Nile Horseback Safaris 2009 rates & info sheet

2009 PRICE LIST and Information sheet

A horseback safari provides the ideal way to explore the Nile up close, see a traditional Ugandan village and view the fantastic panorama from the hills overlooking the Nile River valley. The landscape is spectacular, you will be in awe of the beauty of the area around the source of the River Nile. We offer both short (2hr, 3hr) safaris and longer overnight and multi-day horse safaris. For our shorter horse safaris no riding experience is necessary. We can accommodate up to 10 riders per safari. Two or more guides accompany our safaris. Safari groups have the opportunity to temporarily separate at certain points on the safari allowing more experienced riders to ride at a more advanced pace and those not so confident to stay within their comfort zone.

Please Note: We ride with English saddles not western saddles as often used in North and South America.

Prices

2 hour ride (minimum)                             90,000 Ush/pp     approximately US $50

3 hour ride                                             130,000 Ush/pp   approximately US $75

Overnight Safari staying at The Haven  540,000-600,000 Ush depending on mid-range or luxury accommodation.

We can only accept cash as payment. NRE Bar tab, Travellers cheques and Credit Cards cannot be used to pay for riding. We do accept US dollars but a slightly higher rate is charged to cover our foreign exchange costs. Ask about the current exchange rate when booking.

What You Need

For your safety, we ask that you wear closed shoes, preferably with a heel. Long pants (down to the ankle) are also needed. We supply helmets and a full-length raincoat for each rider. You can safely leave your bags at our premises. All horses have saddlebags, for storing camera, wallets, sunscreen and water etc while out on safari.

Rider Weight  Limit
For safety reasons we have a 95kg weight limit for riders.

When

We run our short safaris (2hr and 3hr) at 10am and 2pm 7 days a week.

Bookings are essential, as horses and guides need to be allocated  and  prepared for our horse safaris.

Our overnight safaris are run on demand. Overnight safaris require a minimum of 2 people but contact us anyway if you are a single person interested in an overnight safari as other solo riders may be waiting on a second person.

Kids

We can take kids from 6 years. One rider per horse. Our guide will have the child’s horse on a lead rope if required.

Where We Are – Getting To Our Premises

We are located opposite Bujagali Falls but on the western (Kampala) side of the Nile in Jinja.

Taxi – This is the best option for groups of 3 or more riders. The taxi will generally wait for you to finish the ride as part of the price. About 15 minutes travel from Jinja town or 20 minutes from Bujagali Falls.

Or call the local Taxi service (Musa 0712 456 094) who knows our premises and can ensure you are not ripped off.

Motorcycle Taxis – Boda bodas motorcycle taxis can get you to our premises easily. 1 passenger per bike recommended. About 15 minutes travel from Jinja town or 20 minutes from Bujagali Falls. Boda bodas will generally wait for you to finish your ride.

Drive yourself – Our leaflets have a map of how to get to our premises on the reverse side.

PH: +256  701 101 196   or   +256 774 101 196
Email:
info@nilehorsebacksafaris.com
Web:
www.nilehorsebacksafaris.com

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