Secrets of the North

Adventure - Fascination - Nature - Power - Relaxing - Beauty

8 days trip: Summer 2009

1. day:

Arrival to the airport in Akureyri. We pick you up at the airport and drive to the guesthouse.

We will make a nice walk at the river Laxá

2. day:

We visit the horses with the new born foals.

Horseriding trip in the morning.

After lunch we will see the wonderful waterfall Goðafoss, the "Waterfall of the gods"...

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and after this we visit the old grass houses from Grenjarstaðar. A sweet museum which shows detailed the life in Iceland 100 years ago.

 

3. day:

Daytrip to the lake Mývatn:

We will make a great walk through the lavaformations of Dimmuborgir and we will visit the most wonderful places at the lake Mývatn. We will see Námarskard and in the evening we will relaxing in the hot water bath "Jarðböðin", which was opening in 2004.

 

4. day:

Daytrip to Húsavik:

We visit the whale museum of Húsavik.


After that we will make a 3 1/2 hour whale watching trip with a boat from Húsavik to have a look at the great giants of the sea.

After that we offer you the Hot Pots in the Swimming pool.

 

5. day:

We make a wonderful walk to the "Knutstaðarborg", a very old and very special lavacage.

Long horseriding through the lava.

 

6. day:

Daytrip to the biggest waterfall of europe, the Detifoss.


This day brings us also to the beatuiful canyons of Ásbyrgi were we have a nice walk through the forest & to the troll-montains from Hljodaklettar, one of the most beautiful places in the North of Iceland !

 

7. day:


You have free time in the morning you can for example climb up the mountain behind the farm to have a fantastic view to the atlantic ocean.

After lunch we make a long horseride along the very beautiful river "Laxá".

 

8. day:

On this day we make a trip to the beautiful city Akureyri, the "capital of northern Iceland".

Here we will visit the great church of Akureyri, the onliest botanical garden and have a nice shopping tour in the city centre.

We will drive you back in Akureyri to the bus or airport.

 

Tours available in 2009:

01. June - 08. June 2009

08. June - 15. June 2009

15. June - 22. June 2009

23. August - 30. August 2009

30. August - 06. September 2009

Individual group-planing available in May & September !

 

Price per person: 710 euros

Included:

7 nights in double bedroom in the guesthouse with breakfast

All horseriding trips

Guided tours every day

Pickup at the airport or busstation in Akureyri

!!! ALSO POSSIBLE FOR RIDING BEGINNERS !!!

We make individual riding groups so everyone will be happy !

Contact us for more informations:

gaestehaus-gardur@hotmail.com