Horseback Riding in Uganda, Horseback Riding in Jinja, Horseback Riding Lake Mburo 

Horseback Riding in Uganda is one of the adventure activities you can do besides  trekking mountain gorillas, visiting chimpanzees, bird watching and cultural encounters are the most done wildlife experiences in Uganda by many travelers who come to Africa for tourism purposes and many other activities depending on the interest of the client. However, the pearl of Africa is much more than that Uganda offers number of activities in different sites in the country although the above listed are the famous activities done in different national parks in Uganda. Besides gorilla trekking, chimp trekking, wildlife safaris and many others, Horse riding is yet another interesting activity to explore and enjoy the beauty of Uganda and all that makes up the country, it’s a magical experience, which in most cases, travelers in Uganda have missed in many of their safaris in Uganda. Horse riding in most cases is a complement to other tourism activities, it done as a way of refreshment and Enjoy the unique rides through local villages, tea plantations, valleys, hills, and national parks. Horse riding can be done by one traveler or a group of travelers riding together at the same speed. For the case of First-time riders, they are taught how to move the horse hence there is no need to worry in case you do not know how move the horse, there is no experience needed for any person having interest in taking part in horse riding. Alternatively, travelers with experience in horse riding can ride together at high speed with plenty of cantering. Interestingly, horses are trained and hence know what to do and when. Always before the start of the activity visitors are given a simple briefing that will help you during the horse ride with no difficulty faced.

What is the time for horse riding?

Horse riding is operated in two shifts every day, the starting time for all horse-riding activities is 10: 00 am for the morning shift and 2 pm for the afternoon shift. The reason for morning and evening rides is to help travelers enjoy the magical sun down and sunsets respectively. The riding time for the horse best depends on the traveller’s choice depending on his/her time and budget. Riding can be for a short time other can go for 30 minutes to three hours depending on the client’s interest and ability to ride.

Where to do horse riding in Uganda?

Are you wondering where you can go for horseback riding in Uganda? Worry no more because we got you covered; we bring you different places and different locations in Uganda where you can go for horse riding. These regions include among others:

Horseback Riding in Lake Mburo national park

Horseback riding in Lake Mburo is the best way to explore and enjoy the beauty and wildlife of Lake Mburo national park. horse riding in lake Mburo is offered by Mihingo lodge, horse riding is one of the exceptional experiences every traveler should not miss during any of his/her visits in Uganda purposely Uganda safaris in Lake Mburo national park. in lake Mburo national park, travelers ride through the Savannah vegetation of Lake Mburo to explore different spots within the park. During the horse ride, visitors get an opportunity to spot different attractions which include; lake Mburo, rivers and swamps and local communities. Riding lasts for four-five hours where by travelers are exposed to spectacular views of different wildlife grazing in the fields, hunting, and browsing in the park. the maximum number of people allowed for each trip is 6 people per one shift, which is the great opportunity for group travelers to enjoy the horse ride together as a group, friends or family. While on your horse riding through lake Mburo expect to see a variety of attractions and wild animals, which include zebras. Impalas, common eland, oribis, African buffalo, leopards, waterbucks, warthogs, bush pigs, reedbucks, giraffes, Uganda kobs, jackals, and hippos among others. For birders, expect to see African fin foot, Mosque swallow, Tabora Cisticola, Great painted snipe, Abyssinian ground hornbill, yellow-winged swamp warbler, yellow-rumped tinker bird, papyrus gonolek and shoebill among others.

Horseback Riding in Jinja along the Source of the Nile

The river Nile is the longest river in the world and travelers can enjoy exceptional Nile horse riding safaris at an affordable rate. Travelers to Jinja have a chance to ride across and to the source of River Nile. The ride starts from the source Nile passing through local communities and local tea farms this will give you a lot of fun and an exceptional experience that you encounter after the Horse riding. In other words, horse riding is one the activities that will help you explore the banks of river Nile, jinja and hills overlooking the Nile river valley.

The cost of horse riding

The cost for horse riding at the source of the Nile is $40 for one hour, $50 for one and a half hours, $60 for an hour and half sunset safari, $60 for 2 hours riding safari and $80 for a three hours ride. The fee paid for the activity is worthy the experience, fun and enjoyment that one feels his or her participation in horse riding in the River Nile.

Tips for horse riding

Travelers taking part or having interest in horse riding safaris, are advised to consider the following tips seriously during the horse ride and when planning for the safari?

  • Sit upright and relaxed. Do not sprawl
  • Do not hold the saddle horn
  • Keep your eyes where you are going
  • Take full control of the horse
  • Properly wear the horse-riding gear
  • Be gentle and free with the reins
  • Mount the horse with confidence

In general. Horse riding is one of exceptional experiences that travelers will encounter after the activity which last for a lifetime. Book a horse-riding safari to Uganda today with adventure in the wild safaris, we are a tour company we will help you book the activity for you and all your safari inclusive in Uganda national parks. Come to Uganda and take part in horse riding where you will enjoy this exceptional venture at affordable rates to meet every client interest and the budget of the traveler. We will make this magic happen for you all you need is to contact us and you will absolutely love it.

Horseback Riding in Uganda, Horseback Riding in Jinja, Horseback Riding Lake Mburo