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Don´t book too late!

Don´t book too late!

Almost all our longer and wilderness tours this summer are now fully booked. We still have places available on some of our shorter tours, such as: Tour 9 – Around the Volcano,  Tour 11 – Krýsuvík and the Blue Lagoon, and Tour 12 – Thingvellir and...
Two hopeful landmarks for Iceland are on the horizon

Two hopeful landmarks for Iceland are on the horizon

My team and I wish all of you a Happy New Year! The title of this newsletter refers to two important matters that Icelanders and the entire world face. The industry of harvesting blood from pregnant mares has provoked a lot of discussion among Icelanders. It involves...
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

It is now close to the end of 2021. For all of us, this year has been one of the strangest, most difficult, and challenging years for all of us. Despite difficulties, we kept our tours going last summer and into the fall and winter. Before we look ahead, we want to...
These little things are huge…

These little things are huge…

This fall, our farm offers you many experiences and activities that add more depth and fullness to life. Imagine beautiful autumn colours – yellow and yellow-brown covering moss, grass, bushes, and trees. Here you find harmony between the colours in the landscape and...
Look Forward to 2022 with Eldhestar

Look Forward to 2022 with Eldhestar

Now, our summer is over, and it turned out even better than we expected. It started slowly, but bookings really got going in early July.  Thanks to all who decided to visit us this summer and. We hope that everyone enjoyed their trip. Eldhestar’s preparations for next...
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...