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Posted on April 19, 2016
Our safaris in Tanzania will take you far off the beaten track, deep into the bush where you can experience the true wonders of Africa. Magnificent wildlife, interaction with local tribes and breath-taking scenery are sure to spellbind you.
Ride out over desert flats and open grassland in search of game as the giants of Mt Longido, Mt Namanga, Mt Meru and Mt Kilimanjaro tower above you. This is big cat country so you’ll need to keep your eyes peeled for what you may see around the next corner!
Journeying from camp to camp allows you to experience the magic of a bygone era, as if you are on a safari of old. At night, drift off to sleep on a comfortable cot bed in your spacious bell tent with the sounds of Africa all around you.
This safari is perfect for experienced riders with a sense of adventure. Not only will you have the chance to see game like elephant, wildebeest, zebra, giraffe and gerenuk, but you can be sure of plenty of fast riding as well as some jumping.
The horses are specially-trained safari horses; a mixture of thoroughbreds and local breeds ranging between 14.2hh and 16hh. They are fit, forward going and very well-loved.
In The Saddle guests have understandably been raving about our safaris in Tanzania.
“We came very close to the animals, but we always felt safe. We galloped with zebra and herds of giraffe – it was absolutely incredible”. (Ellen, Norway).
“The way Jo takes care of her horses out on safari is really unbelievable; a standard we don’t even achieve back home in the comfort of a Western setting”. (Philippe, Belgium).
“The horses are very fit thoroughbreds who love to run. Easy to control but with a huge turn of speed; not for the faint-hearted”. (Debbie, Oxfordshire).
“Challenging riding on very fit, responsive and obedient horses. I cannot fault it.” (Julie, Aberdeenshire).
“Exceeded my expectations. It was amazing – very exhilarating but I also always felt safe. The horses were fit, responsive and had lovely natures. They were extremely well cared for by the team, as were we”. (Jess, Hampshire).
Would you like to join one of these amazing safaris? We have the following safaris in 2016 confirmed to run:
Kilimanjaro Elephant Safari 30 May-7 June
Kilimanjaro Elephant Safari 25 August-2 September
Kilimanjaro Elephant Safari 14-22 September
Amboseli Elephant Safari 8-14 October
Amboseli Elephant Safari 12-18 November
Please contact Chris@inthesaddle.com for more information, or call us on 01299 272 997. View the website page here.