Treks

At Kálfholt we do not only offer short rides from an hour to a day, but also longer treks lasting two to eight days, for both experienced and inexperienced riders. In addition to the itineraries described here, we can arrange bespoke tours for groups, organised to meet specific preferences.

Summer Programme (1 May – 30 September) – Treks

All day tours are available for individuals and for groups of up to 15 people.

Family Trek

Two-day riding tour for children aged six years and up, who are starting to ride, and their parents. We take a leisurely ride from Kálfholt along the banks of the  Þjórsá to Þykkvibær, far away from all road traffic. We provide good, reliable saddle horses, and the young riders are accompanied throughout by an escort vehicle. The first day ends at Þykkvibær with a traditional Icelandic kvöldvaka – a convivial evening programme of storytelling and song. Overnight accommodation in the Þykkvibær sports centre. 

Duration:
2 days, 1 night
Dates:
Private tours upon request
Group size:
Max. 10 people
Riding skill:
Beginners
Accomodation:
Communal sleeping-bag accommodation
Further information and bookings: kalfholt@kalfholt.is | 487-5176

Tölt Trek

Tölt treks are designed for horsy people of all ages. On these tours we aim to ensure that our guests experience the interplay of nature, horse and rider. We ride at moderate speed on a variety of bridle paths, travelling with the freedom to stop when we feel  like it, to enjoy the moment.  

Duration:
4 days, 3 nights
Dates:
1.- 4. August 2017 / Private tours upon request
Group size:
Max. 12 people
Riding skill:
Experienced riders
Accomodation:
1- to 4-bed rooms
Further information and bookings: kalfholt@kalfholt.is | 487-5176

Ride of the Valkyries

Riding, the great outdoors, fun and relaxation in good company – that’s what makes our Ride of the Valkyries trek so special. As the name implies, these are tours for women of all ages.  And they always have a great time on these treks: young and older, inexperienced and more experienced riders, the ladies all bond and have fun as they ride through the splendour of Icelandic nature.

Duration:
4 days, 3 nights
Dates:
21-24 July 2017 / Private tours upon request
Group size:
Max. 12 people
Riding skill:
Experienced women riders of all ages
Accomodation:
2- to 4-bed rooms and communal space
Further information and bookings: kalfholt@kalfholt.is | 487-5176