The eye of the Golden Circle
This tour is a short version of the popular Golden Circle Tour taking place in the hot spring area of Geysir and Gullfoss Waterfall. You see all the best sights of the Golden Circle. Enjoy accommodation at a cozy holiday farm with a hot outdoor tub.
- May: 31 – June 2
- June: 7 – 9 & 14 – 16
- July: 19 – 21 & 26 – 28 & 2 – 4
- August: 30 – Sept 1
Perfect tour for families and riders who want to see Iceland´s most famous attractions on horseback. You get to know the Icelandic horse and the Icelandic way of trail riding in a relaxed atmosphere.
Day 1. Reykjavík – Myrkholt – Gullfoss – Myrkholt
Pick up at BSÍ Bus station in Reykjavik in the morning. We will meet our fellow riders, guide and horses. After that we start the ride on soft trails ideal for tölting, alongside Hvítá River we follow the ever deepening canyon on to the impressive Golden Waterfall Gullfoss. We will have our lunch break at Gullfoss before we ride back to Myrkholt where we spend the night. (approximately 20 km)
Day 2. Haukadalur – Haukadalsheiði – Myrkholt
Our ride takes us through Haukadalur valley with its beautiful birch forest. Cross clear little streams on the way and enjoy the rich vegetation of wild mountain flowers that bloom during high summer. While you ascend to a highland plateau you will notice the changes in nature as you reach higher ground. A breathtaking view of the mountain ranges and glaciers of the highland around awaits you when you reach the top of Haukadalsheiði. Rest of the day is spent in the Geysir area. You have plenty of time to explore this highly interesting area with its countless bubbling hot springs. (approximately 18 km)
Day 3. Myrkholt – Reykjavík
We say goodbye to our guide and fellow riders in the morning and drive back to Reykjavik.