Viking Express Horseback Riding Tour

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Duration5 hours
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DifficultyDemanding

The Viking Express is a great opportunity for experienced riders to get to know the Icelandic horse.

What to expect?

Experience the versatility of the Icelandic horse and go straight into exploring the Reykjanes preservation area from our stables in Hafnarfjörður. Cross the Kaldá river and ride around the dormant volcano of Mt. Helgafell or into the gorgeous Heiðmörk nature park with fellow travelers from the Viking Tour and our trained guides.

When we arrive back at the stables, we'll treat ourselves to a well deserved cup of coffee, tea or hot chocolate.

Please note that this tour is for strong intermediate riders that are comfortable and in control of the horse at all paces. The choice of route is dependent on both season and weather and is subject to change to ensure a fun experience for everyone. At Íshestar we take pride in our personal service and limit group sizes to be 20 or below per riding group to ensure a safe and enjoyable tour for all of our guests. We look forward to showing you the Icelandic horse in it´s natural surroundings!

AGE LIMIT TO RIDE ON THIS TOUR IS 12 YEARS OLD AND MUST HAVE GOOD EXPERIENCE RIDING IN OPEN TERRAIN.THE WEIGHT LIMIT FOR ALL OUR TOURS IS 110 KG/240 LBSIF YOU ARE ARRIVING BY OWN CAR, PLEASE BE AT THE ÍSHESTAR STABLES 30 MINUTES BEFORE DEPARTURE

Please note that the riding time is 2 ½ - 3 hours, total of 5 hours with transfer.

What is included?

  • Riding helmets
  • Wellies and rainwear
  • Warm outfit during the ride
  • Trained guides who speak multiple languages (English, Scandinavian and German)

Please note that it is not allowed to ride with backpacks or bags but Íshestar provides complementary safety boxes at the stables for valuables.

Additional Details

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher for this experience to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: Free cancellation anytime prior to tour.
  • Quality Assurance: Travelade works with selected local partners we trust to provide the highest standard of quality service.

Meeting Point

  • Pick up and drop off anywhere in Reykjavik for a small fee
  • Íshestar stables in Hafnarfjordur, approx 20 min drive from downtown Reykjavik

$131