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Special Offer:

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

Summary:

Experience a huge zebra migration and flamingo herds November to March in Africa's largest ephemeral wetland, or from May to September, a blindingly white desert with game easily located on grass islands with permanent waterholes. All year round interaction with a habituated meercat colony, tracking with the San and baobab trees. An extraordinary riding adventure ideal to combine with the Okavango Delta for the ultimate safari.

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.
  • 2020 Mid Season: 9 May; 22 Jun; 21 Sept; 21, 26 Dec.
  • 2020 High Season: 26 Jul; 26 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.
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.
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

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
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)
Special Offer:

5% discount on final price when the 7 night Okavango Delta Ride is combined with the Kalahari Zebra Migration in 2019.

Summary:
Mobile camp adventure in Okavango Delta, suitable for intermediate and experienced riders onwards.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019 Low season: 5, 23 Jan; 9 Feb; 11, 23 Mar; 17 Nov; 1, 14, 22 Dec.
  • 2019 Mid season: 31 Mar; 10 Apr; 10, 24 May; 2, 21 Jun; 7 Jul
  • 2019 High season: 19, 26 Jul; 11, 23 Aug; 7, 15 Sep; 4, 11, 19 Oct.
  • 2020 Low season: 2, 20 Jan; 3, 17 Feb; 3, 11 Mar; 27 Nov; 5, 14 Dec.
  • 2020 Mid season: 7, 26 Apr; 4, 25 May; 7, 15, 23 Jun; 2, 19 Nov.
  • 2020 High season: 1, 20 Jul; 3, 17, 25 Aug; 7, 14, 28 Sep; 12, 25 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 pp return (2020 will be £23 pp return). Transfers are 45 minutes from Maun to the start of the ride.
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 $2,979
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.
Riding in the desert in Egypt
from $1,245
Summary:

Head to Egypt for year round sun and fantastic beach and desert riding on spirited Arab horses. The ideal break for families or riders who are travelling with non riding companions, this destination offers luxury 5 star hotel accommodation alongside resort activities, camel riding, boat trips and 3 hours riding per day.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Dates available on request year round
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/5 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 hours per day
  • Meeting point: Hurghada International Airport (HRG)
  • Riding Ability Required: Must be confident and secure at all paces and have experience of riding out.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2019: Transfer from/to airport is included
Horse riding in Abysinnia Ethiopia
from $3,715
Summary:
Highlights of Ethiopia including Lalibella and riding on the Ethiopian Highlands with the semi nomadic Oromo people. Amazing and unusual trip.
Departure Dates:
  • 24th November - 8 December
  • Lalibela extension: 22nd November - 24 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 $2,789
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.
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