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Riding in India
from Price on enquiry
Summary:
An all round itinerary of India highlights and exciting riding on warmblooded Marwari horses with historic accommodation. For those who like adventure with comfort.
Departure Dates:
  • 2022: TBC
  • Trip Length: 15d/14n/7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 to 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Delhi Airport (DEL)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 6-12
  • Transfer: 2022: all included from Delhi Airport
Enjoying a Canter
from $2,475
Summary:

Ride Marwari horses through Rajasthan staying at historic forts and palaces and fully serviced campsite. For intermediate riders onwards.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: Dates to be confirmed
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7nights/7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 5 hours
  • Meeting point: Jodhpur (JDH)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 4 - 15
  • Transfer: 2022: from Jodhpur airport or hotel (1hr), ends in Udaipur (1.5 hrs). Transfers approx. Rs9000 (approx. US$118) each way payable locally. Payable on site.
Cantering in the desert
from $1,895
Summary:

Discover the ancient wonders of Jordan on this 9 day trail. You'll ride from the mountainous area of Petra to the vast sand plains and steep rock formations of Wadi Rum. Enjoy long canters on enthusiastic and forward going horses, accommodation is in a combination of hotels and basic camping under the stars in the desert. 

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 30 Apr; 12, 21 May; 8, 17, 29 Sept; 8 (FULL), 20, 29 Oct; 10 (FULL), 19 Nov.
  • 2023: 16, 25 Mar; 6, 15, 27 Apr; 6, 18, 27 May; 7, 16, 28 Sept; 7, 19, 28 Oct; 9, 18 Nov.
  • Trip Length: 10 days/9 nights/6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Amman Queen Alia International Airport (AMM), Jordan
  • Riding Ability Required: Confident, fit intermediate riders onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 3-7
  • Transfer: 2022/23: Return transfer from airport included in price
Stunning scenery all around
from $3,139
Summary:

Adventure of a lifetime; for intrepid explorers only, from novice rider onwards. Camping trail with pack horses in an untouched part of east Kazakhstan

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: NOT RUNNING
  • 2023: Please enquire
  • Trip Length: 17 days/ 16 nights/ 12 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Ust-Kamenogorsk (UKK)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter but both novice and experienced riders can be accommodated.
  • Usual Group Size: 5-10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point.
Horse riding adventure in Kyrgyzstan
from $2,009
Summary:

From green high-altitude pastures to canyons with vertiginous red walls, through a salty desert of yellow clay to magnificent high-altitude lakes. A real 18-day vehicle suported camping expedition crossing the Ala Too massif from North to South.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 3 (FULL), 18 (FULL) Jul; 2, 17 Aug.
  • Trip Length: 18 days/ 17 nights/ 15 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 - 7 hours
  • Meeting point: Bishkek Manas International Airport (FRU)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse, reasonably fit.
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. You should arrive into Bishkek early in the morning on Day 1. Please note you will have to arrange your own accommodation if arriving in Bishkek the day before. Flights can depart any time on the last day.
Adventure in Kyrgystan Mountains
from $1,339
Summary:

Ride with Kyrgyz nomads on their high pastures in the summer. An adventurous camping trail taking you through the Ala Too massif in the Thien Shan Mountains in Central Asia, riding sure-footed Kyrgyz mountain horses. For intermediate riders onwards with adventurous nature.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022 11d/10n/7d riding (Itinerary 1): 3 (FULL), 18 (FULL) Jul; 2, 17 Aug.
  • 2022 11d/10n/8d riding (Itinerary 2): 10 (FULL), 25 Jul; 9, 24 Aug.
  • Trip Length: 11 days/ 10 nights/ 7 days riding or
    11 days/ 10 nights/ 8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 - 7 hours
  • Meeting point: Bishkek Manas International Airport (FRU)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse, reasonably fit.
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. You should arrive into Bishkek early in the morning on Day 1. A hotel night in Bishkek is required if arriving the day before. Flights can depart any time on the last day.
Riding in Altai Mountains, Mongolia
from $3,335
Summary:
Camping trail through the remote Altai Mountains in the far west of Mongolia (internal flight), riding where few outsiders have ever travelled. Riding is adaptable to all abilities. Immerse yourself in the culture of the nomads and meet the locals who hunt with eagles.
Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 24 June.
  • Trip Length: 17 days/16 nights/13 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Ulaan Baatar (ULN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Beginner onwards. Fit and able to mount and dismount unaided.
  • Usual Group Size: 4 - 10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time approximately 30 minutes.
Horses by the lake
from $1,925
Summary:

A point to point camping adventure combining the green Orkhon Valley with the Gobi Desert and mountain ranges. Opportunities to ride camels and for fast riding on the steppes, for experienced riders. Luggage is transported by camel or vehicle.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 10, 17, 24, 31 May; 7, 14, 21, 28* Jun; 5, 12*, 19, 26 Jul; 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Aug; 6, 13 Sept
  • (* Naadam Festival)
  • Trip Length: 13d/12n/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Ulan Bator (ULN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Experienced riders only
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 10
  • Transfer: 2022: included at from Ulan Bator airport on arrival of Turkish Airlines flight (usually 07:50 or 09:20 am depending on the season). You can book any flight landing before Turkish Airlines flight, or local hotel at 14:00. Return transfers included for flights departing after 07:00
Hiking Rest Stop
from $1,925
Summary:

This tour has been specifically created for fit travellers, who usually hike and are novice riders. The combination allow everyone to experience the true nomadic lifestyle and visit some of the most iconic sights and regions of Mongolia.

Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 10, 17, 31 May; 7, 14, 28* Jun; 5, 12*, 19, 26 Jul; 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Aug; 6, 13 Sept
  • (*Naadam Festival)
  • Trip Length: 13d / 12n /5 days hiking / 4 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 - 6 hours for the 4 riding days.
  • Meeting point: Ulan Bator (ULN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice riders onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 10
  • Transfer: 2022: included at from Ulan Bator airport on arrival of Turkish Airlines flight (usually 07:50 or 09:20 am depending on the season). You can book any flight landing before Turkish Airlines flight, or local hotel at 14:00. Return transfers included for flights departing after 07:00
Riding in Mongolia
from $1,219
Summary:
Do you dream about galloping in Mongolia, but don't have 2 or 3 weeks? This trip offers 5.5 days riding in a week. Less than 2 hours from Ulan Bator, you will find willing and fit horses and wild landscapes; steppes, forests, and valleys, far from tourist sites. Ride with an English speaking translator, and guided by authentic nomads.
Departure Dates:
  • 2022: 8, 15, 22, 29 May; 5, 12, 19, 26 Jun; 3* (Naadam Festival), 10, 17, 24, 31 Jul; 7, 14, 21, 28 Aug; 4, 11, 18 Sept
  • Trip Length: 8d /7n / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Ulan Bator Airport (ULN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Experienced riders only
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 10
  • Transfer: 2022: included at from Ulan Bator airport on arrival of Turkish Airlines flight (usually 07:50 am or 09:20 am depending on the season) or any other flight landing prior to that. Return transfers included for flights departing after 07:00 am

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