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Beka Ferda Ranch

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3 hrs in Entoto Hills with Beautiful horses !

Beka Ferda means Wise Horse in Oromifa ! This place has wise and beautiful horses because they are... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
Mary M
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Belfast, United Kingdom
A must do

I had by no means considered going riding in Ethiopia, but cam across the post by coincidence. It... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Nina V
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Rustic, horse-riding experience in the hills surrounding Addis Ababa. Come to the ranch to explore nature in its best on trails through the forest, learn how to ride or simply get away from the city for a bit. Nestled in the Sululta hills 4...more
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Akaku Mene Abechu Kebele | Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Beka Ferda means Wise Horse in Oromifa ! This place has wise and beautiful horses because they are well cared for, well trained and well fed. A beautiful experience - Thank you. I will be back

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I had by no means considered going riding in Ethiopia, but cam across the post by coincidence. It was a great experience - from the pick-up to the riding experience itself. The staff is professional and friendly, the horses are very well behaved (so even...More

Thank Nina V
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Tourists: I advise you to use Beka Ferda's transportation. It's like 700 birr ($30 US) for pick up and drop off, which is less than the local pirate cabs will charge you and I doubt they'd go up the long dirt road the last few...More

Thank C0wgirly
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is the best horse back ride I have ever been on in Africa. Typically, calm, safe, sure-footed horses tend to be on the lazy side while fast, eager horses tend to be on the exciteable and out-of-control side. These horses are both calm and...More

Thank LilyJU223
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We've been here several times now. The service is just perfect thanks to Adane and his colleagues. The last couple of times we've taken a one hour ride around the forests and the fields around the ranch as we are all learning. Beautiful views. Next...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I had an amazing three hour ride from the ranch. The horses were forward going and well mannered, the staff friendly, relaxed and knowledgeable. The guide, Adane, spoke great English, he was extremely helpful and efficient.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Excellent facility with friendly and competent staff. The trails lead to beautiful views out over Addis and Oromiya. We saw a pack of hyenas from above on a bluff relaxing and playing in the sun, there were baboons (or monkeys) and a small deer (duiker?)....More

Thank max O
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Our four kids ages 8, 8, 6, and 4 had an amazing time riding. Horses are very well taken care of by the friendly staff and the views are breathtaking overlooking Addis. Can't wait for the new bar to be finished as it looks like...More

Thank SeanK2570
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I landed in addis at 6.30 am, and by 9.30 am I was sitting on a sure-footed high-spirited ethiopian pony- cantering through a forest grove, jumping over logs, galloping along barley fields. the best part about this ride was that the berka ferda staff knew...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2016

It is my first time riding a horse, just wake up on my birthday and wanted to do something that i never tried before.... googled a horse riding place and get the Beka Ferda Ranch. I went there and have more fun than i thought...More

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C0wgirly
10 March 2017|
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Response from Beka Ferda R | Property representative |
Tipping the grooms and the workers at the ranch is not required. However, if guests would like to provide a tip to any member of the staff they are welcome. A recommended amount would be 100 ETB per person.
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C0wgirly
10 March 2017|
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Response from SeanK2570 | Reviewed this property |
You will live the ride. Tipping in Ethiopia is not expected but highly appreciated. I would recommend giving something small (3-5% cost) if you enjoy the time.
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