Horse Riding and Mana Pools Canoe Safari
a unique adventure safari of riding in the Zambezi valley escarpment wilderness and canoeing Mana Pools
Horse & Hippo : 10 nights / 11 days Horseback safari plus Mana canoe safariHighlights : combining a horse safari in the Mavuradonha Wilderness with time spent in the Mana Pools area canoeing
As well as being a premier wilderness area, birders will be delighted with over 300 species in the area
Other activities include the famous Tengenenge Sculpture community - rock cave paintings - waterfalls and swimming
Type of Horses : Ex-Polo ponies, Arabs, Quarter horse-cross and Thoroughbreds. All sure footed, experienced and very well schooled by our talented grooms. The horses are all conditioned to seeing game. Between 14 and 16 hh in size.
Day One : Guests arrive at Miombo Safari Camp, have lunch and settle in. The Afternoon will be spent finding suitable horse and rider combinations. Followed by the safety talk over Snacks and drinks at the stables. Then back to the lodge for dinner and the evening’s entertainment.
Day Two : After an early breakfast we will depart from the stables riding through the Hwange estate reaching our already set up fly camp around lunchtime. After settling in the horses, lunch will be served and in the afternoon either a walk or game drive with a sunset stop returning to camp for dinner and stories round the campfire.
Day Three : waking to watch the sunrise with tea and coffee round the fire and breakfast. After breakfast we head out on the horses to explore the beautiful Hwange Estate, track and view game and simply enjoy being in the bush with the horses. The day is ours to do with as we like but there is the option to head back to camp for lunch, a rest and spend the afternoon on a game drive or walk. After dinner we spend the evening under a blanket of stars telling stories round the flames of our campfire.
Final Day : After morning tea and coffee, breakfast and packing up our belongings we will depart on the horses heading back to the stables. Here farewells are said and guests can move on to their next destination.
Minimum riders 3 / maximum 6 .
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