Saddle up and experience the Northern Lights from a unique perspective on this new 4-day group tour, also ideal for non-riders. Staying in comfortable 3-star hotels bathe in secret lagoons, taste traditional local food, ride along the natural beauties of the Golden Circle and, after dark, saddle up an Icelandic horse and head off in pursuit of the Aurora Borealis.
The tour offers alternative activities for non-riders.
Please speak to a Regent Iceland Specialist for further details.
Arrive Reykjavik and transfer by coach to Kálfhóll farm. En route stop at the Secret Lagoon and relax in its geothermal hot spring water. On arrival to Kálfhóll farm meet the farmers for an Icelandic traditional dinner. Listen to Icelandic songs, taste delicious local dishes and late at night look out for the Northern Lights. Transfer and overnight at Fosshótel Hekla.
After breakfast, embark on a ride along the banks of the mighty glacial river Thjórsá or opt for a relaxing walk along the river. After lunch, drive by bus to Thjórsárdalur valley to visit the spectacular waterfall Hjálp and the Open Air Museum farm Thjódveldisbaer. In the afternoon, take a short walk in Skridudalur forest before returning to Kálfhóll farm to enjoy a typical Icelandic buffet while warming at a bonfire. After dark, saddle up for a short ride beneath the Northern Lights (1 hour) or look out for them at Kálfhóll farm. Overnight at Fosshótel Hekla. (B,L,D)
Today set off on a 2-3 hour ride through the lovely countryside surrounding Kálfhóll farm or visit the small Countryside Samansafnid Museum at Sólheimar. After lunch, stop at the Golden Waterfall Gullfoss and the famous Hotspring Geysir. In the evening, return to Reykjavik and overnight at your hotel. (B)
Transfer by Flybus airport shuttle bus to the airport and fly back to the UK. (B)
4 day tour, from £1455 per person
(Single person supplement + £105)
- Return flights in economy class with Icelandair from London Heathrow
- All airport taxes
- Return airport transfers by Flybus shuttle
- 2 nights accommodation at Fosshotel Hekla with breakfast
- 1 night accommodation at Hotel Skuggi in Reykjavik with breakfast
- Meals as specified
- Sightseeing with English-speaking guides
- All riding equipment including: rainwear, water bottle, saddle bag and riding helmet.
- Travel Insurance
- Meals not specified in the itinerary and optional excursions
Single supplement: £105
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