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Accommodations
This is a stationary ride so all nights will be spent at the same accommodation.

Description
You will stay at 4* hotel in Húsafell. This hotel is a Member of the National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World. It offers 48 beautiful Nordic style decorated rooms in an idyllic setting, between vast lava fields and a lovely birch forest.
Each room features private facilities with hair dryer, free Wi-Fi access, a TV and a coffee & tea maker.



There is also a golf course and a geothermal pool available near the hotel (extra fee applies).

Entrance fee is payable at the pool reception. Please note the pools are public. It is possible to rent swimming costumes and towels for a small fee.
The pool is open daily in summer from 2 pm on weekdays and 10 am on weekends.

Note that your guide will not be staying at the hotel during the tour.   

Room Occupancy
Triple rooms might be available on request (please inquire).
The single supplement fee is mandatory for single travelers.



Meals
During the ride half board is provided with breakfast and lunch.
Dinner is not included on this tour. 

The hotel has an excellent restaurant with exquisite local Icelandic gourmet cuisine.
Breakfast is served in the hotel restaurant dining room from 7:00 to 10:00 am in summer (June - September).

Lunch is usually eaten on the trail and features a variety of dishes including: sandwiches, hot dogs, lobster soup, lamb BBQ... 
We also provide coffee and cakes at the end of the day, usually home baked or assorted Icelandic cheese etc. 


Dietary Restrictions
It is possible to cater to special diets with advance notice.

This trip can accommodate special dietary requests.

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Hot Springs, Lava Fields & Trails
Tour Code: IT-ICEIL1
4 days / 3 nights
Dates : July

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: Standard
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
A 2024 07/11 - 07/14 4d / 3n 4 day trip 2 /4 Expired
A 2024 07/18 - 07/21 4d / 3n 4 day trip 2 /4 Reserve
A 2024 07/25 - 07/28 4d / 3n 4 day trip 2 /4 Sold Out
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Tack: Icelandic tack with saddle bags
Horses: Icelandic Horses
Pace: Riding 15-25 km per day (3-6 hours in ...
Walk, Trot, Canter,
Airport: Keflavik Airport
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