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Hot Springs, Lava Fields & Trails


Hot Springs, Lava Fields & Trails
West Iceland

This lovely four day ride takes you to some of the most beautiful riding tracks in Borgarfjörður, in Western Iceland. This area boasts everything that Iceland has to offer: Glaciers, volcanoes, hot springs, historic Saga sites and geothermal pools.

During the ride you will visit the huge Lava Tunnel Viðgelmir and the cozy geothermal Krauma SPA. An optional tour is also offered directly from the hotel grounds into the blue ice of the huge Langjökull glacier. 

Our guide and their team takes some spare hand-horses along and you can try riding with a hand-horse – but there is no requirement and we might also have the spare horses running along.  

Short Getaway
Family Vacation
Ride with Gaited Horses
Center-based ride

Meeting:
Airport: Keflavik Airport
Transfer:
Riders: Min 2 riders
Max 6 riders

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    Hot Springs, Lava Fields & Trails
    Tour Code: IT-ICEIL1
    4 days / 3 nights ~$2,655.00
    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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    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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