Nile Safari

  • Trip Duration
  • 8
  • 7
  • Riding Time
  • 6
    days riding
  • 4
    hrs per day riding
  • Group Size
  • 4 - 8
    Guests per group

Nile Safari

Ride Overview

The riding experience in Uganda allows riders to immerse themselves in the African landscapes and the traditional way of life of the local people. Riding near the official source of the River Nile, you move to a variety of well-appointed accommodations along the river and in the rain forest. The well designed itinerary and close attention to detail allow guests a full experience of the best that the area offers.


The accommodation is at four separate lodges: two are on the banks of the Nile, one lodge is in the rain forest and one on an island in the Nile.

Meals & Drink

Food on the safari is all European style. Local fresh fruit is organic and fantastic.

Ride & Horse Details

  • Overview:
    The horses are well trained trail horses, with a mix of breeds. All horses are given lots of love, care and attention, resulting in good characters. English saddles are used, and all the horses go in snaffle bridles. Also each rider will carry a small saddlebag with essentials.
  • Equipment Required:
    Helmets are required. There are some helmets and chaps available to borrow.
  • Horse Breeds:
    Irish Sport, Thoroughbreds, American Saddlebred crosses, Ethiopian ponies.
  • Trip Pace:
    Moderate to fast.
  • Tack:
    English saddles are used, and all the horses go in snaffle bridles
  • Weight limit:
    200 lb / 90 kg

Activities for Non - Riders

A simultaneous trip can be taken by motorbike for non-riders.

Meeting Point

Entebbe hotel at 8:30am on Day 1, guests are advised to arrive the day before.

With first-hand knowledge of the exciting tours we offer, the ride consultants at Equitours look forward to answering any questions you might have about this ride. We want to help make sure that you select the trip of your dreams. Please call or email and get ready to pack your bags for a wonderful adventure!

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