adorable Siberian Huskies and race through the beautiful countryside around Lake Mývatn on this family-friendly tour. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
59minutes
Available:
Jul. - Nov.
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12 Day Winter Self Drive Tour | The Ring Road of Iceland with the Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Immerse yourself in the incredible beauty of Iceland in winter, on this 12-day self-drive tour around the country's ring-road. This tour is perfect for those who wish to see as very much of Iceland possible, and do not fear the winter roads.As you are in the driver’s seat for the entire journey, you'll get to set the pace of your adventure. You will be provided with a schedule after booking, which will instruct you on how to reach your accommodation each night, but the route you will take to get there is entirely up to you.To help ensure that you have the holiday that you have always dreamed of, you will receive a personal itinerary when you book, which will inform you of all the potential places that you could see. It provides you with a perfect blend of classic, famous sights such as Lake Mývatn and the Geysir Geothermal Area, and unique, lesser known gems where you can enjoy the nature far from the crowds.What’s more, a visit to the Blue Lagoon is included and there are several tours you can add on to your trip during the booking process such as ice caving and glacier hiking. You can, therefore, pack your twelve days with both sightseeing and adventure.The Icelandic winter nights are completely dark; you will thus have plenty of chances to hunt for the magical and elusive Northern Lights. While this is a great opportunity, Iceland’s dark winter roads are notoriously icy; it is therefore only advised that this tour is booked by those who have a capable, confident driver in the group they are travelling with, preferably with experience in these conditions.If you have winter driving experiences and want to pack as much into your twelve days in Iceland as possible, then this self-drive itinerary promises to meet every one of your needs. Book now to reserve your space. Check availability by choosing a date.
4.8
6 reviews
Duration:
12days
Available:
Oct. - Apr.
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Lake Myvatn Husky Experience | 5-Day North Iceland Adventre

Immerse yourself in the Lake Mývatn area with this four-day package, centred around a husky ride. Relax in luxury, let everyone else take care of the arrangements, and enjoy the sites of Iceland’s north in the depths of its winter.You will arrive at the Vogafjós Resort, the beautiful, rustic guesthouse you will be staying at, and check in; after that, what order you do what is on your itinerary is entirely up to you.This package guarantees you will get a dogsled tour with a team of Siberian Huskies, a Super Jeep tour of your choice, admission into the Mývatn Nature Baths, a Mývatn sightseeing tour, and three two-course dinners during your stay. You will even get picked up and dropped off at Akureyri airport if required.Of course, the Huskies are the highlight of this tour; not only is meeting them a pleasure, but the ride they will give you for two hours through Iceland’s winter scenery will be incredibly exhilarating. It will also be very personal; each dogsled holds only two people alongside the musher.There is a list of Super Jeep tours you can add to your stay, one of which is included in the price. The options are to see the mighty waterfalls of the North, to walk along a row of magnificent craters, to visit the notorious volcano Mount Krafla, or to hunt for the Northern Lights.The sightseeing tour that is also included will take you to the most notable sites of the region. As Mývatn is located in the centre of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, the geology is spectacular and has created many of the area's impressive features. These include the Dimmuborgir lava fortress and the geothermal region of Hverir. You will also get the chance to see authentic shooting locations of the HBO series Game of Thrones.Enjoy Mývatn without stress, doing what you want to do, by booking this exciting winter package. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
4days
Available:
All year
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Husky Dog Cart Tour | Meet on Location

Experience an exciting Husky dog ride in Iceland. Feel the power, excitement, and energy of the fantastic sled dogs as they rush across the open countryside. Those looking for a unique experience in Iceland need to look no further.Meet your musher guides on location, where exactly depends on Mother Nature as it changes with the weather. However, one thing is for sure, it will be a short distance from Reykjavík, on the South Coast and you won't need a special 4x4 vehicle to get there.A morning tour guarantees you to get the most out of your day. It is recommended to tour the Golden Circle after the dog cart ride as you will be in the area.Your experienced musher/guide will introduce you to a friendly pack of working dogs while sharing his passion for this activity. Your cart will be pulled by a team of up to 12 dogs. Different sizes and unique personalities distinguish these Huskies from dogs of other kennels. They are born and raised in Iceland by a family whose dog's well being comes first.Your musher guide will command a team of Huskies during the tour on a modified sled with wheels, so you can just sit back and enjoy the ride. Dog rides on dry land is a new adventure, and this is sure to be one of the highlights of your vacation in Iceland. This is also a great chance to get in touch with nature in the land of Ice and Fire.Feel free of taking as many pictures as you like during the tour of the dogs and the beautiful scenery. During the photo break, you can meet and greet your dog team, which is made up of Greenlandic dogs, Alaskan and Siberian Huskies. Afterwards, you can reward them with a good belly rub to thank them for a well-done job.Feel the wind in your hair on a thrilling dog cart ride in Iceland. Meet the adorable Huskies and create memories that will last a lifetime. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
90minutes
Available:
Jul. - Nov.
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Husky Photo Shooting & Cuddling Tour in North Iceland

Take fantastic photos and cuddle up with some adorable Huskies on this tour to a kennel near Akureyri. Those travelling to North Iceland and are looking to create unforgettable memories with these charming dogs need to look no further. You'll meet the kennel staff just outside of Akureyri town in North Iceland. They will show you all the huskies and tell you about each one of them. The staff will explain how the Huskies behave and how they react in different situations. You will also learn about the Huskies' history, where they come from, their habitat and how to make them happy. The Huskies love to both cuddle and run around the Icelandic nature, making them popular for dog sledding. They are of a Siberian breed and all are of different colours, both in regards to their coat and their mesmerising eyes. Not only that, they are all of different age, sometimes this tour includes a few puppies, and they all have different characters. Children and adults alike will love this tour. Huskies are very intelligent, curious and friendly, making this the perfect tour for families. You'll spend 45 minutes cuddling these adorable dogs, learning all about them and shooting amazing photos which you can post straight to your social media.  After you've had enought cuddles, you are welcome to have tea or coffee in the kennel and enjoy the surrounding view of the fjords, river and mountains.You can also add a trip to the wellness centre and spa after the Husky experience. The Spa is located close by and there you can relax in a geothermally heated jacuzzi, unwind in a sauna or enjoy deep breaths at a relaxation room.Snap fantastic photos with some hard-working and charming dogs on this Husky Photoshooting and Cuddling tour. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
45minutes
Available:
Jul. - Dec.
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1-Hour Dog Cart Ride | Pick up from Reykjavik

Enjoy a husky tour while in Iceland and live an Arctic adventure off of the snow during the warmest months of the year. This tour is the perfect opportunity for animal lovers who would love to see the Icelandic countryside with a touch of adrenaline.Your guide will pick you up from Reykjavík and take you to the location where you will start your tour and on the way, will give you a little more information about your canine guides. Get to know your dog team before meeting them in person and surprise your musher with your knowledge.The ride is about 45 minutes long, with additional petting time; no dog has ever complained about extra cuddles! Get to meet and greet your dog team made of twelve Greenlandic, Alaskan and Siberian Huskies. Most of the pack is born and raised at our kennel by a family whose dogs' well-being comes first.Our huskies love attention, which will be given during the photo break. Sit back and relax to enjoy the scenery while our experience musher/guide shares his passion for their sport. This tour is suitable for ages six and above and it's an excellent choice for a family day out or a romantic excursion.Each dog team carries up to four participants. This is a guaranteed small group experience with the guarantee of one English speaking guide per dog team. Ask as many questions as you have, get to know more about what these working dogs do, what it takes to train them, and more.Due to the lack of snow during the warmest months of the year (June-October) this tour will operate on a modified sledge with wheels to travel across the grass. After the husky ride and petting the dogs, your driver/guide will return you to Reykjavík.Get to know some cute canines and experience the beauty of Iceland in a thrilling and unique way. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
4hours
Available:
Jun. - Oct.
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Dog Sledding Tours

Embark on the ultimate arctic adventure with a dog-sledding tour through Iceland's wilderness.
Behind a pack of Siberian and Greenlandic Huskies, you will experience an ancient and thrilling mode of travelling while exposing yourself to astonishing natural landscapes.

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Dog Sledding Tours

Embark on the ultimate arctic adventure with a dog-sledding tour through Iceland's wilderness.
Behind a pack of Siberian and Greenlandic Huskies, you will experience an ancient and thrilling mode of travelling while exposing yourself to astonishing natural landscapes.
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10 Day Winter Self Drive Tour | The Circle of Iceland

Drive the entire ring-road of Iceland in ten days, on this immersive winter tour. Carefully designed by local travel experts who know the land and the Icelandic winter, this itinerary takes road conditions and daylight hours into consideration to create a journey suitable for winter travel in Iceland.This trip should appeal to anyone who seeks to make the most of this country as possible, who has a great sense of adventure, and who wants the freedom to decide where to go and when. On this self-drive, you will get to see some of Iceland’s most iconic sights, seeing the floating icebergs at Jökulsárlón, the serene lava fields of Lake Mývatn and the world renowned Golden Circle while enjoying the evening glow of the Northern Lights above. You'll also receive a personal itinerary guiding you to unique, lesser-known locations where you can truly immerse yourself in the untouched nature, far from the crowds.If you'd like to experience something even more unique or get some amazing thrills, you can always add some adventure to your journey. Throughout the booking process, you can add on tours such as dogsledding, glacier hiking and snowmobiling. If you visit between November and March, you will also have the rare opportunity to take a trip into an authentic ice cave.Travelling around all of Iceland in winter will expose you to an incredible wonderland of snowy terrain. It does, however, make driving a challenge for those without experience on icy roads. This tour, therefore, should only be booked if the group you are travelling with has a confident driver, preferably with experience under similar conditions.Don't miss out on this Icelandic adventure. Book now to create the winter holiday of a lifetime. Check availability by choosing a date.
4.8
13 reviews
Duration:
10days
Available:
Oct. - Apr.
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Sled Dog Ride Tour near Reykjavik| Meet on Location

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.
4.9
23 reviews
Duration:
90minutes
Available:
Nov. - May.
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Dog Sled Tour With Transfer Service from Reykjavik

Witness the marvellous Icelandic landscape in the most fun way possible: from the back of a dog sled. This tour should not be overlooked by anyone who loves nature, animals and adventure.The tour begins when you are picked up from Reykjavík and driven to Iceland’s South Coast; the journey is short and scenic, and takes your through lava fields, over rivers, and past a sleepy fishing village. Once you reach base camp, you will immediately have the opportunity to greet the dogs before they take you on your adventure. The majority of the pack are Greenland Dogs, but you will also be able to give a scratch to a few Siberian and Alaskan Huskies. Your guide - called a musher - will tell you all about the history of the different breeds and dog-sledding.As soon as you meet the dogs, you will see that they are well looked after and cared for. All of these breeds love the exercise of dog-sledding and have a pack mentality which means they enjoy working with each other for a common goal. You can thus start this tour knowing full well that all involved, human and animal, will have an excellent time. Once you and the dogs are ready, the true adventure will start. After mounting the sled, you will shoot across the breathtaking landscape of wide fields and rolling hills. If you embark on this adventure in summer, or if there is no snow, that will be no hindrance; your musher will simply attach tires to the sled and your tour will continue. You will be rushing through the beautiful Icelandic nature for about an hour. You will have a chance, however, to stop and take photographs and to take in the incredible surroundings.Do not miss this opportunity to witness beautiful Icelandic nature, take an exhilarating ride, and meet a pack of incredible animals. Check availability by choosing a date. Price will update once you select the date and number of participants. 
4.9
13 reviews
Duration:
4hours
Available:
Nov. - Apr.
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Siberian Husky Tour | Dog Sledding in the Myvatn Area

Shoot across the snow-covered Icelandic countryside behind a team of Siberian Huskies. This tour is perfect for those who love animals, adventure, and spectacular scenery. With a maximum of two people per dogsled and guide (or musher), it also promises to be as personal as it is exhilarating.You will begin this tour at the Unchained Siberian Husky Kennel at a farm called Heiði, and before going anywhere will meet the dogs. As friendly as they are highly trained, you will have plenty of opportunities to give them a pat and cuddle. Your musher will then teach you the basics of dogsledding, and you’ll climb aboard.From here, it will be two hours of adventure as you shoot up to eight kilometres through the stunning scenery of Lake Mývatn. As you travel through an otherworldly plain of white snow, you will be surrounded by mountain peaks, ridges and craters; you will also rush by active geothermal areas. These dramatic features are caused by the extreme geological processes that occur due to Mývatn’s position in the centre of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Because of these effects, Mývatn is considered one of Iceland’s most diverse and beautiful regions. There are few better ways to see it than from the back of a dogsled. You will have plenty of opportunities to take photographs so that you can bring a physical memory of this magical place back home with you.Fans of the HBO Game of Thrones series may find some sites familiar as they shoot over the snow. It was in this area where the scenes North of the Wall were filmed, such as those of Mance Rayder’s wildling camp.Once back at the kennel, you will have more opportunities to take your photos with the dogs and give them more attention, in thanks for the incredible experience they have just provided.Do not hesitate to book this great excursion; jump aboard a dogsled and immerse yourself in the beauty of Lake Mývatn. Check availability by choosing a date. 
5
10 reviews
Duration:
2hours
Available:
Nov. - Apr.
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Visit a Dog Sled Kennel on an Icelandic Farm | Lake Myvatn Area

Meet the incredible Siberian Huskies who pull sleighs through the Icelandic snowscapes. This tour is a must for animal lovers, as it is simply an opportunity to meet and play with some of the friendliest animals in the country.You will start this tour by heading to the Snow Dogs Unchained Kennel at the farm Heiði, where at least twenty sled dogs are waiting for you to greet them. They are all friendly and used to visitors, and love the attention you will bring; you will have plenty of opportunities to take some photographs with them and give them a good belly-rub.Siberian Huskies have a very gentle nature and are great with children. They are also some of the world’s most beautiful dogs, with their thick fur coat, perked up ears, and intelligent faces.While you play with the animals, you will learn about how dog-sledding works, and how the Siberian Husky came to be an ideal breed for it. You will see the amount of care and training that goes into the dogs, but also the amount of respect for them; the dogs here get plenty of attention, rest and food so that they are always happy to do their jobs. Sled dogs have, over thousands and thousands of years, been bred to excel at what they do and to enjoy it. Huskies have a high amount of strength, energy, and resilience, resistance to cold conditions, and a highly ingrained pack mentality, making them perfect for the job.Because of these traits, the dogs enjoy being outside, and are free to roam around the farm whenever the weather outside allows; they can handle almost any conditions but are taken into the kennels for their comfort during storms.Don't miss this opportunity of enjoying the company of Siberian Huskies, and learn all about their history and training. Check availability by choosing a date.
4.9
10 reviews
Duration:
60minutes
Available:
Jul. - Dec.
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Dog Sledding with Husky on Snow | Akureyri, North Iceland

Get the ultimate Arctic experience and join this fun-filled dogsledding tour in northern Iceland. Breathe in the cool mountain air as you whizz across the snow on a small sledge pulled by adorable Huskies.Those travelling to the town of Akureyri and want to spice up their holiday with a unique adventure should not miss this tour. You'll be picked up in the morning at your accommodation in Iceland's 'Capital of the North', Akureyri, or from the town's domestic airport. From there, 2 qualified guides, or mushers, will take you to the best slope available in the vicinity of the town.The musher will tell you everything you need to know about this ancient method of transportation, dogsledding, from how it started to the encouraging words to use and how to steer, stop and slow down the sledge. Then, there is nothing left but for you to take the lead of your own dog sledge, pulled by the kennel's charming Huskies.For half an hour to one hour, you and your new four-legged friends will race across the powdery snow, surrounded by nothing but northern Iceland's beautiful wintery landscapes. You will feel the wind in your hair and the adrenaline surging through your veins as you whizz past white hills and snow-topped mountains on this exciting tour.After your ride, you'll get to cuddle and pet these friendly and adorable pure bred Siberian Huskies. You will also get to have your picture taken with the dogs to commemorate this adventure in the North before you return back to Akureyri.Gather up your favourite people and come along on this unique, family-friendly adventure just outside of Akureyri town. Meet the charming Huskies and race through the beautiful winter landscapes of northern Iceland on this fantastic dogsledding tour. Check availability by choosing a date.
4.3
4 reviews
Duration:
3hours
Available:
Nov. - Apr.
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Dog Sledding & Snowmobile Combo at Lake Myvatn

Join this brilliant combo-tour at the beautiful frozen landscapes near Lake Mývatn. On this tour, you will experience travelling on the snow in two unique and breathtaking ways, by dog sled and by snowmobile, making this the perfect option for adrenaline-hungry travellers in North Iceland looking to maximise their time in Iceland. You will meet your guide at the Siberian Husky Kennel at Heiði farm, near Lake Mývatn in North Iceland. There, you will also meet the day's working dogs. Huskies are incredibly sensitive, energetic, loyal and hard-working breeds, making them the perfect choice for sledding across Iceland's frozen nature. On the sled, you will be joined by a fellow guest and a musher from the tour operator who will control the 8-10 attached Huskies. They will pull you along for approximately 5 kilometres, making numerous stops for photographs along the way. Before setting out, your musher will take you through the necessary steps of dog sledding and even let you try it out for yourself. After this portion of the tour is over, two guests will share a snowmobile and enjoy a fast, yet scenic ride across the snow. Fear not, for you will be directed beforehand as to how to operate the snowmobile safely and make the most of your time atop the machine. Once again, there will be plenty of opportunity for photographing the surrounding landscape, and after the tour, you will have another chance to play and pat the kennel's Huskies. Don't miss your opportunity to partake in this thrilling combo tour pairing dog sledding with a spot of snowmobiling through Iceland's gorgeous wintertime countryside. Check availability by choosing a date. 
Duration:
3hours
Available:
Dec. - Mar.
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6days1hour
Available:
Sep. - Mar.
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Dog Sledding with Husky on Scooter| Akureyri, North Iceland

Prepare to discover this incredibly exhilarating dog scooter tour from Akureyri, North Iceland. This is a brilliant tour choice for both adrenaline addicts and those looking to skid across stunning landscapes in the company of gorgeous Husky Dogs.First things first, you'll be picked up from your accommodation in Iceland's unofficial 'Capital of the North', the beautiful town of Akureyri, or alternatively, from the nearby domestic airport. You will be introduced to your friendly and experienced guides for the day, before heading off to some of the region's best slopes. Not only will you learn all about the basics of dog scooter, but your guide will sure to provide you with fascinating facts about the region; you'll feel like a local in no time. Then, of course, you'll have the pleasure of meeting the dogs. These adorable, yet powerful creatures love to meet visitors, and will, of course, expect a belly rub for their time. Then, when everyone is satisfied to begin, you will feel the rumble of the scootering as the dogs begin what they were born to do... run! For the following ninety minutes, you and the hounds will race through some of the most beautiful landscapes found in northern Iceland. With the wind blasting through your hair and the adrenaline shaking your body, you'll realise there's really was no other way to experience Iceland with such excitement and awe. Catering to a maximum of four adults, you will travel approximately 3 to 6 km, meaning you will need to be motivated and a little bit passiante to partake in this tour. Don't forget to have warm clothes with you. It's Iceland, we never know what the weather will be :-).  After the ride is over, you'll have another chance to take pictures and play with the Huskies, before being returned to your accommodation. So don't miss this fantastic opportunity to go dog scooter from Akureyri and you too can experience the adventure and beauty of northern Iceland in traditional furry fashion. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
2hours
Available:
Jul. - Nov.
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13 Day Winter Self Drive | Clockwise Ring Road & Snaefellsnes

Set off on a winter journey around Iceland visiting breathtaking attractions all the while hunting for the Northern Lights at night. As well as sightseeing, there are countless options to add exhilarating activities to your itinerary making this self-drive holiday appealing for all.You will travel in a clockwise direction around the Ring Road of Iceland but not before making a stop at the captivating Snæfellsnes peninsula. Many choose to visit the Ring Road in an anti-clockwise direction, so this itinerary promises fewer people at the attractions you will visit.Not only will you get to see the well-travelled Golden Circle and South Coast, but you will also get to visit lesser-known sites in the North and East of the island, such as Lake Mývatn and Mt. Vestrahorn, as well as on the Snæfellsnes peninsula to the west. You will see the geysers, cross mountain valleys and visit other famous locations, such as the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon and the Goðafoss waterfall, which are all a part of this great Self Drive.Every step of the way, you can add a range of outdoor adventures such as horse riding, snowmobiling or hiking on a glacier. Whatever you decide to do, this self-drive journey allows you to take in Iceland at your own pace and the luxury of driving yourself presents plenty of opportunities to chase the Northern Lights at night. All of your accommodation is also arranged, making the travel free of all fuss and stress; all you have to do is decide how you want to spend your time in Iceland.Wrap up warm and prepare for a road trip to remember in the winter wonderland of Iceland. Check availability by choosing a date.
4
1 review
Duration:
13days
Available:
Sep. - Apr.
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Siberian Husky Dog Cart Tour in Lake Myvatn Area

Race across the landscapes near Lake Mývatn on a dog cart and meet the adorable Siberian Huskies at the kennel afterwards on this fun-filled tour. Animal lovers travelling around the beautiful north Iceland area should not let this unique opportunity pass them by.At a farm near the gorgeous Lake Mýtvatn in the north of Iceland, you will meet your dog cart operators, also known as mushers. After being acquainted with both the people and the dogs, your musher will explain to you the basics of dog sledding (or dog carting), and how to train and work with these amazing animals. In a group of two, you will mount the cart along with one musher. When you are all set, a team of eight to twelve Siberian Husky dogs will pull you around the beautiful and remote countryside. You'll whizz through the beautiful, green farmland, feeling the wind on your face and the adrenaline surging through your veins. On the way, you'll have plenty of opportunities to capture amazing photos of the beautiful landscapes around Lake Mývatn, and, of course, get a few fantastic selfies with the dogs.Your route is approximately two kilometres, and the ride itself will take about 15-20 minutes. Afterwards, you'll visit the kennel to meet the dogs and give them a cuddle. The dogs are not chained but run loose inside the enclosure. They are all friendly, highly trained, great with children, and would love a great belly rub from you as a reward for their hard work today.Book now to spice up your northern holiday with a dog cart tour! Meet the adorable Siberian Huskies and race through the beautiful countryside around Lake Mývatn on this family-friendly tour. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
59minutes
Available:
Jul. - Nov.
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12 Day Winter Self Drive Tour | The Ring Road of Iceland with the Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Immerse yourself in the incredible beauty of Iceland in winter, on this 12-day self-drive tour around the country's ring-road. This tour is perfect for those who wish to see as very much of Iceland possible, and do not fear the winter roads.As you are in the driver’s seat for the entire journey, you'll get to set the pace of your adventure. You will be provided with a schedule after booking, which will instruct you on how to reach your accommodation each night, but the route you will take to get there is entirely up to you.To help ensure that you have the holiday that you have always dreamed of, you will receive a personal itinerary when you book, which will inform you of all the potential places that you could see. It provides you with a perfect blend of classic, famous sights such as Lake Mývatn and the Geysir Geothermal Area, and unique, lesser known gems where you can enjoy the nature far from the crowds.What’s more, a visit to the Blue Lagoon is included and there are several tours you can add on to your trip during the booking process such as ice caving and glacier hiking. You can, therefore, pack your twelve days with both sightseeing and adventure.The Icelandic winter nights are completely dark; you will thus have plenty of chances to hunt for the magical and elusive Northern Lights. While this is a great opportunity, Iceland’s dark winter roads are notoriously icy; it is therefore only advised that this tour is booked by those who have a capable, confident driver in the group they are travelling with, preferably with experience in these conditions.If you have winter driving experiences and want to pack as much into your twelve days in Iceland as possible, then this self-drive itinerary promises to meet every one of your needs. Book now to reserve your space. Check availability by choosing a date.
4.8
6 reviews
Duration:
12days
Available:
Oct. - Apr.
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Lake Myvatn Husky Experience | 5-Day North Iceland Adventre

Immerse yourself in the Lake Mývatn area with this four-day package, centred around a husky ride. Relax in luxury, let everyone else take care of the arrangements, and enjoy the sites of Iceland’s north in the depths of its winter.You will arrive at the Vogafjós Resort, the beautiful, rustic guesthouse you will be staying at, and check in; after that, what order you do what is on your itinerary is entirely up to you.This package guarantees you will get a dogsled tour with a team of Siberian Huskies, a Super Jeep tour of your choice, admission into the Mývatn Nature Baths, a Mývatn sightseeing tour, and three two-course dinners during your stay. You will even get picked up and dropped off at Akureyri airport if required.Of course, the Huskies are the highlight of this tour; not only is meeting them a pleasure, but the ride they will give you for two hours through Iceland’s winter scenery will be incredibly exhilarating. It will also be very personal; each dogsled holds only two people alongside the musher.There is a list of Super Jeep tours you can add to your stay, one of which is included in the price. The options are to see the mighty waterfalls of the North, to walk along a row of magnificent craters, to visit the notorious volcano Mount Krafla, or to hunt for the Northern Lights.The sightseeing tour that is also included will take you to the most notable sites of the region. As Mývatn is located in the centre of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, the geology is spectacular and has created many of the area's impressive features. These include the Dimmuborgir lava fortress and the geothermal region of Hverir. You will also get the chance to see authentic shooting locations of the HBO series Game of Thrones.Enjoy Mývatn without stress, doing what you want to do, by booking this exciting winter package. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
4days
Available:
All year
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Husky Dog Cart Tour | Meet on Location

Experience an exciting Husky dog ride in Iceland. Feel the power, excitement, and energy of the fantastic sled dogs as they rush across the open countryside. Those looking for a unique experience in Iceland need to look no further.Meet your musher guides on location, where exactly depends on Mother Nature as it changes with the weather. However, one thing is for sure, it will be a short distance from Reykjavík, on the South Coast and you won't need a special 4x4 vehicle to get there.A morning tour guarantees you to get the most out of your day. It is recommended to tour the Golden Circle after the dog cart ride as you will be in the area.Your experienced musher/guide will introduce you to a friendly pack of working dogs while sharing his passion for this activity. Your cart will be pulled by a team of up to 12 dogs. Different sizes and unique personalities distinguish these Huskies from dogs of other kennels. They are born and raised in Iceland by a family whose dog's well being comes first.Your musher guide will command a team of Huskies during the tour on a modified sled with wheels, so you can just sit back and enjoy the ride. Dog rides on dry land is a new adventure, and this is sure to be one of the highlights of your vacation in Iceland. This is also a great chance to get in touch with nature in the land of Ice and Fire.Feel free of taking as many pictures as you like during the tour of the dogs and the beautiful scenery. During the photo break, you can meet and greet your dog team, which is made up of Greenlandic dogs, Alaskan and Siberian Huskies. Afterwards, you can reward them with a good belly rub to thank them for a well-done job.Feel the wind in your hair on a thrilling dog cart ride in Iceland. Meet the adorable Huskies and create memories that will last a lifetime. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
90minutes
Available:
Jul. - Nov.
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Husky Photo Shooting & Cuddling Tour in North Iceland

Take fantastic photos and cuddle up with some adorable Huskies on this tour to a kennel near Akureyri. Those travelling to North Iceland and are looking to create unforgettable memories with these charming dogs need to look no further. You'll meet the kennel staff just outside of Akureyri town in North Iceland. They will show you all the huskies and tell you about each one of them. The staff will explain how the Huskies behave and how they react in different situations. You will also learn about the Huskies' history, where they come from, their habitat and how to make them happy. The Huskies love to both cuddle and run around the Icelandic nature, making them popular for dog sledding. They are of a Siberian breed and all are of different colours, both in regards to their coat and their mesmerising eyes. Not only that, they are all of different age, sometimes this tour includes a few puppies, and they all have different characters. Children and adults alike will love this tour. Huskies are very intelligent, curious and friendly, making this the perfect tour for families. You'll spend 45 minutes cuddling these adorable dogs, learning all about them and shooting amazing photos which you can post straight to your social media.  After you've had enought cuddles, you are welcome to have tea or coffee in the kennel and enjoy the surrounding view of the fjords, river and mountains.You can also add a trip to the wellness centre and spa after the Husky experience. The Spa is located close by and there you can relax in a geothermally heated jacuzzi, unwind in a sauna or enjoy deep breaths at a relaxation room.Snap fantastic photos with some hard-working and charming dogs on this Husky Photoshooting and Cuddling tour. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
45minutes
Available:
Jul. - Dec.
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1-Hour Dog Cart Ride | Pick up from Reykjavik

Enjoy a husky tour while in Iceland and live an Arctic adventure off of the snow during the warmest months of the year. This tour is the perfect opportunity for animal lovers who would love to see the Icelandic countryside with a touch of adrenaline.Your guide will pick you up from Reykjavík and take you to the location where you will start your tour and on the way, will give you a little more information about your canine guides. Get to know your dog team before meeting them in person and surprise your musher with your knowledge.The ride is about 45 minutes long, with additional petting time; no dog has ever complained about extra cuddles! Get to meet and greet your dog team made of twelve Greenlandic, Alaskan and Siberian Huskies. Most of the pack is born and raised at our kennel by a family whose dogs' well-being comes first.Our huskies love attention, which will be given during the photo break. Sit back and relax to enjoy the scenery while our experience musher/guide shares his passion for their sport. This tour is suitable for ages six and above and it's an excellent choice for a family day out or a romantic excursion.Each dog team carries up to four participants. This is a guaranteed small group experience with the guarantee of one English speaking guide per dog team. Ask as many questions as you have, get to know more about what these working dogs do, what it takes to train them, and more.Due to the lack of snow during the warmest months of the year (June-October) this tour will operate on a modified sledge with wheels to travel across the grass. After the husky ride and petting the dogs, your driver/guide will return you to Reykjavík.Get to know some cute canines and experience the beauty of Iceland in a thrilling and unique way. Check availability by choosing a date.
Duration:
4hours
Available:
Jun. - Oct.
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Dog Sledding Tours

Embark on the ultimate arctic adventure with a dog-sledding tour through Iceland's wilderness.
Behind a pack of Siberian and Greenlandic Huskies, you will experience an ancient and thrilling mode of travelling while exposing yourself to astonishing natural landscapes.

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Dog Sledding Tours

Embark on the ultimate arctic adventure with a dog-sledding tour through Iceland's wilderness.
Behind a pack of Siberian and Greenlandic Huskies, you will experience an ancient and thrilling mode of travelling while exposing yourself to astonishing natural landscapes.
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