Horse riding tour and 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 (not included in price but can be bought on-site).


After coffee and tea you will be picked up by a bus and head to the national park, Þingvellir, 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.


Quick Facts

Departure:  Daily from accommodation in Reykjavík at 9:00 am, all year round.

Price 2017: Adults: 21.900 ISK / Children under 12 years: 10.450 ISK

Lunch can be bought on-site. 

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

Duration:  Riding is 1,5 - 2 hrs depending on season. In total 9 hrs


How to book

This tour is bookable on our website, upon arrival in our Reykjavík hostels or by sending an e-mail to




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