It seems that horse riding is universally loved by people of all ages. Ever since we were young, we loved sitting on our elders’ laps and pretending to ride a horse. If the surroundings are pretty, then you enjoy riding on the gentle animal even more. The thrilling and bumpy ride along with the clicketting and clacking hooves of the horse is just about the best experience you can have on a vacation. Here are 5 places in India where you can ride a horse to have more fun on your holiday!
1. Rann Of Kutch, Gujarat
Rann of Kutch is one of India’s most beautiful marvels. With its distinctive and pristine white sands, this place is as heavenly as it gets. If you’re tired of exploring this massive site on your feet, then you can get a horse and explore the sandy terrain on horseback! You’ll have the time of your life, trust us!
2. Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra
There are multiple points in Mahabaleshwar where you can enjoy horseback riding. The Table Land in Mahabaleshwar is probably the most famous, but we also recommend that you try horse riding from Venna Lake. You can also try it at Lodwick Point, Monkey Point, and Kate’s point. The experience will surely be one to remember.
3. Udaipur, Rajasthan
Udaipur is a beautiful place, and imagine experiencing its beauty on horseback! There are multiple trails in Udaipur that are ideal for horseback riding, and all of them are breathtaking. There is no city more perfect for exploring on horseback than this beautiful and green Udaipur. Several tours are arranged in order to explore the Aravalli mountains, you should definitely try these!
4. Matheran, Maharashtra
Another iconic hill station in Maharashtra, Matheran, which literally translates to ‘forest on the forehead’, is an ideal spot for horse riding. It is lush green and made for exploring with the sound of hooves echoing in the woods. Since getting to various points in Matheran can be tiring, you can always hop on these gentle four-legged creatures.
5. Mysore, Karnataka
You can visit Mysore all year round and find places that offer horse riding. If you like riding, we also recommend that you learn how to ride a horse as Mysore has many places that teach how to properly ride a horse. If you want a long and peaceful ride without any disturbance of any kind, there are places where you can go on a 4-hour long ride!
Have you ridden a horse in any of these places before? Tell us how it was in the comments below!
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