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Northern Exposure Lake Myvatn


Accommodations for Northern Exposure Lake Myvatn


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

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

Accommodation Itinerary - subject to changes based on availability
Night 1: Bjarnastaðir Farm
Night 2: Theistareykir Mountain Cabin
Night 3, 4 & 5: Bjarnastaðir Farm

Bjarnastaðir Farm
It is the home of Halldór Olgeirsson and Elín Maríusdóttir and is situated in the low bushy area of Kerlingaskógur, close to the glacial river Jökulsá á Fjöllum and Dettifoss Waterfall. You will enjoy great view over the Fjord Öxarfjörður and the famous Lake Skjálftavatn which suddenly appeared over night after a strong earthquake 28 years ago. Halldór and Elín, breeders of both horses and sheep will welcome you with open arms and their warmth and hospitality is indeed second to none.
•Number of beds:  23
•Made up beds:  Yes
•Outdoor jacuzzi:  Yes
•Number of showers:  4
•GSM connection:  Yes
•WiFi: Yes

Þeistareykir Mountain Hut
Þeistareykir is known as a geothermal area, with colorful mud pits, tabletop mountains, hills and lava fields, you will find the earth constantly at work. The mountain hut stays warm all year round due to the geothermal activity of the area.
•Number of beds:  30
•Made up beds:  No
•Outdoor jacuzzi:  No
•Number of showers:  0
•Number of WC:  1
•GSM connection:  No
•WiFi: No

Room Occupancy
Single rooms are not available on this trip.


Meals
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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Northern Exposure Lake Myvatn
Tour Code: IT-ICRT03
6 days / 5 nights ~$2,565.00
Dates : June to Sept

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
ABeginner
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
BNovice
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.
CIntermediate
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.
EAdvanced
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 2020 06/22 - 06/27 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP (Low) 8 /16 Reserve
A 2020 06/29 - 07/04 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP (High) 8 /16 Reserve
A 2020 07/06 - 07/11 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP (High) 8 /16 Reserve
A 2020 07/13 - 07/18 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP (High) 8 /16 Reserve
A 2020 08/10 - 08/15 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP (High) 8 /16 Reserve
A 2020 08/17 - 08/22 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP (High) 8 /16 Reserve
B 2020 08/24 - 08/29 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP (Low) 8 /16 Sold Out
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Tack: Icelandic
Horses: Icelandic Horses
Pace: Riders should be comfortable and in co...

Airport: Keflavík International Airport
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