LANDMANNALAUGAR – 5 Day Tour

Landmannalaugar – 5 Day tour

Custom tour only

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 limited sized group 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.

Price: 249.000 ISK (around 1625 EUR or 1975 USD)

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

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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