Horseback riding in Brazil in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, on the northeast coast of Brazil. This region of Brazil is known for its heavenly beaches.
You stay in an extremely comfortable hotel, by the sea with a beautiful swimming pool. You ride magnificent Mangalarga Marchador horses from one of the best horse farms in Brazil. Your rides take you through varied landscapes: sugar cane plantations, tropical forests, sand dunes, on fabulous beaches !
EQUESTRIAN VACATION IN BRAZIL
INDICATIVE ITINERARY *
Day 1 - Transfer from Natal airport to your hotel. Installation and meeting with your guide, who takes you to the stables, where you meet the owners of this famous stud. He gives you information about his breeding of Mangalarga horses. You then have a horseback assessment session, followed by a short trail ride.
Day 2 - Tibau do Sul / Lagoa do Carcará. After breakfast, departure from the hotel, crossing by ferry with horses, then on horseback from Guarairas Lagoom to Malembá beach (in case of high tide, option of riding in the dunes). The coastline is magnificent, certainly one of the most beautiful tropical sites. Before arriving at Lagoa do Carcará, you stop at Rio do Pirrichiu (typical bar restaurant) and the Cacharia Papary refreshment bar. Day with about 24km on horseback. Return by car to your hotel (40 minutes).
Day 3 - Praia de Baia Formosa / Praia da Pipa. After breakfast, you leave the hotel by car for Baia Formosa (approximately 50 minutes). You go on horseback to Barra do Cunhau, cross by ferry with horses (on both shores, beach cabins with snacks and drinks). For lunch you go to Sibauma (excellent restaurant). Crossing the Catu river on horseback, arriving at the chapadão de Pipa. Day with about 25km on horseback.
Day 4 - Stud farm / Tibau do Sul / Stud farm. After breakfast, departure by car from the hotel to the stables (10 minutes). You begin to cross the sugar cane fields and the Atlantic rainforest on horseback, until you reach the paths of Tibau do Sul. You ride in magnificent landscapes, along the beaches of Tibau do Sul, Cacimbinhas and Madeiro. Very good beach restaurant at noon. After lunch at the beach, return to the stable. About 22km on horseback.
Day 5 - Stud / Umari / Stud. After breakfast, you leave the hotel by car for the stud farm (10 minutes). The ride begins through sugar cane fields and the Atlantic rainforest. You ride towards the Umari district with a break in a typical restaurant, with top quality local cuisine. Return to the stud farm for a special barbecue. Day with around 22km on horseback.
Day 6 - Haras / Praia de Sibauma. After breakfast, you join the stud (10 minutes) and the horses. On the way to the ancient indigenous village of Catu (18 km), where you stop for a swim in the river. Then you set off again on horseback for about 6km, to the district of Vila Flor: a former warehouse for the sale of slaves, where you stop for lunch by a lake. Visit of the old Pelourinho, where slaves were kept and traded. After lunch, you head back to the beach, on the shores of the Rio Catu estuary in the Atlantic Ocean, in the Sibauma district, one of the oldest Quilombos in Brazil. Swimming in the sea and in the river, and return to the hotel in 15 minutes by car. About 36 km on horseback during the day.
Day 7 - End of your stay after breakfast. Transfer to Natal airport.
* Indicative itinerary which can be modified if necessary.
Day 1 of your choice. Free transfer from Natal airport.
Day 7 of your choice. Free transfer to Natal airport after breakfast.
Flights to Brazil are not included in our prices because it is generally more interesting to book your flights yourself, an inclusive flight package is generally more expensive with the agency commissions. However, we are at your disposal to help you find the best prices or to offer you a transport trip included on request: free service.
RIDING LELEL & CONDTIONS:
Be comfortable on horseback at three gaits outdoors, galloping on open ground (especially on the beaches).
Maximum weight: 100 kg. Minimum age: 12 years old accompanied by an adult.
English, Spanish, Portuguese speaking local guide.
From 2 to 10 riders + the guide.
Mangalarga Marchador: from the crossing of Portuguese Lusitanian Alter Real and Berber horses. The Mangalarga Marchador does not trot, it displays four gaits: step, gallop, and two amble gaits ("the marcha batida" and "the marcha picada") very comfortable !
Brazilian saddles. The saddles are deep and padded for long hours of riding.
All nights are spent at the 3 * Marinas hotel in Tibau do Sol. The hotel is on the cliffs overlooking the sea, and offers a magnificent view. It is a short walk from the beaches and downtown Tibau do Sol, where there are markets, a pharmacy, restaurants and bars to explore. The hotel has a swimming pool, a cafe-bar, a restaurant.
Meals are taken either at the hotel restaurant or at local restaurants during the treks, often beach restaurants. There is a wide range of fine dining, with a clear emphasis on seafood, but there are options to suit all tastes. It is possible to choose different dishes every day, with a host of incredible flavors. A barbecue evening at the stables. One lunch or one lunch per day is included each day, the other being payable on site: you can therefore choose to eat what you want, wherever you want (at the hotel, in a restaurant in the village, ... ).
HOW TO BOOK :
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The climate in Bahia is mainly tropical with temperatures generally between 23 ° C and 30 ° C. The rains are distributed throughout the year.