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Happy Horsey Holidays

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My first horse ride!!

As a beginner I was actually quite nervous about my first 'hack' across the desert.. but I needn't... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chrissy D
via mobile
Tx for the great trip from Gizeh to Sakkara !

Nicola and Ali took me out into the desert for this amazing 5 or 6 hour ride from the piramides of... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Els C
Lier, Belgium
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Happy Horsey Holidays provides horse riding activities in the area around the Giza, Abu Sir and Sakkara pyramids west of the city of Cairo. We use our own well trained horses, all tours are escorted by the English owner and we guarantee an...more
Mansouraya, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 100 015 7776
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a beginner I was actually quite nervous about my first 'hack' across the desert.. but I needn't have worried.. it was one of the most amazing experiences of my life 😃 I'm planning on taking up horse riding now when I go home! Absolutely...More

2  Thank Chrissy D
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Nicola and Ali took me out into the desert for this amazing 5 or 6 hour ride from the piramides of Gizeh to Sakkara. The rescued horse Mactoom that Nicola choose for me was just the perfect fit. Even if I forgot that for such...More

Thank Els C
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Lovely gentle horses most of which are rescues and very well cared for! Nicola is a great instructor and obviously has magic hands when it comes to horses. It’s a great experience and definitely worth it!

1  Thank VanessaGuiban
Reviewed 4 June 2018

I've been riding with Nicola for about a year now and recently introduced my daughter to her and her ponies. I chose to ride with her and her horses because there is no one in Egypt who loves and cares for her animals more than...More

Thank JP B
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Thank you for the great ride :) !!! Your place was recommended to us via friends who lives in Cairo. We always want to make sure we go horse riding at places where the horses are treated well, are healthy and safe. That's the case...More

Thank trixmix2016
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Riding here is simply incomparable to any alternative in Cairo. It is worth every penny. The horses are lovely—well cared for, super fun to ride, and well behaved. Safety is a priority and you will be taken care of no matter what experience you have....More

1  Thank hdfisher
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

If you wanna make the best horse ride around the pyramids for many hours, Nicole s house is where you need to be. Special thanks to Ali & Ahmed for the pictures and the for this fantastic ride

Thank Mitallan
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

This spit fire of a little woman (Nickie) knows the desert and the people like the back of her hand. She respects all her clientele, horses staff and the desert, just wish everyone had this much compassion. Safety is her number one concern, the horses...More

1  Thank Cathy E
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Hi everyone :) I have been riding with Nicola several times in the last two years and I can highly recommend her tours! The most important fact about her business is that she treats her horses perfectly well. Nicola knows every peculiarity about her babies,...More

1  Thank kathrinsommer
Reviewed 18 May 2017

And happy the horses are! Next to that, they are all fit, well-fed and well-trained, too! Riding around the pyramids, or taking the longer rides to Saqqara, you can't get tired of that, especially as you're always in good company. Not only is there the...More

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Diane H
15 May 2015|
Response from Starlet63 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Diane, yes, Nicky provides pick-up and drop-off (@ extra charge) from wherever you are. Have fun!