Day 1. Reykjavík – Myrkholt
Afternoon drive from Reykjavik to Myrkholt where horses and staff are waiting for us. We’ll get to know each other, have dinner and gather strength for the adventure that lies ahead.
Day 2. Myrkholt Farm – Gullfoss – Fremstaver Mountain Cabin
We will head to the beautiful waterfall, Gullfoss and onwards to a mountain called Bláfell where we will spend the night.
Day 3. Fremstaver – Árbúðir Mountain Cabin
We cross Hvítá (White river) and enjoy the all-surrounding scenery and the view to the glacier-filled lake Hvítárvatn. We will spend the night in Árbúðir on the banks of Svartá (Black river).
Day 4. Árbúðir – Gíslaskáli Mountain Cabin
We continue our ride along the rough lava field Kjalhraun enjoying the spectacular view of two striking glaciers Langjökull and Hofsjökull on soft and sandy riding paths which bring us to Gíslaskáli where we will spend the night.
Day 5. Gíslaskáli – Hveravellir Geothermal Area, Mountain Cabin
While riding across Kjalhraun we will share folk tales while enjoying the magical unspoiled nature. Our destination is Hveravellir, a unique geothermal area between the glaciers.
Day 6. Hveravellir – Galtará Mountain Cabin
Today’s route leads us further north over the gorgeous river Seyðisá where the horses run free with us on the soft paths of this mystical highland area. Our cabin for the night is Galtará Cabin
Day 7. Galtará – Vatnsdalur Valley – Hof in Vatnsdalur
We are getting closer to the green valleys with our horses running freely over the soft riding paths of the northern highlands. All good things come to an end as we arrive to our final destination Hof in Vatnsdalur. We celebrate a successful tour with a great farewell dinner, storytelling and singing.
Day 8. Hof in Vatnsdalur – Reykjavík
We say goodbye to our host and guides after enjoying our breakfast and head back to Reykjavik.
We reserve the right to alter the itinerary if necessary
This tour alternates south and northbound itineraries