Horse riding tours around Egilsstaðir
There are a few tour operators and travel agencies that plan riding tours. These tours are from a few hours to multi-day tours and are usually for more experienced riders
Denni and Arna have been guiding and running adventure trips on horses for years and enjoys nothing more than sharing their passion with there fellow riders. Denni and Arna are founders of the Wilderness Museum of Iceland so it is fair to say that the highlands run in their blood all year around. Arna is a Historian and Denni a filmmaker. Together they have been collecting and documenting stories and knowledge connected to the great Icelandic wilderness. So if you want adventurous stories or learn about nature you are in the right place.
Horse-rental:There are many beautiful horse-riding trails at Stóra-Sandfell, be it forest, hills valley. We offer horse-riding tours ranging from 1-4 hours, e.g. an outing to valley Hjálpleysa which is a deep isolated valley glen with an interesting historical background.
We also offer early summer midnight tours.
The camping ground and horse rental are open from June 1st – September 15th.
The accommodation is available from May 15th – October 1st.
Please contact for prices and booking information.
Húsey is a farm in Hróarstunga, the farm is located between two rivers at Héraðsflói bay. There you can go horseback riding, both short and long ridings tours are available. In Húsey you can explore the uniqe birdlife of the area, sometimes the reindeers visit and you can take a look at seals as they sometimes travel up the rivers and rest on the riverbanks. Húsey for example offers Seal watching on horseback. Truly a paradise for nature lovers and a experience you won’t forget.