Reykjavik Odyssey: Walk, Talk, and Ride

Reykjavik Odyssey: Walk, Talk, and Ride
Reykjavik Odyssey: Walk, Talk, and Ride
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  • Duration5-6 hours
  • Group Size12
  • Meeting LocationIngolfur Square

Tour description

Welcome to your crash course in all things Icelandic! Embark on our Reykjavik walking tour, your gateway to our captivating country.
Designed to acquaint you with the essence of Iceland, this tour ensures you make the most of your stay, whether you’re a newcomer or a seasoned traveler.
Consider it your initial immersion into Reykjavik (though, naturally, we suggest settling into your accommodation and dropping off your bags first).
Our family-friendly excursion breathes life into Iceland’s rich history, weaving thrilling tales and delving into Icelandic mythology.
Together, we’ll traverse the bustling city center, exploring iconic landmarks like the Harpa Concert Hall, Reykjavik Harbour, and the distinctive Hallgrímskirkja Church (and don’t worry, we’ll teach you the correct pronunciation).
Additionally, we’ll uncover hidden local gems, including a visit to an Elf home—an experience reserved for those in the know.
Our aim isn’t just to showcase the well-trodden tourist sites but also to immerse you in the unique and amiable ambiance of our eccentric city.
Prepare for a mini Icelandic language lesson, enabling you not only to walk like a Viking but also to converse like one.
Throughout the tour, we’ll reveal our preferred spots for dining, drinking, and exploration, along with insider knowledge of unbeatable happy hour deals.
Get ready to discover Reykjavik through the eyes of locals who are eager to share their beloved city with you.
And that’s not all!
Once the walking tour concludes your riding tour begins shortly after!
Explore the breathtaking Icelandic landscapes from a unique perspective as you saddle up and ride through stunning terrain, creating unforgettable memories of your Icelandic journey.

Please note that the walking tour starts at Ingolfur Square – there is no pick-up included.

For the horse riding your pickup will start at 13:00 from the location chosen during the booking.

The walking tour ends at 12:00 this will give you ample time for a lunch break and to get to your hotel in time. 

What's Included

  • A comprehensive Reykjavik walking tour, offering an immersive introduction to Icelandic culture and history.
  • Expert guidance from knowledgeable local guides, providing insights into iconic landmarks such as Harpa Concert Hall, Reykjavik Harbour, and Hallgrímskirkja Church.
  • Follow your city walk with a horseback riding tour, offering breathtaking views of Icelandic landscapes from a unique perspective.
  • Exploration of hidden local gems, including a visit to an Elf home—a unique experience exclusive to those on the tour.
  • Insider recommendations for dining, drinking, and exploration, ensuring an authentic Reykjavik experience.

Good to Know

  • The meeting location for the walking tour is at Ingolfur Square - the Pickup option is used for the horseback riding tour
  • Please dress weather-appropriate, that means being prepared for everything as Iceland is very unpredictable! :)
  • The Pick-up for the horseback riding starts at 13:00 from your hotel/accommodation chosen during the booking.

Why Your Friend in Reykjavik Recommends This Tour

This your crash course in everything Icelandic! Explore Reykjavik City with a guided walk through our historic downtown area and close off your day with a scenic horseback ride through our scenic landscapes. 

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