Viking horse & Golden Circle

AH27 The Viking Horse & Golden Circle Afternoon


  • Riding the Icelandic Viking horse
  • Experiencing nature from horse back
  • The power of Gullfoss waterfall
  • Erupting hot spring at Geysir geothermal area
  • Nature and history at Þingvellir National Park

Tour Description: 

The Icelandic horse is a breed that has remained virtually unchanged since the Vikings brought it to Iceland in the 9th century. With the help of one of our beautiful horses, you can ride through the idyllic landscape of Laxnes, just out of Reykjavik city. The riding tour is suitable for all experience levels, from beginner to expert, It is a fantastic way to see the countryside.

After the riding experience there will be about an hour to relax and have a something to eat before we join our Golden Circle Afternoon tour, which leaves Reykjavík at 13:00. From there, the tour heads to the National Park Þingvellir, with its remarkable geological features. The Icelandic Parliament - Alþingi - was founded on the site in 930 AD, making it the oldest still-functioning parliament in the world.

The tour will also visit the impressive glacial waterfall Gullfoss, the Geysir geothermal area and Strokkur hot spring. On the return journey, you will travel through beautiful agricultural areas before heading back to Reykjavík over the mountain heath Hellisheiði.

Tour availability and details

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Departure: 09:30
Pick-up: 08:45
Duration: 9.5 hours

Complimentary hotel pick-up service. 

Children fars: 

Child (0-11): 50% off

Youth (12-17): Full adult fare

Tour is available: All year around (2017-18)

This tour is operated via Gray Line Iceland -- A leading tour operator in Iceland.

Price: 21.900 ISK
Special price:

Please note: This tour is not recommended for children under the age of 6.

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Itinerary Details:

Tour Departures:
Daily departures at 09:30 (pick-up at 09:00) and (13:00, pick-up at 12:15, June - September 8th).


Pick-up and drop-off service for hotels and guest houses in Reykjavik
Round-trip transportation
Viking horse riding tour
Professional tour guide on riding tour



Closeout dates:

This tour is not operated on:

December 2017: 

24 - public holiday

25 - public holiday

Online Booking:

Up to 24 hours prior to tour departure 



Daily, all year round

Redemption Instructions

Please present a printed copy of your electronic travel voucher / ticket at the time of tour departure. If for any reason you cannot print your voucher, then show your digital copy or e-mail confirmation.

Pickup from hotels and guesthouses starts 45 minutes before the tour departure time stated on your voucher. Check in at Gray Line Bus Terminal is 15 minutes before the tour departure time stated on your voucher.

To help ensuring the quickest possible collection we kindly ask you to stand by for pick up in front of your hotel or guest house when pick up starts.

Need assistance?
Grayline Iceland call centre is open 24 hours every day of the year. This means that whenever you need, there’s always someone from Gray Line Iceland available to assist. Call: +354 540 1313 or e-mail:

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