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Horse Riding & Caving

Horseback Riding & Lava Caving

Trot, gallop, and tölt through a volcanic moonscape, then step below the surface into a hidden world of lava caves!

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Two adventure tours combined into one – horseback riding and lava caving tour. A great option if you want to get to know the Icelandic horse and explore the underworld of Iceland.

  • Availability
    All year
  • Duration
    8:30 am -3:30 pm
  • Level
    Easy
  • Pickup
    Yes
  • Meet on location
    No
  • Min. Age
    10 years
  • Ratio
  • Price
    19.990 ISK
Tour highlights
Bláfjöll (Blue mountains)
Helgafell mountain
Leiðarendi cave
The Icelandic horse
Included
Pick-up from Reykjavík
Guided caving tour
Guided horseback riding

This is a combo tour and only available with pick-up.

Pick up time:08:30 from your Reykjavík accommodation. Please note, that the pick up can take up to 30 min.

This horse riding adventure starts at Íshestar Riding Center where we saddle up on the beautiful Icelandic horses. We go for a great stroll into the lava surrounding Mt. Helgafell volcano and continue on through lava fields and across beautiful hillsides to the old Kaldársel sheep corral. As we ride through this majestic scenery you will see different unique formations in the rough lava and the Bláfjöll Mountains towering above on the horizon. The horses follow safe paths through the beautiful countryside to give you a fun and peaceful horseback experience in Iceland.
After the horse riding tour, we immerse into the velvet darkness of the Leiðarendi lava cave. Explore and discover the marvels that the volcano created more than 2000 years ago. Leiðarendi cave, situated in one of the most active volcanic areas in the world, is a perfect example of an Icelandic lava tube. We will climb, crawl and walk our way through the travel beneath the surface. This uniquely daring adventure will exhibit the Icelandic lava fields from two very different angles, giving you a deep understanding of how Iceland was created and how the primeval forces of nature continue to shape it every day!

* Please note that this is a combination of two tours. There is a short break in Reykjavík between the tours during lunch time.

Remember to bring: Warm outdoor clothing, waterproof jacket and pants, headwear and gloves.

What if I don’t own all of these clothing necessaries?
Don’t worry, you can always rent the necessary clothing in the booking process.

 

What equipment do you provide for the lave tube caving trip?

We provide you with a headlight and a helmet.

For how long are you inside the lava tube cave?

You are in the cave for about 1-1,5 hours.

What should I wear on a lava caving tour in Iceland?

Like always in Iceland, it’s best to dress in layers. A warm layers closest to you preferably wool/thermal underwear, pants sweater and on top waterproof outdoor clothing. We also recommend that you wear good hiking boots and gloves. Jeans have proven to be a bad choice.

Disclaimer
All our tours are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. Arctic Adventures does not assume any responsibility for accidents that are caused by its customers or can be traced to their own actions. Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realize that all outdoor activities carry an inherent risk.

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