Farmer for a Day: 2 Nights



Farmer for a Day: 2 Nights

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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From:445 EUR
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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 2 nights
  • 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

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.

Itinerary

Arrival day

You arrive at Stóra-Ásgeirsá between 10-12 am to settle in your room. You will be provided with lunch, afternoon snack and dinner between farm duties and getting to know the area. 

Day 2

You wake up to the sound of silence in the Icelandic countryside. The farmers will introduce you to new farm duties and activities including the animals that will keep you entertained all day. Included in today's activities is a 1-houre horse riding tour where you will get to know the Icelandic horse. Meals throughout the day include breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack,and dinner.

Departure day

Today you are provided with breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, and farm duties. You will be asked to leave your room at 12:00 pm but you are welcome to stay on the farm for longer and take part in various activities.

Prices for summer/autumn 2017 (01.06.17-08.10.17)

€445 per person in a double room with shared bathroom
€195 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)

€435 per person in a double room with shared bathroom
€185 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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