Quick info

Tour name: Midwinter Warmth

Age limit: 5 Years

Duration: 5 hours (1 hour riding)

Physical rating: Easy

Pick up: Available from Reykjavík

Meeting point: Eldhestar, 816 Ölfus

Let an adorable Icelandic horse heat your body and soul! After one hour on horseback, riders can soften up in the big and warm hotpot in Hveragerði’s famous swimming pool, where there is also a steam sauna for the really brave. Imagine sitting in the steamy water as a light snowfall turns the grass around you white. At Hótel Eldhestar we then have a light lunch.


  • Pick up and drop off
  • Riding for 1 hour
  • Ticket to the swimmingpool
  • Lunch at our hotel
  • Helmets and rain gear/winter overalls.

What to bring

  • Swimsuit and towel
  • Please wear clothes according to weather and solid shoes
  • We recommend hiking boots.

Good to know

1 hour riding, followed by swimming and a light lunch at Hotel Eldhestar.

Hotel pick-up in Reykjavik every day between 08:00 – 08:30. Return to Reykjavík ca. 13:00.

This tour is offered from the 1st of September until the 30th of April.

Note that pick up from hótels in Seltjarnarnes, Hafnarfjörður, Kópavogur and Mosfellsbær is at 7:45 and pick up from Hveragerði and Selfoss is at 8:45.

Please let us know if there are any dietary needs like if there are allergies or vegetarians.