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Our first real days are off to a good start

Our first real days are off to a good start

Eldhestar’ s business is picking up momentum. Our guests are enjoying the half-day and day trips. They have been going smoothly for a few weeks now. The pace reminds us of our first years in 1987-1989. The number participating in these trips has been growing with each...
History partially repeats itself

History partially repeats itself

More than a hundred years ago, a virus epidemic broke out in Iceland, as well as elsewhere in Europe. It was named “The Spanish Flu.” The same year, 1918, a volcanic eruption began in Iceland. One of the largest volcanoes in Iceland, Katla, began erupting in November....
Positive Attitude is our Strength

Positive Attitude is our Strength

Newsletter January/February 2021 We hope the new year has started well for all of you. The winter has been very kind to us here at Eldhestar and in South Iceland in general. Elsewhere in the country, people have been experiencing heavy snowfall and cold weather. We...
Newsletter December 2020 – Merry Christmas

Newsletter December 2020 – Merry Christmas

Dear Guests, It is now close to the end of 2020. It has been one of the strangest, most difficult, and challenging years for all of us. We have had to live with limitations and different guidelines due to Covid-19. The company has had to adapt and restructure in order...
Early Winter’s Day

Early Winter’s Day

The first snow has covered the mountains around the farm and temperatures have dropped below zero. Winter has officially began in Iceland and it is the best time to enjoy snowy landscapes, late sunrises, early sunsets and Northern lights. Now when we have very few...
Look Forward to 2021 with Eldhestar

Look Forward to 2021 with Eldhestar

As strange as times feel now, looking ahead realistically is bracing. One thing is sure. This pandemic will loosen its grip slowly but surely. Brighter times lie ahead. Just when is difficult to predict but expecting it sooner rather than later will help us now....
The Eldhestar Brochure for 2021 is here!

The Eldhestar Brochure for 2021 is here!

Download the brochure in English here Download the brochure in German here Download the brochure in Swedish here Download the brochure in Danish here Eldhestars new brochure for 2021 can now be downloaded from our Web site. You can choose between four different...
The Fall, The Winter – A New Reality!

The Fall, The Winter – A New Reality!

A lot happened this August. Most of our tours through mid-August were well booked. We are very thankful to all our guests for coming in these uncertain times. Further down, you will find photos taken on the last Kjölur tour of the summer, which started 15 August. We...
Back to Earlier Times in Iceland: New Experience!

Back to Earlier Times in Iceland: New Experience!

When Iceland opened its border on the 15th of June, our shorter and longer/wilderness tours started. Now, in July, we have run almost all our scheduled tours (except two), or they will take place. Our guests thoroughly enjoyed their tours. We were extremely happy to...