Horseback Riding - Lava Tour

Get to know the Icelandic horse and its characteristic tolt gait, while riding through the lava fields around Mt. Helgafell or Lake Hvaleyrarvatn. Suitable for beginners as well as more experienced riders.

Type of tour:Day Tours
Season:All year
Duration:1,5 hours

Horseback Riding - Lava Tour


Horse riding of a lifetime!

This tour offers an adventurous ride through the lava fields around Mt. Helgafell or Lake Hvaleyrarvatn.

The Icelandic Horse is unique to the country of Iceland, bred since the settlement in isolation from the outside world. Enjoy its smooth riding qualities, namely the tolt gait.

Ride through rough lava fields and look at different rock formations, maybe you will be able to spot a troll or two. The beautiful Blafjoll mountains tower above on the horizon.

Riding tour is 1,5 - 2 hours including stops.

With transfers, the tour is about 4 hours


Please note that you can not take any backpacks or bags with you on the ride, but there are safety boxes at the stables where you can store your valuables.

Pickup takes place approx. 60 minutes before the tour starts.

Drop off after day tours may sometimes not be right in front of your hotel/guesthouse due to narrow streets and actual coach size used during the tour.


Riding tour is 1,5 - 2 hours including stops

Difficulty level: Riders of all experience levels can participate in this tour


  • Guided riding tour
  • Riding helmets, rubber boots, rainwear or a warm outfit (depending on season) during the ride

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