Red Sea Mini-Break

6 days / 5 nights - £995 based on 2 sharing

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Hurghada is the ideal destination for couples, families or friends which include non-riders as there are plenty of other activities on offer. These include boat trips, kitesurfing, sunset quad biking safaris, paragliding and, of course, diving in the beautiful sea.

Itinerary

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Ride EgyptDay 1: Arrival to Hurghada with transfer to your hotel

Day 2: Introductory Ride, Swim with Horses & Quad Safari.

Our first day is jam packed with some of our favourite experiences the Red Sea has so offer! After a relaxing breakfast we will introduce you to our horses and stable. This is a 2 hour introductory ride plus swimming with horses and is a fantastic way to start your adventures with us.

Lunch will be served overlooking the sea and you’ll have a couple of hours to relax by the pool or in the sea before heading off for a quad bike safari in the eastern desert, with a visit to a Bedouin camp for tea. Dinner will be served at a local restaurant.

Day 3: Full Day Boat Safari with Wild Dolphins.

No visit to the Red Sea could be complete with experiencing snorkelling! Our trip runs approximately from 7am to 3.30pm. You’ll visit 3 great snorkelling spots including dolphin house where you have the chance to swim with dolphins in the wild.

Lunch is served on the boat and for those playful customers there is some fun to be had with banana inflatables and other silly games before sailing back. Dinner is served at our guest house.

Ride EgyptDay 4: Half Day Bedouin Trail & Souk Shopping

This morning we will awake early to see a new day dawn on this amazing sunrise ride through the majestic mountains. This is effectively a full day trail ride but starts earlier to avoid the midday sun. Pick up time is just before sunrise, finishing around 11.30am. You may not love us when your alarm goes off in the morning but we guarantee you’ll love watching a new day dawn from horseback across the desert. There are lots of places to fly with the horses too!

You will return to the guest house for a much deserved lunch before Having the afternoon off to relax or book a Masaage.

In the evening it’s all about shopping as we head to the shopping districts and the Egyptian markets. We will be on hand to help you haggle for the best prices! Dinner will be at a local restaurant.

Day 5: You Decide!

You choose what you want to do! Perhaps try your hand at Kite surfing, go on a 4×4 safari, visit Luxor for the day, or ride more horses! We will be happy to provide you with any experience your heart desires.

Day 6: Half Day Ride, Lunch & Check Out

This is our last morning and a chance to gallop through the deserts and see your horses fly on our morning ride. After an exhilarating ride you will return back to the hotel for lunch before heading back to the airport for your departure. Late check outs are available on request.

Optional Extension to Cairo OR Luxor - £450

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Day 7: Transfer to Your Choice of Destination

Cairo by plane (45 minute flight) – Luxor by road (3 hour drive). Check in to your hotel on arrival.

Cairo

Day 8 in Cairo: Giza Plateau Ride

Witness the awe inspiring Great Pyramids the of Giza by horseback. and have a traditional lunch. There’s a museum visit by car in the afternoon with dinner overlooking  the Light and Sound Show.

Day 9 in Cairo: Abu Sir

Experience the freedom of the desert at our Abu sir stable location. You’ll visit the Sun Temple and have a chance to fly with the horses in the open ground. Home cooked is Lunch is served at the stable after the ride. You’ll then transfer back to the hotel to shower and change before check out at 4pm

Luxor

Day 8 in Luxor: Valleys, Tombs & Temples

Awake to the sound of prayer call in our traditional guest house with Nile views. In the morning you’ll explore Valley of the Kings, Tutankhamun and Hatshepsut temple. You’ll have a local lunch before having a couple of hours to relax before we saddle up again before sunset to show you real Egypt.

Day 9 in Luxor: Sunrise Trail

A huge tick off of any ride Egypt program is our sunrise trail! We awake before sunrise and saddle up taking the horses towards the Valley of the Kings where we witness the hot air ballons flying as dawn breaks to the background of Mount Thebes.

We will have breakfast on the go enjoying fresh falafel sandwiches from horsesback. Our trip includes a visit to Habu Temple where our Egyptology guide will meet us to show this incredible temple. We will arrive back to the hotel where you’ll be able to enjoy some pool time and time to relax before check out time at 4pm for you onward journey home.

Accommodation

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  • Price & Duration: £995 per person based on 2 sharing accommodation for 6 days / 5 nights. Single person supplement: £350.
  • Board Type: All meals & water.
  • Type of Ride & Paces: Stationary hotel based riding holiday. Paces: trot, canter and optional gallops.
  • Riding months: May to September.
  • Saddles: English. Western subject to availability.
  • Weight limit: 100kg.
  • Recommended airports: Hurghada for arrival & departure.

Our information page has more details on what is and isn’t included as well as useful general advice.

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