Erupting geysers and the beautiful Icelandic horse

This day trip combines an exciting horseback riding tour in Iceland with one of our most popular tours – the Golden Circle.

We begin the day by driving to Eldhestar riding center located just outside Hveragerði, from where the horseback riding tour takes off. The Icelandic horse is a unique breed, known for its sturdiness and easy temperament, and has gained a legion of fans around the world. The ride lets you take in some of the local sights on horseback, and ends with a light lunch at the farm Vellir.

From there we continue our journey to Geysir geothermal area, where the erupting geyser Strokkur is the star of the show. We also visit the spectacular Gullfoss waterfall (Golden Falls) and Thingvellir National Park, with its amazing geology and history.

All riding is on excellent riding paths.

For horse and nature lovers!

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Tour availability

1 JAN 31 DEC

Available days:

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Tour details

Duration: 9 hours


Tour ID: SRE55

What's included

  • Bus fare
  • Guided tour
  • 1.5 – 2 hours guided riding tour
  • Protective helmet
  • Light lunch
  • Pick up is operated by Eldhestar between 08:00 and 08:30 (please be waiting at your designated pick up location at 08:00)


English, Scandinavian

Additional information:

Remember to dress warmly.

• English: Daily.
• Scandinavian* on THU & SUN.
*Not the riding part.

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Riding center located just outside the town of Hveragerði, 45 minutes from Reykjavík.



The great geyser at Geysir first began spouting in the 14th century and all the others around the world are named after it. Despite being dormant its successor, the hot spring Strokkur pleases visitors by shooting a column of water into to the air every 4 – 8 minutes.



Gullfoss is the queen of Icelandic watefalls and plunges into a crevice some 32 m deep. Your proximity to its edge is so close that you can feel the spray of the glacial water on your face.



Iceland´s best-loved National Park known for its exceptional beauty and historical importance. The park is also a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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