4 day Thorsmork ride – back to the Hekluhestar farm

1st day

Metting point at 18 o‘clock at N1 gas station in Hvolsvöllur, south of Iceland. There will be a bus driving you to meet up with your guide and horses in Básar in Thorsmörk nature reserve. We have dinner together and talk about upcoming adventures. Sleeping bag accommodation in dormitory style.

2nd day
We have breakfast and then each rider gets one horse for a lasure ride in the Thorsmork reserve. Where we enjoy the scenic place with glacier views, estonishing mountains, brigh green moss, bushes and water creeks everywhere. After enjoying the ride of the day. After around a 3-4 hour ride we have time to explore the area on foot or if prefered just relax in the beautiful surroundings.

3rd day
We have breakfast and start to prepare our horses. We ride from Básar to Stóra Mörk. We ride with the loose horses with beautiful surrounding all around, glacier tongs and beautiful mountains. We have a lunch break on the way and enjoy the views. We continue our ride with the loose horses and end our day in Stóra Mörk. Ride of  the day around 4-5 hours.  

4th day

Our second day with the loose horses. We ride from Stóra Mörk over the bridge of Markarfljót. Soon after that we reach the little mountain Stóri Dímon and ride through lupin flower fields. We have lunch at the farm area of Fljótshlíð. After lunch we continue our ride to Thríhyrningur, the three horned mountain and to the mountain hut of Foss. The ride is around 5 hours.

5th day

We start our last day of riding from Foss and ending at the farm of Hekluhestar. We ride through farmland and the histiorical Landgræðslan, the soil conservation service of Iceland. After having lunch there we enjoy our last 2 hours with the loose horses and we end our ride by crossing the beautiful and clear river Rangá, be prepared to get wet feed. The ride of the day is arond 4 hours. We take a moment and say goodbye to our horses and we have some coffee and cakes talking about our adventure the last days. Around 16 o‘clock is a bus that drives the riders to Reykjavik so arrival to there is around 18 o‘clock.

Date :

6th -10th of June

Price:  1,880 euros per person.

Included in the price:

– French, English and Icelandic speaking guide.

– All meals (Breakfast, lunch and dinner).

– Sleeping bag accomodation for 3 nights.

– 4 days of riding excursion with loose running horses three of the days.

– All horse tack, helmets and raingear.

– Afternoon hike in Thorsmork if there is interest.

– Drop of to Reykjavik from the farm.

Minimum 6 persons and maximum 15 persons.