A shorter version of our popular Viking tour the Express day-tour offers experienced riders a unique opportunity to see the versatility of the Icelandic horse in breathtaking nature. Join our trained guides for an exciting ride across Kaldá river and around Mt. Helgafell or Heiðmörk nature park. Riding time is 2 1/2 hours.
Experience the versatility of the Icelandic horse and go straight into exploring the Reykjanes preservation area from our stables in Hafnarfjörður. Cross the Kaldá river and ride around the dormant volcano of Mt. Helgafell or into the gorgeous Heiðmörk nature park with fellow travelers from the Viking Tour and our trained guides.
When we arrive back at the stables enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and hot chocolate is available and feel free to ask our staff any questions about the Icelandic horse.
Please note that this tour is for strong intermediate riders that are comfortable and in control of the horse at all paces.
The choice of route is dependent on both season and weather and is subject to change to ensure a fun experience for everyone.
At Íshestar we take pride in our personal service and limit group sizes to be 20 or below per riding group to ensure a safe and enjoyable tour for all of our guests. We look forward to showing you the Icelandic horse in it´s natural surroundings!
- Riding helmets, rubber boots and rainwear / warm outfit during the ride
- Trained guides who speak multiple languages (English, Scandinavian and German)
- Please note that it is not allowed to ride with backpacks or bags but Íshestar provides complementary safety boxes at the stables for valuables.
- Warm Clothing
- Waterproof Clothing
- Comfortable Shoes
How do we get there?
Pick up starts at 11:30. Pick up from all pick up points in Reykjavik.