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From Reykjavik: Icelandic Horse Riding Tour with Transfer

Product ID: 214434
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Go on a 2-hour riding excursion at the Íshestar Riding Center in the Reykjavik area. Take a horse ride through the lava fields.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Swedish, English, German, Icelandic

Pick-up service

Your hotel in Reykjavik. Pickup starts 60 minutes before the tour departure time.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Ride through lava fields and along green hillsides
  • Lean about tölt, a special gait that Icelandic horses use
  • Make use of some of the best riding facilities in Iceland
Full description
Trot down the excellent riding paths of the Íshestar Stables in Hafnarfjörður. Enjoy the convenience of hotel pick-up and drop off from your hotel in Reykjavik. Ride through lava fields and along beautiful green hillsides. Discover rock formations in the lava. Learn the special gait of these horses, known as tölt.

Explore the beautiful landscape surrounding the Íshestar Stables. Ride across the dramatic lava fields, rolling hills, and flower-lined paths.

The locker room of the stables is well equipped. You will be provided with warm overalls, rain gear, riding boots, and helmets in their size. The Íshestar staff take will find a horse to suit your needs, as well as ensure your safety.
  • Horse riding as per itinerary
  • Riding helmets
  • Rubber boots
  • Rainwear or a warm outfit during the ride
  • English and Scandinavian-speaking guidance
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Departure for the tour is every day at 10:00 AM, 02:00 PM and 04:00 PM (July-August only).
• Children 8 - 15 years receive a 50% discount.
• If you choose to bring your own riding gear (riding boots, riding trousers, jackets, hats, gloves, etc.), then they need to be washed (40°C), dry cleaned or disinfected before arriving in Iceland. Used leather gear may not be brought into the country.
• Please note there is a weight limit of 110 kg/240 lbs for this tour.
• This tour is ideal for beginners as well as more experienced riders.
• The riding facility has a cafeteria that serves light snacks, sandwiches and drinks all freshly made on premises at reasonable prices. Or you can have lunch, served from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM buffet style for only 2000 ISK depending on availability unless you pre-book.
• Please note that you cannot take any backpacks or bags with you on the ride but there are safety boxes at the Riding Centre.
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Íshestar Riding Tours

Product ID: 214434