Explore icelandic nature at its best and get to experience and authentic Icelandic hot spring bathing. Whether on horseback or bathing in the hot spring, you will enjoy some of the most beautiful, untouched country in Iceland. Ride on the mountain paths on our sure-footed Icelandic horse up to Reykjadalur (“Smokey Valley”). This is a geothermal area so you will experience hot springs up close and bath in the pure nature. This is the ideal place to take a break, relax in the untouched natural hot stream and enjoy the company of your group before continuing our ride back to our starting point. You will enjoy the great view over the village Hveragerði and the surrounding area. On a clear day, you might even see the Westman Islands. The tour is about 15 km where you will enjoy panoramic views, hot springs and, of course, the Icelandic horse. At the end of the tour, you will enjoy a homemade soup and bread at Sólhestar base, before a drop off at your hotel. Total duration with pickup 8-9 hours, without pickup 6-7 hours and the riding time will be about 4-5 hours.
Please note that hotel pickup and dropoff begins 1 hour prior to arrival, at 08:00. It is of course optional to take a self-drive to our stables and enjoy the tour.
Please make sure to bring your swimsuit with you.
Riding skills: for beginners and experienced riders
Why this tour
We picked this tour as it gives you the perfect chance to explore the Icelandic nature where you will bathe in a hot stream like a local. You also get a 15 km, 4-5 hour horseback riding tour with views over south Iceland that will surely amaze you.
- Guided 4-5 hour horse riding tour
- Hotel Pick-up and drop-off
- Homemade soup and bread
- Hot Stream bathing
- Outdoor Clothing
- Protection Helmets
We do our very best to be flexible and give a refund in case of cancellation. If a cancellation is made with more than a week’s notice (7 days) we give a 100% refund. If a cancellation is made with less than 7 days notice, we will guarantee 70% refund. If a cancellation is made with less than 2 days notice (48 hours) there is no refund.“NO SHOW” bookings will be charged in full.
Terms & Conditions
All tours and activities are very weather and condition dependent. Sólhestar has the right to change the itinerary or cancel tours if necessary. Weather in Iceland changes fast so last minute changes or cancellations might come up. Please respect the decisions made – Safety is always our priority! INSURANCE We advise all our clients to have travel insurance.
If tours are cancelled due to weather or another factor outside our control before the tour starts, you will be offered a different date for the tour. If that is not possible you will receive a full refund.
All tours are undertaken entirely at guests / clients own risk and they must take proper responsibility for their own risk.