New rifts closer to the glacier
News report from mbl.is
Guðmundur K. Sigurdórsson, editor of local news-web Sunnlenska, flew over the new rifts south of the first rift that formed in Holuhraun. The rifts are closer to Dyngjujökull Glacier.
"It's scary to see the new rifts so much closer to the glacier than the previous rift," Guðmundur said to an mbl.is journalist. Fresh rifts opened up during the night in Holuhraun, 2 kilometers north of Dyngjujökull. Currently, there are no...........
Volcanic eruption in Iceland: Business as usual at Leirubakki!
A volcanic eruption has now started near Bárðarbunga in the
highlands in central Iceland. The eruption is a lava eruption and it
is not a threat to anyone at this stage and it has not affected any flights nor
have any airports been closed. This is far away from Hotel Leirubakki and
here is the business as usual, all roads open to................
Bookings for 2014
We are now busy preparing for the summer season of 2014. Bookings for the coming year, as well as the year 2015 are going well for all our services, hotel rooms, restaurant and private arrangements such as weddings and birthday parties. We also advise people to book horse riding in advance as any other service we supply, if you have certain dates in mind and want to be sure to get what you want. We still have vacancies in most weeks but they are.........
Christmas Greetings from Leirubakki
To all our colleagues, customers and employees around the world;
Thank you for a very pleasant..........
Riding tours 2014
We have already started to book our very popular horseback riding tours for the year 2014. As always, we offer a wide variety of tours, for beginners as well as riders with more experience. You can choose everything from 1 hour up to a whole day tour, and we offer 6 – 7 different day tours. We ride in the spectacular landscape on all sides of the farm; in beutiful pasture land, or over lava..........
Nature around - Landmannalaugar
The Fjallabak Nature Reserve, Peaceland between the mountains.
The pearl of the central highlands, Landmannalaugar, and its surroundings are too colorful and magnificent to..........
Northern lights - Aurora borealis
We had guests at the hotel yesterday, watching the northern lights for 3 hours, until they went to sleep.
But what exactly are the northern lights? It is the sun that lies behind the formation of the auroras. During large solar explosions and flares, huge quantities of particles..........
In the middle of South Iceland
Hotel Leirubakki is well situated in the middle of South Iceland, short from the highlands, like Landmannalaugar and Hekla. It is ideal to stay in Leirubakki for several days, travelling daytours in all directions, going horse riding and having a good time relaxing in our hot tubs at nights. See the distances in km. from Leirubakki to all the attractive locations in our part of the country.