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Nupshestar

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Breidanes, Selfoss 801, Iceland
+354 852 5930
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Fantastic guided horseback ride

My family of four did a 3 hour ride with Emily and it was so much fun! This was a highlight of our... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mebe4
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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1 Hour Ride

Absolutely incredible. The instructors were hospitable, kind, and informative and kept the whole... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cassidy M
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Nupshestar – Riding Tours offer a horse rental and horse riding tours in South Iceland. In offer are short riding tours and a few days riding tours in Thjorsa Valley. We welcome any kind of experience riders. We also offer custom tours for all kind of groups.
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“hour ride” (26 reviews)
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Breidanes, Selfoss 801, Iceland
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"hour ride"
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"riding experience"
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"icelandic horses"
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"day tour"
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"an unforgettable experience"
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"horse riding"
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"two hours"
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"inexperienced riders"
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"lovely horses"
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"value compared"
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"small family business"
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"homemade food"
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"unexpected highlight"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My family of four did a 3 hour ride with Emily and it was so much fun! This was a highlight of our trip to Iceland for our teenage boys. Emily was patient, knowledgeable and super friendly. She let us canter several times once we...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely incredible. The instructors were hospitable, kind, and informative and kept the whole ride fun while taking us through beautiful scenery. Family owned and a great price. Will absolutely be returning.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I did an hour tour in May and it was simply phenomenal! We are both inexperienced riders and felt at ease from the very first minute we arrived. Communication was easy and my emails were always answered right away. It was so...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

We booked a 2 hour trek for our family of four in August. We had a great time with our amazing Icelandic horses and our guide, Ellen. The landscape is spectacular. We had such a great time that we booked a 3 hour tour two...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

To ride through Icelandic nature on a 6 days tour with Núpshestar last summer, from June 26th until July 1st, was an unforgettable experience To travel in a group of 13 (8 plus 5 guides) with 30 fine horses, through beautiful, unspoiled nature, across rivers...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent and very professional stable. Lucy was a wonderfull guide. Highly recommended even if you have to drive a litle longer from Reykjavic.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We went for a one-hour- ride with my grown-up daughters who have never been riding before. We were given very calm and friendly horses and had a great time, making our way through the beautiful icelandic landscape with a view on Hekla and Eyafjallajökull. Our...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Booked a two hour ride with Elwira by email before we arrived in Iceland. Very easy to arrange - excellent communication. When I booked the tour I wasn't sure if we would be riding with others but it was just us which was great. Others...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

We had a group of 9 fairly inexperienced riders take a tour with Nupshestar. It was the highlight of our trip! The guides were funny, patient, and very knowledgeable. We took a two hour tour and it was the perfect amount of time. We saw...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I went on the 3-day trip in august 2017 and it was a great experience. Excellent horses and a very well planned trip by Elwira&Svenni who were great hosts and also great cooks! I would recommend this trip to anyone looking for an unforgettable experience.

Thank Anne K
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Darren J
12 March 2018|
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Response from Elwira K | Property representative |
Hi Darren! Your 2.5 year old is welcome to try but not sure if it could make a long ride. 5 year old child should be able to do it up to 1 hour ride :) We do it very personal so the children will get all attention they need... More
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amsholtes
30 August 2017|
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Response from Elwira K | Property representative |
Im very sorry but could not find any missed email, hope you founded some good place to ride and enjoyed.
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nrelam
2 March 2017|
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Response from Elwira K | Property representative |
Yes, most of the stables in the South are closed, not sure about any with regular rides, everyday tours. We highly recommend Laxnes Horse Farm for a winter rides, they are closer to Reykjavik.
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