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Horse Riding Holiday Along Forgotten Trails in North Iceland - 4 Days

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What to Expect

This exciting riding holiday lets you experience the pristine nature of the glacier river delta Héradsvötn on your way up to the mountains, where you will follow some of the lesser-known trails through the outback of Skagafjörður.

You will enjoy the company of two horses for the whole riding tour. While riding one of them, you will lead the other one along, so you can change horses during the day.
Riding time approximately 3 hours on the first day, 6 hours on the second day and 5 hours on the third day.

This riding tour is self-catering, you will have to bring your own packed lunch for the rides every day and prepare your own meals in your cottage in the evenings.

You will be accommodated in one of our high standard, wooden cottages for the 3 nights of the ride. All guests have access to a private bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen in their house. In the middle of the cottage area, you will find a large stone-built hot pot where you can relax after a long day in the saddle.

Please keep in mind that his riding holiday is not suitable for beginner riders. Intermediate riding skills or better is required to participate.

Full, detailed itinerary is available on request.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Hestasport, Skagafjarđarvegur, Iceland, Varmahlíð, Iceland
Departure Time
3:00 PM
4 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Three Horse riding days
  • Three nights in a high standard, private cottage with access to a stone-built hot pot
  • Use of helmets, rain gear, saddle bags
  • All ground transportation during the ride
  • Transfer to and from Iceland
  • Transfer to and from Varmahlíð
  • Meals, drinks, snacks
  • Riding breeches, boots, jackets, and gloves
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


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