From Reykjavík: Icelandic Horse Riding Tour in Lava Fields

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Embark on a guided horse-riding tour in the Reykjavík area and take on the scenic riding trails beyond the capital. Cross lava fields on horseback and look out for interesting rocks, flora, and fauna.

Highlights

  • Pass through lava fields and along green hillsides
  • Enjoy beautiful surroundings as you ride
  • Make use of some of the best riding facilities in Iceland

Description

Seeing Iceland’s volcanic fields on a horse, with local guides who know the area like the back of their hands on this 1.5-2 hour horse-riding excursion from Reykjavík, with optional hotel transfers. Enjoy friendly horses on excellent riding paths at the Íshestar Stables in Hafnarfjörður. Ride through lava fields and along beautiful green hillsides. Look for different rock formations in the lava while experiencing the special gait of these horses, known as tölt. The Íshestar Stables are unique in Iceland with fantastic facilities set in beautiful surroundings just outside the town of Hafnarfjörður, about a 20-minute drive from Reykjavík. The facilities and the fascinating area provide endless opportunities for riding, hiking, and other outdoor activities. The changing room of the Stables is well-equipped. All customers are provided with warm overalls, rain gear, riding boots, and helmets in their sizes. The Íshestar staff take pride in finding horses to suit individual needs, as well as secure the safety of everybody.

Includes

Horse riding as per itinerary Riding helmets Rubber boots Rainwear or a warm outfit during the ride English and Scandinavian-speaking guidance

Important Information

  • All riders must be able to mount the horse by their own strength Children that are 7 to 15 years old receive a 25% discount Riding gear (riding boots, riding trousers, jackets, hats, gloves, etc.) needs to be washed (40°C), dry cleaned or disinfected before arriving in Iceland. Used leather gear may not be brought into the country You cannot take any backpacks or bags with you on the ride but there are safety boxes at the Riding Centre where you can store your valuables

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