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Viking Horses

#12 of 255 Outdoor Activities in Reykjavik Features Animals
Reykjavik 110, Iceland
+354 660 9590
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Extraordinary experience

Verena picked us up from our hotel in Reykjavic and drove us to their home/barn. We then got cold... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2015
gregchristman
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Santa Barbara, California
Wonderful Ride

Verena picked us up at our hotel and drove us out to their horse ranch, we warmed up inside with... read more

Reviewed November 27, 2015
Michelle T
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Small groups and luxury rides on the Icelandic horse in the Reykjavik area. We are open all year round and offer day and evening tours. Why us? Our slogan is - Small groups, big adventures - and we strive to make that come true every tour. We are a family owned business, we have top-quality horses and equipment. We love what we do and we love to share it with you. We offer personalised service for beginners and advanced riders.
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“small group” (33 reviews)
“lava fields” (27 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Reykjavik 110, Iceland
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+354 660 9590

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Reviewed November 30, 2015

Verena picked us up from our hotel in Reykjavic and drove us to their home/barn. We then got cold weather gear and met our horses to bond a bit before saddling - Loved that part:-) After some very clear and patient riding instructions we headed...More

2  Thank gregchristman
Reviewed November 27, 2015

Verena picked us up at our hotel and drove us out to their horse ranch, we warmed up inside with some coffee before changing into some warm and waterproof gear to ride in. The ride was wonderful through the lava fields, we even got to...More

1  Thank Michelle T
Reviewed November 13, 2015

Viggo and Verena are two of the nicest people on the planet! Verena picked me up at my hotel and brought me out to the horse farm, and along the way I saw my first FULL rainbow, that was also a DOUBLE rainbow, and then...More

1  Thank Heather M
Reviewed October 20, 2015

Early October 2015, Bayou City Outdoors made a trek to Iceland and Viking Horses was one of the many highlights of the trip. Viggo and Verena made us feel so comfortable right off the bat - just good people. Viggo was so helpful and patient...More

1  Thank KoJoFritz
ValerieVera, Manager at Viking Horses, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2015

Hi KJ, thank you for your time to write us this great comment! And thank you for choosing Viking Horses. We hope to see you again next year. Your horse Hylur says hi :)

Reviewed October 19, 2015

I visited the beautiful Iceland as part of a group tour and the main outing I wanted to do with my free time was a horseback ride. I had only ridden once before but saw photos of the gorgeous Icelandic horses and was excited to...More

2  Thank Robyn K
ValerieVera, Manager at Viking Horses, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2015

Hi Robyn, thank you so much for your kind words! To read that your time here with Viking Horses was the highlight of your trip makes us more than happy. We will of course share your compliment with Neo ;) Take care and see you...More

Reviewed October 8, 2015

We went with Viking Horses after reading a number of Trip advisor reviews (there are a lot of good horse-riding companies). We wanted a small operation as my wife and I are not horseback riders (I think the last time I was on a horse...More

1  Thank JOSEPH L
ValerieVera, Manager at Viking Horses, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2015

Thank you for your great comment Joseph! We appreciate it a lot and are happy that you took your time to share your experience with other travellers. See you soon!

Reviewed October 2, 2015

For a lot of people, a visit to Iceland is not complete without spending some time on the back of an Icelandic Horse, and I highly recommend Viking Horses to help feed that addiction. They specialize in small groups and even private rides if you...More

1  Thank cabin_fever_10
VerenaWelle, Manager at Viking Horses, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2015

Thank you so much for your review and the nice photos! We are looking forward to seeing you again next time :)

Reviewed September 26, 2015

I scheduled an afternoon ride with Viking Horses after arriving on an overnight flight into Reykjavik. So, I was a bit tired but excited to start my adventures. I was met promptly at my hotel by the very kind and soft-spoken Verena. Along with two...More

Thank dwynwen13
Reviewed September 24, 2015

Perfect way to experience the Icelandic countryside. Viggo and Verena were as kind, patient, and welcoming as could be. It was drizzling on our trip, but they made sure to suit us up in rain gear. The horses were so sweet and great for any...More

Thank Kathryn Z
Reviewed September 22, 2015

With the overwhelming reviews on tripadvisor, we have very high expectation before the tour, and Viking Horses managed to exceed our high expectation. Pick up was on time and a detailed explanation was given prior to the ride. We have joined the private tour with...More

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Rebecca T
Is 18000 for a pick up tour ? Is there a price for driving yourself there?
April 20, 2017|
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Response from Svava Aldís V |
Hi , please send a mail to vikinghorses@vikinghorses.is Best regards, Svava
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Rachel M
What's the minimum age to ride?
January 2, 2017|
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Response from Svava Aldís V |
Hi, the minimum age is 8 years in regular tours but 3-4 years in private tours, there we always have at least 2 guides. Please send a email to vikinghorses@vikinghorses.is Brest regards, Svava
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Sandra W
How much in krona is the horse riding. Also can it be booked when I get to Iceland.thanks
February 21, 2016|
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Response from VerenaWelle | Property representative |
Hi Sandra. The price is 18.900 Icelandic krona for the morning and afternoon ride and 23.900 Icelandic krona for the evening tour. Price is per person. To make a booking please send an E-Mail to vikinghorses@vikinghorses.is
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