Tour 5A – The Hots Springs Tour
5 – 6 hours with stops / Available May 20 – September 15 / Bathe in a hot river
This tour offers spectacular views and a surprising variety of magnificent Icelandic nature and offers the opportunity to take a relaxing bath in a warm stream.
Tour 5B – Below the mountains
5 -6 hours with stops / Available all year round
On this day tour, we discover the beautiful landscape opening up between the volcanic mountains and the Atlantic ocean in southern Iceland.
Tour 5C – Riding and Relaxation
2,5 – 3 hour riding / Available all year round / Thermal pool
Spend a relaxed day in the countryside! After riding for 2,5 – 3 hours through lava fields and meadows, we relax in a warm, soothing geothermal water of the hot pot or relax in the steam sauna.
Tour 5D – Riding and Hiking in Reykjadalur Valley
1,5 – 2 hour riding / 2 – 2,5 hours hiking / Available all year round
Enjoy an active day in a great environment! Here we combine riding, hiking and bathing in a hot spring in a single tour.
Tour 6A – The Beach Ride
4 – 5,5 hour riding with stops / May 15 – September 15 / Minimum 4 riders
Experience the extraordinary, the volcanic beach, the river banks and islands of the Ölfusá delta and great views! We take the horses in the trailer to the small fishing town Thorlákshöfn where we start the tour with a ride on the long, black beach.
Tour 6B – Volcano Hengill and the Hot Spring Valley
5 – 6 hour riding with stops / May 20 – September 15 / For experienced riders
This is an ideal tour for experienced riders wishing to enjoy a day on horseback in varied Icelandic landscape.
Good to know
At your own risk
Every rider is responsible for evaluating the own riding ability and physical condition. If you are not sure, please contact Eldhestar for booking.
Transfer from/to Reykjavik is included. We pick up from hotels, most guesthouses and BSI bus station (not from Airbnb and private addresses).
From Reykjavik is between 8:00 and 8:30. Please be ready at 8:00. Pick up in Hafnarfjörður, Mosfellsbær, Kópavogur and Seltjarnanres start at 7:45.
All tours have an English speaking guide. On request, we can also provide Scandinavian or German speaking guides.
All tours start with a short, practical riding introduction.
The minimum age for tours 5A – 5D is 8 years. The minimum age for tour 6A is 10 years, children 14 years and younger are required to have riding skills. The minimum age for tour 6B is 12 years.
Safety equippment is included
Eldhestar provides helmets and rainwear, during the winter also warm overalls. Please dress according to weather. You find more information about what to bring here.
The riding tours are subject to weather conditions and may be changed.