Located almost at 150 km / 93 mi from Nairobi City, Mt. Kenya is located just south of the equator and has 3 climbing routes, namely Naro-Moru, Sirimon and Chogoria. Mt. Kenya has magnificent cliffs and glaciers that protect the highest peaks. Highest peaks here are Batian at 5199 m / 17057 ft, Nelion at 5188 m / 17021 ft and Point Lenana at 4985 m / 16355 ft.
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Horseback Riding in Dome Horse Trails, Vredefort Dome, North-West South Africa
Resulted by a huge bolide impact, the Vredefort Dome is believed to be the largest impact crater to have existed on earth consisting of partial ring of hills at 70 km/43.5 mi in diameter.
The dome offers an unbeatable fauna and flora in the most remote wilderness area making for an epic horse riding experience. Get in the saddle and seize this unforgettable riding experience on a 5 km/ 3.1 mi trail along the course of Vaal River. The trail also includes the “Golden Mile” which is a jaw dropping scenery through unspoilt ravines and montane woodland.
Enjoy breathtaking views with afternoon rides promising stunning sunsets and for the die hard romantics….there is no better way to rekindle that romance!! Riding here is open to the intermediate and advanced horse riders comfortable at walk, trot and strong canter. The trails run all year through and can last from hours to days depending on one’s choice. Advance booking is essential and should be done 2 weeks prior.
Maximum weight limit is at 95 kg/209 lb.
Relevant activites based in South Africa
This 2-3 hour adventure is the most popular adventure activity where you can experience the best that Tsitsikamma offers! If you are keen to explore deeper into the Storms River Gorge, and experience the deep, long, quiet pools with ancient forests and deep caves then the kayak and lilo trip is for you!