PACK TRIP

...read more
Clear Filter

Continent

Country

Region

Montana

Riding Ability

When to go

Duration nights

Cost

Holiday Features

CENTRE BASED
TRAIL
RANCH
SAFARI
MOUNTAIN
NON RIDER
FAMILY
ADVENTURE

Adventure Level

Accommodation Features

Riding Features

Heavier Riders
Riding Fitness
Western Style

Special Offer

Yes

Confirm in Real Time

Yes
Clear Filter
21 Found
  Sort by: Show Per Page
Summary:
6d/5n or 3d/2n pack trips through the stunning Banff National Park for all level of rider on well schooled reliable horses, staying in comfortable remote camps to fully enjoy the wilderness.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019 6 Day: Monday and Friday departures between 26 June and 4 September - Many dates sold out, please contact for availability
  • 2019 3 Day: Wednesday departures between 24 June and 2 September - Many dates sold out, please contact for availability
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights/5 days riding or 3 days/2 nights/3 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5-6 hours
  • Meeting point: Ranch
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels. Riders should be able to mount and dismount unaided.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6. Private groups of up to 12 can be arranged.
  • Transfer: Transfers from the airport can be arranged through Banff Airporter or Brewster. From $118 per person return.
Riding along a dry river bed
from $2,365
Summary:
A stunning pack trip through the wild mountains of Alberta for riders of all levels. Stay in cosy cabins as you explore the unspoilt Ghost River area on this adventurous ride.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: On request between June and October for a minimum of 2 riders.
  • Trip Length: 8 days/7 nights/6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours (some days may exceed 7 hours)
  • Meeting point: Calgary International Airport or the hotel in Banff.
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice onwards, riders must be able to mount and dismount unaided. Experience of riding over rough or steep terrain is useful but not necessary.
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2019: Included from meeting point. It is also possible to arrange transfers from Canmore, please enquire for cost.
Pack trip in the Northern Rockies
from $4,279
Summary:

Journey to the Muskwa-Kechika in the northern part of British Columbia's Rocky Mountains and join a full-on wilderness expedition into this remote region. In 2019, the expedition will leave the Alaska Highway in mid-June at Mile 172 and emerge near Mile 400 in mid-September, with riders joining for 2 week jaunts along the way.

This is remote wilderness riding, as wild as it gets. Participants do not need to be experienced horse-riders but must be physically fit and able to cope with up to ten hours riding along river valleys, alpine ridges, and high mountain passes. 

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: Expedition 1 - 17 Jun-1 Jul; Expedition 3 - 15-29 Jul; Expedition 4 -22 Aug-4 Sep; Expedition 5 - 4-18 Sep.
  • Trip Length: 14 nights/15 days excl Expedition 4 which is 13 nights/14 days. Between 9-10 riding days.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5-10 hours
  • Meeting point: Fort St John, Fort Nelson or Muncho Lake depending on expedition.
  • Riding Ability Required: This is a tough trail where general fitness is more important than riding ability. Riders should be confident in walk and trot and be able to mount and dismount repeatedly, lead and saddle your horse.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-7
  • Transfer: 2019: Taxi from Fort Nelson approx CAD $100 pp. Carpool can usually be arranged.
Summary:
Explore the backcountry of Banff National Park on this horse riding holiday with comfortable lodge accommodation. Sure-footed horses take riders of any level through the wilderness around Bow River and up in to the mountains, with gourmet food, a crackling fire and comfortable beds each night.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019 6 Day: Thursday and Sunday departures between 23 June and 12 September.
  • 2019 4 Day: Wednesday departures between 26 June and 11 September
  • 2019 3 Day: Monday departures between 20 May and 7 October
  • 2019 2 Day: Saturday departures between 18 May and 5 October
  • 2020 6 Day: Thursday and Sunday departures between 21 June and 10 September.
  • 2020 4 Day: Wednesday departures between 24 June and 9 September
  • 2020 3 Day: Monday departures between 18 May and 12 October
  • 2020 2 Day: Saturday departures between 16 May and 10 October
  • Trip Length: 6 days/5 nights/5 days riding. Shorter stays between 2 and 4 days also available.
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-6 hours
  • Meeting point: The meeting point is at the stables
  • Riding Ability Required: All levels. Riders should be able to mount and dismount unaided.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-6. Private groups of up to 12 can be arranged.
  • Transfer: Transfers from the airport can be arranged through Banff Airporter or through us. From $118 per person return.
Cougar Creek, Canadian Pack Trip
from $2,099
Summary:
Pack trips through the Canadian Rockies - the real deal with awe-inspiring scenery and remote camp sites.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 7 day pack trip: 16, 23 (full) Jun; 14*(Full) Jul; 11* Aug; 8, 14 (full) Sep (* High Season)
  • 2019: 10 day pack trip: 30 Jun; 21* (full) Jul; 18* Aug (* High Season)
  • 2019: Mount Prairie Combo: 14 (full) Sep
  • 2019: Great Plains Trail and Mount Prairie Spring Edition: 25 May (Full)
  • 2020: 7 day pack trip: 21 Jun; 12* Jul; 9* Aug; 12 Sep (* High Season)
  • 2020: 10 day pack trip: 28 Jun; 19* Jul; 16*, 30* Aug (* High Season)
  • 2020: Mount Prairie Combo: 23 May; 12 Sep
  • Trip Length: 7d/6n or 10d/9n
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-8 hrs per day with breaks
  • Meeting point: Calgary Airport (YYC)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot, canter on a good horse. Intermediate and above for Great Plains and Mountain Prairie combos.
  • Usual Group Size: 1-8
  • Transfer: Included from Calgary airport or town at around 4pm. Approximate transfer time is 1 hour. Return transfer arrives to the airport approx. 11am.
Wildlife pack trip in Canada
from $2,215
Special Offer:

10% discount on rides before 1st May 2019

Summary:

An immersive nature experience, travelling on horseback through the Canadian wilderness and exploring the fauna and flora living there. Learn the instincts and habits of an abundance of wildlife including bears, eagles, mountain goats, moose, cougars and wolves from your knowledgeable guides. 
Overnight in canvas tents out in the wilderness, this ride gets you really close to nature.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: May to October. 7 day programmes start on Sundays, 4 day programmes start on Mondays or Thursdays.
  • Trip Length: 7 days/6 nights/7 days riding or 4 days/3 nights/4 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-8 hours per day.
  • Meeting point: The Sheraton Guildford Hotel, Vancouver
  • Riding Ability Required: From novice onwards, riders must be able to mount and dismount unaided
  • Usual Group Size: 1-7
  • Transfer: 2019: Approx. £225 return per person from Vancouver to ranch on set dates. Special group rates available, please enquire. Additional charges applied for transfers at other times. Transfers are payable in advance.
Sparkling Waters
from $3,029
Summary:
Wild camping trip in the pristine nature of the Yukon
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 27 May(FULL); 16 June; (FULL) 06 (FULL), 22 (FULL) July; 11 (FULL) August
  • 2020: 31 May; 21 June; 11 July (riding and canoeing, 14 nights); 2 August.
  • Trip Length: 13 days / 12 nights/ 10 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6 to 8 hours
  • Meeting point: Whitehorse International Airport, Yukon (YXY)
  • Riding Ability Required: Comfortable in all paces on varied terrain and fit enough to spend up to eight hours a day in the saddle. Because pack horses are in the group, almost the entire ride is at walk.
  • Usual Group Size: 3-8
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. It is a ten minute drive to the ranch.
Taking a rest
from $3,249
Summary:
The ultimate challenge - cross the High Andes along the remote historic route. For the adventurous, tough and reasonably fit only.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 13 Jan; 17 Feb (FULL), 28 Dec
  • 2020: 19 Jan, 20 Feb, 28 Dec
  • Additional dates are available on requests for groups of 10 or more from Dec - March.
  • Trip Length: 9 days / 8 nights / 7 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 6 to 9 hours
  • Meeting point: Santiago, Chile at 2pm.
    End point of ride - Mendoza, Argentina. It is possible to catch a bus back to Santiago at the end of the ride - this takes 6 hours and costs in the region of $40
  • Riding Ability Required: From fit and confident novice onwards. Min age 10.
  • Usual Group Size: 10-15
  • Transfer: Included from Santiago and back to Mendoza at end of ride. Transfer time is approx 2 hours.
Riding in Tibet
from $4,235
Summary:
Unique cultural experience of the Tagong Horse Race Festival and riding in the remote mountains with nomadic herders.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 30 Jul - 13 Aug
  • Trip Length: 15 days /14 nights /8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-7 hours
  • Meeting point: Chengdu Airport, China (CTU)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2019: all road transfers are included
Riding in Tibet
from $3,555
Summary:
Unique cultural experience of the Tagong Horse Race Festival and riding in the remote mountains with nomadic herders.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 14 - 27 July
  • Trip Length: 14 days /13 nights /7.5 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2-7 hours
  • Meeting point: Chengdu Airport, China (CTU)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter
  • Usual Group Size: 2-8
  • Transfer: 2019: transfers included
21 Found | Back to Top
123

Unicorn Blog

Ride Report: Sun, Stallions and Strategy in Marrakech
Unicorn Trails Team
Ride Report: Sun, Stallions and Strategy in Marrakech [caption id="attachment_1009" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]
Read More >
Puszta, Hungary's Horse Riding Hotspot.
Galloping the Puszta plains
The Puszta - Horses, History and Hospitality by Sue Maling [caption id="attachment_748" align="alignnone" width="750"]
Read More >
Horse Riding in Tuscany - Indulging all senses!
Horse Riding in Tuscany - An Indulgence on ALL Levels!
Read More >