August 18th – 24th 2021
Not ready for the adventurous trek and loose herd all day? This trip gives you the best of both worlds — scenic riding but no loose herd (and therefore no hassle). This tour is ideal for people of all ages with different riding experience. The tour focuses on relaxed riding in an easy and safe environment where you will be able to enjoy the Icelandic countryside that surrounds our Farm; Hestaland. We ride out in the morning and in the afternoon.
- Ground Transportation
- Accommodations based on
- Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (wine and beer is included)
- Riding in the morning and in the afternoon
- Tack (saddle, bridle, helmet, saddlebag)
10:00 Pickups at BSI bus terminal
10:30 Stop to shop at Ástund
12:30 Arrive at farm in time for lunch
2:00 Settle in and explore the farm
3:00 Introductory riding lessons
10-12:00 Ride (indoor or outdoor/weather permitting)
2:00 Local Sightseeing in Borgarfjord: Depending on the weather, we will visit the lava-tube caves at Surtshellir, the waterfalls at Hraunfossar, the Deildartunga hotspring and greenhouse area, Reykholt’s Snorri Sturluson Exhibition, Stedji Brewery, and/or the Haafell Icelandic Goat Center
10-12 Ride(indoor or outdoor/weather permitting)
3:00 Ride (indoor or outdoor/weather permitting)
10-12 Ride (indoor or outdoor/weather permitting)
2:00 Free Afternoon in Borgarnes: soak in the hot tubs at the public pool, visit the Settlement Center and Safnhus Exhibitions, shop, relax in a café, or walk the coast path.
Trail ride fun
10:00 Depart Farm
11:30 Stop and Shop at Álafoss/Ástund
1:00 Drop off at BSI bus terminal.
Price – $2,900 (airfare and travel insurance not included)