5 star rating: Highly Recommended 33 Reviews

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  • Location: Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Duration:  9 hours (approx.)

Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Viking Horse-Riding and Gulfoss and Geysir Express Tour from Reykjavik. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2014

Great combinations of the tour. The horse-riding activity was exciting. The icelandic horses were loyal and easy to control. It took us about an hour to wait for the coach but complimentary food and coffees were served, so it wasn't a problem at all.
The landscape of Gulfoss and Geysir was awesome.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
March 2014

Riding the horses was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2014

The people at Laxnes (the stables) were the nicest people I have ever met! They went above and beyond to give us a good time. They even sent an extra rider to accompany our daughter, to lead her horse since she was a bit young to control the horse. Amazing time, simply amazing...the views, the beautiful and gentle horses, the people, etc! The bus trip afterward was good, but paled in comparison to the morning adventure. :)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2014

This tour was the best one we have ever experienced. The Viking horse-riding will live in our memories forever. The Laxnes farm was wonderful and the home cooked lunch (1,000isk) was just what we needed after riding. These horses were the kindest, most patient horses we have ever ridden, and the scenery was breathtaking. The Gulfoss and Geysir tour afterwards did not disappoint. Our photos do not do justice to the Iceland scenery. I highly recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2014

great trip! everyone at the farm was super friendly, the horses are awesome, our guide for the Golden Circle half day tour was very knowledgeable. A must do when in Iceland!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2013

Even though it was pouring rain, I had a wonderful time! The trail was beautiful and the horses were so much fun. The farm had all the rain-proof coats and pants that we needed and it kept us warm and comfortable. After the ride we warmed up with some delicious soup and hot coffee. The tour bus part was a little rushed and I would have liked to explore some of the locations at a slower pace, but since I only had a few days in Iceland, this was a nice way to see it all.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2013

Best, most comfortable and most well behaved horses we've ever been on. Also the horse farm was very pleasant to visit and the hospitality and warmth of the owners was incredible. Would definitely do it again.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
January 2013

We had a fantastic time and the folks at Laxnes Horse Farm were wonderful. The horses were very safe (I had a broken wrist and still managed to ride) but we also were able to trot and canter a bit on the trails. I might even suggest trying to squeeze two horse rides into your trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2012

It is of so much fun! The staff are very helpful and welcoming and the tour is just magnificent.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2012

It was great! Very friendly staff. The trail was about 2 hours long, well worth your money. It rained on and off and they gave everyone water proof gear. A lot of celebrities have visited the place.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2012

Absolutely fantastic from the driver to the lunch. I am afraid of horses but these horses are very easy to ride and the scenery is spectacular. If you aren't a rider, wear thick jeans or your thighs will bruise. Exceptional and plan on going again

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2012

The Viking horse riding was so much fun. I recommend having lunch at the horse farm after the ride. The soup and breads were amazing.
Great guide on the Gulfoss and Geysir tour. I learned a lot about Iceland, both historically and geologically and saw 2 beautiful places..

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2011

I give this trip five full stars plus! The horseback riding hosted by a small family farm provided the most fun of the day. My husband, a very beginning rider, said it was the best part of the whole day. I am an experienced rider and really enjoyed the small group, riding these wonderful small horses at their special 'tolt' gait, and the incredible staff at the Horse Farm. They provided a delicious soup, breads, strong coffee, and pastries as well as answered my many questions about the kind and very willing Icelandic horses. Seven thumbs up on this part. The trip by bus to the Gulfoss waterfalls and the 'Geisers' were great. The driver was very safe and the guide provided rich information about the history and the geographic of the countryside and the places we visited. This was a well-organized tour. We saw everything promised with good time at each place to enjoy what we came to view. We were back in the city on time having learned about and seen some of the natural beauty outside of Reykjavik. Thank you Viator!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
November 2010


5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2010

Knowledgeable and patient, very attentive as to matching the skills of the rider to an appropriate horse. The ride itself is a wonderful trip out into the countryside and the dogs are absolutely delightful. I have never seen a happier dog than the one that trailed after our group of riders running merrily through the fields. The simple lunch offered after our ride ( consisting of soup and bread ) was the most delicious meal I ever had. A perfect excursion.

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