1 Day Horse Riding Tour in Uganda
This 1 day horse riding tour in Uganda is among the dozens of 1 day tours in Uganda that commence from Kampala City. For this particular horse trip, we shall take you on a day trip to Jinja from Kampala so that you have a blissful enjoyment that involves road transfer plus seeing of nature especially Mabira forest and highway food vendors. There are tourist attractions in Jinja as well as picnic places that you may visit and have things to do before or after horse riding. Horseback Riding is among the many recreational outdoor activities in Uganda that travelers enjoy while of short tours in the Pearl of Africa.
Horseback safaris in Uganda have other optional places besides Jinja where one can go for horse riding adventure. These horse places include Speke Resort Munyonyo in Kampala, Kijabijo near Gayaza, Lake Mburo National Park and Entebbe among others. Based on the available time, we can take you on a day trip horse encounter in any of the mentioned places.
Detailed Horseback Riding Itinerary
Early in the morning, a professional driver guide from Gorilla Trekking Services will pick you up from an agreed venue in Kampala city to commence a day’s horse tour to Jinja. You will drive straight to the to start-up venue off Jinja/Njeru-Kayunga road. On arrival at the venue, you will be allocated a horse-ride guide to take you through the whole adventure. After briefing and when the guide is contented that it is ideal to begin the safari, you will set off for the ride going via the known routes along the Nile. The unique ride through the rural Uganda in some stunning areas along the banks of the River Nile is amazing. The special advanced riding trips you can also experience the views from the village hills overlooking the magnificent River Nile.
Horse ride trips are escorted by two or more guides based on the numbers.
If you begin in a group, some riders may break off tentatively along the
way taking different directions to facilitate more experienced riders to
stride at a more progressive pace and letting the not so confident riders
continue within their comfort zone. Fitting Helmets are provided by the
horse operators even though one is at liberty to come along with an own
helmet that perfectly fits one’s head. Biking and Kayaking Helmets are as
well ideal for horseback expeditions.
For safety and enjoyment, wear closed shoes like boots or trainers if
possible with heels. Long pants are ideal for one’s comfort whereas Sun
protection cream, a Camera and a small bottle of water are good for the
tour. All the horses have got saddlebags to convey your gear and a
raincoat is allocated to every horse for each rider.
After horse riding tour, there are other things to do in Jinja that you may need to enjoy. These include visiting the source of River Nile, go bungee jumping, boat cruise, visit Kalagala or Itanda Falls, go to Samuka Island or take relaxation at any of the many hideout places in Jinja. Whitewater Rafting is also possible but this should be done first in the morning for half day and then accompanied by horse riding in the afternoon or evening. After enjoying horses plus any optional activities in Jinja, you will then commence your transfer back to Kampala where you will arrive in the evening. You may use the Jinja-Kayunga route or Jinja, Njeru Mukono route to reach Kampala. But this Kampala Mukono Jinja route is amazing as you may as well tour the spectacular Ssezibwa falls in Mukono, Mabira forest as well as stopping en route to admire the beautiful green sugar cane and tea plantations. The driver will transfer you to your preferred venue in the city.
End of the Tour.
Price Quotes include:-
– Ground Transportation
– Fees for quad biking for 1 hours
– Horse riding for 1:30 hours
– Services of an English-speaking driver guide
– Lunch and drinking water
– Everything as mentioned in the itinerary
1. Beverages, tips, & all items of a personal nature.
2. Any deviation from the suggested program.
Related Day Trips in Uganda from Kampala
- 1 day quad biking tour in Jinja
- A day tour to Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for Rhino Trekking
- One Day tour to Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary
- 1 Day Mabamba Swamp birding tour
- 1 Day Safari to Lake Mburo National Park
- 1 Day Kampala City Tour to various attractions
- 1 Day trip to Buwama Crocodile Farm in Mpigi district