Icelandic Horse Riding and Glacier Walk

1. Mar - 31. Oct Daily About 12 hours Your hotel / guesthouse in Reykjavik EASY Min 10 years old

Tour description
€259 per person

Experience two legends of Iceland in one tour, by riding an even-tempered Icelandic horse like the Vikings did, and walking in the labyrinth of the Solheimajokull Glacier within the same day.

The day starts with a two hour long horse riding tour in the Icelandic nature. In the spirit of  the true Icelandic Vikings, enjoying the company of the friendly and well tempered Icelandic horse. Whilst the exact location will be decided on the day and determined by weather conditions and participants’ riding experience, the rugged and dramatic nature of Iceland offers the ideal setting for an unforgettable horse riding experiene.

After the riding tour, newly baked bread and the soup of the day will provide some energy before starting the glacier adventure, venturing past Eyjafjallajokull Volcano and towards Myrdalsjökull Glacier, one of Iceland’s largest glaciers. Upon arrival on the Solheimajokull Glacier Tongue, equipped with crampons and ice axes, the group will set off on a glacier walk to discover a wonderland of ice sculptures, ridges and deep crevices that together create a truly wonderful and magical experience.

Tour highlights

  • Horse riding in the unique and dramatic landscape of Iceland
  • The popular and well tempered Icelandic horse
  • Walk to the Labyrinth of Solheimajokull glacier
  • View of Eyjafjallajokull glacier
  • View of Myrdalsjokull glacier

Did you know?

That more than 10% of Iceland is covered by glaciers? Its not without reason, that the country is often referred to as the land of ice and fire!

Included

  • Pick up and drop off from your hotel / guesthouse in Reykjavik.
  • Professional English speaking guide.
  • Horse ride and all necessary riding equipment.
  • Glacier gear and safety equipment.
  • Newly baked bread and soup of the day for lunch.

Good to know

Please note that pick up from hotels / guesthouses starts up to 30 minutes before scheduled departure time.

This tour has a minimum age requirement of 10 years old.

The weather in Iceland can be unpredictable, so it is recommended to bring warm and waterproof clothing, and sturdy hiking boots.

If you do not have hiking boots and waterproof clothing, these can be rented for a small fee.

The horse ride is tour is approximately 1.5 – 2 hour long  and the total duration is about 12 hours.