Dog Sledding: Amazing tour and Borgarfjörður Area

 

Please note: Due to the popularity of this tour, we recommend booking it well in advance. Please contact us for information on availability.

 

During this experience above 750 meters of altitude  you will be guided by a Musher who will drive your sled dog team over the second largest glacier of Iceland.

 

You will get to meet the pack and your musher will provide you with information about the dogs and share his passion of dog sledding  while you can enjoy the amazing view of the mountains, glacier and lava fields around.

Half way during the tour we will take a break for you to take pictures with the dogs and offer them a good belly-rub.

 

The magical white snow field feels like paradise, take a deep breath, relax you are in Iceland!

 

During the transport from and to Reykjavik you we will stop at some interesting sights with your guide: Borgarfjörður area, Deildartunguhver (Europe's highest -flowing hot spring), and the beautiful Hraunfossar/Barnafoss waterfalls. You will be driven through the lava fields into the Hvítá river and Kaldidalur mountain route with incredible moon landscape!

 

Midnight Sun Variation: 

 

The sky turns red, but it never get dark during the Midnight Sun. Half-way during the tour we will take a break for you to take pictures with the dogs and offer them a good belly-rub. The magical white snow field feels like paradise; take a deep breath, relax, you are in Iceland! (natural phenomena are all up to Mother Nature). 

 

 

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Quick Facts

 

Departures every day except Mondays until August 15th. After August 15th, this tour is operated on low-lands.  

 

Price Summer 2015:

42.900 ISK per person. 

Children (2-11): 50% discount.

 

Midnight Sun Version: 46.500 ISK. 

Children (2-11): 50% discount. 

 

Price for dry-land tour (Borgarfjörður not included): 30.500 ISK per person (3-4 hours in total).  

 

Minimum 4 adults (please feel free to contact us if you're a single traveller).

 

Departures:

Pick up from accommodation in Reykjavík 9:45 -10:45.

Midnight Sun Version: Pick up from Reykjavík between 18:45 and 19:15.

 

Duration:

8 - 9 hours in total. Time dog sledding: 45-60 minutes. 

 

Included:

Transport, guide, dog sledding, thermal suit, and woolen gloves. 

 

Please bring: Warm waterproof clothing, hat, gloves, sunglasses, and good outdoor shoes for walking on snow. 

 

 

 

How to Book

This tour can be booked upon arrival at our Reykjavík Hostels or by contacting tours@hostel.is

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