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20.3.2012 16:48:00

Riding tours at Leirubakki


Book now for year 2012!

Most of our half-day tours and day tours as well as the short 1 – 1,5 hours tours  we offer all year round. Everyone, individuals and groups, can experience
the variety of the landscape, the history, the culture and the wonderful Icelandic horse and the very special gait – TÖLT – one of the 5 different gates the Icelandic horse is so well known for.

Our longer tours from 1 to 5 days provide further insight into the history and landscape of the country and show how the horse has played a vital role in Icelandic history and culture. We always ride in the wonderful nature of Iceland; over lavafields, grassy banks of small qreeks and big rivers, we ride around a mountain and over some rivers, and we stop and see historical places and guests are told about old folk stories and myth as we cross different places.

Departure every day at 10 o´clock.

 On these tours, people can combine horse trekking with other activities at Leirubakki.

The shortest  is a 1 or 1,5 hour tour in the Icelandic countryside and we are only a 75 minutes drive from Reykjavik. This tour is ideal for those who only want a short taste of the quality of the Icelandic horse. It goes on the gentle riding paths and the meadows in the beautiful nature around Leirubakki Farm.

This tour is offered all year round. 1 -1,5 hours riding. This tour is offered every day during summer at 10, 14 and 16  o´clock. Best to book in advance.

Prices winter and summer 2012:
Shortest tours………1 – 1,5 riding hours…......ISK  5.000.-
Half day tours……….3 – 3.5  riding hours…….ISK  12.800.-
Day tours, up to 5 different tours, 4 – 5 riding hours pr. day……..ISK 19.500.-.

Lunchpackage can be provided. 

We offer a variety of riding tours for the inexperienced as well as the experienced rider, for individuals and groups, all year round. In the summer we have many horses at the farm, as well as in the winter. Here we  also offers horses for sale. We have horses suitable for everyone, beginners as well as more advanced riders.

Hotel Leirubakki and the Restaurant in The Hekla Centre is the comfortable and friendly choice for guests staying at the farm. At Hotel Leirubakki we also arrange conferences and packages for incentive groups all year round. We also offer sleeping bag accommodation in our older guesthouse as well as hot tubes and a pool to relax in after a day in the open air!



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