“Whether you are a beginner or expert rider, there is nothing quite like a safari on horseback. Accepted by the wildlife as another animal, one is able to get incredibly close for a truly unique game viewing experience. The magical sense of peace and freedom, from horizon to horizon, is un-paralleled.”
When we spotted a wounded elephant at the hide we called in the heli vets who treated the bull there and then. Guests came down to the hide to watch this procedure and waited for the bull to get back on his feet and drink some water quietly at the water hole before wandering off into the bush.
“Millions of stars cast their distant, flickering light across you as you lie there, absorbing the still, tranquil air of the African bush, punctuated by the mournful call of a solitary hyena on its nocturnal wanderings, a nearby jackal with excited chatter, calling to its mate to announce a tasty find. The ever-beckoning Kilimanjaro may greet you in the morning as you wake, its vast silhouette casting its sheer enormity over the breaking dawn horizon, the natural wild beauty of the bush spreading out all around you.”