Golden Circle


What a great time you will have getting acquainted with the sure-footed, docile, enduring and good-natured Icelandic horse. Enjoy a 2 hour riding tour in the beautiful mountain area of the historical Mosfellsdalur vally only 15 minutes from Reykjavík. After the riding experience, you can have light lunch at Laxnes farm. After coffee and tea you will be picked up by a bus and head to the national park, Thingvellir, esteemed for its unique geological features, natural beauty and the importance it played in our country’s history. We will also see the ancient parliament, Alþingi, that was founded in 930 A.D.

On our way to the impressive waterfall Gullfoss, time is spent visiting the geothermal area Geysir with its spouting hot springs. This tour takes us through fertile agricultural areas and we will stop for a photo stop at the symmetrical crater Kerið. We will also visit a greenhouse community, Hveragerði, where geothermal energy has been harnessed in greenhouses in which fruits, vegetables and plants are grown with ease. After a short drive, we will be back in the capital.


This tour is for everybody, the family can enjoy this adventurous trip together, beginner or good riders.

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Quick Facts

Departure:
Daily from Reykjavík City Hostel and Reykjavík Downtown Hostel at 9:00 am, all year round.

Price 2014:
Adults: 17.900 ISK
Children under 12 years: 8.350 ISK
Lunch: 1000 ISK

Included:
Riding helmet, rain wear or a warm overall, English speaking guides and all transfers.

Duration:
9 hrs


 

How to book

This tour is bookable upon arrival in our Reykjavík hostels or by sending an e-mail to tours@hostel.is.

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