Maasai Mara covers about 1500 km²/579.15 mi² and consists of gently rolling hills, acacia and woodland trees, watered by the Mara and Talek rivers. Landscape at the Mara is stunningly free and abundantly rich in wildlife, allowing for magnificent viewing while horseback riding across a unique and out of common African setting.
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Horseback Riding in Yosemite National Park, California USA
Yosemite National Park is a perfect place for horseback riding. With the adventures of Yosemite’s Horseback riding, you can enjoy the spectacular landscapes and the breathtaking view of this incredible one of a kind National Park. In the park boundaries, there are three stables. Each one of them has to offer unique scenery and an experience you will never forget.
Yosemite Valley Stable is the only one, leading guided trips in Yosemite Valley, the heart of the Park. It offers two exciting rides. A two hour ride to Mirror Lake, which is great for beginners, looking for photographic opportunities and the half day ride, which follows the adventurous Clark Point trail, offering a great view of the Vernal Fall. This trail is a strenuous ride with elevation gain of 4.921 ft/1.500 m, so you should be in good shape to ride it.
The Tuolumne Meadows Stable offers two options for novice and advanced riders, who can enjoy the trail and the scenery. That rides are the two hour Tuolumne Meadows trail ride, which offers a great overview of Yosemite’s High Country. The other ride is a half day ride that visits Twin Bridges on the Tuolumne River above the Tuolumne Falls.
Last, Wawona Stable, offers two rides, one two hour ride that traverses the historical wagon road, which is the original route into Wawona over Chowchilla Mountain. The other one is a half day ride that takes you to Chilnualna Falls. For all of these rides, you should make reservations.