The Heritage Horseback Tour | Tröll Expeditions

The Heritage Horseback Tour

Explore the Icelandic landscape through meadows and lava fields.

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LocationFrom Reykjavík
Duration1-2 Hours
TransportationIncluded
DifficultyEasy
AvailabilityAll Year
HotelNot included
BreakfastNot Included

Availability

All year

Activity

A journey through meadows, and lava fields, while taking in the stunning views of volcanic mountains and agricultural land.

Difficulty

easy

Safety

All partisans wear a helmet.

Information

As you pass several farms, they will give us an idea of how agriculture has developed in the last decades.

Duration

1,5-2 hours riding

Location

Pick up in Reykjavik, horse riding in South Coast of Iceland.

Overview

On this tour, we will take a journey through meadows, lava fields, and a small river, admiring the volcanic mountains and farmland. Along the way, we will get a glimpse into the evolution of agriculture by visiting various farms. On top of that, we will be able to experience the unique gait of the Icelandic horse, the "tölt," on the lovely riding trails. We invite you to have coffee and home-baked cake to finish the tour.

About the Tour

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Location Pick-up

Daily tours start at 09:00. We offer pick-up service from the BSI central bus station, hotels, guesthouses, and designated bus stops between 7:45 and 8:30 in the morning and between 13:00 and 13:20. Please note that we cannot pick up from private apartments and Airbnb accommodations.

Return to Reykjavík at around 13:00 and 17:15.

Is the ride difficult

The ride is easy, we encourage everyone over 7 years of age to join this magnificent journey.

Safety

Everyone is required to wear a helmet.

Eldhestar has strict security measures in place. For safety reasons, you cannot bring backpacks, large cameras, selfie sticks, or other bulky items on the horses. Small waist bags are allowed. Horse riding is a potentially risky activity; you participate at your own risk.

Is the ride season bound

The tour is available all year, but it's a good idea to bring extra clothing like socks, gloves, and a hat on rainy days or during winter day tours if you get wet during the ride.

What to bring

To participate in the horse riding tour, you'll need to wear sturdy shoes, good sneakers or narrow hiking boots, and comfortable pants (riding pants are not required). It's a good idea to bring gloves and a thin hat under the helmet (a "buff" is a good choice). If you want to carry small items like a camera, you should bring a small waist bag (backpacks are not allowed on the horses). On rainy days or during winter day tours, it's a good idea to bring extra clothing like socks, gloves, and a hat in case you get wet during the ride.

Important information

The maximum weight for participants is 120 kg.

All used riding gear, such as boots and saddlebags, must be disinfected before coming to Iceland to prevent the spreading of infectious diseases that could threaten the horses. That typically includes washing riding wear and cleaning helmets, shoes, and safety vests with iodine or another disinfectant.

Used riding gloves and leather items, such as chaps, are not allowed.

Highlights...

✓ Riding trails to try the unique, smooth gait of the Icelandic horse, "tölt."

✓ Admire volcanic mountains and the farmlands.

✓ Get a glimpse into the evolution of agriculture by passing by various farms.

✓ Journey through meadows, lava fields, and a small river.

✓ Enjoy coffee and home-baked cake to finish the tour.

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