LANDMANNALAUGAR – 5 Day Tour

Landmannalaugar – 5 Day tour

26-30.08.2023

Amazing Landmannalaugar 5 day riding tour to a geothermal area with a colorful and breathtaking landscape of mountains, lava fields and hot springs.

We are offering an incredible tour to Landmannalaugar a geothermal area with a colorful and breathtaking landscape of mountains, lava fields and hot springs. It will be a tour with emphasis on quality horses and good food. This excursion is only for experience and very experience riders.

You will be riding with a herd of freely running horses. Five days in the saddle which leaves unforgettable memories . The trial where you can see many monuments of nature and beautiful landscapes southern Iceland.

Sleeping bag accommodation.

ImportantDue the poor weather conditions plan and distance of the tour may change.

 

Price: 289.000 ISK

The tentative itinerary is as follows:

Day 1

08:30 – 09:15 – Pick up at hotel/guest house

10:00 -10:30 – Arrive at location where we have a coffee and the horses are selected based on individual rider’s experience

11:30 – We start out tour by riding up into the highlands and enjoy its beautiful scenery. The ride is about 6 hours (40km) with breaks for riders and horses.

18:00 -19:00 –Arrive at Hólaskógur cottage, traditional Icelandic dinner

Day 2

08:30 – Breakfast

10:30 – We leave Hólaskógur and we continue our ride across the river Þjórsá, the longest river in Iceland. Riding on the lava fields way witch goes beside 1074 m high Mt. Löðmundur. Our herd of freely running horses will let you remember that day.

18:00 – Landmannahellir located by the high mountains is going to be our accommodation for this night, a cabin where farmers stay while gathering sheep in the mountains.

19:00 – Traditional dinner

Day 3

08:30 – Breakfast

11:00 –We ride from Landmannahellir to Landmannalaugar which is the top of our tour. We ride through the valley Domadal passing Frostastadarvatn lake. We stay there for a while in Landmannalaugar, take a walk around and bath in a hot spring. After that we continue our ride on riding patches and roads from mixed lava and soft sand.

18:00-19:00 – Back at Landmannahellir where we spend a next night

20:00 – Dinner

Day 4

08:30 – Breakfast

11:00 – Start our riding close to Hekla volcano The mythical entrance to Hell and meeting place of witches (last eruption in 2000) with beautiful views on Mt.Vallafell

19:00 – Arrive at Áfangagil which will be our accommodation for the night

20:00 –Traditional dinner

Day 5

08:30 – Breakfast

10:30 – Start our riding which is 6-7 hours (ca. 40 km) through wonderful landscape with sands, mountains, Gjáin – most romantic place in Iceland, rivers and Icelandic forest (you can’t miss that one) nice riding paths which are used by Icelandic farmers to gather the sheep in autumn.
17:30 – Back to the village where we´ll have light dinner.

17:30 – Departure and arriving at your hotel/guest house around 19:30 – 20:00 o’clock.

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