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Written by Amirthavarshini on October 23, 2020 Share on

Seychelles Welcomes The Knight riders!

Looking for something different to do on your ideal beach vacation on your exotic vacation? There’s no greater pleasure in this world than riding a horse for the best companions of humans always have four legs. It gives a feeling of flying without wings. Ride like a knight and explore the tropical charm of the Seychelles island. Add a bit of richness to your trip to Seychelles and become a king for one day. Take a scenic ride through leafy forest, mangrove marshes and beautiful coastline of the famous beaches of Seychelles. 

Woman riding horse at seashore
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Travellers can explore the tropical charm of the Seychelles island on horseback. Take a scenic ride through the lush green forest, mangrove marshes, and along the beautiful coastline of Barbarons and Grand Anse beaches. One can hire a horse in Seychelles only from the Turquoise Horse Trails. It is located on the west coast of Mahe Island. The only horse riding centre in Seychelles, Turquoise Horse Trails is located on the west coast of Mahe Island. There are several options offered by this company to the visitors such as beach ride, a romantic picnic, photoshoot, and filming.

Beach Ride

One hour ride:

The one hour ride will take you through the Tropical jungle trail. Forget yourselves in the aroma of cinnamon and Ylang Ylang flowers onto Barbarons beach. Spot some beautiful reef fishes and the rare stingray at the water edge. This ride is limited to two pax per ride per day. Children under the age of 15 will be led by a groom beside. A guide will be there to assist you throughout your trip irrespective of your experience level.

Two-hour ride:

On your spectacular two-hour ride, you will be taken to the tropical jungle along with the Barbarons beach and the Grand Anse beach through a dreamy lime green and aqua coloured lagoon. The huge megalith granite rocks of the beaches with breathtaking sea and mountain views will definitely uplift your experience to the next level. The two-hour ride is usually recommended for intermediate, strong intermediate or advanced riders. An additional surcharge of 60 Euros is applied for beginners to pursue this ride. This ride is not advisable for children under the age of 15 years.

Horse ride through greeneries
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A romantic picnic for couples

Enjoy a romantic meal with your loved one in the most beautiful set-up indulging horses, champagne and a beautiful sunset. This unique and exclusive activity is a lifetime experience in a very private and secluded beach. You’ll be left with your loved one to enjoy a special romantic date. This place undoubtedly acts as an ideal spot to spend your honeymoon or engagement.

The Unforgettable Photoshoot

Make your wedding or engagement pictures look like a fairytale. Shooting amazing couple pictures in the beautiful island backdrop with the majestic Appaloosa horses is still a dream for many. Add more richness and grandeur to your wedding pictures that you will cherish for a lifetime. This activity includes a beautiful horse for 1 hour and a photographer. You can grab 10 edited photos and all other negatives in Raw format. Remember to take a flash drive along with you.

What to bring?

To enjoy the best experience, please bring along the following

  • Long pants/trousers
  • Closed shoes that won’t slip off 
  • Sunscreen
  • Smartphone (No DSLR cameras are allowed)
  • Polarized sunglasses
  • Lightweight rain jacket
  • You will be given riding helmets and sweat nets for additional safety. 

Nothing can match the happiness of getting a dreamy wedding picture with a touch of style and richness. Feel like a prince or princess while riding your horse along the seashore of Seychelles. To spend a romantic honeymoon vacation in Seychelles with your loved one, Seychelles would be an ideal pick for you. Head to the Pickyourtrail website and start planning your vacation to Seychelles.

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