Equestrian Trips in Morocco

Morocco Horse Riding Tours

Start Casablanca
Finish Fes
Days 7
Theme Equestrian Tours
From $1145 USD
Group Min 4
Group Max 10
Morocco Horse riding trails

Introduction to your four-legged friend! - You are about to embark on a 4-day horse-riding adventure tour: After an early start, you will be shown the basics of horseback trekking, and take to the saddle for the first time. Our trails will progress about three hours in the morning then break for lunch and time to relax under the thousand-year-old Cedar trees. Proceed to ride your horse in the afternoon to your camp set for you in nature. This horse-riding tour will take you through breathtaking landscapes enjoying Moroccan rural life and its people.

On this horseback riding tour, You will be camping out for the first three nights under the African skies to experience nature at its best. On the fourth night, we’ll stay at our Berber compound Akhila. Encounter farmers in their fields as much as walking footpaths that lead to their villages in the Region of Chaouia Hills, untraveled by mass tourists.  Have a typical Couscous dinner in a rural family compound in traditional fashion.  Most importantly meet local Moroccans who are happy to see you around.  Make friends with simple Moroccans while visiting their homes or simply sipping tea in the village local coffee shops or in their farmhouses.  In this Rural Morocco horse riding adventure tour, you will explore the ambiance of local markets, learn more about simple Moroccans daily life, encounter breathtaking vistas, explore wildlife in the Atlas Mountains and make friends wherever you go on your Morocco adventure horseback riding tour.

We take pride in showing you our country welcoming you among us and give the best of our hospitality on this overland horse riding tour to Morocco.  Ride Arabian and Berber horses with most qualified Moroccan riders and enjoy the breathtaking landscapes of rural Morocco. Our assets are our knowledge, know-how, and most importantly our well trained scholarly educated guides and escorts who will accompany you through your horse riding journey to Morocco.  Your four-legged friend is waiting for you in Morocco. Ride, explore, and enjoy a horseback trip of a lifetime. Our Morocco equestrian tours are the most authentic and most affordable activities with one of our scheduled Morocco small group tours for 2021 and 2022. But if you prefer independent travel to Morocco, we can personalize a private horseback riding tour to Morocco just for you.

An Adventure as lovely as it gets

  • Visiting urban Morocco, everyone can do. But opening opportunities for travelers to immerse in the culture by visiting rural area or places not accessible to mass tourists is what we are best at. Highly regarded sacred places, tribal markets, private homes, nomadic settlements are all in the palm of your hands.

  • Experience a night in a Moroccan ranch, ride your horse in dense cedar forests, have a dinner with traditional farmers. Enjoy fresh bread and a tagine cooked before your eyes for your honor. Live the true Moroccan hospitality.

  • Encounter a city called Rabat (Gathering place) a collage of history and architectural remnants from the Phoenician era to modern Art Deco. Enjoy the Oudaya fortified citadel and its botanical gardens, a lovely place to relax and sip a mint tea at the Arab Café

  • Savor from open market small eateries like Moroccan do and enjoy a typical shish kabab skewers and Kefta (minced Meat) fresh as it could be all cooked right in before your eyes.

A year around tour roaster works for you?

  • This trip is a cultural and Active journey. So we run it at best months to enjoy the outdoor activities. Fall and Spring are the best time to be in Morocco for hiking and trekking activities.

  • We are a member of Responsible Travel. So environment and culture are our priority to protect. Be considerate of Morocco’s customs, traditions, religion and culture

  • You are welcome to buy bottled water and canned food. Always dispose of litter thoughtfully, including cigarette butts.

  • When on home visits or homestays, refrain from giving gifts or money to locals especially Children

  • Shop for locally made products. Supporting local artisans helps keep traditional arts and crafts alive.

  • Best cost and best services guaranteed compare with all other tour planners in Morocco. All hand-picked, top notch guides to give the best Morocco Active tour experience.

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Pricing & Availability

Departing Finishing Seats Total in USD
Tue 20 Oct 2020 Tue 27 Oct 2020 Available $1145 INQUIRY
Tue 27 Oct 2020 Tue 3 Nov 2020 Available $1145 INQUIRY
Tue 3 Nov 2020 Tue 10 Nov 2020 Available $1145 INQUIRY
Tue 10 Nov 2020 Tue 17 Nov 2020 Available $1145 INQUIRY
Tue 17 Nov 2020 Tue 24 Nov 2020 Available $1145 INQUIRY
Tue 24 Nov 2020 Tue 1 Dec 2020 Available $1145 INQUIRY
Tue 1 Dec 2020 Tue 8 Dec 2020 Available $1145 INQUIRY
Tue 8 Dec 2020 Tue 15 Dec 2020 Available $1145 INQUIRY
Tue 15 Dec 2020 Tue 22 Dec 2020 Available $1145 INQUIRY
Tue 22 Dec 2020 Tue 29 Dec 2020 Available $1145 INQUIRY
Tue 29 Dec 2020 Tue 5 Jan 2021 Available $1145 INQUIRY

Itinerary

Start your overland Adventure horseback riding tour to Morocco upon your arrival to Casablanca Airport. Your host will meet you at the airport of your arrival and will take you to your hotel in Rabat.  Your morning will be at leisure to relax and acclimate. In the afternoon your guide will take on a historic and cultural tour of Rabat.  In the evening, your tour leader will present you with an orientation meeting about your Morocco horseback riding tour trip in the lobby of your hotel at 6:30 pm.  Dinner and accommodation will be at the hotel.  

In the morning, we will take off to our ranch for a country breakfast.  At 9:30 you will be introduced to your four-legged friend. If needed, we will help you with tips on basic horseback riding then start our Morocco horseback riding tour. On your first day trek, you will be riding your horse at the valley of Menzah.  A pick-nick lunch in a nomadic fashion will be offered for you in the forest of cork pines.  Return to the ranch in the afternoon to freshen up and get ready for a Moroccan country dinner.  The camp will be set for you near the compound for an overnight in the open fields.   

Wake up with farm activity of the morning, breakfast will be at the ranch then we will pack for our trek and take off on horseback riding to the valley of Brachoua enjoying the natural vistas of the evergreen woods of the Atlas Mountains.  You will ride your horses along the Brachoua River for almost three hours.  Take a break for lunch that our Berber crew will set for you then proceed riding in the afternoon passing by villages and natural sites. We will reach our camp in nature in the afternoon and get ready for dinner under the stars. Enjoy your campfire and retreat to your tents for a good night sleep.   

Wake up to the musical sounds of the woods, enjoy your breakfast.  We will ride our horses in the morning to the plateau of Nkhaila.  Break for lunch in our set camp.  In the afternoon we will proceed our horseback riding to the small village of Sidi Abdellah to visit this isolated ward at the top of the hill then ride across the fertile plateau to our compound where we will freshen up upon arrival then get ready for a farm dinner typical to this region cooked before your eyes.  Those who like cooking can participate with the ladies of the compound.  After dinner we will set around camp fire and enjoy a moment of Berber entertainment with local musician.  enjoy a rural moroccan party. The horses like that.  

After breakfast, you will bid goodbye to your four legged friend, hop in your van and travel to Meknes.  Your guide will take you on a monumental walk to explore the history of this ancient imperial city, then travel to the roman ruins of Volubilis then  stop for a typical roast lamb or simply kabab Bar-B-Q lunch at the open square of the holy town of Moulay Idriss at Mount Zerhoun.  A walking tour  in the afternoon then continue your quest to Fez for a festive dinner in your riad in the Medina.    

Time spent in Fez will reveal much about the sophistication of the Moroccan typical urban life, providing an unparalleled learning experience to those who cross its path.  Your morning will be spent visiting the Medina.  Our specialized local guide will take you on a historic discovery of the city of Fez starting at the King’s Palace and its Meshwar with ramparts and majestic gates.

Next, you will explore the Jewish quarter, a 15th century citadel with all its Moorish maze architecture and medieval glory. Visits to Sephardic synagogues and mausoleums of holy Rabbis will be the highlights of this part of town.

You will walk to the Pottery workshops, the tannery and on to visit the great Mosque university of Al Quarrawiyyine, passing by Shemma’ine, the market of dried fruits. After that, you will visit the Medersa Attarine and walk to Sbetryyine, a guild of book binders, which will lead you to the Seffarine Square, where the tapping of metalworkers is still deafening passerby as it was the case for centuries. You will break for lunch then continue exploring the marvels of Fez Medina. These will highlight the Dyers souk, Foundouk Tetouani Museum and the shrine of Sidi Ahmed Tijani.

You will end your walk at foundouk Lihoudi where you will stop in a local medieval tea house to sip your traditional mint tea from its rooftop overlooking this 8th century old city. Finally, you will return to your riad for a festive dinner and other accommodations.  

Transfer to the airport to catch your flight back home.  

Inclusions

  • Six night accommodation in great Riads and Guesthouses
  • All camping equipment
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Land transportation in chauffeured 4WD vehicles
  • Three days Horseback riding trek
  • Services of English-speaking guides & tour leader
  • Entrance fees to monuments and museums
  • Hotel tax and service charges
  • Rabat: Hotel Oudaya, one night
  • Menzah: Menzah Ranch, one night
  • Brachoua Valley: Camping in nature, one night
  • Nkhaila: Farm house camping, 1 night
  • Volubilis: Zerhoun Guesthouse, one night
  • Fes: Riad Nazha, two nights