Black Beach Riding Retreat – One night

During your stay, we will start with an introduction about the Icelandic horse and its qualities. We take great pride in our horses, and we have well-trained and willing horses. When we have learned all about the Icelandic horse, we will ride towards Iceland’s largest black beach, a beautiful and unique landscape.

Self-drive to the farm. Ideal arrival time between 14:00-16:00.

During your stay, we will start with an introduction about the Icelandic horse and its qualities. We take great pride in our horses, and we have well-trained and willing horses. When we have learned all about the Icelandic horse, we will ride towards Iceland’s largest black beach, a beautiful and unique landscape.

After 2–3 hour riding tour, we go back to the farm where you will meet your host. One of the things we want you to experience is the farm and its surroundings. On good days you might be able to see Westman Islands in the south and Eyjafjallajökul (E16) in the east.

After the riding tour, you might want to settle in and relax a bit before having dinner with the host and listen to stories about Icelandic horses, culture and fairytales.

In the morning of your last day, we will have a nice breakfast before you leave the farm.

Northern Lights departures are from 21st of October till 20th of March 2020.

  • Duration

    1 night - 1 riding day
  • Riding skills

    Easy
  • Departures

    Departure 2019: May - November
  • Accommodation

    Accommodation in made up beds in private rooms. Accommodation before and after the ride to be arranged individually.
  • Note

  • Reservation code

What is included

  • During the ride full board is provided. Our menu consists of a large breakfast and traditional Icelandic meals (fish or lamb). Vegetarian meals are available if requested when booking.
  • Alcoholic beverages are not included in the tour price. They can be bought at a reasonable price in the Duty-Free Store at Keflavik Airport upon arrival.
  • Rainwear, water bottle, saddle bag, riding helmet.

Attention

  • Individual travel insurance is not included in the tour price. We encourage clients to obtain relevant travel insurance before visiting Iceland.
  • Flight to and from Iceland is not included

  • Day by day itinerary
  • Useful information
  • Accommodation

Self-drive to the farm. Ideal arrival time between 14:00-16:00.

During your stay, we will start with an introduction about the Icelandic horse and its qualities. We take great pride in our horses, and we have well-trained and willing horses. When we have learned all about the Icelandic horse, we will ride towards Iceland’s largest black beach, a beautiful and unique landscape.

After 2–3 hour riding tour, we go back to the farm where you will meet your host. One of the things we want you to experience is the farm and its surroundings. On good days you might be able to see Westman Islands in the south and Eyjafjallajökul (E16) in the east.

After the riding tour, you might want to settle in and relax a bit before having dinner with the host and listen to stories about Icelandic horses, culture and fairytales.

In the morning of your last day, we will have a nice breakfast before you leave the farm.

Terms & Conditions:
If you book the tour through the website the full amount is requested. Íshestar requests a confirmation payment upon booking of a minimum of 30% of the tour price. When the confirmation payment is received the seat is secure. The remaining balance is due 6 weeks before the tour departs.
Children under 12 years receive a 25% discount on our multi-day tours.

Liability:
Íshestar reserves the right to alter routes, itineraries or timetables without prior notice, should the necessity arise. No liability is accepted for loss or expenses due to delays or changes of arrival or departures of flights or other services, injury, sickness, accident, strikes, damage, negligence, weather, wars or other causes outside the control of Íshestar. All such losses and expenses are the personal liability of the traveler. The estimated duration of tours as indicated by km or timing can change according to road or weather conditions.

For more information please see also our Frequent Asked Questions and/or contact us at ishestar@ishestar.is

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