The capital of Namibia, Windhoek lies in the nation’s central highlands and offers some breathtaking backdrops for horse riding. Here are some of the equestrian-related excursions that await.
Get your day off to the perfect start while staying at one of the hotels in Windhoek, with a morning ride into the mountains. Some excursions will include breakfast being served at a summit of a mountain where you will be surrounded by spellbinding panoramas.
Rides at the N/a’an ku sê Sanctuary
Spanning 3,200-hectares, this stunning nature reserve offers one of a kind horse riding excursions that can be organised while holidaying at properties such as Avani Windhoek Hotel & Casino. You can choose to enjoy a sunset horse ride at the reserve and get to spot some amazing wildlife too.
You can also try evening rides around Windhoek which sometimes begin in the afternoon and carry on till a magical sunset envelops the landscape. Be it riding through valleys or hills in Windhoek, this is a spectacular experience and made even better when it includes a BBQ at the end of the ride!
Day and Overnight Rides
Those who love horse riding have the option of signing up for full-day rides that venture into the heart of the mountains including stopping for lunch amidst nature’s serenity. Even more adventures await on overnight rides where you can truly appreciate Windhoek’s natural heritage and of course, the horses too.