Horse Ride Safari in Tanzania
Tanzania is home to the highest snow-capped peak Mount Kilimanjaro in the continent. The horseback safaris activity is where you see different wildlife species and bird species on a horse ride. While a horseback safari in Tanzania may be at the higher end of many of your budgets, the luxurious and private nature of the mobile safari set up really better apart from other lodge-based experiences. Horse riding here promises and provides an unforgettable experience when you horse ride, you come across the plains alongside giraffes, zebras, and wildebeest, and also keep a close eye on the big cats that are famous in the area.
Tanzania is a perfect destination for authentic categories of adventures as families, solo travelers, and couples. The open plains are vast and offer the perfect playground for experienced riders who enjoy fast-paced riding and for those who have partners or families that don’t ride, they can embark on an epic safari by vehicle, meeting up for meals and catching up around the evening campfire. Each adventure is led by qualified experienced trained guides, offering informative and exhilarating adventures, the routes used are amazing. You go deep into the wilderness to discover the wonders that Africa has to offer while horse riding. While on a horse ride is sure to only leave your footprint and heart in Africa.
There are many different horse ride safaris that are offered in Tanzania including; Wildlife focused horse safaris where you have a chance to see different wildlife. Beach-focused horse ride safaris, the idea of sun, sand, and water is enough to entice anyone to travel across the globe. Desert-focused horse ride safaris give you a chance to feel complete freedom on a horse in the desert. Scenery-focused horse ride tours, give you chance to enjoy the vast, stunning, and unique landscapes.
Best Places To Go Horse Riding In Tanzania
Lake Natron is located the North of the Ngorongoro crater, it is situated in the Great Rift Valley. It is a good paradise for photography, while horse riding, you can spot over 2 million pink flamingos nesting around the lake. You can also witness the only active volcano in the continent known as Oldongo L’ Engai which means mountain of God. You have a chance to ride through the Masai villages. The weight limit for horse riding is 85 kg. You need to be physically fit for the long hours in the saddle up to 7 hours in both hot and humid conditions, you should be ready and prepared for the heat and strenuous nature of the ride. The terrain requires your full attention since there may be some holes or branches to avoid.
is one of the most popular destinations in Tanzania due to its extensive landscape on the eastern corridor of the Serengeti the area offers an adventure off the beaten track. You will be riding through Masai territory where these nomadic tribes have been hunting and herding for one thousand years. The safari will give you the best chance to see the migration of wildebeest as they return from the Masai mara to the grassy plains of the Serengeti. You may see some small herds of elephants and cape buffaloes, you will see Topi, Waterbuck, Masai giraffes, Elands, hartebeest, and bird life including imposing ostrich and secretary birds, colorful bee-eaters and rollers, different types of raptors. The area is also good to view cheetahs who are drawn by the prevalent plains game. As you relax around the campfire in the evening. Other predators like hyenas, leopards, and lions, can also be heard calling and roaring.
Arusha National Park;
The ride takes place on the wildlife estate and whether you are a complete beginner or an advanced rider. Those with little horse-riding experience can enjoy a gentle hack along dusty tracks where wildebeest and antelopes graze contentedly led by experienced trained guides. One can explore the meandering paths, spotting a rich array of wildlife like zebras, wildebeests, Elands, and other gazelles and antelopes too long your way. The Gerenuk which is the most elegant and rarest mammal found in Tanzania can be regularly seen on a horse ride. You will also encounter the colobuses monkeys and large herds of buffaloes near the Ngurdoto crater. Near the glimmering Momela lakes, you can catch sight of pink flamingos. You can also spot the second tallest mountain which is Mt. Meru in Tanzania. You can contact Jewel Safaris to organize your horse riding activity in Tanzania and you can choose any of the destinations or national environment to carry out the activity.