Akureyri on Horseback
Enjoy the lush Akureyri countryside while riding an Icelandic horse.
See the countryside up close and become acquainted with your friendly and well-mannered Icelandic horse
Discover the scenery, history, and culture of Akureyri on horseback
Feel at one with nature as you pass through the beautiful landscape
Level 3: Active - good mobility needed
Dress according to local weather conditions with good footwear (closed-toe shoes recommended) with a rubber or non-slip sole. Bring a camera. The age limit for this tour is 8 years old.
Cultural and historical riding trip
Icelandic horses are the same breed as those of the Viking Age, and they are friendly, fun, and easy to ride. On this guided tour, you’ll learn about the culture and history of Akureyri. As you ride through the lush countryside, enjoy views of Iceland from atop your newfound friend. This Icelandic horseback-riding tour is suitable for everyone.
Walking information: Surfaces are grass/mud/gravel and feature rough pathways. Due to the adventurous nature of this tour, it is not recommended for guests with limited mobility. We do not recommend this tour for guests confined to a wheelchair/scooter. Guests must be able to mount and dismount the horses.
Remarks: Dress according to local weather conditions with good footwear (closed-toe shoes recommended) with a rubber or non-slip sole. Bring a camera.