Daily Departures!

 Tour 1a – Countryside Charm

This tour in the Icelandic countryside is ideal for families, groups… more →

Riding 1 hour
For groups 1 hour or 1.5 hours (tour 1b)
Pick up for groups (min. 8 persons)
All year round

 Tour 2a – The Heritage Tour

Explore Icelandic farm land. This tour takes us through meadows, along a lava field and a small… more →

Riding 1.5 – 2 hours & refreshments
All year round
Morning and afternoon

 Tour 2b – The Siggi Tour

On this tour we offer the best of what we have available, depending on weather and wind… more →

Riding 1.5 – 2 hours
All year round
Morning and afternoon

 Tour 2c – Specialty of the Season

Taste traditional Icelandic food and combine riding with tradition! This tour starts with riding in the spirits of the Vikings… more →

Riding 1.5 – 2 hours & traditional lunch

 Tour 2e – The Elfin Tour

Elfins are important creatures in Iceland. On this tour we see some places… more →

Riding 1.5 – 2 hours & lunch
All year round

 Tour 2d – Midwinter Warmth

After one hour on horseback, riders relax in Hveragerðis  swimming pool… more →

Riding 1 hour & thermal pool & lunch

 Tour 2g – Icelandic Diversity

Get in touch with Iceland’s nature on horseback and taste the treasures… more →

Riding 1.5 – 2 hours & lunch
All year round

 Tour 3a – Meadows & Mountains

We ride over meadows  and follow an old viking route along a mountain… more →

Riding 2.5 – 3 hours
All year round

Tour 3b – Soft River Banks

This tour is for experienced riders who would like to enjoy a brisk ride on an Icelandic horse in… more →

Riding 2.5 – 3 hours
All year round


Tour 3c – Horses & Hot Springs

Experience a variety of scenery and impressions! We ride on excellent riding trails along… more →

Riding 2.5 – 3 hours
All year round


        • Transfer from/to Reykjavik is included for tours 2a-3c. We pick up from hotels, guesthouses and BSI bus station.
        • Pick-up in Reykjavik is between 8:00 and 8:30.  Please be ready at 8:00.
        • For tours 2a & 2b pick up is also between 13:00 and 13:20.
        • Pick up in Hafnarfjörður, Mosfellsbær. Kópavogur and Seltjarnanes starts at 7:45.
        • Arrival in Reykjavik at ca. 13:00.  For tour 2a & 2b arrival in Reykjavik also ca. 17:15. The transfer bus departs from Hotel Eldhestar.
        • Meeting time at our farm Vellir at 9:00, for tour 2a & 2b also at 14:00, you find directions here.
        • All half day tours (except for tour 3b) are for everyone. We select horses according to riding skills and would like to give everyone the chance to try the special gait of the Icelandic horse, “tölt”, we do not ride only walk on our tours. Every rider is responsible for evaluating the own riding ability and physical condition. If you are not sure, please contact Eldhestar for booking.
        • Time on horseback 1-3 hours with breaks, starting with riding in the paddock.
        • Each tour starts with a short, practical riding introduction.
        • Eldhestar provides helmets and rain wear, during the winter also warm overalls. Please dress according to weather. You find more information about what to bring here.
        • The minimum age for most half day tours is 7 years. The minimum age for tour 3b 12 years.
        • Meals and services as described in the itineraries are included.
        • English speaking guides. On request also Scandinavian or German speaking guides.
        • The riding tours are subject to weather conditions and may be changed.
        • Riding on your own risk.