This tour is ideal for beginners and families who would like to get to know the beautiful Icelandic horse. The riding takes place in the beautiful surroundings of Ölfus area in the South Iceland.
We bring the horses to ION Adventure hotel at Nesjavellir and ride in ION hotels surroundings. We will ride into beautiful scenery, along mountains and into a volcanic area where lava fields, green moss, rocky mountains and Lake Þingvallavatn delight your eyes.
Located between Eurasian and N-American tectonic plates, in the heart of Þingvellir National park (a UNESCO World Heritage site) you will find one of the world’s best-kept underwater secrets.
We start this day tour by visiting the world’s oldest parliament, established in 930 and located in the serene national park of Þingvellir, a place of unparalleled natural beauty, a geological wonder and the location of many of Iceland´s most historical events.
This is a one day tour which combines a tour of the Golden Circle’s main sights and a snowmobile ride on Langjökull glacier. Our first stop is the world’s oldest parliament, established in 930 and located in the national park of Þingvellir.
After picking you up at your hotel we take on a scenic drive along the south coast of Iceland. The tour takes you to Gígjökull glacier, which is an outlet glacier from the notorious Eyjafjallajökull glacier that erupted in 2010.
On this full day tour we head to the south coast for a glacier hike on Sólheimajökull for a glacier hike. We will visit Seljalandsfoss, a stunning waterfall that drops 60 m and originates from the Eyjafjallajökull glacier.
This day trip starts with a drive on a highland road which leads us to the Kaldidalur valley and Langjökull glacier. Once we arrive at Iceland’s second largest glacier, Langjökull, we meet up with a small group and a glacier guide and explore the ice cap from inside.
Northern lights is a common name for the Aurora Borealis (Polar Aurorae). The Northern Lights is a natural phenomenon found in the in the Northern Hemisphere. The a natural light display in the sky, predominantly seen in the high latitude regions, is a collision between electrically charged particles from the sun that enter the earth’s atmosphere.
HIKING & CAVING
Explore the inside of a unique dormant volcano that last erupted about 4,000 years ago. The tour starts with a about 45-60 minutes/3 km hike (each way), to the crater. When you’ve reached the crater you’ll decent 120m in an open cable lift into the giant crater once filled with steaming hot lava.
From Gullfoss waterfall we drive in super jeeps into the highlands to the snowmobile base where we provide the gear needed, helmet, winter overall and gloves, to make sure you are safe and warm on the snowmobile activity.