Landmannalaugar - 6 Days

Landmannalaugar - 6 Days from Núpshestar

By: Núpshestar  30/03/2013
Keywords: horse riding horseback tour tours Iceland, icelandic horse nupshestar hestar,

Landmannalaugar - Summer 2013 Description: Summer 2013 we are offering amazing 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. We will try both: leading horses in a hand and herd of freely running horses. Six 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 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 cottage (without electricity and hot weather), 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). We´ll take a look on Háifoss 2. highest waterfall in Iceland 122m., and other Pearls of Nature like Gjáin and Stöng. We ride across the river Þjórsá, the longest river in Iceland. Riding on the lava fields way. 18:00 -19:00 – Arrive at Áfangagil which will be our accommodation for the night 19:00 - Traditional dinner Day 3 09:00 – Breakfast 11:00 – we leave Áfangagil and we continue our ride, way goes beside 1074 m high mountain Löðmundur. This day you gone experience a herd of freely running horses 18:00-19:00 – Landmannahellir located by the high mountains is gone be our accommodation for this night, traditional dinner Day 4 09:00 – Breakfast 11:00 – we ride from Landmannahellir to Landmannalaugar which is the top of our tour, we stay there for a while take a walk around and bath in a hot spring. After that we continue our ride on riding patch and roads from mixed lava and sand. 19:00-20:00 – back at Landmannahellir where we spend a next night, traditional dinner Day 5 09:00 – Breakfast 11:00 – riding close to Hekla volcano with beautiful views, mountains like Vallafell, freely running horses 19:00 – Coming to Hólaskógur (with shower and electricity), 20:00 – traditional dinner Day 6 09:00 – Breakfast 10:00 – 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. 16:00 – Coming back to Stóri Núpur where we´ll have nice desert. 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. Available 12 Juli – 17- Juli and custom tours

Keywords: horse riding horseback tour tours Iceland, icelandic horse nupshestar hestar,

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