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On this exceptional “off-season” trip, you‘ll enjoy the diversity of the Icelandic landscape without the haste of the summertime. Our reliable and strong horses will carry you directly into nature´s tranquility and won’t mind frozen ground or scrunching snow. We ride along farmers’ trails and head for the impressive waterfall “Reykjafoss”. During wintertime, it‘s frozen and full of icicles. You will never forget the unique experience of exploring your surroundings on horseback – just like the Vikings did. Please let us know if you have any previous riding experience. This helps us choose the right horses for you. You can do this on the check out page.
Of all the natural jewels in northern Iceland, see the ones that most interest you on a customizable private day trip from Akureyri for up to eight people. Travel by 4x4 vehicle to waterfalls, craters, lakes and more, such as Dettifoss, Lake Mývatn, Goðafoss or the Mývatn Nature Baths. With a guide, create an itinerary that suits you and your group.
Explore the highlights of northern Iceland without the crowds on this private guided tour. Starting in Akureyri, head for the teeming Goðafoss waterfall and Lake Mývatn, before continuing on to Europe's largest waterfall Dettifoss.
Venture into northern Iceland’s spectacular scenery—and don’t worry about finding your own way there—when you book this private, full-day sightseeing tour from Akureyri. Depart in the morning from your local hotel or other convenient location, and travel in a comfortable vehicle. The itinerary is entirely customizable, and based on your interests; popular stops include Dettifoss (one of Europe’s most powerful waterfalls), Lake Myvatn (a volcanic lake), the Arctic coastline, and much more.
To visit Iceland's remote Highlands, you need the correct vehicle and, preferably, the company of a guide. Go well off the beaten track and undertake an extensive exploration of the region on this tour from Akureyri. In a small group, hike across the same lunar landscape as the NASA-trained Apollo astronauts to Askja Caldera. See Herðubreið Mountain, the Herðubreiðarlindir oasis, Lake Askja, and Víti, an explosion crater formed in 1875.
The ideal tour for your first experience with the Icelandic horse! Enjoy a break on your journey in Iceland when discovering Skagafjörður, a mythical region for Icelandic horses. The scenic landscape alongside the river Svartá between prominent mountains provides a wonderful setting for horseback riding and getting to know more about our four-legged friends.Please let us know if you have any previous riding experience. This helps us choose the right horses for you. You can do this on the check out page.
This trip begins with a highlight: after a short ride on countryside tracks, we will arrive at the amazing waterfall "Reykjafoss". You will soon understand why Icelanders describe it as "the steaming falls"! Later on, you will be having fun crossing quite a few rivers on your trusted companion, the Icelandic horse. In the amazing natural paradise of the river delta Héraðsvötn you might, depending on the season, be able to watch birds hatching or pick a handful of crowberries whilst taking a short break. The terrain offers the best possibilities to fully experience the gaits of the Icelandic horse, especially the famous tölt. Please give us some details about your previous riding experience. This helps us choose the right horses for you. You can do this on the check out page.THIS RIDE IS NOT SUITABLE FOR BEGINNERS!
Experience the wild landscapes and rugged terrain of Iceland’s north—without disturbing the serene nature—on a guided horseback trek in Varmahlíð. Go with a guide who will lead you along a route tailored to your riding experience and move at a speed comfortable for you. A helmet is provided, as is rain gear if needed.
Avoid the crowds of the typical group tours and go off the beaten track in a Super Jeep. This private tour takes you to such stunning natural landmarks as Goðafoss waterfall, Lake Mývatn, and the Tjörnes Peninsula.
Spend a day discovering Iceland’s untouched beauty by going on a private super jeep tour. Take the stress out of driving on unfamiliar roads and river crossings by having a driver for the day. You’ll explore Eyjafjörður valley and the incredible views up to the Highlands. A highlight of the day is bathing in the healing waters of Laugafell hot springs and admiring the scenic vistas.
Iceland is renowned for its natural wonders but few travelers get chance to explore the wild landscapes of the north. Venture off-road into the remote Kerlingarfjöll Highlands on this full-day tour from Akureyri and admire the striking rhyolite mountains, explore the Hveravellir geothermal area, and take a dip in a natural hot spring. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
On this tour we wisit, Goðafoss, Aldeyjarfoss and Hrafnabjargarfoss waterfalls.After having explored all those waterfalls its time for a refreshing bath in Laugarfell hot spring in the middle of the Icelandic highlands, view over Eyjafjörður on the way down from the highland, Certified, local guide. Tour duration 8-9 hours.
The remote Tröllaskagi peninsula on the Arctic coast of Iceland is dotted with family-owned food and drink businesses that few travelers get the chance to experience. Visit boutique businesses in Siglufjörður and Ólafsfjörður: Segull 67 Brewery and Kaffi Klara Restaurant. Enjoy beer and tapas tastings, and hear snippets of local history from people who live and work in Iceland’s Arctic north.
Gjastykki is a beautiful and rugged rift valley to the north of the caldera Krafla, in the north of Iceland.Gjastykki was literally blown apart by the eruption of Krafla during the years 1975-1984. Two of the three areas that were active during that time are still warm.The area is covered with multicolored slag from the Krafla eruption and bears stark witness to the movement of the tectonic plates.On this 8 hour tour you will experience both common destination points of interest and some less visited, where you will enjoy a unique local experience of solitude and tranquility -Litla Viti crater-Stora Viti crater-Theistareykir geo thermal area-Togarahellir cave-Husavikurfjall Mountain top
We leave from Húsavík and drive up to heath Reykjaheiði, through the 2600-year-old lava Þeystareykjahraun and to cave Togarahellir. From there we continue upwards to old craters called Litla-Víti and Stóra-Víti. The way back we follow old trails up to the top of Ht. Húsavíkurfjall where we can enjoy an amazing view over Skjálfandi bay and Kinnarfjöll mountains.
The Icelandic Horse is the only horse breed in the world that has these 5 different gaits: Walk,trot, gallop, tölt and pace. If you are an experienced rider or even a real expert, come to us and let our amazing horses cast a spell on you!A highly skilled riding teacher will lead you into this unique equestrian world. By riding 2-3 different horses you will soon discover the particular potential of the 5-gaited Icelandic Horse.This program takes place at Vindheimamelar show grounds and surroundings and is a good balance of practice and hacking.Please let us know about your previous riding experience in as much detail as possible. This helps us choose the right horses for you. You can do this on the check out page.THIS TOUR IS NOT SUITABLE FOR BEGINNER RIDERS!
Spending a whole day travelling on horseback is truly Icelandic! At the beginning of the trip, you will be introduced to your two best friends for the day: your horses. While riding one of them, you will lead the other horse beside you and later on change. Our guides will explain to you how to do that comfortably. Riding Icelandic style with a “hand-horse” is certainly a unique and wonderful experience. During the ride, you will follow the Húseyjarkvísl stream and explore the glacial river delta Héraðsvötn, where you will see a wide variety of birds during the season. You will be enjoying the impressive panorama of the Skagafjörður mountains while tölting on nice and comfortable riding paths.
Dog sledding is so much fun!During winter we offer dogsled trips in Hálsaskógur, close to our home, Kjarnaskógur near Akureyri or various locations.What a great way to travel, sitting on a sled and being pulled by beautiful, strong huskies.Petting and pictures included.
The Askja Caldera tour brings out the essence of Iceland nature experience. The day begins early, heading into the barren wastelands of Iceland´s interior. Our ride is a Jeep and the CO2 impact of the whole trip is offset by a certified agent.There will be stops along the way in order to meet locals who show us the “hows” and “whats” of living in this wonderful place of contrasts. Along the way there will be plenty of photo ops, offering the chance to capture the incredible beauty and landscapes that go from lush to lunar. Lunch stop is en-route depending on conditions on the way, including delicious locally sourced ingredients. We will stop by to visit the place that NASA used as a training ground for astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin for the Apollo 11 lunar landing in 1969.Askja is an active volcano, which last erupted in 1961. The tour includes a hike to the explosion crater Víti (e. Hell) where it is possible to bathe in the geothermal lake in the crater.
Join our 10-hour private Snæfellsnes tour to explore the beautiful sights of Iceland. The waterfalls Bjarnafoss, Kirkjufellsfoss, the famous Kirkjufell Mount in Game Of Thrones and experience the caving activity included. Highlights of the tour:1. Arnarstappi 2. Búðir3. Vatnshellir cave4. Djúpalónssandur beach 5. Kirkjufell mountAnd many other beautiful sights that we will pass on the way.