• Riding in the wilderness

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Africa On Horseback

Mavuradonha Wilderness, Kopje Tops Bush Camp Accommodation in stone-built chalets with thatch roof, each with private shower bathroom, hot water heated by wood fire boiler. Shared twin/double with single supplement option. Bed linen and towels supplied. Wholesome meals, home- cooked on bush-kitchen fire. True bush living, no electricity, no cell phone or internet signal. Relax…

Tingwa Valley

The Tingwa Valley safari is more a concept than a fixed itinerary. It means you stay at Kopje Tops Lodge or Bat Caves camp and do not camp out in the wilds of the bush as on an explorer safari. The riding also tends to be a bit easier than on the Explorer Safaris. All…

Bat Caves

A more rustic yet very comfortable bush camp situated a day's ride from Kopje Tops camp. After a long day in the saddle you will appreciate the hot bucket showers, comfy beds and wholesome, freshly prepared meals. Our staff will take care of your every need. Set above the Tingwa River Bat Caves is a…

Explorer Safaris

If you want to experience what it was like for the early explorers sleeping on a mountaintop or on the sandy floor of a cave, this safari is a must for you. You will feel the wind in your face, the proximity of the bush and the calls of the wild all around. On the…

Kopje Tops

Explore the wilderness from the comfort of Kopje Tops. Deep in the heart of the mountains, head out for a few hours or the whole day. Accommodation is in 6 chalets scattered at the base of Kopje Tops, sleeping up to 12 guests all with full ensuite and hot showers. Whether you want to come…

Horse and Hippo

Amazing Riding Safari combined with one of the must see/do National Parks in Africa Mana Pools We at Varden Safaris believe in active, getting out there touching, smelling and hearing the bush. We focus on riding – walking and canoeing safaris. We understand that riders in particular don’t like to be confined to a noisy…