days 5 days nights 4 nights
Weight limit
120 kg / 265 lb

Experience the variety and beauty of Icelandic nature. We start in the lush district of Fljótshlíd, the setting of one of the Icelandic Sagas. From there we ride into Thórsmörk, one of the most beautiful valleys in Iceland, which is only accessible by crossing glacial rivers. We spend a night surrounded by green forests, volcanic mountains and glaciers before continuing along the foot of Eyjafjallajökull volcano. We also visit the impressive canyon Stakkholtsgjá and stop at Seljalandsfoss waterfall.

This tour gives an amazing opportunity to experience the diversity of the Icelandic horses in its natural environment, far from civilization, and how Icelanders travelled in the old days with a herd of free-running horses. Every rider gets the chance to try 2 or 3 different horses each day, which develops riding skills.

US$ 2 100
per tourist for 5 days
Date of Travel
Number of tourists
up to 12 tourists over 15 years old
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Photo Hróðmar B.
Hróðmar B. is the organizer and guide of this trip
The organizer speaks: English
Hróðmar, one of the founders and owners of the organisation. He is an economist, has worked with horses in Iceland and abroad and also enjoys guiding wilderness tours.

Tour highlights

Discover the settings of the Icelandic Sagas
Ride through the lush district of Fljótshlíd - the setting of one of the Icelandic Sagas.
Explore beautiful and mysterious Thórsmörk
Visit one of the most beautiful valleys in Iceland named after the Norse God Thor.
Visit the famous glacier and volcano Eyjafjallajökull
We follow the river Markarfljót along the slopes of the famous glacier and volcano Eyjafjallajökull, riding on the soft ground covered by the ash of the volcano’s eruption in 2010, which has changed the landscape in this area considerably.

Route details

Day 1

Tour members who arrive the same day to Iceland should take the Flybus from the airport to the final bus station BSÍ in Reykjavík. We will greet you at BSI or at your hotel/ guesthouse in Reykjavik between 17:30- 18:00 and drive you to our farm. There you will be lodged in our new Guesthouse or Hotel as you choose. 

We will get to know each other during dinner at our Hotel. The day will end with a detailed description of the tour (might be next morning).

Day 2
Hveragerdi – Torfastaðir
Day 3
Stóra-Mörk – Thórsmörk
Day 4
Thórsmörk – Stóra-Mörk
Day 5
Stóra-Mörk – Torfastaðir
Tour organizer's comments

This tour requires basic riding skills with a secure, balanced seat and a good physical condition. We ride up to 45 km per day mostly in the gait tölt and take a herd of free-running horses with us part of the tour, which requires a certain speed.



Guest House
1 night
Camp Site
3 nights

Accommodation at guesthouse (1 night) in shared rooms and sleeping bag accommodation in farmhouses and a simple mountain hut (3 nights in shared rooms), full board.

1 night
Our Guesthouse

Accommodation in a Guesthouse in 2-4 bedrooms (shared rooms) with made up beds and shared facilities.

The guesthouse offers a comfortable living room, shared bathroom facilities, tea kettle that can also be used to make instant coffee, and small refrigerator, however, we do not offer cooking facilities. Guests that stay at the guesthouse are welcome to use all facilities and services of the Hotel, including the hot tub and restaurant.

3 nights

Travel recommendations

Group meeting place

Capital Region, sveitarfélög Reykjavíkurborg, Reykjavík Airport

Tour conditions


  • English speaking guide;
  • riding and safety equipment;
  • transfer from/to Reykjavik;
  • accommodation at our guesthouse\farmhouse;
  • full board.


  • flights;
  • tips;
  • transfer from Keflavík to Reykjavik;
  • personal expenses;
  • dinner on the last evening;
  • single supplement.

Group size

up to 12 tourists


5 days
4 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. 

Cancellation of booking

Dates and Prices

  • US$ 2 100
    28 May – 1 Jun, 2024 5 days 4 nights
  • US$ 2 100
    5 – 9 Jun, 2024 5 days 4 nights
  • US$ 2 100
    18 – 22 Jun, 2024 5 days 4 nights
  • US$ 2 100
    27 Jun – 1 Jul, 2024 5 days 4 nights
  • US$ 2 100
    16 – 20 Jul, 2024 5 days 4 nights
  • US$ 2 100
    28 Jul – 1 Aug, 2024 5 days 4 nights
  • US$ 2 100
    7 – 11 Aug, 2024 5 days 4 nights
  • US$ 2 100
    14 – 18 Aug, 2024 5 days 4 nights
  • US$ 2 100
    26 – 30 Aug, 2024 5 days 4 nights
  • US$ 2 100
    3 – 7 Sep, 2024 5 days 4 nights
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