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Majestic Zambezi Escape Ride


Itinerary for Majestic Zambezi Escape Ride




Sample Itinerary - subject to changes

Note: Weather and game movement patterns may cause us to amend the itinerary – possibly riding in different areas. This will always be in the guests best interests and calculated to increase the value of the safari.
Riding safaris are not timed by the clock; instead it depends on what we see, and how long we want to ride for.


Day 1: Introduction
A representative from your lodge will meet you at Victoria Falls Airport and transfer you to Ursula’s Homestead where you will spend your first night.
You will be picked up by your horse guide mid-afternoon for your pre trip briefing and introductory ride - this will be your first introduction to this area and a chance to see if you are happy with your horse, your saddle and so on. You will be riding in a private Game concession in Zambezi National Park.
Meals included: Dinner
Overnight at Ursula’s Homestead


Day 2: Zambezi National Park Ride
We start the day early with a pick up from Ursulas homestead. We will spend the morning on a ride exploring a private game concession and sanctuary in Zambezi National Park. You will ride for about 4-5 hours today with a break to stretch your legs.
Exhilarating and adventurous rides will take us through teak forest, open grassland and rugged hills: a wide variety of game and scenery await! We will track and follow any diverse species, explore hidden valleys with natural springs, look for secret hyena dens. There is always something to see.
Lunch is not included in the package for today. The late afternoon will be spent on a game drive and bush dinner.
Meals included: Breakfast & Dinner
Overnight at Ursula’s Homestead


Day 3: Chamabonda Ride
Today, we will depart on horseback from IMPI APU Stables on the Nakavango Estate. Our ride will take us through Zambezi National Park via Chamabonda towards the Zambezi. We will end our ride at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge where your luggage will be ready and waiting for you.
You will arrive in time to check in and watch the vulture feeding – dramatic and exciting and a wonderful way too learn about these fabulous birds.
In the afternoon you may use a complimentary shuttle to visit the Falls and markets
Meals included: Breakfast
Overnight at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge


Day 4: Old Drift Ride
This morning, we leave Victoria Falls Safari Lodge on horseback and ride on through Zambezi National Park to The Old Drift. This will be your last riding safari with us and will end as you ride up the banks of the Zambezi to the lodge itself, ending at a fabulous secret location.
The afternoon and evening will be spend on a river safari, saluting magnificent sunset with sundowner to the sound of hippos and fish eagles.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at Old Drift Lodge


Day 5: Departure
Your final morning will be spent exploring Zambezi National Park in the sunrise, by vehicle or even foot. You will return to your lodge for a late breakfast before transferring to the airport for your outgoing flight.
Meals included: Breakfast

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Non-Riders
Talk to us about a custom itinerary for you while your partner is out on horseback. Activities could include a walking safari, canopy tour, village tour, beauty spa, etc.
 
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Majestic Zambezi Escape Ride
Tour Code: IT-ZMRT09
5 days / 4 nights ~$2,365.00
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
C 2022 01/11 - 03/31 5d / 4n 5 day trip, AP (Low) 2 /6 Reserve
B 2022 04/01 - 06/30 5d / 4n 5 day trip, AP (Mid) 2 /6 Reserve
A 2022 07/01 - 10/31 5d / 4n 5 day trip, AP (High) 2 /6 Reserve
C 2022 11/01 - 12/19 5d / 4n 5 day trip, AP (Low) 2 /6 Reserve
A 2022 12/20 - 12/31 5d / 4n 5 day trip, AP (High) 2 /6 Reserve
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Tack: Australian Stock saddles. English on r...
Horses: Anglo Arab, Thoroughbred, Cleveland Ba...
Pace: Moderate with trots, canters and some ...
Walk, Trot, Canter,
Airport: Victoria Falls International Airport (VFA)
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