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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
Camping expedition

Across patagonia A trip packing in 4 locations right across Argentina; bush, beach, Andean foothills and the pampa. Throw in the trans-patagonian train, Bariloche, Buenos Aires, a bit of polo, some good company and this is much more than just a winning tour of the country.

Argentina - Riding expedition - 14 Days - Level B

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

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

Paso peru Over a century ago, a visitor to South America wrote: "Horseback riding is a vigorous form of exercise except in Peru, where breeders have managed a triumph over nature. They have created a horse which moves by means of a very smooth amble. These horses are greatly sought-after, for to ride one is much the same as being seated in a chair."

Peru - Riding expedition - 8 Days - Level B

Patagonia wilderness This is a fast and entertaining 8 day long riding safari in the wilderness of the Patagonian interior that is combined with a ride along the beaches and over the dunes of the Atlantic coast. You ride on two different properties belonging to one of the most hospitable Anglo-argentine families in the country. The two groups of horses that you ride during the trip are the best you can find on any private property in Argentina, while the ground is ideal for riding - sandy without holes or stones.

Argentina - Riding expedition - 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

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