Please see below for covid-19 information

Ride Egypt

Welcome to Ride Egypt

Horse Riding in Luxor, Cairo, Hurghada & Sharm

Ride Egypt

We are a British owned award winning equestrian company offering world class riding holidays and excursions in Egypt.
Picture miles and miles of open desert, surrounded by colossal mountains and the burning rays of the sun glistening on the sand. Lush green palm trees blowing gently in the breeze and sheltering the shallows of the Nile where water buffalo graze, and the crystal clear waters of the Red Sea lapping against the fine golden sand.
No need to imagine. This is the magic of Egypt. This is Ride Egypt.

Covid-19 Information

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  • Is Egypt open to all international guests? Yes it is.
  • What are the entry requirements? All visitors must provide a negative Covid / PCR Test taken 72 hours before departure of your first flight.
  • Does the Egyptian government accept Anitigen or Rapid Tests on entry? Whilst some European counties accept these tests on return to their countries, they are not accepted for entry to Egypt.
  • Do I have to quarantine on arrival? There has been no entry quarantine since last summer.
  • I need a Covid test to return to my county after my holiday – can you help me do this? There are many centres set up in Cairo, Luxor and the Red Sea. Test results are delivered 24 hours after the test is taken.
  • How much is a test? The prices seem to vary from location to location but budget for between £35 – £100.
  • Do I have to go to the centre or can someone visit me at my hotel? Private tests are available in most locations, please let us know as soon as possible. Private tests are around £150.
  • What are you payment terms for new bookings? We take a 25% deposit at the time of booking and the balance is due 1 week before departure (instead of 6 weeks before departure pre-covid).
  • How do you protect my holiday if I book? Your holiday is safeguarded regarding Covid-19. If you book and then are unable to travel you will be given a voucher valid until the end of 2022.
  • How many people are in a riding holiday group? Riding holiday groups are capped now at 8 guests per holiday.
  • Do I have to share a room? Our usual holidays come on a basis of shared accommodation with one other person. If you are uncomfortable sharing please let us know at the time of booking and we can provide you a single occupancy room at not extra costs.
  • Is everything open – tombs and museums for example? 95% of places are open and have been for some time. Some places require that you wear a mask inside, but not all.
  • Can I buy a visa on arrival? In the majority of cases yes. visas are $25. For the latest information please see here.
  • Where can I get travel insurance for horse riding holidays during Covid? For insurance we recommend HTH Worldwide, Battleface Uk & World Nomads.
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Luxor’s Arabian Adventures

As we take you on a guided tour of our home, you’ll meet our neighbours and learn more about Egyptian life; the food we eat, the traditions we follow and the simple, peaceful life we are so lucky to live.

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Forgotten Egypt – Off the Beaten Track

Forget everything you’ve been told about Egypt or have seen on the TV. We will take you on a journey through time full of tradition and history as we sidestep the tourist hotspots to experience Egypt at its best.

Adventures of Luxor & Makadi Bay

Adventures of Luxor and Makadi Bay

Looking for the ultimate history and culture holiday, combined with some beach and relaxing whilst riding fabulous horses throughout, then this trip is a dream come true!

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Depths of the Desert

An 11 day trail riding holiday covering the best of Cairo & Luxor from in the saddle. A dream trip for accomplished rides looking for full days of riding and much more.

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Palms, Pyramids & Pharaohs

A trip for those that want to understand Egyptian culture, food and people.Travelling by horseback several days & exploring this mystical place on foot, tuktuk, harong, camel and boat!

Mini Breaks

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Egypt Unscripted

Egypt Unscripted

This holiday is designed for the free spirited who wish to experience Egypt as an Egyptian. You will receive only an arrival and departure airport, a welcome pack and a packing list!

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Multi Adventure Mini Break

Short on time but big on adventure? This one is for you! We start in Cairo, then onto Luxor before ending at the Red Sea. Hold on tight, this is the ride of your life!

Red Sea Mini-Break

Hurghada is ideal for couples, families or friends as there’s plenty of activities on offer, including boat trips, kitesurfing, sunset quad biking safaris, paragliding and diving in the beautiful sea.

Captivating Cairo

Captivating Cairo

Our authentic Egyptian experience takes in the sights & sounds of Egypt’s bustling capital city – a once in a lifetime opportunity to explore one of the seven classic Wonders of the World on horseback.

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