DATES IN 2023 AND USEFUL INFORMATION
Long riding tours
Our popular horse-riding tours in the Eastern Fjords ( Borgarfjördur-eystri / Lodmundarfjördur ):
Tour 1: 11. - 18. July 2023
-7 days from Geirastaðir into the nearby east fjords/nature paradise Borgarfjörður-eystri, Breidavík, Húsavík in the stunning Lodmundarfjördur
Tour 2: 22. July - 29. July 2023
-7 days from Lodmundarfjördur via Húsavík, Breidavík and Borgarfjördur-eystri, back to Geirastaðir
Price: 2 500 € per tour /participant (7 nights, full board, 2 horses, transfer from and to Egilsstadir airport, transport of the luggage during the tour).
9 days ridingtour to Vopnafjörður
Tour 3: 09.August - 18. August 2023
- 9 days from Geirastaðir via plain Smjörvatnsheiði to Vopnafjörður and back to Geirastaðir
Price: 2 700 € ( 9 nights, full board, 2-3 horses, transfer from and to Egilsstadir airport, transport of the luggage during the tour).
Autumn - Tour in September
Tour 4: 31. August - 09. September 2023
- 9 days from Geirastaðir to the nature paradise Borgarfjörður-eystri, Breiðavík and back to Geirastaðir
Price: 2 800 € ( 9 nights, full board, 2-3 horses, transfer from and to Egilsstadir airport, transport of the luggage during the tour).
All tours are only for experienced horse riders in a good physical condition. It's possible to only take part on subsection of the tour for those who are not confident enough for the difficult sections or who want to accompany participants.
Gear for the riding tours (in the mountainous regions we can sometimes have wintery conditions and temperatures, even in the summertime!):
-sleeping bag, wind- and rainproof jacket/trousers, 2 jodhpurs/breeches, good trecking/riding boots, warm jumpers, gloves, hats, long underwear, swimsuits, cosy clothes for in- and outside.
For more information and a detailed description of the horseriding tours see the link "horseriding tours"
Horse riding and nature holidays on Geirastadir
(3 - 5 days for 4 - 10 persons, also suitable for children / adolescents)
A few days of pure nature experience with extensive horseback riding in the vast landscape of Hróarstunga. For experienced riders we offer: riding for several hours a day, midnight ride, day tour on horse back, driving the free-roaming herd and on request excursions / hikes to attractions in the area. Also possible on foot: bird and seal watching, fishing directly on site, also unlimited space for sports and games on our huge meadows, so it does not have to be boring even for non-riders.
Price per person: 250 € / day (incl: accommodation in twin or triple bed rooms on Geirastadir, full board, varied riding on different horses, excursions (by car) in the vicinity (e.g. to the colorful mountains and the puffins in Borgarfjörður- eystri), transfer from / to Egilsstadir airport). Price for riding children and teenagers: 200 € / day, for accompanying non-riders 150 € / day.
Dates, duration and program individually and after consultation - if interested, please contact us
Overnight stay / holidays in the cottage
Since the summer of 2018 our new small cottage is finally finished. Made entirely of timber, 24 m2 inside surface with large veranda, separate bedroom with 2 beds and a kitchen with sofa bed. From the cottage you have a magnificent view of the mountains, the horses and the vastness of the landscape.
Overnight for 2 - 3 persons, self-catering.
Price per night (whole house): 130 € ( plus 30 Euro cleaning )
Availability on enquiry
Transfer from / to Egilsstadir possible after arrangement, price 80 € (round-trip)
For the guests of the house there is the possibility for one- or several-hour rides: depending on the riding experience on the guided or hand horse to brisk accompanied or possibly even independent rides in the beautiful landscape of Hróarstunga. Our horses are well trained, sensitive and easy to ride, with mostly very good gait potential.
Prices: 1 hour: 80 € / 1.5 - 2 hours: 120 € / 3.5- 4 hours: 200 € (including picnic)
Participation at the horseriding tours/holidays is at your own risk. You should have a valid personal accident insurance.
To protect from imported diseases horseriding gear must be either new or desinfectetd before you enter Iceland (also take a look at www.mast.is). Horseriding helmets can be borrowed from us.
For more information, booking, etc:
Angelika Liebermeister, Geirastadir 2, 701 Egilsstadir / Iceland
Tel: 00354 -8453006
On facebook: geirastadir-hestar or pm to Angelika Liebermeister