Horse Riding Safari in Uganda : Overall, Uganda is home to Africa’s tallest mountain range ‘’The Rwenzori Mountains’’, the source of the world’s longest river ‘’ mighty River Nile’’, the continent’s largest lake, and perfect wildlife. Ideally, you can engage in the traditional Ugandan culture as you ride through Uganda’s local villages, pristine farmlands, and charming plantations. Discover wild Uganda with horse rides through misty jungles in search of unique primates and notable birds as well as wildlife viewing.
Horse Riding in Uganda
Uganda is one of the top adventurous destinations to go on horse riding safaris. This is an incredible experience that offers terrific riding around the source of the world’s longest river,’’ The Nile’’. While on Uganda safari expect to explore lush green rainforests, feeling like jungle explorers in search of unique birds and monkey species, cross swamps, and gallop up hills to view scenic landscapes. You can choose to spend a day horse riding along the edge of the magic Lake Victoria before following the rim of the river to its source in Jinja thus worth a life adventure.
Visit Uganda and be able to experience authentic rural Africa, riding through traditional Ugandan villages, wonderful sugar cane and tea plantations, and wide-open farmland. More so, Uganda is a remarkable destination for those looking for something off the beaten track and caters to families, couples, honeymooners, or solo travelers. Horse rider safari is more rewarding for intermediate and above riders who enjoy long-riding adventures over changing terrain.
However, adventurous explorers can choose to do combined a horse-riding vacation here with trekking the great – iconic mountain gorillas and curious chimpanzees. This can be organized by trust worthy tour operator, if you don’t hesitate you can book with us Achieve Global Safaris, we take our clients first priority. Whereby, we can arrange an overland trip to visit some of the stunning National Parks to see other incredible wildlife adventures.
Safari, landscape, and Wildlife in Uganda
Truly Uganda is a home life adventure boosting with the third tallest mountain range -margarita peaks ‘’Rwenzori Mountain’’, the source of the iconic river Nile and a destination with diverse wildlife in Africa. The major highlights found on Uganda Safari are trekking mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, come along discovering tree-climbing lions in the Queen National Park in Ishasha of Queen National Park, and unique chimps in Kibale Forest. Although trekking the gorillas on horseback is challenging, it’s only best on trekking them on foot. Riding experience can also be done through the misty Mabira rain -forests thus giving you the chance to come face to face with the inhabitants of the forest such as Mangabey monkeys as well as other curious cousins. With numerous bird species and butterflies, the forests offer perfect riding tours.
When riding in Uganda, the dirt roads through the pristine farmlands are thrilling for an adrenaline-filled gallop before a cooling ride – swim in the river. Interestingly, the horse-riding experience along the longest river in the world allows you to travel back in time, and along Uganda safari, we recommend you this activity to be on your bucket list. This beautiful nature and scenic landscape are an African Eden waiting to be explored on horseback.
The People and Culture of Uganda
Uganda is rich with unique culture and one choosing to do a riding experience in Uganda, you will see a diverse culture influenced with hints of India, Asai, and Europe. Well, on a horse-riding vacation, you can immerse yourself in the rural Ugandan culture with wide-eyed children following in the horse’s wake.
Accommodation on your Uganda Horse Safari;
Uganda Safari destination has got a diverse range of perfect and comfortable lodges and hotels. They are eco-friendly hotels with breathtaking spectacular views of the magical River Nile to secluded cabins set deep within the stunning Mabira rainforest. More so, you can spend a few nights on a remote Island in the middle of the Nile which can be reached by boat and with rapids all around. You can ride through a colorful village, within the scenic Mabira rainforest.
Commonly Asked Questions About Horse Riding Safari in Uganda;
How safe is Uganda?
Generally, Uganda is a safe and stable country right away from Entebbe, you might use the same precautions that would be observed in any town or city. From the moment you step off the plane, you will be welcomed by the local guides to ensure that Ugandans are hospitality.
Can I combine a horse safari with gorilla trekking?
Absolutely yes! Uganda is an excellent destination for those searching for off-the-beaten-track –horse riding which can be combined with gorilla trekking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Take note, the horse-riding safari starts and ends in Entebbe, as combined with the gorilla trekking. From Entebbe to Bwindi impenetrable Forest is home to mountain gorillas take a short flight by Aero link Uganda to Kihihi Airstrip.
Can I see the Big 5 in Uganda?
Yes, while in Uganda on horse riding safari, it’s very easy to adventure all the big 5 because Uganda is a renowned destination for safari, especially gorilla trekking and chimp tracking. You can explore the big five in Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth National Park home to a diversity of wildlife species and famous tree-climbing lions and Murchison Falls National Park home to large herds of elephants, giraffes, and buffaloes and white rhinos can be spotted in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary among others.
How far in advance do I need to book my horse safari in Uganda?
Generally, we recommend you to book at least 6 months a year in advance for your successful horseback riding safaris combined with Gorilla trekking tour.
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