The Elfin Tour

This horseback riding tour focuses on the folklore surrounding the Icelandic hidden people.

Description

Elves are important creatures in Iceland. They get to decide where roads can go and houses can be built. On this tour we see some places populated by these special creatures, the “hidden people”, but as they are hidden we will not actually meet them! We pass the small cleft Alfakví and the old sheep’s house that cannot be removed without serious consequences. Some elves are musical; Skjólklettur is the place of the elves’ church, where singing has been heard. On our way to the elfin hill, Einbui, populated by friendly and sometimes singing elves, we also experience excellent riding trails for trying the special, smooth gait of the Icelandic horse, “tölt”.

Included: 1.5 – 2 hours riding and light lunch at Hotel Eldhestar (soup, bread ect.)
Hotel pick-up in Reykjavik every day between 8:00-8:30. Return to Reykjavík ca. 13:00.

Available all year round, starting at our farm at 9:00.

What's included

Pick up and drop off, riding for 1 1/2 - 2 hours, lunch at our hotel. We provide helmets and rain gear/winter overalls.

What do I need to bring

Please wear clothes according to weather and solid shoes. We reccommend hiking boots.

Cancellation policy

Fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day(s) or less before the activity

kr 13,500 5 Hours , Easy
Organized by: Eldhestar
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