Day 1 Myrkholt Farm – Gullfoss – Fremstaver Mountain Cabin
We drive in the morning to Myrkholt, where we meet our guides and the horses and then start the ride. We will head to the beautiful waterfall, Gullfoss and onwards to a mountain called Bláfell where we will spend the night.
Day 2 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 3 Árbúðir – Hveravellir
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.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 4 Hveravellir – Strangakvisl
We follow the river Blandá northwards, cross the river Strangákvisl and turn eastwards on the shore.
Day 5 Strangakvisl - 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 6. Galtará Mountain Cabin - Steinstaðir in Skagafjörður
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 7. Back to 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