Below are some of the best horse back riding tourist destinations in Kenya. The places have been listed in no order. Use online search to get prices for each horse riding destination.
Most of us have had an experience or two horse back riding and truth be told, it is an amazing one. If you have not gone horse back riding before, and you have been wanting to, here are some destinations you might want to try that have amazing horse back riding experiences.
Maasai Mara National Reserve Horse Riding
Maasai Mara National reserve is famous across the globe for it’s great wildebeest migration and the amazing wild animals that cruise their way across the reserve. Maasai Mara has yet another way that you can enjoy the scenery and still engage in an outdoor activity, and that is horse back riding. For 12 years now, the management of the horse back riding operation in Maasai Mara have been operating stables Grumeti Reserve of Tanzania in western Serengeti, and they now bring them to Maasai Mara for you, their guest to enjoy. With your horse back tour, you can enjoy calm scenario of the herbivorous animals go about their normal routine of searching for food and water, while the carnivores keep a keen eye out for their prey. If it is the season for the great wildebeest migration, you can watch the mind blowing action while on a horse! come to think of it, that is like adding cherry on top of a cake, right? Eager to enjoy that experience? Then go ahead and book yourself a day of soaking yourself in mother nature’s beauty while riding a horse.
Paradise Lost Horse Riding
Located along Kiambu road, about 10 kilometres from Nairobi, Paradise Lost is one of the largest camping and picnic sites in Kenya. Known for it’s attractive caves that are eroded by the waters of the nearby Gichi Stream, and on top of that it stands in the middle of a coffee farm that is close to Kiambu town. So what can be more breath taking than enjoying that scenery while taking a ride on a horse. Paradise Lost has great and experienced tour guides that will accompany you during your horse back ride. I cannot imagine of a better place to go horse back riding.
Kereita Forest, Limuru
Picture this; wandering through tall trees that are silently whispering in your ears, enjoying the fresh air while taking in the sweet melody of birds chirping and you in meantime, quietly riding a horse… Calm right?
Well, Kimeria Forest located in Limuru has all this and what’s more, you get to experience it while horse back riding
Feeling the intense need to get away from the daily hustle and bustle of your day to day life, and just experience the outdoors in a more calm way? Then this is just the place.
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
Situated in Laikipia county, Lewa Wildlife Conservancy is best known for providing a safe haven for black rhinos and the grevy’s zebras. It’s main focus being on protecting the nearly extinct black rhinos and the grevy’s zebras, it also supports a variety of wild animals like the antelope, elephants, giraffes, buffaloes and not leaving out that it lies on a beautiful landscape of the Savannah grassland. With horse back riding, you can get to see the animals going through their activities, while enjoying the warm weather and calming sight of the Savannah.
You can now agree with me that horse back riding has gotten to a whole new level of a fun and worth remembering experience. Make these destinations one of your getaways, and be sure to make priceless memories.