Horseback Safari

Saddle up for an adventure of a lifetime—Horseback Safaris in Uganda! Immerse yourself in the beauty of the African wilderness and explore on horseback.

Experience the thrill and beauty of Uganda’s wildlife and landscapes on a horseback safari. This unique and exhilarating adventure allows you to get up close and personal with the incredible wildlife that calls Uganda home. From majestic elephants to graceful giraffes, you’ll have the opportunity to observe these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.

One of the best places to embark on a horseback safari in Uganda is the Murchison Falls National Park. This vast reserve is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including lions, buffalos, hippos, and numerous bird species. As you ride through the park, you’ll be surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature, creating a truly immersive experience.

Saddle up for the adventure of a lifetime! Come explore the wilds of Uganda on the back of a horse. Who’s ready for an incredible journey?

Saddle up for an adventure of a lifetime! From beginners to experienced riders young and old, explore the wilds of Uganda’s national parks and local villages on horseback. Get close to the incredible animals of Lake Mburo National Park and marvel at the panoramic views of the river Nile and tea estates in Jinja. Mihingo Safari Lodge offers an unforgettable horseback riding experience, so what are you waiting for? Try something new and experience the African bush and village life like never before!

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to explore Uganda on horseback?

During your horseback safari, you’ll have the opportunity to explore areas of the park that are inaccessible by vehicle. This means that you’ll have a unique vantage point to observe and photograph the wildlife without disturbing their natural behaviours. Imagine the thrill of riding alongside a herd of elephants or galloping through the open savannah, with the wind in your hair and the sun on your face.

What is Uganda Horseback Safari like?

Explore the open planes of Uganda with your trusted tour guide, coming across a variety of animals and birds. Feel the excitement when you spot a family of kob and follow them in flight. Spend the late afternoon admiring the grazing zebra, with a cool local beer or a glass of wine as the sun sets, painting the sky with beautiful colours.

The rides are tailored to your group’s needs, with two guides to ensure everyone is comfortable. Ride for 1 to 3 hours in the morning, afternoon or at sunset, or split into two groups and return to the lodge earlier if you prefer.

Horse Riding Adventures in Uganda

In addition to the wildlife, Uganda is also renowned for its stunning landscapes. From rolling hills to lush forests, the country’s natural beauty is truly breathtaking. As you explore the park on horseback, you’ll be able to appreciate the diverse landscapes and capture unforgettable memories.

To make the most of your adventure, don’t forget to bring along these essentials!

  • A lightweight riding hat.
  • Sunglasses on a string, riding gloves and a bandana.
  • Bush colour riding clothes (not white):
  • Jodhpurs or long trousers and chaps
  • Long-sleeved cotton shirts.
  • Jersey, fleece or multi-pocketed waistcoat.

Safety on Horse safaris in Uganda’s wildlife reserves

Safety is a top priority on horseback safaris, and experienced guides will accompany you throughout your adventure. They will provide you with valuable insights into the behaviour and ecology of the wildlife that you encounter, ensuring a safe and educational experience.

No prior horse riding experience is necessary to participate in a horseback safari. The horses used for these safaris are well-trained and are accustomed to being around wildlife. They are calm and gentle, making them suitable for riders of all skill levels.

Book Horseback riding tours in Uganda

Horseback safaris in Uganda offer a unique and thrilling adventure for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. You’ll have the opportunity to explore the stunning Queen Elizabeth National Park, encounter a wide range of wildlife, and immerse yourself in the rich culture of Uganda. So saddle up, grab the reins, and embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of Africa.”’