Horses and Heritage (from Akureyri)

Get to know Icelandic culture, humor, heritage and folktales, go horseback riding from the town of Akureyri and taste local food

Type of tour:Day Tours
Season:All year
Duration:7 hours

Horses and Heritage (from Akureyri)


On this excellent tour to Skagafjordur, we will get to know Icelandic culture, humour, heritage and folktales along with the local food. Included in this tour is a visit to an old turf house, an introduction to the unique Icelandic horses, a riding tour and a taste of local refreshments.

We visit a horse farm, where you are given an introduction to the Icelandic horse and its five different gaits. Get to know what makes this beautiful animal so unique and even have a go at riding one.

After the riding tour you will sample some local refreshments and drinks before heading back to Akureyri.

During the tour you will also get the chance to stop at a hidden waterfall in the area. 


It's possible to add airfare  to this tour, prices for one way flight to/from Akureyri are below:

One way flight, excluding airport taxes 01 May - 30 Sept 2016
Price in EUR from 132,-
Price in USD from 154,-
Price in GBP from 102,-
Price in CAD from 204,-


  • Guided minibus tour
  • A short horse riding tour
  • Local refreshments
  • Pick-up and drop-off at accommodation in Akureyri

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