Ability description: Trail Ride level 2-3 >>
Included in the price: Accomodation, riding according to program, full board inkl. water, tea/coffee, transfer from Akureyri airport/bus station
Not included: Flights, insurance, drinks and extras not mentioned. The farm does not have the license to serve alcoholic beverages, however you are allowed to bring your own, for instance from the large shop at the Keflavik airport/Reyjkavik upon your arrival.
Travel: Fly to Reykjavik/Keflavik and then domestic flight to Akureyri.
Some domestic flights are from another smaller airport closer to Reykjavik, you will find transfer information here. Or, if you are four sharing a taxi it will be about the same price per person.
You can book your flight car by yourself via our online booking or ask us, we are hear to help you (30 EUR booking fee per person).
If you like to see more of Iceland there are buses from Reykjavik to Akureyri (approx. 6 hours). Some guests prefer to hire a car to be able to see even more of the beautiful Icelandic nature. Get in touch with us to get more information.
Transfer: Book in advance with HorseXplore.
You will be picked up from Akureyri normally around 6.00 PM on arrival day.
On departure day, the transfer back to the airport is at 4.00 PM at the latest.
Season: June - September
Currency: Island kronor (ISK).
Credit card: The riding centre accept credit cards.
Electricity: Standard EU 2 plug.
Wifi: Yes, in the guest house at the farm and in the rooms even if it can be quite slow there.
Group size: Min. 2 on Summer Farwell and whale watching and Around the Midnight Sun. Min. 4 on Between the Valley and Fjord, Autumn Colours and Nothern Lights. Min. 10 on North Iceland Trail Ride. Max 16-18.
Age limit: Children should not be younger than 8 and used to riding if they want to come to one of the longer tours. Always with at least one parent.
Weight limit: 100 kg
Child discount: 8-12 years - 30% discount. 13-18 years - 15% discount. Travel with at least 1 adult.
Misc.: Good quality helmets, gloves and rainwear are available for loan. Iceland has a strict regulatory framework in order to prevent travelers to bring infections that can spread among Icelandic horses. The center therefore does not want you to bring your own helmet. Leather boots, chaps etc should be new and unused. Other riding clothes should be descinfected.