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News – September 2019

News – September 2019

The start of September marks the end of Eldhestar’s summer schedule for all longer and shorter tours around Iceland. The only tours we still offer are those near our farm Vellir, such as Around the Volcano, as well as our diverse day tours for our guests at Hótel...
Recharge in the Barnyard

Recharge in the Barnyard

Environmental affairs have always been close to the heart of Eldhestar’s spokespersons. In 2002, for example, Hótel Eldhestar was the first hotel and guesthouse in Iceland to fulfil the requirements for the Nordic Swan voluntary eco-licensing system. Clearly,...
Sum Up 2018

Sum Up 2018

Dear fellow Eldhestar-Riders, Around Christmas and New Year‘s Eve, we wanted to look back onto 2018 and thank all of you for riding with us! We had a fantastic year with you and our horses on all of our tours! A successful year comes to an end, with around 11.000 km...
Enjoy Iceland with ”Glacial Experience”

Enjoy Iceland with ”Glacial Experience”

Most people visit us for their interests of the Icelandic horse. People come for 1 hour’s horseback riding, a 1-day riding tour or even several days on the highlands, away from the crowd, riding the unbeaten path where the only thing you hear comes from the horse´s...
Winter in Iceland

Winter in Iceland

How do you survive the winter in Iceland?Well, we have to say that this is a question we often get asked and it needs some more sentences to explain.First to say is that even our country is called ICE-land it is not as ice-cold as it sounds. Indeed, our winter is...
Newsletter 2 – April 2019

Newsletter 2 – April 2019

Our last Northern Lights Tour was in mid-April. This concluded our winter season 2018-2019. The popularity of these tours has clearly increased year-on-year. More guests came on our trips this winter than since the trips began 6 years ago. The luck of these groups, of...