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Albania Ancient Pathways
from $1,259
Summary:

A mountainous trail ride staying in local guesthouses encountering medieval monuments and welcoming Balkan culture for intermediate riders onwards.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 1, 15, 29 Aug; 12, 26 Sept; 3, 10, 17 (FULL), 24, 31 Oct; 7, 14, 21 Nov.
  • 2021: 27 Feb; 6, 13, 20, 27 Mar; 3, 10, 17, 24 Apr; 8, 15, 29 May; 12, 26 Jun; 3 Jul; 14, 28 Aug; 4, 18 Sept; 16, 23, 30 Oct; 6, 13, 20, 27 Nov; 4 Dec.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/ 7 nights/ 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Tirana airport (TIA) or Saranda Port - fly to Corfu (CFU).
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate and riding fit, secure riding in open spaces
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 8
  • Transfer: Tirana airport to Gjirokastra €70 return per person, 225 km, 3-4 hours Saranda Port to Gjirokastra €40 return per person, 64km, 1 hour.
    Transfers payable on site.
horse riding in Albania
from $1,325
Summary:

Mountainous trail ride at a steady pace to the coast encountering medieval monuments, a communist past and welcoming Balkan culture.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 25 Jul; 8 (FULL), 22, 29 Aug; 5, 12, 19, 26 Sep
  • 2021: 1, 15, 22, 29 May; 5, 12, 19, 26 Jun; 7, 17 Jul; 7, 21 Aug; 4, 11. 18, 25 Sep
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3-8 hours
  • Meeting point: Tirana airport (TIA) or Saranda Port - fly to Corfu (CFU).
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate and riding fit, secure riding in open spaces
  • Usual Group Size: 3 - 8
  • Transfer: 2020/2021: Tirana airport to Gjirokastra €70 return per person, 225 km, 3-4 hours.
    Saranda Port to Gjirokastra: €40 return per person, 64km, 1 hour.
    Transfers payable on site
horse riding in Albania
from $1,755
Special Offer:

Book by December 31st 2020 for a trail in 2021 at 2020 prices

For all riders booking 2 trails in 2021 there is a 20% discount

Summary:

A challenging riding experience with spectacular mountain landscapes as well as river swimming, canyons, charming medieval villages, local traditional food and even city nightlife. Accommodation in family guesthouses and two nights camping. For adventurous intermediate and advanced riders.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 7 Oct
  • 2021: 24 Jul; 2 Oct
  • Trip Length: 12 days / 11 nights / 9 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5-7 hours
  • Meeting point: Tirana airport (TIA) or Saranda Port - fly to Corfu (CFU).
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate and riding fit, secure riding in open spaces
  • Usual Group Size: 3 - 8
  • Transfer: Tirana airport to Gjirokastra €70 return per person 3-4 hours. Saranda Port to Gjirokastra: €40 return per person 1 hour. Transfers payable on site
Horses in the snow
from $1,225
Summary:

A week-long break which combines 3 days of horse-riding in a changing landscape, of valleys, hills, small forests, rivers with some steep climbing and downhills, with another 3 days of culture, hospitality, thermal baths, archaeological sites and the Ionian coast as well as an insight into the life of a shepherd in this rural, unspoiled region. The program offers a dynamic off road experiences to explore the remote regions of the South and there are many hiking paths to be explored.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 18 Dec
  • 2021: 8, 29 Jan; 12 Feb
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 3 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours on 3 days
  • Meeting point: Tirana airport (TIA) or Saranda Port - fly to Corfu (CFU).
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate and riding fit, secure riding in open spaces
  • Usual Group Size: 3 - 8
  • Transfer: Tirana airport to Gjirokastra €70 return per person 3-4 hours. Saranda Port to Gjirokastra: €40 return per person 1 hour. Transfers payable on site
Bulgaria Balkan Riding Week
from $1,109
Summary:

A week-long based stay with riding out around the Central Balkan National Park. Trips can be tailored to different experience levels and explore the pristine wilderness, meadows and mountains in Bulgaria.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Available all year, Saturday arrivals.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-7 hours
  • Meeting point: Sofia Airport (SOF)
    Clients can also fly into Plodiv (PDV) please contact us for transfer details
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from meeting point according to time of last arriving/earliest departing guest.
Springtime riding in Bulgaria
from $1,309
Summary:

Once you have ridden this trail you will feel like you have really got to know Bulgaria and its people. Ride across the central Balkan Mountains on good horses.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Apr 11 (FULL), 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Jun 13, 27; Jul 11, 25, 8, 22; Aug 8, 22; Sept 5, 19; Oct 3, 10, 17, 24.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Sofia Airport (SOF)
    Clients can also fly into Plovidv (PDV) please contact us for transfer details
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from meeting point according to time of last arriving/earliest departing guest. Flights should be booked to arrive before 17:00 and departure after 12:00 on return. Other times can be arranged for a fee of €150 per car (1-3 pax) each way, payable on site. Approximate transfer time is 3 hours.
Riding in Bulgaria
from $2,115
Summary:

Exciting and fast riding on super horses through the scenic Bulgarian mountains steeped in Thracian and Roman history with relaxing and indulgent spa treatments in the evenings. Accommodation in 3 and 4 star spa hotels throughout the trail.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 25 Apr; 9, 16, 23 May; 12 Sep; 3 Oct
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Sofia Airport (SOF) by 3pm on Day 1.
  • Riding Ability Required: Advanced. Riders need to be capable at all paces including gallop, able to spend up to 6 hours a day in the saddle riding on steep terrain.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-6
  • Transfer: 2020: included to and from Sofia Airport (SOF). Please arrange departure flights after 12 noon. Approximate transfer time is 2 hours.
Autumn colours
from $1,309
Summary:

A ride on good horses exploring the high mountains of central Bulgaria with a focus on nature.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: Jun 6, 20; Jul 4, 18; Aug 1, 15, 29; Sept 12, 26.
  • For groups of 4 or more other dates can be arranged between May and October.
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-7 hours
  • Meeting point: Sofia Airport (SOF)
    Clients can also fly into Plodiv (PDV) please contact us for transfer details
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6
  • Transfer: 2020: Included from meeting point according to time of last arriving/earliest departing guest. Flights should be booked to arrive before 17:00 and departure after 12:00 on return. Other times can be arranged for a fee of €150 per car (1-3 pax) each way, payable on site. Approximate transfer time is 3 hours.
Riding in the Rhodope Mountains
from $1,465
Summary:

Head to the Rhodope Mountains, one of Europe's most biodiverse areas and explore the scenery on forward-going, responsive horses. Adventurous mountain riding with plenty of trots and canters and great opportunities to explore the region's nature, wildlife, history and culture along the way.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: 18 Jul; 1, 15, 29 Aug; 12 Sept
  • 2021: 5 Jun; 3, 31 Jul; 14, 28 Aug; 11 Sep
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Sofia Airport (SOF)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 3-8
  • Transfer: Included to and from meeting point. Arrival on Day 1 no later than 16:00, departure on Day 8 after 12:00. Approximate transfer time is 1.5 hours.
Riding the three mountains trail, Bulgaria
from $1,799
Summary:

This exciting and fast-paced trail takes in three mountain ranges – Plana, Verila and Rila. Thrilling riding on board superb trail horses with an experienced guide, this trail is ideal for nature-loving intermediate riders.

Departure Dates:
  • 2020: dates available on request between June-October
  • Confirmed departure : August 15
  • Trip Length: 8 days / 7 nights / 6 riding days
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Sofia Airport (SOF)
  • Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards. Riders need to be capable at all paces, able to spend up to 6 hours a day in the saddle riding on steep terrain.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-6
  • Transfer: Included to and from Sofia Airport (SOF). Please arrange departure flights after 12 noon. Approximate transfer time is 40 minutes.
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