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Iceland, North - Summer Farwell

Summer is still trying to defend its position and the days at this time of the year are often wonderful sunny, but a touch of autumn is already in the air. During this tour you bring back home the herd to the farm, but with a little detour into the breathtaking valley of Flateyrardalur.

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6 nights, 5 days riding, 1 horse/person, daily rides 12-30 km

Day 1. You are picked up at Akureyri airport or the bus station in the late afternoon. A 30 minutes drive will bring you to the farmhouse. After dinner details about the next days will be provided. 

Day 2 After breakfast, we drive to Fremstafell where we saddle our horses for the first riding excursion, which takes us alongside the river Skjálfandafljót. Today we do not ride with the herd. Dinner and overnight stay at the farm.

Day 3 After breakfast, we drive by bus again to Fremstafell, where we saddle our horses - but this time we take the herd with us. We ride along Lake Ljósavatn into the valley of Fnjóskádalur and to the Farm of Hallgilsstaðir and further on to Böðvarsnes. Here the horses stay overnight and we drive back to the farmhouse, where we will have dinner and sleep. 

Day 4 Today we ride from Böðvarsnes into Flateyrardalur and all the way to Heiðarhús, where we will spend the night. Also today we ride with the herd.

Day 5 We leave Heiðarhús and ride with the herd through Flateyrardalur into Fnjóskádalur and back to the farm. Finally the herd is back home after an intensive summer, where they have been running for hundreds of kilometers.

Day 6 Today we will ride in the surroundings of the farm and enjoy the beautiful landscape and the view to the fjord Eyjafjörður. Dinner and overnight stay at the farmhouse.

Day 7 After breakfast transfer back to Akureyri.

We reserve the right to change the itinerary due to weather, trail conditions and any other factor that may affect the safety of horses and riders. This will not reduce the quality of the tour.

Dates and prices

"Book on request" means that we cannot confirm your booking immediately, but we will get back to you as soon as possible with a booking confirmation, normally within 24 hours on weekdays.

DateDaysName of tripPrice from
21/08/20247Iceland, Northern - Summer FarwellEUR 1,950Book on request
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