Horse riding & Golden Circle afternoon tour
Available all year round
This tour will allow you to make the most of your time in Iceland. In one day you'll get to go horse riding on the Icelandic horse and see the most famous sights in Iceland.
You'll start the day by enjoying a riding tour in the
idyllic landscape of Mosfellsdalur valley, located just out of Reykjavik city. The
riding tour is suitable for all ages and experience levels, from
beginner to expert. After the riding experience and a short break
we head to the National Park Þingvellir, with its remarkable geological
features. The Icelandic Parliament - Alþingi - was founded on the site
in 930 AD., making it the oldest still-functioning parliament in the
world. We then visit the impressive glacial waterfall Gullfoss and the
geothermal area around Geysir and Strokkur with its spouting geysers.
The tour takes us through fertile agricultural areas and we visit
Hveragerdi village with its numerous greenhouses, before heading back to
Reykjavik over the mountain heath Hellisheiði.
Pick up time
From Reykjavik 09:00
See price info here.
Pick up and drop off from your hostel, bus transfer to/from the horse riding and sightseeing tour, English guidance the whole day.
Riding gear and protective suits are provided but we recommend you dress warmly and bring gloves and a hat and wear wam socks/boots.
All trips are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants.
Reykjavik Backpackers or the tour operator do not assume any responsibility for
accidents which are caused by its customers or can be traced to their own
actions. Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating
that they realize that all outdoor activities carry an inherit risk.