Ride through lavafields like a Viking!

Riding on the Icelandic horse is something horse lovers have to experience at least once in their lives. On this tour, you get to enjoy the friendly horses on excellent riding paths. The riding tour is 1.5 – 2 hours and you will go through the lava fields surrounding Mount Helgafell volcano and onwards to the beautiful hillsides of the Bláfjöll mountains towering over the horizon.

The Icelandic horse came with the Norse settlers in the 9th century and they have been an important part of the Icelandic history.

Horse lovers shouldn‘t miss this tour!

Tour duration: 10:00 – 12:30 & 14:00 – 16:30

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Tour availability

All year 1 JAN 31 DEC

Available days:

  • Mon
  • Tue
  • Wed
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  • Fri
  • Sat
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Tour details

Duration: 5 hours

10:00 - All year
14:00 - All Year

Tour ID: IH01

What's included

  • 1.5 - 2 hour guided riding tour
  • All equipment needed for riding (rubber boots, rain gear or a warm outfit & protective helmet).
  • Pick up is operated by Íshestar & starts at 09:00 & at 13:00.



Additional information:

Due to safety reasons no pregnant women are allowed on the tour.
Weight limit is max. 110 kg (240 lbs).
Children under the age of 16 need to be accompanied by adults.
Children 7 years and younger are not permitted on this tour.

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