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Would you like to get away from the crowd, or to go somewhere completely different and get back to basics?

At Equestrian Safaris we can take you into the remote African and Patagonian wilderness on horseback!

Explore spectacular and little known wilderness areas in the company of our experienced guides who are known for their personal approach and extensive knowledge of their areas and local culture.

These trips do not require a high level of horsemanship but you do need to have good balance, an OK level of fitness and a positive attitude always makes for new friends!

Ride location summaries THE AMERICAS: Argentina - Chile - Ecuador - Peru - Uruguay - USA
 EAST AFRICA: Tanzania
Riding Expeditions in Tanzania and South America
Riding expeditions by category
Wilderness ride

Austral expedition A spectacular ride that takes us through the remotest valleys in the far south of Patagonia. Starting out in Chile we encounter for the first time the impressive peaks of the southern ice-fields and the crystal clear turquoise waters of the great rivers and lakes that make this area of the world scenically stunning.

Chile - Argentina - Riding expedition - 15 Days - Level A

Ecuador cotopaxi adventure A complete circuit around the highest active volcano in the world. Riding in the stunning andean highlands in the heart of 'condor country'. Varied riding across arid plains, rolling hills, lava flows & wetlands.

Ecuador - Riding holiday - 8 days - Level B

Explore tierra del fuego Combine exploration on horseback of the wide valleys, lakes and immense forests in the interior of the island with comfortable accommodation and good meals at Boqueron, a remote puesto/cabin belonging to the Menendez family. We have an english speaking guest manager, a local cook and gaucho to attend to all your needs - including a laundry service! The main house has been refurbished to accommodate up to 6 guests at any one time with two bathrooms, that at all times have hot water for showers - very welcome at the end of a days riding in the surrounding area.

Argentina - Riding holiday - 4 Days - Level A

Grand canyon expedition This is an expeditionary ride through the valleys and dramatic canyons surrounding a Unesco World Heritage Site in Southern Patagonia. A location reminiscent of Monument Valley in Arizona, writ larger and wilder, barren steppe surrounds the jagged walls of the sheer canyons gouged out to a depth of 500m by the erosion of millennia across the remotest Patagonian landscape where we follow the winding course of the Pinturas river.

Argentina - Riding expedition - 7 Days - Level A

Kilimanjaro An exciting and beautiful 7 day bush ride covering some 200 km aimed at intermediate to experienced riders accustomed to riding English. Passing through Masailand at the very base of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the area has some of East Africa's most spectacular scenery, surrounded by 5895m high Kilimanjaro to the east, 4660m high Meru to the South, the rugged but beautiful Longido to the North and the Rift Valley volcanoes, Kitumbeine and Gelai to the west.

Tanzania - Riding expedition - 9 Days - Level B

Manyara ranch Our well trained safari horses are available to explore the Conservancy and surrounding village areas. There being few stones or holes in the area and plenty of game, this is a wonderful area for horse safaris. Day and multi day rides with fly camps will be lead by our skilled equestrian guides. Horse riding safaris can only be booked by experienced riders.

Tanzania - Riding holiday - 2 - 7 days - Level B

Rift valley A short ride into the surrounding plains that is ideal for an extended week-end or for those travellers with restricted time available. Even for the few days involved you get to experience the feel of an active horse safari across unfenced wilderness and the evening atmosphere of our camps.

Tanzania - Riding expedition - 4 Days - Level A

Rio puelo Close to the Pumalin Park there is a green verdant valley where the crystal clear Puelo river makes its way to the Pacific Ocean from the high peaks of the Andes. Along the way it enters and leaves some beautiful lakes, on one of which we get to stay on a private island for two nights. This is a ride of great scenic beauty that will appeal to all riders from novices to experienced horsemen.

Chile - Riding holiday - 8 Days - Level A

Southern cross expedition The distant lands of the far South-western corner of argentine Patagonia is a refuge to some of the most authentic gauchos still around. This is a ride where you get closely involved with this culture and its relationship to the criollo horse. Your guides into the wild baguales mountain range, which is virtually unknown to travellers, are some very colourful characters with great experience of traversing this region on horseback and full of interesting anecdotes about times and events past and present.

Argentina - Riding expedition - 11 Days - Level B

Ultimate tierra del fuego In my opinion the world`s best riding expedition! No kidding! This is an exciting riding adventure to the uttermost tip of Tierra del Fuego, the jewel of Patagonia, that should appeal to those of you looking for extreme and genuine adventure. In my opinion this is the best location in the world for exploration on horseback, with an unmatched sense of freedom from civilization.

Argentina - Riding expedition - 10 Days - Level B

Volcano ride A truly spectacular ride along the shores of the magically beautiful All Saints lake in the Vicente Perez Rosales national park that lies in the shadow of the conical Osorno volcano, emblematic of the picturesque chilean lake district.

Chile - Riding expedition - 6 Days - Level B

Yellowstone pack trips If you are ready to take an amazing trip into some of the most remote landscapes in the United States these rides are for you. The gentle horses and mules will carry both you and your belongings to comfortable camps surrounded by the pristine scenery of America's favourite National Park. Well trained guides will prepare delicious meals, see to your comforts, and create a cozy camp atmosphere.

USA - Riding expedition - 3 - 7 Days - Level A