1. It means you have to go on horseback safari to Africa, where the sights are nothing much to write home about.


Horseback riders and Mokoro in the Okavango Delta in pink light

Okavango Delta – Botswana – Check it out

2. You have to ride hours through the vast wilderness just to reach your destination.

horse riding in Namibia350km Ride through the Namib Desert – Namibia – Check it out


3. The landscapes are average at best.

wild-coast-horse-safari-heroWild Coast – South Africa – Check it out

4. Overall the journey is pretty boring.

5. Don’t even get me started on the horses they make you ride.

Horse Riding Holiday with African Horse Safaris

Masai Mara – Kenya – Check it out

6. Or the guides they make you go with…

Joanna Westermark – Tanzania Safari Guide – Check it out


7. Sometimes they don’t even provide you with a restaurant and you have to eat and drink outside.

Alfresco dining – Ol Donyo Lodge, Kenya – Check it out

In the foothill of Mt Kilimanjaro – Tanzania – Check it out

8. If you’re really unlucky they might not even give you a roof over your head.

Sleep Out Makgadikgadi Salt Pans

Sunrise over the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans – Botswana – Check it out

9.  And every day ends with a mediocre sunset.

Horse Riding Holiday with African Horse Safaris

Okavango Delta – Botswana – Check it out

Golden hour on the Tuli Safari – Botswana – Check it out

I mean it really is a wonder anyone goes at all….  😉 Don’t say we didn’t warn you!

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