Viking Icelandic horse and Golden Circle Tour
Day trips & excursions

Viking Icelandic horse and Golden Circle Tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: See Calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 9 hours
Do this because
  • Inclusive tour for those short of time
  • Experience nature from horseback
  • Visit some of the iconic spots in the Golden Circle
What to expect

This horseback riding tour will work well for the traveler on a tight schedule, wishing to see Icelandic horses. Within the space of one day, you can ride out to an idyllic landscape just outside the capital, on an Icelandic Horse. After lunch, the tour heads off to the Icelandic Parliament site, the glacial waterfall at Gulfoss, and the hot spouting geysers at Geysir and Strokkur.

The Icelandic horse is a breed that has remained virtually unchanged since the Vikings brought it to Iceland in the 9th century. With the help of one of the beautiful horses, you can go horseback in the idyllic landscape of Laxness, just out of Reykjavik city. The riding tour is suitable for all experience levels, from beginner to expert, It is a fantastic way to see the countryside. After the riding experience, there will be about an hour to relax and grab something to eat before you join the Golden Circle tour, which leaves Reykjavik at 1.00pm.

From there, the tour heads to the National Park Þingvellir, with its remarkable geological features. The Icelandic Parliament - Alþingi - was founded on the site in 930 AD, making it the oldest still-functioning parliament in the world. The tour will also visit the impressive glacial waterfall Gullfoss, the Geysir geothermal area and Strokkur hot spring. On the return journey, you will travel through beautiful agricultural areas before heading back to Reykjavík over the mountain heath Hellisheiði.

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What's included
  • Complimentary pick-up and drop-off for hotels and guest houses in Reykjavik
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Professional travel guide
What's not included
  • Food and drink
Reduced price

Child (7-12): Reduced

Where

Klettagarðar 4, 104 Reykjavík, Iceland

Meeting point:

The tour departs from The Gray Line Bus Terminal at Klettagarðar 4. The best option to get there is simply to take advantage of the complimentary hotel pick up service by contacting Gray Line Iceland to let them know exactly where you are staying. Alternatively, you can make your own way to the meeting point. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the tour departure time and introduce yourself at the sales desk for check-in.

IMPORTANT: Please confirm the pick-up time (and place) directly with the local operator at least 48 hours before the event. You will find the contact information in the voucher after booking.

What to remember
  • The Viking horse riding tour is not for children under the age of 8
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When
  • Daily
  • Pick-up starts 30 minutes before the tour starting time
  • Those not taking advantage of the pick-up should arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before tour starting time
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Provider
Gray Line Iceland
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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