Viking Horse Riding Tour (5 hours) | Reykjavík

Viking Horse Riding Tour (5 hours) | Reykjavík

Ride on excellent riding paths across stunning lava fields, crossing Kaldá River, around Mt. Helgafell or into Heiðmörk Nature Reserve. The Viking Tour starts with an introductory ride in the morning at Íshestar Stables in Reykjavik area. After lunch at the centre you will head out again and try the different gaits of the Icelandic horse. Be prepared to ride trot, tölt or a short canter and really experience the versatility of the Icelandic horse. The Viking Tour Express joins the Viking Tour in the afternoon. Daily all year.

Operated by: Íshestar

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Íshestar, Sörlaskeið 26, Hafnarfjörður


  • 4.5-5 hours horse ride
  • Lunch at the riding centre
  • Safety helmets
  • Rubber boots
  • Rainwear or a warm outfit during the ride
  • English and Scandinavian-language speaking guidance
  • Transfer to and from the Riding Centre


  • The versatility of the Icelandic Horse
  • Vast lava fields
  • Green hills and a moon-like landscape

This tour is only recommended for strong intermediate riders. You should be in comfortable and in control at all paces, firm seat, comfortable in the saddle for up to 7 hours.


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