Private Ride and Farm Stay

If you want to enjoy a multi-day riding tour in the privacy of your family or group of friends, this is the right option for you.

You stay in the beautifully renovated farmhouse ´Minnivellir´, close to Hekla volcano, with views all the way to Langjökull glacier on one and Eyjafjallajökull to the other side. It is the perfect location to discover the Golden Circle or the Waterfalls of the South even further.

We customizer the multi-day riding tour according to your riding abilities and wishes, we have endless possibilities in terms of duration and difficulties of the ride.

Hekla volcano is one of Iceland´s most active volcanos and got the name ´Gate to Hell´in the Medieval time, due to her explosive eruptions. While being feared, the lava and ash from the eruptions also provided fertalisation of the soil and created rich pastures in the area around the volcano.

You will explore the lava fields from different Hekla eruptions as well as the lush pastures on this tour.

The minimum group size is 4 people, but you can stay with groups up to 10 people.

You can choose self catering or add the option of full board to your booking.

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From €500 per person per day


    DURATION

    minimum 2 days - 2 nights

    RIDING SKILLS

    We adjust the tours according to the riding abilities

    DEPARTURES

    Departures upon request, all year round

    ACCOMMODATION

    Double rooms (and sleeping loft) in a beautiful private cottage. Accommodation before and after the ride are to be arranged individually.

    WHAT IS INCLUDED

    Bus transfer from Reykjavík to the farm.

    There is a fully equipped kitchen and a you can cook your own meals if you choose not to book the full board

    EXTRA Book full board:

    Our menu consists of a large breakfast and traditional Icelandic meals (fish or lamb). Vegetarian meals are available on request when booking. All riders make their own packed lunch from the breakfast table.

    Rain wear, water bottle, saddle bag, riding helmet.

    Alcoholic beverages are not included in the tour price and are a bit difficult to get in the country side. They can be bought at a reasonable price in the Duty Free Store at Keflavik Airport upon arrival.

    ATTENTION

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

    Flights to and from Iceland are not included

    Pick-up at your hotel in Reykjavik between 9 and 10 am, already in riding gear

    We adjust the riding tours according to the riding abilities and wishes of the group

     

    Airport Transfer

    We recommend that you book your transfer with airport direct, as they have more flexible options.

     

    Keflavik - Reykjavik (Bus hostel)

    Reykjavik (Bus hostel) - Keflavik

     

    Terms & Conditions:
    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.

     

    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 sales@ishestar.is