Head to Kyushu island, a subtropical, mountainous region in the southwest of Japan for this unique week-long holiday combining horse riding with a cultural tour of southern Japan. This region is known for its active volcanoes, beaches and natural hot springs, all of which are experienced on this itinerary. As well as horse-riding on 4-5 days, the itinerary includes either a Cherry Blossom Festival or Samurai experience.
This holiday offers an exciting destination for adventurous travellers keen to explore Japan's diverse history alongside relaxed riding.
Travel north-west from Shinjuku station in Tokyo on the Super Azusa train and arrive 2hrs later in a small rural village.
Spend the next four days exploring the surrounding Yatsugatake mountains and foothills on fit, calm Arabian and cross horses before resting any aching muscles in a traditional Onsen hot spring with a choice of hotel or luxury hotel accommodation.
This holiday would suit intrepid travellers, keen to combine a completely different cultural experience with riding quality, endurance-trained horses through verdant, lush countryside. A combination of culture and riding.
Ride fast and responsive Arab horses through Wadi Rum and visit the ancient city of Petra. For experienced riders.
An adventurous 14 day camping trek through spectacular valleys, passes and canyons in the heart of the Pamir Alai mountains in the far west of Kyrgyzstan, a remote and little travelled region through the heart of the old Silk Route.