Off we go

Tour info

Duration
1 day
Group Size
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Meeting Point
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Why take this tour?

Spending a whole day travelling on horseback is truly Icelandic! At the beginning of the trip, you will be introduced to your two best friends for the day: your horses. While riding one of them, you will lead the other horse beside you and later on change. Our guides will explain to you how to do that comfortably. Riding Icelandic style with a “hand-horse” is certainly a unique and wonderful experience. During the ride, you will follow the Húseyjarkvísl stream and explore the glacial river delta Héraðsvötn, where you will see a wide variety of birds during the season. You will be enjoying the impressive panorama of the Skagafjörður mountains while tölting on nice and comfortable riding paths.

What’s included?

  • Coffee and/or Tea

  • English speaking guide

  • Plastic lunch boxes and saddle bags, to transport your food and drinks while riding.

  • Rain Jackets/Trousers if required

  • Riding Helmet

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 24h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

Our short riding tours in the Skagafjörður area are ideal to get a first impression of the Icelandic horse. Meet this wonderful 5-gaited breed, try out its specialty, the tölt, and be inspired by its well-balanced character, compliance, strength and endurance! Whether you are a first-time rider, a fanatical horse enthusiast or anything in between, we’ll either have the right tour for you in our program or create a customized experience suited to your individual needs and wishes. We offer short riding tours from one hour up to day tours. With experienced guides at your side, you might be crossing rivers, climbing up and down steep mountains, tölting over smooth fields or visit the scenic waterfall “Reykjafoss”. There is no better way to explore the beautiful landscape of Skagafjörður than on horseback. We also offer multi-day riding holidays for all experience levels. Visit our web site for further details!

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