Nile Explorer - Uganda

Nile Explorer

5 star rating   8 September 2019

Erica who has been on 5 In The Saddle rides. The best trip I've ever taken | Wow.

The riding was excellent - so much better than I had expected based on the description in the brochure. The horses were the healthiest, happiest, best trained, and most well cared for horses that I've ever witnessed. The ratio of grooms to horses is almost 1:1 so every little thing is well taken care of. The horses were so fast but very responsive on the great long canters, and thrilling gallops. The guides were accommodating, knowledgeable, and a pleasure to talk with.

The locals were so wonderful and friendly and seemed more than happy for us to be exploring the local villages, forests, and agricultural landscape.

Honestly, my standards were already high with ITS trips but this trip has exceeding expectations and raised the bar!


The Riding

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The Accommodation

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Perfect accommodations with fabulous views.

Lunches out on the rides were exquisite custom catered feasts in a new and interesting location each day - a scenic lake overlook, a beautiful valley tea plantation, a local estate overlooking the Nile, a rain-forest clearing.

TJ's cooler-box was well stocked with our favourite beverages and would appear at opportune moments!

Everything about the horseriding portion of trip was perfect and the gorilla tracking was a spectacular addition. No one should be advised to do this trip without the gorilla add-on.


Before Your Holiday

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