This is an African safari experience with a difference! This popular horseback trail takes you on an unforgettable adventure through the Mashatu Game Reserve in Botswana’s wild and beautiful Tuli region. This vast wilderness is fondly known as the “Land of the Giants”, so called because of the massive ancient baobabs that pepper the landscape, as well as the majestic herds of African elephants that call the region home. On this 7-night mobile safari, you will explore the wilderness on horseback. Expect thrilling up-close encounters with the region’s abundant wildlife species, which include giraffe, lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena and African wild dog. Each night will be spent in comfortable tented safari camps, where you will find welcoming hot showers and comfortable beds. A highlight of this safari is the two nights that are spent at “The Kgotla”- this is an old tribal court on the banks of a river. It consists of an open-air boma enclosure made up of leadwood logs- guests’ beds are placed in the centre around a blazing log fire. Fall asleep to the sounds of the bush under a canopy of stars.

Why we like it

Unique experience exploring the wilderness on horseback; Thrilling up-close game encounters; Magical experience sleeping out in the bush

Quick Facts

Accommodation Type: Tour
Rates from: More than $500 p.p.p.d.
Group Size: Small
Max No of Guests: 8
Children Friendly: No
Minimum Age: 12

Tour info

Tour duration: 7 nights
Start: Two Mashatus Camp
End: Two Mashatus Camp
Highlights Horse-riding in the wilderness; Up-close game encounters; Sleeping out in the bush
Nearest Major City Francistown

Park / Reserve

Mashatu Game Reserve Please click to view



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The Experience

Safari type

Something Different

Specialist Species


Malaria area


Suitable for

Private group
Small groups
Solo Travellers
Gallery Where Itinerary

What to Pack

What's Provided

Guided Horse Rides
Tea, coffee, and drinks
Horse Tack
Laundry Service

What to Bring

Hard Hat
Riding Clothing
Riding Boots
Other Personal Items
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