Ridning, Island, Islandshäst, Häst
Ridning, Lava, Islandshäst
Ridning, Islandshäst
Ridning, Skog, Islandshäst
Strand, Ridning, Islandshäst
Varm källa, Ridning, Island
Hästar, Flock

Nature's Treasures and Rider's Pleasures - Summer

4-5 Nights Fr. £1.010

May - September
4-5 Nights
Fr. £1.010

16 May-04 Jul   fr. £ 1.027

07 Jul-04 Aug   fr. £ 1.054

08 Aug-12 Sep fr. £ 1.010


Explore the magnificent contrasts in the Icelandic scenery around the Hengill Volcano. Glacier rapids, warm streams and unique rock formations abound. In the evening you can enjoy a dip in a warm pool, an excellent dinner and quality accommodation at Hótel Eldhestar – Perfect relaxation after a day on horseback!

Day 1: Arrival to Keflavík - transfer to Reykjavík - Hveragerdi
Day 2: Riding tour Ölfusá and hot baths.
Dag 3: Riding tour to Reykjadalur and hot springs.
Day 4: Riding along the Ingólfs trail.
Day 5: Departure home (4N) or riding on the beach (5N).
Day 6: Departure home (5N).

Departures: May - september; Sundays and Thuresdays. Direct flights from Belfast (BHD), Bristol (BRS), Edinburgh (EDI), London Gatwick (LGW), London Heathrow (LHR), London Luton (LTN), Glasgow (GLA) and Manchester (MAN). Connecting flights from other airports in the UK also available.

General information about horseback riding tours
Information about the difficulty of the different horseback riding tours, what you need to pack and much other important information can be found here: More information

package highlights:

Reykjadalur
Ingólfsfjall
Beach ride on scenic black beach

Package includes

package includes:

Flights to/from Iceland including tax and luggage.
3 or 4 nights accommodation at Hótel Eldhestar. 1 night in a hotel/B&B in Reykjavík.
3 or 4 days of riding (55 km)
All meals included during the ride (breakfast, lunch and dinner), apart from the dinner on day 4 or 5.
Transfers from and to the airport, Transfers to and from Vellir to Reykjavík.
Guiding in English.
Personal service from our knowledgably consultants.
Travel protection equivalent to ATOL, through Kammarkollegiet, the Swedish statutory travel protection.

add ons:

Cancellation insurance upon illness.

Price information:

Prices are per person, based on two people sharing a double room. We always give you the best available price for flights, hotels and excursions.
Prices vary according to date and season, so it might be a good idea to search several different dates to get the best price.

Day description

Day
Day 1

Arrival to Iceland- transfer to Reykjavík - Hveragerdi

Day 1

Upon arrival at Keflavík Airport get the airport transfer bus towards Reykjavík and depart the bus at BSI Buss Station. A representative from Eldhestar welcomes you, and your transfer to the Eldhestar Farm Vellir, just outside Hveragerði, awaits you. At the farm a welcome dinner is served, and you will be briefed in detail about your trip over the next few days.

Day
Day 2

Below the Mountains

Day 2

This tour shows the beautiful landscape opening up between the mountains and the sea in Southern Iceland. We ride along the river Ölfusá and down to an island in the river delta. We then head up towards the mountains and continue along the Reykjafjall Mountain, where both sheep and horses graze in the summer. Before dinner you have the opportunity to soften up in the hot tub at Hotel Eldhestar or in the big and warm hot pot in Hveragerðis famous swimming pool.

Day
Day 3

The Hot Spring Valley – Reykjadalur

Day 3

This day-long tour offers spectacular views featuring the variety of the magnificent Icelandic scenery. We ride through lava fields towards the green hills of the valley Reykjadalur. In Reykjadalur valley we will see some hot springs and take a relaxing bath in a warm stream. On our way back to the farm Vellir, you can enjoy spectacular views over the waterfall Djúpagilsfoss and all the way down to the coastline, where we will see the Westman Islands on a clear day. This is a unique opportunity to experience Icelandic wilderness in all its variety.

Day
Day 4

Ingólfs Trail

Day 4

You will ride on excellent tölt paths and following a scenic trail in the footsteps of the first settler Íngólfur Arnarsson along the mountain Íngolfsfjall, which is named after him. On your way you will see the replica of a viking long house. After you have finished your ride for the day, around 15.30 o´clock, you will be transported back to Reykajvík and your accommodation there.

Day
Day 5

Departure home (3+1) or The Beach Ride (4+1)

3+1 nights tour
Breakfast at your hotel. If you have chosen the optional add-on of return transfer to the airport a transfer bus will fetch you at the hotel. You can also buy a ticket for the airport transfer bus on site.

4+1 nights tour
Our ride starts at the beach close to the small fishing town Thorlákshöfn. We follow the beach to where the river Ölfusá meets the sea. We then continue our ride on the soft river banks back to Vellir. After you have finished your ride for the day you will be transported back to Reykajvík and your accommodation there.

The tour can also start at Eldhestar's farm and end at Thorlákshöfn, depending on tides.

Day
Day 6

Departure home (4+1)

4+1 nights tour
Breakfast at your hotel. If you have chosen the optional add-on of return transfer to the airport a transfer bus will fetch you at the hotel. You can also buy a ticket for the airport transfer bus on site.

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