South Iceland with its wide open spaces and tradition of exploring the undiscovered, is the ultimate destination for horse lovers, and this one hour horse riding tour gives you the perfect chance to see the unspoiled Icelandic countryside. You will share in local knowledge, on a riding experience of a lifetime and get to know the most famous breed in the world, the Icelandic horse. This tour is suitable for beginners and more experienced riders, as we can choose between routes in the area, depending on the capability of the riders. We will either ride on a beautiful and smooth riding path along the Ingólfsfjall Mountain or, for a group of more experienced riders, we will ride by and in the river Gljúfulá. On both routes, you will enjoy natural riding paths and a wonderful setting for horseback riding where you will get to know the friendly Icelandic horse. The horse riding itself will be 1,5 – 2 hours which gives you plenty of time to explore the countryside and breathe in the fresh air while riding the most famous breed in the world.
Please note that hotel pickup and dropoff begins 1 hour prior to arrival, at 08:00 for the 09:00 tour and at 13:00 for the 14:00. It is of course optional to take a self-drive to our stables and enjoy the tour.
Why this tour
This tour gives you the chance to explore the beautiful countryside in the Olfuss area. This tour is suitable for both beginners and more experienced riders and you will have plenty of time to get to know your horse and the amazing natural surroundings.
- Guided 1,5-2 hour horse riding tour
- Hotel Pick-up and drop-off
- 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.