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Equestrian tours in Mozambique, Coast
Mozambique Coastal Paradise Holiday


What to Bring for Mozambique Coastal Paradise Holiday


Mozambique is a third world country with sandy roads and very limited shops.  So please bring your sun screen, tampons, headache tablets etc. along as these items are sometimes hard to obtain here.  Please bring your own riding hat if you can, just in case our selection is not to your satisfaction.  If you are happy to part with your riding hat when you leave, we will buy it from you.

Mozambique is a malaria area so please take your prophylactics.  Make sure your mosquito net is tucked in under your mattress.  Spray your room when you go out. The lodges regularly spray for mosquitoes. Please bring mosquito repellant for night time as we often are sitting outside.

Benguerra Island: We take a boat out to the beautiful Benguerra Island.  Make sure you bring your swimming costume as we include a snorkeling trip. If you have your own goggles, please bring them with you as sometimes the leased goggles may leak.  Don't worry about flippers, the boat provides all sizes.  You can get wet on the boat but we put your riding clothes, towels and cameras in a dry box.  The Boat is equipped with life jackets.  There are no magazines or newspapers, so if you want to relax with a book, make sure you bring some with you.  You can donate these when you leave to Imap school or the book club at the coffee shop.

Fishing Village Ride: We go out to the community. It is nice to bring sweets for the children or stationery.  We interact with Imap school as well. So if you feel like giving up 30 minutes of your time to talk English to the students they will be delighted.

We ask our clients to bring treats for the horses as it is very difficult to get any treats for horses in Mozambique.  So feel free to bring horse treats along ... our horses will be very happy! :-)

General
- Shirts and shorts - please bear in mind the climate.
- Trousers or jodhpurs that are comfortable to ride in.
- Sarong
- Swimming suits
- Snorkeling equipment (mask, fins, & snorkel)
- Waterproof camera
- Torch/flashlight
- Long-sleeved t-shirts to avoid sunburns and mosquitoes
- Thick socks
- Hat & sun protection
- Sunglasses on string
- Horse Riding Hat

Footwear
- Boots suitable for riding and walking.
- Sandals / Flip flops / Crocs

Miscellaneous
- Two pin travel adapter

Medical
- All prescription medicines for the duration of your trip
- Mosquito repellent 30% deet minimum, it is available here but more expensive than at home.
- Anti malaria for the duration of your trip
- High factor sun cream. Enough for the duration as its hard to come by here
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Mozambique Coastal Paradise Holiday
Tour Code: IT-MZRT01
5 days / 4 nights ~$2,875.00
Dates : Available all Year

Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
ABeginner
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
BNovice
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
CIntermediate
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
EAdvanced
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
   
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
   
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
   
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
   
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
   
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
   
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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Season Seasons  Min / MaxReserve
A 2019 01/01 - 12/31 5d / 4n 5 day trip, AP 2 /6 Reserve
B 2019 01/01 - 12/31 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP 2 /6 Reserve
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Airport: Vilankulo Airport (VNX)
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