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Let’s have some fun horseback riding

Riding Tours.  Reykjavík Riding Center offers three riding tours each day. We pickup from 08.45-09.10 in the morning. At 13.45. in the afternoon and at 19.45 for the eveningtour, and drive up to the Reykjavik Riding Centre where coffee awaits.

Max 10 people on each tour

The Center is about 8 min. from city center and offers six different horse riding tours from Reykjavík, Iceland. We offer excellent facilities in the largest equestrian centre for the Icelandic horse in the world. About 2000 meters from the Centre are Rauðhólar or Red Hills a unique natural phenomena surrounded by lava formations and Heiðmörk a peaceful and beautiful area, all these places you can experience and enjoy in the city tours offered by the Reykjavík Riding Center.

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DayTours

1.  Adventure Tour with lunch, half day - HOT PICK

 
Beginners and advanced riders

We ride on well trained horses along comfortable riding paths in Rauðholar accompanied by specially trained guides, then a spice Lobster soup is served in our beautiful café. The whole tour is about 3-½ hours, the time spent on horseback being around 1-½ hour .

Tour from around 09:00 – 13:00 at the hotel.

Also available from around 13:45 - 17:30

Price 11900

 

2. Adventure Tour with Lunch: Full day

 We ride on well trained horses along comfortable riding paths in Rauðholar accompanied by specially trained guides, then a hot Lobster soup is served in our beautiful café. After lunch we  watch a short film and then take  another riding tour around lake Elliðarárvatn. The whole tour is about 7 – 8 hours, the time spent on horseback being around 3-½ - 4 hours

Tour from around 09.00 – 17.00

 Price. 19900 ISK.

 
 
3. The Wonders of Iceland with Swimming pool
 
The tour begins with about an hour and half hour riding tour around Rauðhólar (Red Hills) on our famus Icelandic horse, accompanied by specially trained guides. Lobster soup is served in our beautiful café and after enjoying the food we walk from the dam above Elliðaárdalur along the Salmon River into the valley. Woods, plants and lava formations are examined as well as the pleasure of strolling along clear and rich salmon rivers probable the only such in world situated in the middle of a city. About seven species of ducks can be spotted swimming on the reservoir and on the rivers. The tour ends in relaxation in the Árbær Swimming Pool. Entrance fee to the pool included. Tour from around 09.00 – 15.00 at the hotel.
 
Price. 16.900. ISK
 
3. The Wonders of Iceland with Árbær Museum
 
The tour begins with about an hour and half – two hour riding tour around Heiðmörk and Rauðhólar accompanied by specially trained guides. Lobster soup is served in our beautiful café and after enjoying the food we walk from the dam above Elliðaárdalur along the Salmon River into the valley. Woods, plants and lava formations are examined as well as the pleasure of strolling along clear and rich salmon rivers probable the only such in world situated in the middle of a city. About seven species of ducks can be spotted swimming on the reservoir and on the rivers.
After enjoying the scenery in Elliðaárdalur we visit Árbær Museum, an open-air museum of Old Icelandic houses and take an hour-long walk around the Museum with a specialized guide from the museum. Entrance fee to the pool and Museum included. Tour from around 09.00 – 15.00 at the hotel.
 
Price: 16.900 ISK
 
4. Private Tour:

Do you want to offer your guest or friends an unusual entertainment? How does a riding tour around beautiful riding paths in Heiðmörk and Rauðhólar ending in a delicious picnic or a soup sound? Few people would say no to such an offer. An expert guidance around the area and an introduction to the Icelandic horse is included as well as a demonstration on how to treat this particular breed of horses. 

(Arranged by special order for minimum 2 people up to 40 people). 

 Price 19900 ISK.

 

5. Private Lesson:

Do you want to leran to ride the Icelandic horse ? Take a private lesson by one of our leding riding instructor of the Icelandic horse. The instructor takes you through how you buld up the training and the gates of the Icelandic horse and you will ride at least 4 of the five gates the Icelandic horse has. Riding time is about 60 min.

Price 19900 ISK.

 
 
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Eveningtours & Special order

 

Evening Tours - Party on into the Midnight Sun

 

The Icelandic Summer night (1 Mai – 15 September)

Pick up at the hotel from 19.45 – 20.15

The horses are saddled and prepared and then we ride through Rauðhólar or Red Hills and from there into Heiðmörk with an experienced guide. We go past Elliðavatn and examine the bird life and the beautiful nature that surrounds us.  We stop for about half an hour and the riders gather around to enjoy a late picnic which includes Icelandic food and drink. Ample time will be given to enjoy the midnight sun. When we return to the Reykjavik Riding Centre the tour ends at our inhouse bar before transport back to the Hotel around 23.00-24.00

Tour from around 20.00 – 24.00 at the hotel.

Price 18900

 

Private Tour:

Do you want to offer your guest or friends an unusual entertainment? How does a riding tour around beautiful riding paths in Heiðmörk and Rauðhólar ending in a delicious picnic or a soup sound? Few people would say no to such an offer. An expert guidance around the area and an introduction to the Icelandic horse is included as well as a demonstration on how to treat this particular breed of horses. 

 

(Arranged by special order for minimum 2 people up to 40 people).  

Price. 19900 ISK

 

Private Lesson: 

Do you want to leran to ride the Icelandic horse ? Take a private lesson by one of our leding riding instructor of the Icelandic horse. The instructor takes you through how you buld up the training and the gates of the Icelandic horse and you will ride at least 4 of the five gates the Icelandic horse has. Riding time is about 60 min.

 

Price. 19900 ISK

 

Dream Come True: 3-6 day tours

 Borgarfjörður – Löngufjörur – Hekla volcano !

 

Have you ever daydreamed about a fun filled riding tour around Icelandic nature? Allow us to send you an idea for the perfect tour for your group or send us your wishes and we design a tour in accordance.  We offer for example 3-day tours in Borgarfjördur with an excursion around Snæfellsnes, which ends in a beautiful ride along the sands of Long Beach (Löngufjörur). This tour can be extended up to six days journeys covering more ground and exploring the diverse nature of Borgarfjörður and Mýrar even further for three days and then taking a three-day ride along Long Beach (Löngufjörur). 

On these tours everything is included (hotel stay, food, transport, horses and the works). This is a chance to see this country from a different and completely new perspective as well as literally travel in the style of the first inhabitants of Iceland. Get to know Iceland in an exclusive and personal way. 

 

(Organized by special order). 

Price varies in accordance to the features of individual trips.

Have you ever daydreamed about a fun filled riding tour around Icelandic nature? Allow us to send you an idea for the perfect tour for your group or send us your idea for a dream trip and we design a tour in accordance.

info@reykjavikridingcenter.is

Tours taken with tour guide Óli Flosa

 

 

 
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Dream Come True

Dream Come True: 3-6 day tours

Borgarfjörður – Löngufjörur – Hekla volcano !

 Have you ever daydreamed about a fun filled riding tour around Icelandic nature? Allow us to send you an idea for the perfect tour for your group or send us your wishes and we design a tour in accordance.  We offer for example 3-day tours in Borgarfjördur with an excursion around Snæfellsnes, which ends in a beautiful ride along the sands of Long Beach (Löngufjörur). This tour can be extended up to six days journeys covering more ground and exploring the diverse nature of Borgarfjörður and Mýrar even further for three days and then taking a three-day ride along Long Beach (Löngufjörur). 

On these tours everything is included (hotel stay, food, transport, horses and the works). This is a chance to see this country from a different and completely new perspective as well as literally travel in the style of the first inhabitants of Iceland. Get to know Iceland in an exclusive and personal way. 

 

(Organized by special order). 

Price varies in accordance to the features of individual trips.

 

Have you ever daydreamed about a fun filled riding tour around Icelandic nature? Allow us to send you an idea for the perfect tour for your group or send us your idea for a dream trip and we design a tour in accordance.

 

 

info@reykjavikridingcenter.is

 

Tours taken with tour guide Óli Flosa

 
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