Atlantic Coast Ride

8 Daysย  |ย  From ยฃ699pp

Morocco ( Best airport: Marrakech/Essaouira )

Follow the Moroccan coastline and ride across the sands of the deserted beaches while enjoying the fresh Atlantic breeze. Climb on the rocky cliffs and admire the views over the blue ocean, ride on the sandy dunes and follow the windy paths that take you through local fishing villages. Taste the delicious Moroccan cooking and spend your evenings sitting around a campfire at the traditional bivouac camp.

Level of Riding and Fitness

This trail is suitable for intermediate and experienced riders. The riders should be comfortable and confident in all three paces and have previous experience in riding out in the open. Good riding fitness is required as youโ€™ll be spending 5-6 hours in the saddle each day.

Weight limit: 90kg / 14 stone

Guides and Group Size

The ride is accompanied by two local guides while out on trail. Omar and his team are knowledgable, friendly & calm, with a lifetime experience of riding, training horses and looking after customers.

The maximum group size is 10 riders.

The Horses

The horses used on this trail are local Berber-Arabians. The breed was created as the perfect warhorse nearly a 1000 years ago by crossing refined Arabians and Barb (Berber) bloodlines. It is the ideal breed in the hot desert environment being tough and robust with the speed of an Arab. The horses stand at approx. 15hh.

Tack and Riding Equipment

The tack used is English style, all leather high quality Italian saddles with super comfy suede and sheepskin saddle pads.

Leather bridles and customer saddlebags for water and suncream! The support vehicle and team meet the ride and set up lunch each day.

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Accommodation and Dining

The first and last night of the trail is spent in a hotel in Essaouira. While out on trail the accommodation will be in bivouac camps, sleeping in collective tents of 6 to 7 people (bring your own sleeping bag). There is also the option of having your own small dome tent. Perfect if you are travelling as an individual and want your own space.

Spend evenings by sitting around a campfire and enjoy traditional Moroccan meals.

Allergies and special dietary requirements can be catered for with advance notice.

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Itinerary

Atlantic Coast Ride

8 days / 7 nights/ 6 days riding
ยฃ699pp

The rides will be confirmed with 3 riders. There is a small group supplement of ยฃ300 for groups of 2. This will be refunded if a third person books.

This ride is sometimes ridden in the opposite direction to itinerary.

Flights & Transfers

You can book flights to arrive/depart from either Marakech or Essaouira airports

Do NOT book flights until you have received the ‘Booking Confirmation Email’ from saddletravel.com

Price Includes
  • 6 full days trail riding
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation
  • 5 nights camping
  • Trail riding horse, tack and saddlebags
  • All Breakfasts
  • All Lunches on trail
  • All Evening meals
  • Airport transfers
  • All arrangements for duration of holiday
Price Excludes
  • Flights
  • Tips

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28th August 2021 - 10 Saddles Available - ยฃ699pp
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