Great horses and beautiful scenery along the arctic coastline

Family friendly !


About Saltvík Comfort

The trails in the countryside of the north around Saltvík farm are extremely nice and various. We ride along the seaside over the black beach and on the cliffs. But also up to the heathlands of the northern farmlands with a fantastic view out to the arctic circle and the volcanic landscapes of the north. There is a possibility to cross a river on horseback and we can pass the pretty waterfalls “Æðarfossar” at just a few meters distance. 

Saltvík Comfort is a tour ideal for families and friends who prefer rather easy riding schedule compared to our longer highland trails. Daily rides are from 3-5 hours every day adjusted to the needs of individual riders. Depending on the wishes of our guests it is possible to start the tour with some ridinglesson(s) in our inside ridinghall to learn about the icelandic horse and how to ride the tölt.

We offer horses for riders at all levels so families or friends at different experience levels can enjoy the same rides at different tempo´s and action if wanted. Daily rides can also be divided in two parts were some riders ride half a day and others full day. 

This tour is ideal for guests who would like to try out if a longer highland tour would be something to join on a next visit. Or simply want to have a little less challenging rides than all the other longer highland tours include, and combine the holiday with the possibilities of various activities and sightseeing available in the area. 
Examples of possible sightseeing activities:  
- Whale watching tours from Husavik (5 km distance from Saltvík farm) 
- Sightseeing tours to Lake Mývatn (30 km / 30 min drive away)
- Ásbyrgi canyon – the hoofprint of the 8legged horse Sleipnir (40 min drive)
- The mighty and beautiful waterfalls Goðafoss and Dettifoss are less than an hour dive away 

Domestic flights Reykjavík - Húsavík - Reykjavík, full board and accommodation in double rooms with private facilities are included in the price!
(optional is to skip the domestic flight and travel on own responsibility to Saltvík farm. This option reduces the price by 250 euros)

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    Duration 4 days
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    Departure dates Apr 08 2020 Apr 15 2020 Apr 20 2020 Apr 29 2020 May 06 2020 May 13 2020 May 20 2020 May 27 2020 Jun 03 2020 Jun 10 2020 Jul 09 2020 Jul 27 2020 Aug 26 2020 Aug 31 2020 Sep 16 2020 Oct 05 2020 Oct 12 2020
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    1190 euros

    1350 USD 

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    Tour operator Saltvík Family {texti}
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