About Horses on Ice ! Winter ride and Northern lights extended
We offer now a special edition of our popular winter ride tour. This tour is 1 day longer (4 ridingdays) than our regular winter tours and includes a visit to lake Mývatn both for riding on the ice and enjoy watching Icelandic riders competing with their horses at the yearly Ice ride competion at Lake Mývatn wich takes place in the first week of March every year. We ride a couple of days around our farm Saltvík following nice trails along the seaside and spend one of our regular riding days at Lake Myvatn riding on the frozen lake which is a quite extraordinary experience for all riders. Included are also some sightseeings to nice places nearby. We'll visit waterfalls, lava formations and volcanic hot spots and spend some of the afternoons at the newly established Geosea natural baths relaxing after the daily activities. Included in the price is full board, accomodation, all travel from and to Reykjavík before and after the tour. We offer only one departure for this tour, so early booking is recommended.
Meeting point is at Eagle air airport in Reykjavík for the flight up north to Husavik Airport.
We start the first day with a nice and easy ride from Saltvík farm along the coastline with great view acorss the arctic sea!
The traditional ice riding competition at Lake Mývatn takes place the first weekend of Mars every year.
Icelandic riders come together and compete in tolt and pace riding the Icelandic horse.
It´s a great experience to watch some of the best riders and horses of Iceland meeting up and riding theyr horses on the ice in the amazing landscape at the Lake.
Sunday morning after a hearty breakfast at Saltvík farm we drive our group of riders back to Reykjavík ith our little bus.
Arrival in Reykjavík around 15.00
Duration 5 days
Departure dates Mar 03 2021
Tour operator Saltvík Family
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