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galloping with wildebeest
from $3,915
Summary:
Fast & exciting mobile tented safari for experienced & adventurous riders only. The Tuli Block is also home to a multitude of wildlife species and remains untouched by man.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017: 3, 12 Feb; 14 May; 25 Jun; 26 Nov.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights/ 8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 8 hours per day
  • Meeting point: OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg (JNB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident, fit and experienced riders. Minimum age 16
  • Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: A light aircraft transfer from JNB to Limpopo is available on Sundays or for a minimum of 6 riders (1 hour), otherwise a road transfer will take place (5 hrs).
    2017: £420 per person return (by road £450 per car 1-3 people , £850 per bus 4-8 people )
Saltpans of Botswana
from $3,599
Special Offer:
Combine with the Okavango Delta Ride to make a 13d/12n holiday and save £320 off the overall price for rides starting 30 April and 17 September. This offer can also apply to rides starting 13 May and 1 July with an additional day between the two rides - we can assist guests to find accommodation in Maun if required.
Summary:
Off the beaten track adventure riding in the vast Makgadikgadi Pans and Thamalakane bush, a full service safari. Interact with meercats.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017 Low season: 9, 14 Jan; 8, 13 Feb; 9, 14 Mar; 9 Apr; 19, 24 Dec
  • 2017 High Season: 14 Apr; 7, 21 May, 18, 25 June, 9, 16 Jul; 13, 27 Aug, 10, 24 Sept
  • Trip Length: 6d/5n
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Maun, Botswana (MUB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse, from intermediate onwards.
  • Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2017: approx. £558 per person return light aircraft transfer, Maun - Camp Kalahari - Maun, payable at time of booking.
Summary:
Arguably the best ride in the world for good riders. Frequent big game sightings, fantastic riding on an unbeatable team of horses, luxury accommodation.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017 Low season: January; February; March; December.
  • 2017 Mid season: 31 March to 17 July; 1 November to 1 December.
  • 2017 High season: 18 July to 31 October.
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights, 8 days/7 nights or 11 days/10 nights.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Maun, Botswana (MUB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Post to trot 10 min and gallop out of danger. Minimum age 12.
  • Group Size: Maximum 12
  • Transfer: 2017: from £250 per person each way (helicopter)
    Road and boat transfers possible depending on flood levels - please enquire
Special Offer:
*In 2017 there is a 50% discount offered on return flights from Maun to Macatoo for any bookings of 7 nights or more, and FREE return flights from Maun to Macatoo on any bookings of 10 nights or more*
Summary:
Luxurious Big Game safari with excellent service levels.
Departure Dates:
  • Year round arrivals and departures
  • 2017 Low season: January, February, March, 16-30 November and December
  • 2017 Mid Season: April, May, June, 1-15 July and 1-15 November
  • 2017 Peak Season: 16-31 July, August, September and October
  • Trip Length: We recommended a 5, 7 or 10 night safari
    Shorter stays are available, however a minimum stay of 3 nights applies
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Maun (MUB) or Kasane (BBK) Airports
  • Riding Ability Required: Rising trot for 10 minute stretches and the ability to gallop out of danger. Minimum age 12.
  • Group Size: Maximum 12
  • Transfer: 2017: Maun £185.00 one way per person, 30 minute flight. Kasane £270.00 one way per person. 1 1/2 hour flight
Summary:
Both riders and non-riders alike can enjoy the majesty of the Okavango Delta at this unique riding and walking safari camp.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017 Green Season: January 7-31, Feb, March, Nov 16-30, Dec 1-17
  • 2017 Mid Season: April, May, June, July 1-15, Nov 1-15, Dec 18-Jan 6
  • 2017 Peak Season: July 16-31, August, Sept, Oct.
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours.
  • Meeting point: Maun, Botswana
  • Riding Ability Required: Strong intermediate onwards. Must be able to trot for 10 min and gallop out of danger.
  • Group Size: Max 10
  • Transfer: Light aircraft transfer from Maun into a private air strip in the Delta:
    Maun to Motswiri: $295pp each way
    Light aircraft transfer from Kasane into a private air strip in the Delta:
    Kasane to Motswiri: $370pp each way
    (a single supplement of 50% applies when only 1 traveller is on the flight)



Special Offer:
Combine with the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans to make a 13d/12 trip and save £320 off the overall price for rides starting 30 April and 17 September. This offer can also apply to rides starting 13 May and 1 July with an additional day between the two rides - we can assist guests to find accommodation in Maun if required.
Summary:
Mobile camp adventure in Okavango Delta, suitable for intermediate and experienced riders onwards.
Departure Dates:
  • All year round on request.
  • Confirmed dates 2017: 30* Apr; 13* May; 26 (6d/5n) Jun; 1, 15 Jul; 17 Sept; 15 Oct; 12 Nov; 11 Dec (*exploratory ride)
  • Trip Length: 8 day / 7 nights / 6 riding days
    Also available on a nightly basis with a minimum stay of 3 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Maun, Botswana (MUB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse, from intermediate onwards.
  • Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2017: 30 minute drive from Maun and included for 7n stays. For stays booked by the night a fee of approx. £35 applies, payable at time of booking.
Summary:
Safari for all levels of rider along the Thamalakane River near the Okavango Delta and Maun, a full service safari.
Departure Dates:
  • All year round (high season 1 Jul - 31 Oct).
  • Trip Length: Flexible, minimum stay 3 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours per day as desired
  • Meeting point: Maun, Botswana (MUB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Riding for all levels
  • Group Size: 1-10
  • Transfer: Included from Maun aiport
Watching giraffes on the run
from $2,989
Summary:
Fast & exciting mobile tented safari for experienced & adventurous riders only. The Tuli Block is also home to a multitude of wildlife species and remains untouched by the invasion of man.
Departure Dates:
  • 2017: 5, 12, 19, 26 Mar; 2, 9 16, 23, 30 (FULL) Apr; 7, 14, 21 (FULL), 28 May; 11, 18 Jun; 9, 16, 23 (FULL), 30 Jul; 6 (available for private group only), 20, 27 Aug; 3 (FULL), 10 (FULL), 17, 24 (FULL) Sept; 1, 8 (FULL), 15, 22, 29 Oct; 5, 12, 19 Nov.
  • High Season: March 1 - April 30; July 1 - Jan 5
  • Low Season: May 1 - June 30; Jan 6 - Feb 29
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights/ 8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 8 hours per day
  • Meeting point: OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg (JNB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident, fit and experienced riders. Minimum age 16
  • Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: A light aircraft transfer from JNB to Limpopo is available (1 hour), otherwise a road transfer will take place (5 hrs) - £420 per person return (by road from £550 return)
Egypt Palms and Pyramids
from $1,509
Summary:
Ride out on Egyptian Arab horses through the desert amongst the pyramids and palm trees. Stay in a comfortable local hotel and enjoy the culture and scenery.
Departure Dates:
  • On request from November to April
  • Summer programme also available - please enquire
  • Trip Length: 8 days/ 7 nights / 5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-6 hrs
  • Meeting point: Cairo airport (CAI)
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be able to walk trot and canter
  • Group Size: 1-6
  • Transfer: Included from Cairo airport. Transfer time approximately one hour
Horse riding in Abysinnia Ethiopia
from $3,499
Summary:
Highlights of Ethiopia including Lalibella and riding on the Ethiopian Highlands with the semi nomadic Oromo people. Amazing and unusual trip.
Departure Dates:
  • 21 November (Lalibela extension takes place before the ride)
  • Trip Length: 14d /13n /8d riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-7 hours
  • Meeting point: Addis Ababa (ADD)
  • Riding Ability Required: Ability to walk, trot and canter
  • Group Size: 6-10
  • Transfer: Included from Addis Ababa. Transfer time is approximately 20 minutes
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