Cantering with zebras throughout the savannah, galloping across the desert sands or weaving your way thru swaying pampas grass: there’s no better manner of discovering a rustic than from the lower back of a horse, on an adventure handpicked with the aid of the Riding Safari Association. To qualify as a member, a riding employer must score excessive on satisfactory, recognition, and safety. No two rides are alike: whether or not you’re a newbie rider, a gifted rider or part of a mixed-ability organization
Experienced riders can pass Kenya’s Maasai Mara on horseback with Safaris Unlimited, discovering gorges and valleys, crossing infinite plains and dramatic rivers and encountering the whole lot from zebras to elephants and giraffe. From July to October guests could also undergo witness to the epic wildebeest migration.
The wild, wilderness landscapes of Namibia are precise and haunting, specifically while skilled on horseback with Namibia Horse Safari Company. From the dramatic volcanic landforms of Damaraland to the top-notch plains of the Namib Desert and unexpected biodiversity of the Fish River Canyon, Namibia offers a bouquet of top-notch landscapes to explore.
In Botswana, adventurous sorts should look no further than Limpopo Horse Safaris where riders traverse baobab studded plains home to massive herds of elephant and a variety of other wildlife including cheetah. Highlights consist of a night time in a vintage tribal courtroom below a star-lit sky.
South Africa’s Horizon Horseback Adventures gives a ramification of horses suitable for all capacity ranges. Journeying through the savannah, riders may also pass grazing giraffes or hippos basking in water holes, and even join herds of zebra and antelope. Intrepid sorts are spoilt for desire, with swimming on horseback and polocrosse on provide.
Further afield in South America, terrific pampas driving, wine tastings and fresh dips in waterfalls within the rolling hills of the Sierra Chicas of Argentina are to be had from Estancia Los Potreros. You can also release your internal gaucho across the farm animals, try your hand at polo or venture the Gauchos to conventional video games
Tailormade itineraries can be arranged for personal corporations, even as single travelers can be a part of interesting set departures
Book an off-road jeep safari and experience the thrill and adventure of driving a four-wheel drive vehicle across uneven terrain through desert hills and slopes. Stop at a Bedouin camp for dinner and to watch the sunset go down across the magnificent desert. Jeep Safari tours can be arranged as day trips from many places, but Hurghada is particularly popular for a day-long safari trip including a visit to our Bedouin camp and a climb up the mountain to view the sunset going down. These day excursions usually include food normally in the form of a barbeque at the camp.
Some holiday companies offer Safari tours whereby you spend a week or more travelling by Jeep across the Egyptian desert and off-road terrain to different attractions and ancient ruins. This gives the holidaymaker an ‘off the beaten track’ experience for their Egypt holiday.
A visit to Egypt is not possible without the obligatory Camel ride! Most tourist areas in Egypt offer Camel rides so you can experience what it is like. Day trips from Sharm el Sheikh offer a camel trek, dinner under the stars at a Bedouin camp and then drop you back off at your hotel. For the more adventurous, camel safaris can be booked for nine days, starting at Sharm el Sheikh and visiting and trekking through attractions/areas of interest such as Gebel Gunna, St. Catherine’s Monastery, Arada Canyon, Bir Safra, Gabel Barqua and Wadi Gibi. The focus is on exploring Egypt via camel, experiencing the traditional ways of life and hospitality of the Bedouins. As you’ll be riding a camel every day, this is not for the faint-hearted! Direct holidays to Sharm el Sheikh can be booked from many UK airports meaning you can arrive and start your safari straight away.