Farmer for a Day: 1 Night



Farmer for a Day: 1 Night

Experience life on an Icelandic farm and be an active participant in the daily farm activities. Meet the locals and get to know Icelandic culture, enjoy the company of farm animals and get involved in the daily farm life according to your wishes and time of year. This once-in-a-lifetime experience includes accommodation, meals, farm activities, horse riding tour, and memories that will make you smile for a long time. Available all year

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In the area

  • Kolugljúfur canyon 7 km
  • Borgarvirki 15 km
  • Hvammstangi village 22 km
  • The Icelandic Seal Center 22 km
  • Hvítserkur 31 km

Included

  • Accommodation for 1 night
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, dinner
  • 1-hour horse riding tour
  • Opportunity to follow farmers in the daily farm activities

Highlights

  • Insight into the daily life on an Icelandic farm
  • Hands-on experience with farm duties
  • Local stories and recommendations from the experts living in the area

Please bring with you

  • Please be dressed for farming
  • Camera
  • An adventurous mindset

Itinerary

Arrival day 
Arrival at Stóra-Ásgeirsá between 10-12 am. Lunch, afternoon snack, dinner and 1 hour horse riding tour.

Departure day 
Breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack and farm duties. Guests leave their rooms at 12:00 pm but are welcome to stay longer on the farm.

 
Examples of farm activities

Autumn season 
Sheep round up, feeding the animals (ducks, chickens, sheep, goats), getting eggs from hens and ducks.

Winter season 
Feeding the animals (ducks, chickens, sheep, goats), and getting eggs from hens and ducks.

Spring season 
Feeding the animals (ducks, chickens, sheep, goats), getting eggs from hens and ducks, assisting during lambing season.

Summer season 
Feeding the animals who are not out on the pasture (horses, ducks, chickens, sheep, goats, calves, pigs) and getting eggs from hens and ducks.

Prices for summer/autumn 2017 (01.06.17 - 08.10.17)

€280 per person in a double room with shared bathroom
€125 per child (2-11 years old) when sharing a room with two adults. Available upon request. 

Prices for winter/spring 2017-2018 (09.10.17-15.05.18)

€275 per person in a double room with shared bathroom
€120 per child (2-11 years old) when sharing a room with two adults. Available upon request. 

Please note: This tour is available upon request.  

 

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