Evening Red Lava Riding Tour

July - August Tues/Thurs/Sat About 2 hours Reykjavík with pick up included Easy Min 12 years old

This evening horse riding tour is an adventure you’ll be sure to never forget. Journey with us on horseback to the area we call Red Lava Hills and Rauðavatn lake, where you’ll experience raw Icelandic nature, just a short drive outside of the city.

We only ride in intimate groups to ensure complete safety and to provide personal and friendly service. This tour is about 5-7 km, depending on the riders experience, though no experience is required, this tour is completely suitable for beginners, whilst those with more experience can choose between different routes in the area.

We will either ride on a beautiful and smooth-riding path along the Red Lava Hills or, for a group of more experienced riders, we will ride by Rauðarvatn Lake.

You’ll experience the tölt gait to the fullest, which the Icelandic horse is most know for. As well as see stunning nature views, if you’ve got a taste for the outdoors, then come ride our beautiful horses in beautiful surroundings.

Tour highlights

  • Experience the midnight sun
  • Ride the famous Icelandic horses
  • Experience the volcanic landscape
  • See beautiful nature views


  • 1.5 hour horseback riding tour
  • Outdoor clothing
  • Safety helmets
  • Appropriate footwear
  • Horseback riding instructions

Good to know

  • Beginners are welcome!
  • Please remember to wear water- and windproof clothing that will keep you warm and dry. We recommend bringing thermal layers, a winter hat, scarf, gloves, and warm socks.
  • Pick-up begins 60 minutes before tour departure.
  • If you’re meeting us at our base, then please be at our location 30 min before the tour begins. (Google maps: Solhestar horse rental Reykjavik)


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