Riding an Icelandic horse is something you have to experience at least once in your life. From the Íshestar Stables in Hafnarfjörður (20 min outside Reykjavík) you can enjoy the friendly horses on excellent riding paths. Ride through lava fields and along beautiful green hillsides. Look for different rock formations in the lava while experiencing the special gait, tölt. This tour is ideal for beginners as well as for more experienced riders.
Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and hot chocolate after your tour.
After Íshestar drops you off at your hotel, a bus from Reykjavík Excursions will take you to see the stunning horse theatre performance at the new and innovative Icelandic Horse Park at Fákasel and afterwards to look for the Northern Lights (from 15 Sep – 01 apr) on the way back to Reykjavík. The show Legends of Sleipnir is a 50 minute long multimedia show with Icelandic horses and actors, bringing to life the story of the Icelandic horse and it´s unique relationship with humans by weaving together theatre, history, mythology and music. After enjoying the show, traditional Icelandic meat soup is served in the in-house restaurant
Transfer for the horse riding starts at 13:00
Transfer for the horse theater starts at 17:30
Please note riding time is 1 1/2 – 2 hours
Horse show one hour