Landmannalaugar | 6 Days


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26 June – 1 July 2017

This amazing six day tour to Landmannalaugar will be our flagship tour in 2017 to celebrate the 5 year anniversary of our multiday tour relaunch.  Landmannalaugar is a geothermal area with a colorful and breathtaking landscape of mountains, lava fields and hot springs and one of the must-do trails in Iceland.

The tour will have a limited sized group with emphasis on quality horses and good food. This excursion is only for experienced and very experienced riders and highlightes riding with a herd of freely running horses.  Six days in the saddle which leaves unforgettable memories . On the trail you’ll see many monuments of nature and enjoy the beautiful landscapes of southern Iceland seen only from the back of a horse.

Sleeping bag accommodation.

Day 1
08:30 – 09:15 – Pick up at hotel/guest house
10:00 -10:30 – Arrive at location where we have a coffee and the horses are selected based on individual rider’s experience
11:30 – We start out tour by riding up into the highlands and enjoy its beautiful scenery. The ride is about 6 hours (40km) with breaks for riders and horses.
18:00 -19:00 – Arrive at Hólaskógur cottage, traditional Icelandic dinner

Day 2
08:30 – Breakfast
10:30 – We leave Hólaskógur and we continue our ride across the river Þjórsá, the longest river in Iceland. Riding on the lava fields way witch goes beside 1074 m high Mt. Löðmundur. Our herd of freely running horses will let you remember that day.
18:00 – Landmannahellir located by the high mountains is gone be our accommodation for this night, a cabin where farmers stay while gathering sheep in the mountains.
19:00 – Traditional dinner

Day 3
08:30 – Breakfast
11:00 – We ride from Landmannahellir to Landmannalaugar which is the top of our tour. We ride through the valley Domadal passing Frostastadarvatn lake. We stay there for a while in Landmannalaugar, take a walk around and bath in a hot spring. After that we continue our ride on riding patches and roads from mixed lava and soft sand.
18:00-19:00 – Back at Landmannahellir where we spend a next night
20:00 – Dinner

Day 4
08:30 – Breakfast
11:00 – Start our riding close to Hekla volcano The mythical entrance to Hell and meeting place of witches (last eruption in 2000) with beautiful views on Mt.Vallafell
19:00 – Arrive at Áfangagil which will be our accommodation for the night
20:00 – Traditional dinner

Day 5
08:30 – Breakfast
11:00 – Start our riding with a mountain views, beautiful landscape and lave fields, crossing deserts of ash with our freely running horses.
19:00 – Coming to Hólaskógur cabin
20:00 – Grilled dinner

Day 6
08:30 – Breakfast
10:30 – Start our riding which is 6-7 hours (ca. 40 km) through wonderful landscape with sands, mountains, Gjáin – most romantic place in Iceland, rivers and Icelandic forest nice riding paths which are used by Icelandic farmers to gather the sheep in autumn.
17:30 – Back to Breiðanes where we´ll have light dinner.
17:30 – Departure and arriving at your hotel/guest house around 19:30 – 20:00 o’clock.

 

Important: Due the weather conditions plan of the trip may change.

 

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