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Don't miss this opportunity to ride a friendly Icelandic horse into a lovely region of the Icelandic countryside including volcanoes, lava formations and lakes. Pure bred since Viking days, the sturdy Icelandic horse has a smooth gait for crossing rough Icelandic terrain, and are well suited for beginners and experienced riders. 


  • Transportation, guidance in English and warm overalls, raingear, riding boots and helmets 
  • Available tour dates and departure times available to view during the booking process
  • Transfers: The tour transfer coach will arrive outside your accommodation (Reykjavík only) beginning 60 minutes prior to the tour’s official start time. Please note: If your accommodation is not a valid pick-up location, find the nearest tour pick-up / drop-off location to you by entering your hotel address here.
  • Operated year round, approximate duration 4 hours (1.5 - 2 hours riding)   
  • Average tour group size: 20


  • No refund for unused travel services or land arrangements once a tour starts
  • Not included: meals and refreshments
  • Tour operated by Ishestar
  • All general inquiries, including change or cancellation requests, must be submitted online.
  • Terms and conditions, including changes and cancellations to your holiday, vary depending on your country of departure. Please refer to the applicable Icelandair Holidays terms and conditions.


  • Personal insurance is not included and is highly recommended

Horse riding tour at a beginner level with no previous riding experience needed. Participants must be able to get on and off the horse by their own strength. Minimum age for children is 8 years. Pregnant women are not permitted to join the riding tours.


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