However, for something really different why not try one of our holidays to the areas we collectively call ' And Beyond'. Here you'll find wonderful adventurous rides often in remote wilderness with magical scenery and interesting cultures.
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You've either never ridden or may have had a few lessons. You may be able to trot or ride out at a walk.
You've mastered the basic aids in walk, trot and canter. You're confident on a well-schooled horse in walk, rising trot (posting), and for short periods of canter in a school or even outside.
You're a secure and confident rider on a well-schooled horse at all paces including a fast canter in open country. You're happy to ride for several hours and may have some jumping experience.
You're an experienced rider, confident and relaxed on horseback. You ride regularly, have an independent seat and soft hands. You're capable of handling a spirited horse in open country and are happy to jump. You have experience of riding a variety of horses.
Does not wish to ride.
A little different from home, there may be language barriers or different ways of doing things, still quite comfortable, may be unpredictable parts or some rugged terrain.
Different accommodations, attitudes or methods of riding are used to normal riding at home, may have challenging terrain, long days or itinerary changes, may involve camping or not so comfortable accommodation. An appetite for exploration and new experiences required.
Extreme adventure, very challenging terrain and possible extreme or fast changing weather requiring adaptation of the itinerary, must be very flexible, good humoured and fit.
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A cultural adventure in the Himalayan mountains visiting ancient monasteries and meeting local people in the land of happiness. Staying in a variety of accommodations including hotels, farm houses and camping, this tour combines horse riding with trekking and sight-seeing to include all the best Bhutan has to offer.
2018: 15 - 26 September (exploratory)
2019: 18 May; 2 Nov. Other dates available on request for 2+ riders
Trip Length: 12 days/11 nights/6 days riding
Approximate riding time per day: 4-5 hours
Meeting point: Paro Airport
Riding Ability Required: Strong novice onwards. Riders should have a good level of fitness and a sense of adventure, and be confident riding up and down steep terrain.
Visit and stay in some of the finest Forts and Palaces of Rajasthan over the Christmas and New Year holidays. After a fantastic ride on Christmas Day you spend the night in a luxury tented camp with a bonfire under the stars, while the horses rest nearby.
The Marwari horses are bold, fit and fast, making them the perfect companions for your journey. Accommodation and service levels throughout this holiday are second to none, this is a real luxury experience. Many of the hotels are converted palaces and mansions, and even when camping in remote areas you can be sure of a hot shower and a comfortable bed every night.
2018: 21 December - 3 January 2019
2019: 21 December - 3 January 2020
Trip Length: 14 days / 13 nights / 9 riding days
Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours
Meeting point: Delhi Airport (DEL)
Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards
Usual Group Size: 8-15
Transfer: 2018/9: All road transfers from meeting point are included. Internal airfare Jaipur/Delhi is not included and is currently estimated at US$154.
Transfer time is approximately 45 minutes at peak times and 25 minutes for early morning/late night arrivals.
A combination of seeing rural India on horse back and visiting well know Fairs as well as including the sights of Agra (Taj Mahal), Jaipur and Delhi make these itineraries good all round visits to India.
2018: 13 November
Trip Length: 12d/11n/6 days riding
Approximate riding time per day: 3-7hrs
Meeting point: Jaipur International Airport (JAI). Please note that departure airport is Delhi International Airport (DEL).
Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards
Usual Group Size: 6-15
Transfer: 2018: All road transfers included. Internal airfare (Udaipur/Delhi) is not included and is currently estimated at US$212.