Tour 4a – Bike & Ride
2.5 hours biking & 1.5-2 hours riding
Enjoy an active day! The program starts at the old harbor in Reykjavik city center with a bike tour guided by a local who shows you the most popular sights and some secrets in Reykjavik. The route may include but is not limited to the following places: Reykjavik’s south facing beach – Ægissida, University of Iceland campus, Nordic House, Reykjavik’s Catholic Cathedral, Parliament building, Reykjavik’s Old Harbor, Tjörnin City Lake and City Center. We also pass the home of some of Iceland’s most famous people. After about 30 minutes lunch break you will be picked up by Eldhestar at the harbor and drive to our farm Vellir for a riding tour in scenic surroundings. You will get to try the special gait of the Icelandic horse, “tölt”, on nice trails along meadows with views of volcanic mountains. The program ends with coffee, tea or hot chocolate and home-baked cake, before we take you back to Reykjavik.
Included: 2.5 hours city sightseeing by bike (easy, about 7 km), bike helmet, 1.5-2 hours on horseback, refreshments, transfer to Eldhestar and back to Reykjavik. Return to Reykjavik ca. 17:15.
Please note: Transportation to the harbor and lunch is not included. There are several possibilities to buy light lunch close to the harbor.
Minimum age: 10 years.
Morning: 9:45 at Reykjavik Bike Tours, Ægisgarður 7 (at the old harbor, look for two bright red shipping containers near the water. This is the same street, where you will find the whale watching companies.).
Afternoon: 13:00 at Reykjavik Bike Tours, Ægisgarður 7 (see above). You will be picked up and taken to Eldhestar’s farm Vellir for the riding tour.
This tour is available every day from May 15 to October 15.