Long Trail Rides

We offer multi-day rides all over Iceland during the summer months. The tours vary in length, destination and nature but all hold promise for an unforgettable experience riding the Icelandic horse through the breathtaking nature of Iceland.

 

Our multi-day tours run during May, June, July, August, and September so be sure to check our departures during those months and browse through our selection of horse riding tours. You can choose from 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 Day Tours.

 

If you are interested in more than 8 days of riding, we also offer Grand Tours. Please contact us at multidaytours@ishestar.is to learn more about these tours.

Forces of Nature

Longer Trail Rides

We ride up into the mountains to enjoy the breathtaking scenery. Enjoying the black sand desert Mælifellssandur which leads us into lava fields originating from Laki’s craters during Skaftáreldar eruption.

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Ride to Landsmot

Longer Trail Rides

Horseback riding adventure, showcasing the diverse nature of Iceland, leading from the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, through Borgarfjörður past the historical parliament Þingvellir, to the renowned Landsmót, the National Icelandic Horse Competition.

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Beach & Lava Ride

Longer Trail Rides

On this ride you experience the extensive lava fields and volcanoes of the Reykjanes peninsula and also the legendary beauty and dramatic landscapes of the South on horse back.

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Snæfellsnes Beach Ride

Longer Trail Rides

Experience the smooth gait tölt over long distances on golden sand at Löngufjörur beach, where only the tide sets a boundary to the freedom of horse and man. Witness the beauty of the distinctive Eldborg crater as you venture further into its lava field.

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Wild Mountains

Longer Trail Rides

This Multi-Day Tour is designed for seasoned adventurers seeking immersion in the wilds of Iceland. Discover untouched landscapes, rhyolite mountains, ash-covered terrain, and the grandeur of Eyjafjallajökull volcano on our journey.

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Into The Far East

Longer Trail Rides

Venture on horseback into the fascinating mountains of the eastern fjords of Iceland that are known for magical nature. We ride on old postal route through golden sandy areas with the view of waterfalls and steep mountain passes.

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Southern Highland Adventure

Longer Trail Rides

On this tour, you are introduced to the Southern Highlands of Iceland. We take you on old viking trails, covered with soft volcanic ash to the natural hot springs at Landmannalaugar.

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Black Sand Beach Ride

Longer Trail Rides

Experience the Magic of Horseback Riding in Iceland on Black Sand Beaches! Join us for a memorable ride across the black beaches of Iceland. Enjoy the views of the ocean, with view of the Westman Islands on one side and Eyjafjallajökull on the other.

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Hekla Adventure

Longer Trail Rides

Join us on a thrilling tour near one of Iceland's most feared volcanoes, Hekla, as we ride through lava fields that have been formed by eruptions over the past centuries. Experience the beauty of the lush grasslands that have been fertilized by the volcanic ash, as we ride along with a herd of horses.

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Landmannalaugar Adventure

Longer Trail Rides

The tour leads along Thjorsá river and the lava fields of Hekla into Iceland's Southern Highlands. The landscape is fascinating with rhyolite mountains while we ride paths of sand dunes and river crossings.

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Chasing Waterfalls Tour

Longer Trail Rides

Waterfalls, mountains, caves, lava fields and lupins: There is nothing you don't see on this tour that leads south of Tindfjallajökull into the Southern Highlands. You will ride with a small group and get to explore this remote area on horseback.

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Sheep round up

Longer Trail Rides

September is the time in Iceland to gather the sheep that are roaming free in the highlands, herd them to the lowlands and then sort them between the different farms they belong to. For centuries this has been done on horseback and you have the chance to join this historic highlight.

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Kirkjufell Adventure

Longer Trail Rides

On this new tour our ride leads along colorful volcanoes and hidden waterfalls. We also ride around Mt. Kirkjufell, recognized as being “Arrow Head Mountain” on Game of Thrones and old paths are followed through haunting Berserk lava field.

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Family-Friendly Hekla Tour

Longer Trail Rides

Join us on a thrilling tour near one of Iceland's most feared volcanoes, Hekla, as we ride through lava fields, formed by eruptions over the past centuries. Experience the beauty of the lush grasslands that have been fertilized by the volcanic ash.

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Volcano Ride Special

Longer Trail Rides

The Fagradalsfjall crater is surrounded by kilometres of lava. We invite you to explore with us the surrounding areas filled with geological activity with bubbly mud pools, hot springs, colours and scenery that seems out of this world.

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Landmannalaugar Autumn

Longer Trail Rides

We journey across landscapes adorned with vibrant hues of yellow and green rhyolite mountains. The majestic glaciers, bubbling geothermal pools, and sprawling lava fields lend an enchanting aura to our trek. As we traverse the shadowy sand dunes and meandering rivers, the area's mystical charm is unmistakable.

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Saltvík Comfort

Longer Trail Rides

Combine horseriding and sightseeing in the North just as you like. Go riding over the black beach and on the cliffs or visit Goðafoss waterfall, Ásbyrgi canyon and go whale watching!

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Horse Round Up

Longer Trail Rides

We enjoy the autumn colours and ever-changing landscape of the north, joining Icelanders gathering their horses from the mountains. We visit the horse roundups where the farmers drive a herd of 500 young Icelandic horses from the mountains.

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Custom Countryside Ride

Longer Trail Rides

A perfect option to enjoy a multi-day riding tour in the privacy of your family or a group of friends. You stay in a renovated farmhouse at Minni-Vellir, close to Hekla volcano. The perfect location to discover the Golden Circle, Caves or the Waterfalls of the South.

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Volcano Ride Custom

Longer Trail Rides

Time will tell whether Fagradalsfjall volcano will remain dormant for another 8000 years or start again soon but exploring these freshest lava fields in Iceland and the surrounding area is sure to make for an unforgettable experience.

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