3 Day Tour In The Heart Of Iceland

3 Day Tour In The Heart Of Iceland from Núpshestar

By: Núpshestar  30/03/2013
Keywords: horse riding horseback tour tours Iceland

Three Day Tour in The Heart Of Iceland - Summer 2013 This will be an exiting tour into the highlands off the south coast of Iceland. The tour is an excellent opportunity for those who wants to experience real Icelandic nature. Unforgettable experience of Icelandic horse riding, on easy and difficult roads, beautiful scenery. On this trip you can discover hidden nature of Þjórsárdalur which is not always accessible to every tourist. The view up in the highlands is breathtaking! Three days in the saddle, sleeping in a mountain house, Icelandic dinners and unforgettable experience. We are going to use trails which are dedicated for real Icelandic horsemen and farmers in Autumn to run up sheep back home and staying in a cottage where they usually sleep. There is going to be around 6 - 7 hours riding at day (around 30-35 km at day). The tentative itinerary is as follows: Day 1 09:00-09:15 – Pick up at hotel/guest house 11:00-11:15 – arrive at location where we have a lunch and the horses are selected based on individual rider’s experience 12:00-noon – we start out tour by riding up into the highlands and enjoy its beautiful scenery. The ride is about 6-7 hours (30-35 km) with breaks for riders and horses. 18:00-19:00 – Arrive at Klettur or Hallamúli cottage (sleeping bag accommodation without electricity) and having a traditional Icelandic dinner Evening – free time and optional - swimming pool Day 2 09:00 – Breakfast 11:00 – Start our riding which is about 6-7 hours (ca.30-35 km) on good riding paths surrounded by beautiful mountains, waterfalls and the Pearls of Nature (Gjáin, Stöng og Háifoss). 18:00-19:00 – Arrive at Hólaskógur which will be our accommodation for the night (electricity, showers) 19:00- Grill dinner Day 3 09:00 – Breakfast 11:00 – Start our riding which is 6-7 hours (ca. 35 km) through wonderful landscape with sands, mountains, 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; checking out waterfall – Hjálpafoss. 17:00 – Departure and arriving at your hotel/guest house around 19:30 - 20:00 o’clock. Important: Due the weather conditions, experience of riders and special orders the plan of the trip may change. Price: 125.000 ISK / Available 27 Mai - 31 August http://www.nupshestar.is/3-day-tour

Keywords: horse riding horseback tour tours Iceland

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