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Address: Breidanes, Selfoss 801, Iceland
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+354 852 5930

Nupshestar – Riding Tours offer a horse rental and horse riding tours in...

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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Sweet horse, very nice guide, beautiful ride

From the initial conversation on the phone with Elwira to the final goodbye after my ride, this was a great experience, perfect in all respects. Highly recommended.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Berkeley, California
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Berkeley, California
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the initial conversation on the phone with Elwira to the final goodbye after my ride, this was a great experience, perfect in all respects. Highly recommended.

Thank simonacarini1
Skælskør, Danmark
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I called Núpshestar 1 pm and asked if they had any tours around 4 pm and they figured out. So I went out riding 4 pm with a really great guide and I loved the tour. We laughed a lot and it was so relaxing and beautiful to ride in the Icelandic nature! I can only recommend this place!

Thank annabjerge
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had an amazing two hour ride with Elwira who picked the perfect horses for both me (experienced rider) and for my boyfriend who's only been on a horse a couple of times to make the ride as enjoyable as possible for both of us! Best way to see Iceland!! Had a really good experience from when we came to the... More 

Thank Desiree G
Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my boyfriend, we did two hours riding and it was just amazing experience for us! Horses are so cute and lovely, guys who work here, they do their job so, so well! Staff was super friendly. We met and spoke with the owner Elwira and she is friendly person. She explained us so many interesting things about icelandic... More 

Thank simkanovakova
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called and booked the same day and went for a one hour trip and they choose just the right horses for me (who is a bit more experienced) and for my boyfriend who sat on a horse for his first time ever. Both the guides and the owner were super nice and we seriously had the best of time!... More 

Thank Elin S
The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing!!! Lovely owners, nice sweet guide Pernilla and the fine horses. We want to come back someday. Beautifull 3 hours tours thru Icelandic nature with the best panoramical views. Snow on the mountians. Strolling thru rivers. Paused at a memorable place. Tolt and galloping ���Highly recommended! In the middle of the golden circle. We wish you all the best... More 

Thank Familie S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best way to explore Iceland is on a Icelandic horses. We had a fantastic ride ! The Icelandic horses are such a beautiful disposition very gentle and very responsive to commands. Our experience Nupshestar was the best experience we had in Iceland. The booking was so easy- they accommodated our schedule and when we arrived the owners were very friendly... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Going here was one of the best decisions we could have made on our trip to Iceland. We had a beautiful 2 hour ride (just the two of us) with a really great guide! (Pernille) She even made amazing pictures during the trip and we got those via email. I would recommend this to anyone, you don't have to have... More 

Thank liekewouda
tel aviv
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

great horses that very easy to ride, nice place to see the country and perfect guides, great choice,,, if you want to ride

Thank rhcrsd
Toronto, Ontario
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Hands down, one of my top 3 riding holidays (last count 12 and more TK!). What made it so special? A quick laundry list in no particular order: The quality of the horses (I could tolt for days), the jaw dropping landscapes/routes, the experience of riding with a free running herd and hand held horse, the lovely helpful guides, the... More 

Thank FelQuo

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