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Nature's Treasures and Rider's Pleasures

5.0 (8)
4 days 3 nights
Weight limit
120 kg / 265 lb

During this tour, we will spend 3 days exploring picturesque routes across diverse landscapes. 

Our rides will take place in the vicinity of our farm, allowing us to experience the striking contrasts of Icelandic nature through thrilling day excursions - from the fast-flowing, glacial waters of Ölfusá-river over broad meadows and mountains to the hot, geothermal streams of Reykjadalur. At the end of each day, there will be opportunities to unwind in a hot tub, savor a delicious dinner, and rest comfortably. Don't forget to bring your swimsuit.

from US$ 1 365
per tourist for 4 days
Departing from
BSÍ Bus Terminal Reykjavík, Vatnsmýrarvegur, Reykjavík, Iceland
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Number of individuals
up to 14 tourists over 15 years old
Only in the Horse Tours Club
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Photo Hróðmar B.
Hróðmar B. is the provider and guide of this trip
The provider speaks: English
I am one of the founders and owners of our organisation. I am an economist, have worked with horses in Iceland and abroad and also enjoy guiding wilderness tours.

Tour highlights

Enjoy Icelandic Volcanic Shores
The fascinating scenery of volcanic mountains towering over green hills and pastures
Follow the Viking Trails
Enjoy a narrow old Viking trail along the slopes of the mountain, riding in the footsteps of the first settler Ingólfur Arnarsson
Relax at the Hot Springs
Steaming hot springs and Reykjadalur`s hot river. Have the opportunity to relax in the valley’s warm, geothermal water

Route details

Day 1

After arriving at Keflavík Airport, participants take the “Flybus” to BSÍ bus station in Reykjavik. There you will be greeted around 17:30–18:00 by a representative, who will drive you to our farm close to the village Hveragerði. The day ends with dinner at the Hotel.

Day 2
Ölfusá River Delta
Day 3
The Hot Spring Tour Reykjadalur Valley
Day 4
Tour provider's comments

This tour is for everyone, but require very good physical condition as we cover 20-25 km per day and ride a lot of tölt (about trot speed). Participants must be able to mount a horse with little assistance.



3 nights

Our Hotel is a cosy countryside hotel with a luxurious atmosphere. The hotel’s interior is inspired by the colours and materials found in Icelandic nature, genuine craftsmanship and age-old traditions. It was built in accordance with ecological guidelines and is the first lodging in Iceland to be awarded the Nordic Swan Ecolabel.

3 nights
Our Hotel

Accommodation at Our Hotel in a shared double room with full board (breakfast buffet, lunchbox: sandwich & cookies, coffee/tea & home-baked cake, 3-course dinner). Dinner on the last evening is not included.

All rooms are outfitted with the luxurious Hästens beds, unrivaled sleep comfort handcrafted from sustainable, natural materials, such as genuine hypoallergenic horsehair, cotton, wool, flax and Swedish pinewood. Each room has a door to the garden, allowing you to step outside and observe the northern lights, weather and season permitting. Each room has washbasins and soap. Bed linens, towels, Wi-Fi and parking are included free of charge.

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Group meeting place
BSÍ Bus Terminal Reykjavík, Vatnsmýrarvegur, Reykjavík, Iceland
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Tour conditions


  • English speaking guide;
  • riding and safety equipment;
  • transfer from/to Reykjavik;
  • accommodation at our hotel or a nearby hotel in double rooms with private facilities;
  • all meals (breakfast, light lunch, coffee & cake, 3-course dinner).


  • flights;
  • tips;
  • transfer from Keflavík to Reykjavik;
  • personal expenses;
  • lodging tax 666,-ISK per room per night;
  • dinner on the last evening;
  • single supplement.

Group size

up to 14 tourists


4 days
3 nights

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

Good shoes, comfortable pants (riding pants not necessary), gloves and a buff is recommended and if you want to bring a camera, please bring a small waist bag as backpacks cannot be taken on horseback. Bring your swimsuit and towel! 

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Tour reviews

Based on 8 reviews
  • B
    12 Mar, 2024
    about provider
    This ride was my first activity in Iceland and turned out to be a great start! The staff is very well prepared and the horses are very easy to ride - especially the tölt which was fun to try! We got on the horses right away and spent almost the whole duration riding. That was great!
    12 Mar, 2024
  • K
    2 Mar, 2024
    about provider
    The establishment was well-structured and professional, with guides who were friendly, helpful, and very knowledgeable. The horses were charming and impeccably behaved. Among our group, three members possessed considerable riding expertise, while one had limited experience. Nonetheless, our guide adeptly matched our mounts to our respective skill levels and adjusted the difficulty of the ride accordingly, ensuring a delightful experience for all. Even our less experienced rider found the tolt technique comfortable and enjoyable. The excursion lasted 1.5 hours, meandering through picturesque countryside, encompassing a serene river crossing, and offering stunning views of the surrounding mountains and glaciers. We delighted in spotting whooper swans and ravens during our journey. Our guide also stopped for photos of us on horseback. Riding the Icelandic Horse was truly a pleasure, the team ensured it was so enjoyable. Thank you for a lovely equine experience on our trip to Iceland.
    2 Mar, 2024
  • P
    26 Feb, 2024
    about provider
    It was an amazing experience! Anna made it perfect! We did the horse riding first and went to the hot springs after. It was just wonderful!
    26 Feb, 2024

Dates and Prices

  • Any dates on request during the season
    1 Jan – 31 Dec
  • from US$ 1 365
    29 May – 1 Jun 4 days 3 nights
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    2 – 5 Jun 4 days 3 nights
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    5 – 8 Jun 4 days 3 nights
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    9 – 12 Jun 4 days 3 nights
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    12 – 15 Jun 4 days 3 nights

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