5 star rating: Highly Recommended 40 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
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

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
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
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.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2010

What a wonderful day! The organization was perfect, our guide was funny and well prepared. We first had a very nice horse ride crossing small rivers and enjoying the landscape. Just one note on the ride, they could have divided the group in 2 smaller groups, one for beginners and one for advanced. While we waited for the bus at the farm, we ate a good soup and had a chat with the locals. The tour continued to Thingvellir, Gullfoss and Geysir, amazing places and nice weather. We could have had a longer break in Gullfoss. Highly recommended tour!

Philip M
United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2010

We had a brilliant time on this excursion. I've never ridden before and survived smiling. The visit to Gulfoss and Geysir was breathtaking, especially in the winter conditions.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
February 2010

our tour guide was just amazing. He was basically our introduction to Iceland and his impression will last a lifetime

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2008

Lots of fun packed into a day. I have recommended this to other friends traveling to Iceland.

4 star rating: Recommended
October 2014

I was a little disappointed with the horse riding - we went in a circle around the farm; granted we were on the horses for quite a while and the staff were EXCEPTIONALLY welcoming and friendly. The horses were quite docile and big teddy bears. Wishing for better views - maybe suggest different route? But you leave directly from and back to the farm, so only so much you can see in that vacinity. For the Gulfoss and Geysir Express part - AMAZING. Our tour guide took us to a few different places along the way, was funny and entertaining, and only six of us on the tour which made it that much more enjoyable =)

4 star rating: Recommended
September 2014

Glad I did this tour, but, it was raining and cold and raw, it took away from experience. The Gulfoss waterfall and Geysir were amazing.

4 star rating: Recommended
July 2014

Loved our horse riding tour in the morning. The horses were adorable and easy to ride. The area we rode them through was stunning, even though it was cloudy and rained off and on. The afternoon tour was excellent - we had a wonderful tour guide who told us all kinds of interesting things about Iceland and Icelanders between destinations. Unlike other reviewers, I didn't feel rushed at any of the stops. I'm docking a star because we had about an hour and a half between horse riding and the bus tour and there was confusion about when the bus would pick us up for the second half. There was tasty soup and bread at the farm for 1000 ISK but I wish I had brought some extra snacks to make it a full lunch.

4 star rating: Recommended
July 2013

As I wanted to ride horses, see Gulfoss Falls, and did not really care about seeing the Blue Lagoon (not something the locals recommend though most foreigners would recommend), this tour was perfect for me.

4 star rating: Recommended
January 2013

The horse riding was fantastic!! So nice that they let you do some proper gallopping! NB. You need to pay for the lunch as it is not included in the overall price (I did not take any money with me, but luckily someone else on the tour lent me some - otherwise I would have starved!!) The rest of the tour was a bit rushed and we ended up seeing the Geysirs in the dark as we didn't get there till 5pm.Perhaps doing them as two sepparate tours would have been better.

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