Experience the extraordinary allure of Wild Bhiza’s horse trail adventure, offering a remarkable journey through the Zimbabwean villages from the comfort of your saddle. Nestled in the serene village of Chisuma, positioned 25km east of the majestic Victoria Falls, our stables beckon you to embark on an unparalleled equestrian escapade.

WHAT WE DOHorse Riding Volunteering

Wild Bhiza is a Zimbabwe-based horse 25km outside Victoria falls, that combines horse riding with social projects, aiming to promote community engagement, empowerment, and animal welfare through a range of initiatives and programs.

USD Prices per week
2 weeks – US$2,498<
3 weeks – US$2,959
4 weeks – US$3,675

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WHAT WE DOSunset to Sunrise Horse Trail Adventure in an Authentic African Homestead Village

Embark on an extraordinary horse trail adventure with Wild Bhiza, exploring the villages of Zimbabwe from the comfort of your saddle. Experience captivating sunset and sunrise rides amidst the African sky’s stunning hues, followed by authentic stays in traditional homesteads.

Rates are per person, per night. $293

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A woman and a child sharing a horseback ride through the captivating scenery of Africa.

WHAT WE DODaily Horse Trails

Join Wild Bhiza for a 1.5 to 2-hour horse ride along the Batoka Gorge and through communal lands, just 30 minutes from Victoria Falls. Experience the exhilaration of horse riding in African communities, feeling the sun’s warmth as you connect with nature. Don’t miss the captivating sunrise ride, where the African sky sets a breathtaking backdrop for your journey through untamed lands.
Out-rides $125  (includes transfers, light snacks)

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What We DoNatural Horsemanship

Venturing into the world of Natural Intelligent Horsemanship, your journey takes you on a path of harmonious collaboration with these incredible creatures. It’s more than a course; it’s a hands-on exploration where mistakes transform into lessons, and understanding deepens with each interaction. Regardless of your prior experience, this course promises to be a fun and enriching experience, covering everything from join-up to horse psychology.

Hourly $40 excludes transfers

A young woman mastering natural horsemanship techniques amidst the African landscape.
A young girl stands confidently between two horses, her eyes gleaming with pure excitement as she prepares for an outride adventure. With each horse adorned in their gear, she eagerly anticipates the journey ahead, her joy radiating from within. In this moment, amidst the bustle of preparation, she embodies the spirit of adventure and the boundless possibilities that await on the open trail.

What We DoOutrides, Gymkhanas, and Pony Club Fun

Enjoy fun-filled out rides, gymkhanas, and pony club days for kids! Delight in exciting adventures on horseback, explore new trails, and participate in thrilling gymkhana events. Our pony club days offer learning and laughter as children bond with their equine friends, gaining confidence and skills in a safe and supportive environment.

Meet theEquestrian Team

We have a great team who is enthusiastic and passionate about
Wild Bhiza Horses and Natural Horsemanship

We believe that the key to successful volunteer horsemanship is teamwork,
and we have assembled a team with unmatched experience and passion.

Out-rides $125 (includes transfers, light snacks)

HORSE RIDING DAILY TRAIL RIDES
Participate in 1.5 to 2 hour ride through the communal lands and along the Batoka Gorge. Experience the unmatched joy of horse riding in the African Communities at Wild Bhiza located 30 mins from Victoria Falls. Feel the warmth of the sun on your back as you immerse yourself in nature. Join us for a captivating sunrise ride, where the hues of the African sky paint a mesmerizing backdrop as you meander through the untamed lands. Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted with warmth and introduced to the stables and surrounding homestead, immersing yourself in local culture and history. After getting acquainted with your horse and receiving safety instructions, saddle up for a leisurely morning ride along scenic trail.

WHAT TO WEAR
For a safe and enjoyable ride, we recommend riders wear closed footwear and comfortable outdoor clothing, avoiding skirts and dresses. During the rainy season, a poncho or raincoat is advisable. Donít forget sunglasses and sunscreen for added protection. While we provide necessary trail equipment, including helmets, riders have the option to decide whether or not to use them.

TIMING – MORNINGS ONLY
Pickup time 6.15 am – Ride out at 7.15am – 1.5-2 hour Ride
4 hours in total for the experience.

INCLUDES

  • Transfer to and from Banko Farm
  • Light Snacks – Riding Equipment
  • All horse riding experience
  • Pace; Walk/Trot/Canter*
  • Weight limit for Horse Riders of 80kg
  • Minimum Age 8 Years – Maximum 6 Guests – Riding Equipment Supplied
    * We ride at the pace of the least experience

Water and juice will be provided. We ask guests to bring water bottles as we would like to reduce the amount of plastic if possible.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS HORSE TRAILS
The company does not assume any responsibility for the loss or theft of personal belongings or for any injuries sustained during the trip. Riders are required to sign an Indemnity Form and must possess travel insurance or medical aid for their own protection.

Wild Bhiza reserves the right to cancel trips at any time due to safety concerns, inclement weather, or unforeseen circumstances.

The company accepts no responsibility for loss/theft of personal items or injuries during the trip. Riders must sign an Indemnity Form and have travel insurance or medical aid.

Prices are subject to change without notice.

Payment in full must be made in United States Dollars (USD) cash upon confirmation of the booking by the Agent/Client. Failure to do so may result in reservation cancellation, subject to the cancellation policy.

Cancellations must be made in writing within 24 hours or result in a No Show, incurring 100% cancellation fees. Reservations must be made by The Agent through email wildbhizastables@gmail.com or What’s App to +263 (0) 779650131

We ride at the most inexperienced pace.
All rider weighing under 80kg are accepted. No children under 8 years are allowed.
A maximum of 6 client riders is permitted on a ride.
All clients must sign an Indemnity form, and individuals under 18 years require a Parent/Guardian signature.

Travel Insurance:
Full medical coverage, including air evacuation and repatriation, is essential. Good travel insurance is advised for unexpected events.

Sunset to Sunrise Horse Trail Adventure in an Authentic African Homestead Village

PRICE
Rates are per person, per night. $293
Minimum 2 guests / maximum 6 guests. 50% on confirmation, 30% 45 days prior to arrival.

Experience the extraordinary allure of Wild Bhiza’s horse trail adventures, offering a remarkable journey through the villages from the comfort of your saddle Wild Bhiza’s. Join us for a captivating sunset ride, where the hues of the African sky paint a mesmerising backdrop as you meander through the local villages. Afterward, indulge in the authentic charm of a traditional homestead stay, immersing yourself in the rich tapestry of Zimbabwean culture. Awaken to the tranquil beauty of a sunrise ride, setting off through the community and embracing the playful energy of goats, the gentle presence of donkeys, and the subtle signs of elephants passing through.

Step into Chisuma Village, a living testament to the enduring traditions of its people, where every corner reveals profound insights into a bygone era. Feel the pulse of rural life as you traverse its landscape, accompanied by the rhythmic melodies of traditional music and the joyful laughter of children. Amidst the rugged terrain and exposed rocks, discover a raw and authentic aesthetic that captivates the senses, offering a glimpse into the soul of Zimbabwe.

At Banko Farm, nestled within the heart of Chisuma, partake in an al-fresco dining experience under the vast canopy of stars, adding a touch of enchantment to your immersive journey. Here, amidst the vibrant diversity of the community, youíll uncover the intricate setup of homesteads and the enduring spirit of communal living.

This isnít merely a horse ride; itís an odyssey into the heart of Africaís rural soul, where every hoofbeat resonates with the rhythm of tradition and every moment is etched with the magic of discovery. Let Wild Bhiza be your guide as you create memories that will linger long after your journey’s end.

INCLUDES

  • Transfers from Victoria Falls 3 Bedrooms ñ Single Bed Sharing
  • Outhouse, Toilet and Shower
  • Outdoor Kitchen
  • Local Home-cooked Dinner
  • Local Alcoholic Drinks and Soda
  • Light Breakfast of Muffins and FruitBrunch Full English Breakfast
  • All horse riding experience
  • Pace; Walk/Trot/Canter*
  • Weight Limit for Horse Riders of 80kg
  • Minimum Age 8 Years – Maximum 6 Guests
  • Morning Rides 2 hours – Riding Equipment* We ride at the pace of the least experience Due to the remote location, there can be power cuts and we have solar lights for back up.

WHAT TO WEAR
For a safe and enjoyable ride, we recommend riders wear closed footwear and comfortable outdoor clothing, avoiding skirts and dresses. During the rainy season, a poncho or raincoat is advisable. Don’t forget sunglasses and sunscreen for added protection. While we provide necessary trail equipment, including helmets, riders have the option to decide whether or not to use them.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The company does not assume any responsibility for the loss or theft of personal belongings or for any injuries sustained during the trip. Riders are required to sign an Indemnity Form and must possess travel insurance or medical aid for their own protection.

Wild Bhiza reserves the right to cancel trips at any time due to safety concerns, inclement weather, or unforeseen circumstances.
The company accepts no responsibility for loss/theft of personal items or injuries during the trip. Riders must sign an Indemnity Form and have travel insurance or medical aid.

Prices are subject to change without notice.
Payment in full must be made in United States Dollars (USD) cash upon confirmation of the booking by the Agent/Client. Failure to do so may result in reservation cancellation, subject to the cancellation policy.

Cancellations must be made in writing within 24 hours or result in a No Show, incurring 100% cancellation fees. Reservations must be made by The Agent through email wildbhizastables@gmail.com or Whatís App to +263 779 650 131.

We ride at the most inexperienced paceAll rider weighing under 80kg are accepted. No children under 8 years are allowed.A maximum of 6 client riders is permitted on a ride.All clients must sign an Indemnity form, and individuals under 18 years require a Parent/Guardian signature.

Travel Insurance: Full medical coverage, including air evacuation and repatriation, is essential. Good travel insurance is advised for unexpected events.

Banko Farm awaits you, nestled in the untouched rural village of Chisuma, a hidden gem just 25 km east of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Perched on the escarpment of the Mighty Zambezi River, Chisuma is a vibrant diverse community, offering profound insights into the timeless ways of its people and the intricate setup of their homesteads.

At Banko Farm, you’ll find a traditional rustic homestead where everyone pitches in for daily chores, fostering a shared experience. Equipped with an outhouse shower and toilet, a traditional kitchen, a roundarval dining area, and a fire pit, you’ll have the perfect place to relax.

The homestead comprises three bedrooms with mosquito nets and a floor fan. Expect limited electricity, with solar lamps often being used. The veranda features a small outdoor sofa.

Your breakfasts and lunches will be on a self-catering basis, with all necessary groceries provided, including meat, dairy products, vegetables, fruit, and other dry goods for you to choose your meal preferences. Every evening, a home-cooked dinner will be prepared for you to enjoy in the comfort of the boma with your new friends. Special ingredients and treats can be purchased once a week on your town trip.

Thursday nights bring a Braai (Barbeque) night where you’ll have the option to try local cuisine. On Friday mornings, you’ll head out to Victoria Falls National Park for a game drive (excludes park fees), followed by a simple breakfast by the Zambezi River. Before lunch, you’ll head back into town and be dropped at one of the backpacker lodges, promising an unforgettable journey filled with natural wonders, thrilling adventures, local culture, and the genuine warmth of the community.

Every Monday morning, you’ll be collected at around 6:30 am and head back to the homestead for daily rides, adventure, and work.

The water is fresh and safe to drink. Coffee, tea, and juice are provided, but any other soft or alcoholic beverages can be purchased on town trips.

Experience the friendly culture, get involved with the communities and conservation projects. Your days will be spent on horseback, helping within the communities, and exploring the rich cultural tapestry of the region.

The Wild Bhiza Volunteer and Community Project, where your passion meets purpose in a unique blend of horse welfare, community engagement, and therapeutic support. This program is more than an opportunity; it’s your commitment to creating positive change in the lives of animals, volunteers, and the communities we touch.

In this transformative journey, your primary goals at Wild Bhiza Farm revolve around fostering a harmonious relationship between volunteers, horses, and the community.

Program Goals:

Overall Animal Welfare in Chisuma:
Cultivate a culture of community responsibility by providing comprehensive education on animal care, focusing on horses.

Community Engagement & Enrichment:
Uplift the local economy by supporting regional food providers, fostering sustainability, and promoting a thriving economic ecosystem.

Therapeutic Support:
Collaborate with therapeutic riding programs to provide a supportive environment for individuals benefiting from horse-human interactions.

Empowerment Initiatives for Volunteer Development:
Utilise your manpower and skills to enhance the well-being of residents.

Together, let’s sow the seeds of compassion, empowerment, and lasting impact.

USD Prices per week
2 weeks – US$2,295
3 weeks – US$2,950
4 weeks – US$3,675

We accept euros, GBP pounds, and USD, with payment based on the exchange rate at the time of booking. Please note that this information is a guide and is subject to change.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Accommodation at the Homestead, Monday to Friday (mid-morning)
  • Transfers from and to Victoria Falls Airport
  • 3 Meals to be provided during your Homestead Stay
  • Towels & Bedding
  • Out House, Shower & Toilet
  • Single Bed Sharing Rooms (2) with Mosquito Net
  • Outside Laundry Basin
  • Safari Drive/Camping – morning (excludes park fees)
  • Transfer to and from town on Victoria Falls Weekend
  • Accommodation at Backpackers Lodge Friday-Monday (excludes meals)

DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • Park Fees for Safari Drive
  • Camping Fees
  • Entrance to Victoria Falls
  • Snacks & Fizzy Drinks
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Additional Transfers to Town
  • Washing of Clothes
  • Meals at Victoria Falls Weekend, Friday lunchtime – Sunday evening
  • VISA Entrance Zimbabwe
  • Flights to Zimbabwe
  • Activities