Riding a horse in itself is a wonderful experience. Riding a horse in one of these destinations makes it that much better. Here is Horseback Riding at its finest.
If you are an avid horseback rider than you have been to many destinations within driving distance to hit the trails with your own, horse and have probably traveled to many destination. We have put together a list of some great destinations around the world where you can go horseback riding and experience the amazing scenery while riding. Going place that many have not is one of the benefits of riding horseback. Here are some of our favorite picks.
Ride like Lawrence of Arabia in Jordan’s Wadi Rum Desert
This is a place for more experienced riders as the Arabian horses are forward and very active horses. In the Wadi Desert, you will see plenty of desert wildlife and even some ancient rock drawings. The area is one of the oldest areas of earth and of early evolution of humankind. You will also see the well-known red and pink canyons of the Wadi Rum Desert. It is one of the features that sets it apart. You can also trek to the Dead Sea, which is known to be the lowest place in the world. Don’t forget to ride to the ancient city of Petra fi you ever make it to Jordan to ride.
Andes Mountains in Argentina
Good for beginners and experienced riders alike the Andes are a perfect place to horseback. The rugged hills and varied forests give you an experience you can never forget. Due to the differing elevations of the Andes in various regions, the wildlife you will see will be different the higher or lower you go. Some areas of the Andes are unexplored as well. Not many have travelled deep or high in some of the regions for hundreds of years. It is definitely an experience no one can forget on horseback.
Botswana Okavango Horse Safari
In Botswana, Africa, you can trek the through the Okavango Horse Safari and literally run with Zebra. Who would want to miss that? During this amazing trek, you would be able to hear the deep roars of lion, canter alongside towering giraffe and take in all the various bird species you will come across. Here the wildlife is so diverse that you will almost see every animal of Africa. It would not be unusual to spot antelope, hyenas, elephant, hippo, or any of the other 400 species of animal. It is for the adventurer in all of us.
If you know of some unique places to trek in the world share them with us. We would be happy to know where you have been or are planning to go for your next horseback riding adventure. Iceland is another great place to go for some amazing trekking, where the Vikings settled back in the 9th century. Who know what you will see or find while out on the trails.