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Mountain Spirit Ride - Landmannalaugar

Accommodations for Mountain Spirit Ride - Landmannalaugar

This is a progressive ride so you will be staying in different locations each night.

During this tour, you will sleep in simple accommodations in dormitory style rooms with shared facilities. Please, bring your own sleeping bag!

Accommodation Itinerary - subject to changes based on availability
Night 1 & 2: Kálfhóll Farm
Night 3: Mountain hut Hólaskógur
Night 4 & 5: Landmannahellir Mountain hut
Night 6: Mountain hut Hólaskógur

Kálfhóll Farm
The family in Kálfhóll farm is well known for their great hospitality.

Landmannahellir Mountain Hut
Landmannahellir is located in a peaceful area in Fjallabak and  has for many years been one of the main dwelling place for sheep gatherers when they round up the sheep each autumn that have been grassing in this area during the summer.
•Number of rooms:  1
•Number of beds:  24
•Made up beds: No
•Outdoor jacuzzi:  No
•Number of showers:  2
•Number of WC:  1
•GSM connection:  No
•WiFi: No

Hólaskógur Mountain Hut
This is a big mountain cabin in Þjórsárdalur, close to the glacier river Þjórsá. This cozy cabin offers simple accommodation with electricity and heating. It is used in the autumn for the sheep herders but is open for travelers during the summer.
•Number of rooms:  1
•Number of beds:  30
•Made up beds: No
•Outdoor jacuzzi:  No
•Number of showers:  2
•Number of WC:  2
•GSM connection:  yes
•WiFi: No

Room Occupancy
Single rooms are not available on this trip.

During the ride full board is provided.

The menu consists of a large breakfast and traditional Icelandic meals (fish or lamb). 
All riders make their own packed lunch from the breakfast table.

Alcoholic beverages are not included in the tour price and are hard to get in the highlands. They can be bought at a reasonable price in the Duty Free Store at Keflavik Airport upon arrival.

Dietary restrictions
Vegetarian meals are available if requested in advance.

This trip includes and can accommodate special dietary requests.

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Mountain Spirit Ride - Landmannalaugar
Tour Code: IT-ICRT04
7 days / 6 nights ~$2,820.00
Dates : June & August

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Basic
Lodging Level Explained
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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Season Tour Dates  Min / MaxReserve
B 2022 06/21 - 06/27 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP (Low) 8 /16 Reserve
A 2022 08/09 - 08/15 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP (High) 8 /16 Reserve
A 2022 08/16 - 08/22 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP (High) 8 /16 Reserve
Day to Day Itinerary
Rates | Dates
Tack: Icelandic
Horses: Icelandic Horses
Pace: Riders should be comfortable and in co...

Airport: from Keflavik Airport
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