If you've ever wanted to go on an amazing adventure but want a bit of reassurance the first time or simply don't want to worry about any organisational details these holidays are ideal. Fully escorted from London to London by a member of Unicorn's expert and friendly team, these small groups are lots of fun and a safe way to have the adventure of a lifetime.
Prices include international flights, all transfers, services of a Unicorn guide and local guides as well as everything on the trip. The only money you may need is for those irresistable souvenirs.
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.
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.
Join us on an exciting and fast exploratory ride in the Negev Desert of Israel, an adventurous trek for experienced riders. The riding includes a two-day 100km round-trip to Makhtesh Ramon, a unique geological feature only found in a small area of Israel and the Sinai peninsula in Egypt. Accommodation is in comfortable cabins with one night camping inside the heart of the crater and extensions are available.
2018: 9 Feb (exploratory)
Trip Length: 7 days/6 nights/5 days riding
Approximate riding time per day: 2-8
Meeting point: Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport, Ovda Airport or the farm
Riding Ability Required: Intermediate onwards. Riders must be confident at all paces in open spaces and fit enough to maintain long periods of trot and canter.
Group Size: 2-8
Transfer: 2018: From Tel Aviv 500 ILS or Ovda airport 350 ILS per vehicle (1-4pax) each way. Car hire is an alternative option.
Ride forward going Arabian horses along the beach at Barka and through the desert dunes of Wahiba, explore the old Al Hamra and date palm plantations with opportunities and explore some of the cultural and historical sites of Oman.
2017: 12 November; 29 December (full)
2018: 21 January (full); 25 February (full); 18 March
Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/5 days riding
Approximate riding time per day: 3 half-days of 2-3 hours, 2 full days of 4-6 hours.