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Horse Riding & Golden Circle

About the Tour

This day trip combo is great for all visitors that want to make the most out of their stay in Iceland. The tour includes two hours horse riding and a sightseeing trip of Thingvellir National Park and the Golden Circle.


The day starts with a horse riding tour in the beautiful mountain aera of the historical Mosfellsdalur valley which is located only about 20 minutes from Reykjavík. After the horse riding experience which takes about two hours, a light lunch can be bought at the horse farm at a reasonable price.  After Coffee and tea you will be picked up by a bus to experience our worldfamous Golden Circle.

You will be driven through Thingvellir National Park, where  the ancient parliament, Althingi, that was founded in 930 A.D. and is a significant landmark in our country’s history.  After a short stop in Thingvellir the journey is continued to the impressive waterfall Gullfoss and the geothermal area Geysir with its spouting hot springs. This tour takes you through fertile agricultural areas and the bus will stop for a photo stop at the symmetrical crater Kerið. We will also visit a greenhouse community in Hveragerði, where geothermal energy has been harnessed in greenhouses in which fruits, vegetables and plants are grown. After a short drive, we will be back in the capital.


a)  Hotel pick-up and drop-off in Reykjavik
b)  2 Hours horse riding
c)  Mini bus ride of Thingvellir and the Golden Circle

Recommended Clothing:

Warm jacket and good shoes, gloves depanding on the season.

Tour Details:

Operated:  Daily     Season:  All year
Departure Time:  Pickup in Reykjavik starts at 9:10
Duration:  Riding is 1,5 – 2 hours depending on season.
Total Duration: About 9 hours

Good to know:

Light lunch can be bought at the farm
This tour has afternoon departures in the summers season from June to August.