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Nupshestar

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Super Way to End our Vacation

Near the beginning of our trip around "Ring Road", my 10-year-old daughter and I went on a very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
DaveH4481
Excellent Experience!

We came to Iceland on a family once in a lifetime trip. We have a full itinerary of activities and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Nupshestar – Riding Tours offer a horse rental and horse riding tours in South Iceland. In offer are short riding tours and a few days riding tours in Thjorsa Valley. We welcome any kind of experience riders. We also offer custom tours for all kind...more
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Breidanes, Selfoss 801, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Near the beginning of our trip around "Ring Road", my 10-year-old daughter and I went on a very nice Icelandic horse ride with another company, but we didn't get to "tolt" (a particular gait that is unique to Icelandic horses). Since my wife and son...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came to Iceland on a family once in a lifetime trip. We have a full itinerary of activities and one that was planned was this horseback riding excursion. There are 9 of us in our group, 4 adults and 5 teenagers. We had a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must do in Iceland! This farm is run by a wonderful family. They care greatly for their horses, which are amazingly gentle. The guides are knowledgeable about both the horses and the landscape. You will learn about the culture, history, and environment...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As an experienced rider I was careful to look for a place where I'd be sure horses would be well-treated and happy: this this was it. Beautiful horses, a kind and very helpful guide, amazing landscapes along the river Þjórsá - Nupshestar really is the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 7, 2019

We’ve booked two day tours at Nupshestar and had an amazing experience! The owners are very friendly and the horses are all lovely and reliable. We would fully recommend this location for both beginners and more experienced riders!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

We had an amazing experience with perfect guides incredible nature and sweet and beautiful horses. Highly recommendable! :-)

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Line R
Reviewed June 14, 2019 via mobile

Booked a 3 hour ride. The owner welcomed us when we arrived and were really nice. She asked us what kind of experienced we had and gave us horses based on that. I have much experience and the horse I got were really nice and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed November 27, 2018

I cannot say enough good things about this tour, the owners and the staff. My 18-year-old daughter is an avid rider and I am not. The team did a great job of accommodating both of our skill sets. Everyone was so friendly! All of our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

It was so good to ride next to the river on such nice horses. They really make this enjoyable in every way they can. Even if you are not use to horses and its your first time riding - they will accommodate you with a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Let me start with this...my only disappointment is that I can only give them a 5/5. Elwira was the most hospitable owner I’ve ever met and our guide Andrea was absolutely amazing. My wife’s fear of horseback riding is quite intense, yet the smaller Icelandic...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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DarrenJ441
March 12, 2018|
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Response from Elwira K | Property representative |
Hi Darren! Your 2.5 year old is welcome to try but not sure if it could make a long ride. 5 year old child should be able to do it up to 1 hour ride :) We do it very personal so the children will get all attention they need... More
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amsholtes
August 29, 2017|
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Response from Elwira K | Property representative |
Im very sorry but could not find any missed email, hope you founded some good place to ride and enjoyed.
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nrelam
March 1, 2017|
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Response from Elwira K | Property representative |
Yes, most of the stables in the South are closed, not sure about any with regular rides, everyday tours. We highly recommend Laxnes Horse Farm for a winter rides, they are closer to Reykjavik.
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