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Volcano Hekla 2018

 Practical information

Duration 1-5 days (optional)

Dates & Prices

June 25, 2018 - June 29, 2018
Day price: 20.000 ISK Available
July 9, 2018 - July 13, 2018
Day price: 20.000 ISK Available
July 23, 2018 - July 27, 2018
Day price: 20.000 ISK Available
August 6, 2018 - August 10, 2018
Day price: 20.000 ISK Available
August 20, 2018 - August 24, 2018
Day price: 20.000 ISK Available

Important notes

This riding tour has extraordinary variety in riding tracks and in landscape as well as in the view.

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Day 1: Kaldakinn – Kaldakinn         

Hestheimar – Kaldárholt. Great view over South Iceland, panorama view over volcano Hekla, the famous Eyjafjallajökull and The Westman Islands. This day will be spent by getting to know horses and humans in Kaldakinn. One ride before lunch  through the fields and one ride after lunch, which will be BBQ in Kaldakinn.

Day 2: Kaldakinn – Hvammur

We will ride from Kaldakinn, through farmland, partly by the glacial river Þjórsá. Also, we will ride across the small sideway from Þjórsá ( not deep water!).

Day 3: Hvammur – Rjúpnavellir

We ride from Hvammur, through Skarfanes to Rjúpnavellir,  and through
Þjórsárhraun which is 8000 years old lava. The lava now has bushes and moss
growing. Along the way, we will stop at the famous waterfall: Þjófafoss ( means: The thieves waterfall), in Þjórsá, Iceland’s longest river, where riders can get magnificient photos. This trail consists of beautiful black sand and lava.

Day 4: Rjúpnavellir – Skarð

We ride from  from Rjúpnavellir on a great bridle path where the view of the mountains is magnificent. On the way we will ride though beautiful farmland.

Day 5: Skarð – Kaldakinn

We ride along the beautiful river Rangá to an old sheepcote Réttarnes which walls are build with lava stones. People from the countryside collected their sheep’s there in the years 1660-1979. We  also cross the salmon fishing river Rangá on horseback. We will finish our riding tour on a comfortable riding tracks, through the fields of farms in the neighbourhood of Kaldakinn.

 

Included

  • Guidance
  • Horses
  • Necessary equipment, such as rain clothing, helmets, saddle and bridle
  • Packed lunch. 1 Sandwich, 1 orange juice

Not included

  • Individual travel insurance. (We encourage clients to obtain relevant travel insurance before visiting Iceland)
  • Pick up and drop off from Keflavik Airport or the hotel riders are staying in
  • Flight to and from Iceland is not included
  • Accommodation
  • Dining
  • Riding clothes, riding boots or shoes

NOTE! If riders participate only for 1 day, then the price is: 25.000 ISK per person and then it is only for intermediate or experienced riders.