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Tanzania Bike Day Trip
Our Tanzania cycling packages or Tanzania Biking Tours range from day trips to week long tours across various parts of Tanzania’s Northern Circuit covering a wide range of terrains. From lush, green forests to dry bush lands, remote villages to bustling towns and from lakeside shores to plantations.
Let the cold, moist wind blow against your face as you cycle down the slopes of Kilimanjaro and experience the daytime heat as you cut across the dry, dusty acacia woodlands. Our Tanzania Biking Tours gives you a wide tour options. Visit Chagga and Maasai villages, experience the locals’ ways of life and immerse yourself in their culture. Our itineraries are flexible and tailor-made to suite your needs. You can also suggest places of interest and we plan out itineraries that suit their interests. Let Tanganyika Travels take you on an unforgettable Tanzania journey as you experience Tanzania on two wheels.
- A guided tour of important places
- All Government taxes and levies including 18% VAT.
- Beautifully illustrated souvenir map
- First Entrance fees
- Laundry Services
- Other International flights
- Personal expenses
- Visa arrangements
Sample Biking Day Tours offered by Tanganyika Travels
SAMPLE TOUR PACKAGE 1: Bike tour combined with hotsprings
We will cycle through the village like a semi desert, admire impressive mountain views during this serene, full-day tour. On your bike, ride to the hot springs and take breaks to try seasonal local fruit when you reach Rundugai Village, visit the Maasai market and getting the history of this tribe and have a look at fresh, local products produced by Maasai people.
Ride on quiet bumping roads to the Hot Springs while escorted by Car. Here, take a dip in the crystal water to refresh your body and then having a lunch at Kikuletwa Hot springs
Total distance:17 Km
SAMPLE TOUR PACKAGE 2: Bike tour combined with waterfalls and coffee tour
We will ride up onto the slopes of Kilimanjaro, to the village of Materuni, approximately 1,800 m above sea level. This lush rainforest region is known for producing some of the best coffee in East Africa. Start the day with a visit to a small coffee farm and learn about how the coffee is grown, harvested and processed locally. Try your own hand at processing, roasting and preparing a fresh cup of coffee in the local Chagga way. Once you have finished enjoying your coffee break while getting the history of Chagga people
After Lunch we will hike to the beautiful Materuni waterfalls on Uru village where you can swim, On the way you will enjoy the view of Mount Kilimanjaro and testing a Chagga local brew, .Total distance 14km (10 uphill road)
SAMPLE TOUR PACKAGE 3: Bike tour combined with Canoe and Bird watching
We will start our epic bike ride in the morning and set off on our journey through Lake Chala and its fantastic cityscape views.The first section of the route will be done in daylight, the highest elevation of the route, then cycling along the highland to our first waterstop; the views will be fantastic as we cycle into campsite we’ll be taking in some incredible and iconic sights of this beautiful city en route –Himo, Holili
We will enjoy Canoe and Bird watching at the end of our trip, . Then we drive back to town
Total distance: 25km
SAMPLE TOUR PACKAGE 4: Kilimanjaro Shira Plateau Day Trip
This is an ideal trip for mountain bikers looking for a challenge or any avid cyclists wishing to cycle on Mt. Kilimanjaro. Primates can be seen while cycling through the forest zone and larger game animals can be seen on the heath and moorland zone. On a clear day, you will witness breathtaking views of Kibo peak as you cycle towards the helipad.
Duration: 7 – 9 hrs
Path: Dirt & Gravel Road
Total Distance: 47km
Highlights: Amazing Scenery, cycling on Mt. Kilimanjaro, some wildlife can be seen.
At 0700hrs you will be transferred from your hotel in Moshi to the Londorossi Gate on the western side of Mt. Kilimanjaro where your tour begins. First, you will cycle through the forest zone followed by the heather and moorland zone as you head towards the helipad on the Shira Plateau.
You will then turn back and enjoy a relaxing downhill ride back to Londorossi Gate where your tour ends. You will then be picked up and transferred back to your hotel in Moshi.
- English speaking cycling guide
- All meals as mentioned in the itinerary
- Bottled mineral water for participants
- Packed Lunch
- Add-on tours & activities
- Any Private Expenses