Golden Circle & Horseback Riding - Reykjavik

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 11 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8am - Every day, all year. Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Pickup is available from centrally located hotels in Reykjavik if hotel information is provided at time of booking or central meeting point.
  • Return Details :
    Tour ends with drop-off at your hotel or nearest bus stop.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

The Golden Circle & Horses is where you will explore the world famous Golden Circle, audio guided in 10 languages, and get to know the unique Icelandic horse. From ingvellir, home to the oldest parliament in the world and where the two continents leisurely drift apart, to the one and original Geysirs geothermal area with its sprouting geysers, to the majestic Gullfoss Waterfall. The day ends with a horse riding in a classic Icelandic country side. Brilliant combination!

Know More about this tour

The Golden Circle & Horseback riding tour isone of our bestselling day tour, audio guided in 10 languages! You will see the world famouserupting geyser & hot springs, experience the magnificentGullfoss Waterfalland follow in the footsteps of the Vikings of old as you walk down the lava canyon where the American and Eurasian continents are literally pulling apart iningvellir.The day will end with horse-riding through meadow and lava fields.

The tour starts with a stop iningvellir National Park,a UNESCO World Heritage Site listing and the birthplace of the oldest existingparliamentin the world. This is also where the gigantic tectonic plates ofAmericaand Eurasiahave pulled apart and the resulting rift valley is right there before your eyes on the shores ofIcelands biggest lake.

The next stop is atGeysir Hot Springs, the home of the one-and-only original geyser and Icelands most iconic natural attraction. Here the ground trembles and steaming hot water spouts spectacularly skywards from the famousStrokkur Geyserevery few minutes.

Now for a leisurely walk down toGullfoss Waterfall, which is an awesome sight to behold. Here a powerful glacial river cascades down 32 meters on two levels and into anarrow canyonwith a thunderous roar.

The horse riding tour willtakes us throughmeadows,lava fieldsand asmall river. We will enjoy thepicturesque sceneryof volcanic mountains and farmland, passing several farms, giving us an idea of how Icelandic agriculture has developed in the last decades. The trails are good for horse-riding, giving us an opportunity to experience thespecial gaitof the Icelandic horsetlt.

Inclusions

  • In-bus audio guide with a choice of 10 languages(English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Finnish)
  • English-speaking local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Free WiFi on board
  • USB charging port in every seat
  • All necessary equipment for thehorseback riding

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Earphones for audio guide (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Dress according to weather: In Iceland it is always wise to dress in warm, waterproof clothes. Weather changes can be sudden so expect the unexpected. Bring a waterproof jacket and pants, headwear and gloves. Good outdoor shoes are recommended

It is recommended that you bring your own headphones for the on board audio guide simply because they will fit you best. It is also great for the environment. If you dont have your headphones or forgot to bring them, earphones are available to purchase on board (own expense)

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Because of traffic limitations, customers staying in postcode 101 might have to make their way to the closest pick-up spot. Your hotel receptionist can help you find out which one that is. If you are staying in a private accommodation, please contact the local supplier

Please note: pickup is not available from Airbnb or private housing. Please contact the operator for information information on the nearest pick up location to your accommodation

Audio-guide languages available: English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Finnish