This tour is suitable for people that don’t want long day tours and want good riding trails, such as through the valley Þjórsárdalur, river Ytri-Rangá and volcanic landscape shaped by Mt. Hekla in its numerous eruptions. We get close to Mt. Hekla on this trip.
The price of this excursion includes transport to and from Reykjavík.
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Pick-up is at BSÍ bus terminal at 18 o ‘clock and we drive to Steinsholt where we eat dinner and chat about the trip and more. Afterwards, it is ideal to go to the jacuzzi to relax.
We ride from Steinsholt and head to Þjórsárdalur valley. We ride up along Þjórsá where both the landscape and the history is formed by volcano Hekla. Our endpoint is the mountain hut Klettur where we stay for two nights. Klettur is a classic Icelandic mountain hut, without both electricity and hot shower. Distance 32 km.
From Klettur, we begin the day by travelling through Þjórsárdalur valley and observe e.g. Stöng Commonwealth farm, which has old relics, stop in Hólaskógur to eat before going to Áfangagil where we stay the night in a nice mountain hut where you can take a shower. Distance: 27 km.
From Áfangagil we ride to Valahnjúkar and from there to Mt. Hekla, where we can see the volcanic landscape shaped by the volcano. From there we ride to Rangárbotnar, which are on the way to Rjúpnavellir, where we stay the night and have a chance to take a shower and use electricity.Distance: 28 km.
On this last riding day, we ride alongside Mt. Búrfell towards the waterfall Hjálparfoss, then down Þórðarhöfði to Ásólfsstaðir farm where we change horses for the last time on this trip, which ends in Steinsholt, where made beds and jacuzzi await us. Distance: 38km.
After the breakfast, the trip ends with a drive back to Reykjavik.
MAX 12 PAX.
09 th of June to 14 th of June.
24 th of July to 29 th of July.
Price:1550 – EUR:
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