The World of Contrasts
This tour provides the opportunity to experience the variety and beauty of Icelandic nature. We start in the lush district of Fljótshlíd, the setting of one of the Icelandic Sagas. From there we ride into Thórsmörk, one of the most beautiful valleys in Iceland, which is only accessible by crossing glacial rivers. We spend a night surrounded by green forests, volcanic mountains and glaciers before continuing along the foot of Eyjafjallajökull volcano. We also visit the impressive canyon Stakkholtsgjá and stop at Seljalandsfoss waterfall.
Departures 2019: May 27, June 5 and 24, July 8 and 15, August 14 and 24.
Duration: 5 days - 4 nights – 4 days on horseback – 90 km.
Riding distance per day: 20 – 35 km (4-6,5 hours).
Accommodation and meals: Accommodation in guesthouses (1 nights) and sleeping bag accommodation in farmhouses and a simple mountain hut (3 nights), full board.
What do I need to bring?
See detailed information about what to bring on a multi-day tour here: http://eldhestar.is/information/bring/