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Horseback Riding by the Nile

1 Day Uganda Tour - Kampala Day Trip

Drive couple of hours drive east of Kampala to the banks of the River Nile. Explore the along the banks of the river, through villages and forests on your guided horseback trek. This activity is suitable for all levels of riding experience from beginner to expert.

From $130 PP

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Horseback riding by the river Nile. Image © Nile Horseback Safaris

Horseback Riding

You’ll have an early start to the day and be collected from your chosen pickup point in Kampala. You will then head east through Mabira Forest to the home of the source of the River Nile. When you arrive at the stables your guide will give you a briefing on the routes and safety of your horseback trek. You’ll then be guided through Mabira Forest, banana plantations, villages and along the bank of the Nile. You’ll have your tasty packed lunch with you to eat along the way. Once you arrive back at the stables you’ll have time to relax by the river and take in your surroundings. Your driver will then bring you back to Kampala, arriving by dusk.

N.B. This itinerary is based on you using Toyota Super Custom for your transportation. For more vehicle information and upgrades see the 'Cars Tab'.

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Day Trip Vehicle – 4×4 Supercustom

This tour is based on you using a 4x4 Supercustom for your transportation. The 4x4 Toyota Supercustom is a practical option for group tours as they offer space, comfort and are reliable vehicles. Each vehicle can comfortably seat eight people as well as a driver. Please note the tour quote including this vehicle is based on collection and drop off in Kampala. For other locations such as Entebbe and Jinja towns please contact us for a price quote.

Day Trip Vehicle Upgrade – Classic VW Campervan

The classic Volkswagen Campervan is our signature vehicle. It’s how the company started with its intrepid founders who wanted to test something a little unconventional. It worked! These Campervans were manufactured in Germany and bought to Uganda in the 1970’s. We currently own three Campervans that run trips over a large amount of the country. Clients need to bare in mind that these vehicles were not designed for off-roading. All of our drivers are certified VW mechanics and fix the odd hiccup. We won’t let you miss an activity but we do advise you to appreciate that there may be a few short stops along the way. We added the Toyota’s as some of our clients require speed and air conditioning but if you’re up for an adventure, you might want to consider something a little quirky. Each vehicle seats six around a table and has an MP4 jack (3mm amp) and a subwoofer to blast those 70’s tunes!

For price quote please see "Prices Tab". Please note prices are based per car hired and on pick up and drop in Kampala. For other locations please contact us.

Day Trip Vehicle Upgrade – Landcruiser

Some clients simply prefer a Landcruiser on their trip! They are after all the conventional way to travel on tour. Like the Super Custom, they offer comfort and reliability. They offer more intimacy for small groups of two to four clients and are optimal for single travellers. To take this tour in a landcrusier check out the price tab to add this car for your trip.

For price quote please see "Prices Tab". Please note prices are based per car hired and on pick up and drop in Kampala. For other locations please contact us.

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Super Custom: Included

VW Kombi: +$50 Per Group

Land Cruiser Pop Top: +$60 Per Group

This Tour Includes

Full time use of a Private Vehicle (as per your itinerary)
A Full-Time Private Driver/Guide
Fuel for your entire journey (with an allowance for any necessary detours)
Meals – Packed lunch (please inform us of any dietary requirements in advance)
Bottled Drinking Water (1.5 litres per person, per day in your vehicle)
All Activities
- Horseback riding (Nile Horseback Safaris)
Wildlife & Tracking Permits
- N/A
Specialist Guides and Rangers
- Horseback riding guides (Nile Horseback Safaris)
Collection from and drop-off at your desired location (in Kampala)
A dedicated Tours Manager based in Kampala in daily contact with your Driver/Guide and on call, 24/7 in case of an emergency.

This Tour Excludes

Items marked ‘(*for an additional cost)’
Souvenirs & items of a personal nature
Personal Insurance
International or Domestic Flights
Visas (refer to your embassy)
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