Horseback Riding Viking Tour

Horseback Riding Viking Tour
Horseback Riding Viking Tour
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  • Duration3 Hours or 5 Hours with Transfer
  • Group Size20 pax max
  • Meeting LocationPick-up from Reykjavik or Sörlaskeið 26, 220 Hafnarfjörður

Tour description

Horseback Riding Viking Tour

Experience the Icelandic horse surrounded by unique nature outside Reykjavík’s city center! 

Experience the versatility of the Icelandic horse and go straight into exploring the Reykjanes preservation area from our stables in Hafnarfjörður. Cross the Kaldá river and ride around the dormant volcano of Mt. Helgafell or into the gorgeous Heiðmörk nature park with our trained guides.

Meet at the location 

This is meet at the location tour, but you can add the pick-up option from Reykjavik while booking. The pick-up from the designated bus stop or your hotel directly starts 1 hour before the departure time. If you are arriving by own car, please be at Ishestar Stables 30 minutes before the tour begins. 

Horseback riding 

The riding time is around 2.5 – 3 hours. 

This tour is for strong intermediate riders that are comfortable and in control of the horse at all paces.

The route choice depends on season and weather and is subject to change to ensure a fun experience for everyone.

At the stables 

When we arrive back at the stables, it’s time to enjoy complimentary coffee, tea, and hot chocolate. Feel free to ask our staff any questions about the Icelandic horse! 

Cancellation policy

Refund if canceled at least 1 day before the event. 

What's Included

  • 2.5 - 3 hours horseback riding tour
  • Riding helmets, rubber boots and rainwear / warm outfit during the ride
  • Trained guides who speak multiple languages (English, Scandinavian, and German)
  • Safety boxes for valuables

Good To Know

  • Note that the riding time is 2.5 - 3 hours, total 5 hours with transfer
  • The minimum age for this tour is 12
  • The weight limit is 110 kg/240 lbs
  • If you are arriving by own car, please be at the Ishestar Stables 30 minutes before departure
  • Please note that it is not allowed to ride with backpacks or bags, but Íshestar provides complimentary safety boxes at the stables for valuables
  • Please dress according to the weather; solid shoes, warm clothes, and waterproof layers are recommended

Why Your Friend in Reykjavik Recommends This Tour

This is probably the most effortless tour available for experienced riders in Iceland. Meet the unique Icelandic horses on this exciting ride!

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