On our 16 day family adventure we travel from Dar es Salaam in Tanzania to Nairobi in Kenya. Traveling far from busy roads and main tourist routes you will experience a different face of Africa - local villages and traditional tribesmen, breathtaking scenery and wildlife grazing on the plains. We travel through open Savannah, desert, mountain rainforest and tropical coastline. We hike in the foothills of Mt Kilimanjaro with its snow-covered peaks and camp in the wilderness under a cloudless African sky.
We take a break from our bikes to visit Ngorongoro Crater, which hosts the largest concentration of plains game anywhere in the world and Amboseli National Park in Kenya to give you the wildlife experience that East Africa is famous for. Enjoy a day hike on the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro and visit a local school in the unspoilt Usambara Mountains. Bike through the Usambara Mountains and along the tropical Indian Ocean coastline, camp with a local Maasai family, stroke a giraffe, ride an ostrich and so much more.
What is the biking like?
9 days with biking - 90% on dirt and 4x4 roads, some paved roads, and a wee bit of non-technical single track. While most of the riding on this trip is non-technical some off road biking experience will help. A good level of fitness will add to the enjoyment of your trip. From 10km to 40km per day. Total distance approximately 200 - 230km. Fully vehicle supported.
The Basic Lo-Down.
We travel between Dar es Salaam on the Indian Ocean coast in Tanzania and Nairobi in Kenya. 100% vehicle supported. Our trusty support vehicle carries all your luggage, helps you up those hills (if you like) and always has lunch, snacks and water at hand. Two Game parks included, Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania) and Amboseli National Park (Kenya). Reptile park, Elephant orphanage and Giraffe center included. Group size minimum 4, maximum 10 plus M15202 leaders and local crew. Accommodation is twin share - 1 night in a hotel; and single or double for 14 nights camping. (Upgrades to rooms are available at some campsites at your own expense). Food includes 3 meals per day from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast Day 16. This excludes 2 lunches and 2 evening meals which are at your own expense to give you the opportunity to experience local cuisine. Includes visit to a rural primary school in Tanzania and Maasai village school in Kenya.
DAR ES SALAAM TO NAIROBI
Day 1 - Arrive in Dar es Salaam.
Day 2 - Bike to Bagamoyo.
Day 3 - Bike inland towards the Maasai Steppe.
Day 4-6 - Bike and explore the Usambara Mountains, plus school visit.
Day 7 - Morning ride, pm transfer to Arusha.
Day 8-9 - Biking into the Great Rift Valley.
Day 10 - Game drive in Ngorongoro Crater.
Day 11 - Transfer to Kenya boarder, bike to Maasai Village.
Day 12 - Bike to Amboseli National Park, pm game viewing.
Day 13 - Morning game viewing, biking across rolling bush land.
Day 14 - Biking across open savannah.
Day 15 - Morning bike and transfer to Nairobi.
Day 16 - Fly out.
Also available Nairobi to Dar es Salaam
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Africa Kenya Tanzania Outdoor: Land Rambler Bicycle Touring Wildlife Viewing
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