To choose a longer tour with Icelandic horse in the mountains is a perfect way to see the mountains. You get to know the Icelandic horse, have an adventure, be out in the nature, sit round a campfire, learn about the Sami culture and sleep in a Sami tent (lávvu). The main things will be the horse, riding, nature, weather and food, and a long way away from stress. This tour is for you who want to ride up in the mountains with great views, near the nature in an area where very few people are. Mostly you ride in pathless terrain or on small paths. This is also for you who do not mind helping out with camping chores and not mind being without luxury to experience the natural way of being out in the nature. For this tour you need to have riding experience.
Mostly you ride in pathless terrain and on small tracks, so you get to know the sure-footed Icelandic horses. You can ride in different tempos depending of the terrain. You ride on the bare mountain, in swamp areas and in the forest. Two nights you sleep in a Sami tepee (lávvu) where you sleep in sleeping bags round the fireplace. In the tepee you can make a fire if you want to. During the tour there is an extra horse carrying the food and other things, but everyone carries her/his own personal things in saddlebags on the own horse. For washing yourselves, there is clean water in the mountain creeks. It is good if you have some experience of camping. The food is cooked together over a fire when you are outdoors. The food is exclusive specialties from this area, for example reindeer meat and fish prepared in a traditional way. On the tour you help each other with the horses and with camp chores. Sometimes there is a need to lead the horses when the terrain demands it.
You ride about 15-25 km every day. The food is exclusive specialties from this area, for example reindeer meat and fish.
On this tour it is three full days of riding and four nights. First and last night in double rooms at the horse farm and two nights in Sami tepee.
Included: 4 nights, 3 days riding, guide (sve- and eng), full board (dinner day 1 - breakfast day 5), transfers
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