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Saltpans of Botswana
from SEK37,945
Special Offer:

5% discount on final price when combined with the Okavango Delta Ride 7 night stay in 2019.

Summary:
Off the beaten track adventure riding in the vast Makgadikgadi Pans and Thamalakane bush, a full service safari. Interact with meercats.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019 Low Season: 12, 18, Jan; 1, 16 Feb; 6, 18 Mar.
  • 2019 Mid Season: 7, 21 Apr; 5, 19 May; 9, 16 Jun; 14, 21 Jul; 22 Sept; 21, 26 Dec
  • 2019 High Season: 11, 18 Aug.
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 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.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2019: approx. £510 per person return light aircraft transfer, Maun - Camp Kalahari - Maun, payable at time of booking.
galloping through the flood plains chasing lechwe
from SEK6,819
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:
  • Arrivals/Departures on Saturday or Tuesday
  • 2019 Low season: January; February; March; December.
  • 2019 Mid season: 1 April to 31 May; 1 October to 1 December.
  • 2019 High season: 1 June to 30 Sept.
  • 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.
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 12
  • Transfer: 2019: from £260 per person each way (helicopter). Road and boat transfers possible depending on flood levels - please enquire.
galloping with giraffe
from SEK5,799
Special Offer:

In 2019 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

Exclusive use of The Macatoo Camp for any group booking from 1st December 2018 and 31st March 2019 with a minimum of 8 people staying, for a minimum 5 nights, subject to availability.

Summary:
Luxurious Big Game safari with excellent service levels.
Departure Dates:
  • Year round arrivals and departures
  • 2019 Low Season: Jan, Feb, Mar and Dec
  • 2019 Mid Season: Apr, May, Jun and Nov
  • 2019 Peak Season: Jul, Aug, Sept and Oct
  • 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.
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 12
  • Transfer: 2019: Maun £205.00 one way per person, 30 minute flight. Kasane £300.00 one way per person. 1 1/2 hour flight
Galloping through the flood water
from SEK5,645
Special Offer:

• Stay for 3 nights and only pay for 2 nights or offer can be doubled stay for 6 nights only pay for 4
• Valid for all new bookings with a travel date of 1 Jan 2019 to 31 October 2019

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:
  • 2019 Low Season: 1 Dec - 31 March
  • 2019 Mid Season: 1 Apr - 30 June; 1 - 30 Nov
  • 2019 High Season: 1 Jul - 31 Oct
  • Trip Length: 8d/7n/8 days riding. Other length stays available on request.
  • 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.
  • Usual Group Size: Max 10
  • Transfer: 2019: Light aircraft transfer from Maun into a private air strip in the Delta $305/$315pp each way. Light aircraft transfer from Kasane into a private air strip in the Delta $380/$390pp each way (a single supplement of 50% applies when only 1 traveller is on the flight)
Cantering in the Okavango Delta
from SEK4,979
Special Offer:

5% discount on final price when the 7 night Okavango Delta Ride is combined with the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans in 2019.

Summary:
Mobile camp adventure in Okavango Delta, suitable for intermediate and experienced riders onwards.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019 8d/7n:
  • Low season: 5, 23 Jan; 9 Feb; 11, 23 Mar; 17 Nov; 1, 14, 22 Dec.
  • Mid season: 31 Mar; 10 Apr; 10, 24 May; 2, 21 Jun; 7 Jul
  • High season: 19, 26 Jul; 11, 23 Aug; 7, 15 Sep; 3, 11, 19 Oct.
  • Shorter stays available all year round on request.
  • For shorter stays low season is 1 Jan - 31 Mar and 16 Nov - 31 Dec; mid season is 1 Apr - 15 Jul and 1-15 Nov; high season is 15 Jul - 31 Oct.
  • Trip Length: 8 day / 7 nights / 6 riding days set dates
    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 Airport, Botswana (MUB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse, from intermediate onwards.
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2019: Included from Maun airport for 7 night ride. For nightly stays transfers are 21 GBP per person return. Transfers are 30 minutes from Maun to the start of the ride.
Riding with Eland in the game reserve
from SEK4,535
Special Offer:

Special discounted rate of up to 30% off our Thamalakane River Ride for January, February and March 2019. Please speak with your travel consultant for more information.

Summary:
Safari for all levels of rider set in a luxurious lodge along the Thamalakane River near the Okavango Delta and Maun, a full service safari with riding adapted to the ability of the riders.
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
  • Usual Group Size: 1-10
  • Transfer: Included from Maun aiport
Watching giraffes on the run
from SEK27,625
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:
  • 2019:
  • Low Season: Sunday to Sunday from 30 Dec 2018 - 28 Apr 2019
  • High Season: Sunday to Sunday from 28 Apr - 29 Dec 2019
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights/ 8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 6 hours per day
  • Meeting point: OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg (JNB)
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident, fit and experienced riders. Minimum age 16
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: 2019: Return charter flight £500 per person. Return road transfers from £412 per car. See notes section for more details.
Horse riding in Abysinnia Ethiopia
from SEK34,159
Summary:
Highlights of Ethiopia including Lalibella and riding on the Ethiopian Highlands with the semi nomadic Oromo people. Amazing and unusual trip.
Departure Dates:
  • 23rd November
  • 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
  • Usual Group Size: 6-10
  • Transfer: Included from Addis Ababa. Transfer time is approximately 20 minutes
elephant encounter
from SEK25,659
Summary:
Big game safari in the beautiful Lolldaiga Hill northern Kenya for good riders.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Tailor-made departures for groups of 4 or more, available from 1 Jan to 31 Dec.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights, 6 days/5 nights or per night based stay by arrangement
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Nairobi International Airport
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate riders onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 4-8
  • Transfer: 2019: Road transfer directly from Nairobi airport to the farm for $250 per vehicle each way, payable on site (max 4 pax). This is a 4.5 hour journey all on good tarmac roads.
Kenya Masai Mara on Horseback
from SEK69,239
Special Offer:

Special Offer - 3 for 2 at Offbeat Mara Camp

All new bookings up to 15th April 2019 - Stay 3 nights and pay for only 2

Summary:

This is a once in a lifetime experience involving long hours in the saddle and surrounded by the most diverse and numerous species of game in the world.
A fast ride suitable for advanced riders with parallel jeep safaris for non-riders. Hemingway style fully staffed luxurious mobile camps.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019 7 nights: 5, 12 Jan; 9 Mar; 15 Jun; 6 Jul; 10 Aug; 14 Sep; 7 Dec.
  • 2019 10 nights: 9, 17 Feb; 27 Jul; 17, 31 Aug; 21 Sep; 5, 20 Oct.
  • Trip Length: 11 days / 10 nights or 8 days / 7 nights
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 7 hours
  • Meeting point: Nairobi Airport (NBO) or Nairobi Hotel.
    Arrival by 6:30 at Nairobi Airport to allow for time to transfer to Wilson. Flight departs Wilson at 10:00.
    On departure, clients will get back to Nairobi at 13:00. Flights from Nairobi after 17:00 are advisable.
  • Riding Ability Required: Fit confident experienced riders able to gallop out of danger
  • Usual Group Size: 2018: 4-12
    2019: 5-12
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point
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