7 DAYS CYCLING MT.KILIMANJARO

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7 DAYS CYCLING ROUND MT.KILIMANJARO ADVENTURES

This package offers the tourist an experience of Tanzanian wonderful cultural cycling adventures, beautiful peaceful villages, small town land scapes, and African wildlife across a wide variety of terrain. 7 days cycling round Mt.Kilimanjaro adventures will combine wildlife reserves in west Kilimanjaro, making it a more exciting and unforgettable experience in Tanzania.

Note that; This best of Tanzania cycling adventure package needs tourists to have some cycling experience because is a challenging adventures 7 days for non E-Bike users, This package will have an estimated total distance around Mt. Kilimanjaro be 461km, the Cycling will take us through forest, Mt. Kilimanjaro up to shrira plateau 3845m, semi-desert to desert area, flat pedaling, uphill and downhills pedaling.

Highlights through this cycling tourists will have the chance for the following tour activities, Cultural activities village to village, visit lake challa, Rongai forest, wildlife animal corrido (border between Amboseli national park and Kilimanjaro National park), West Kilimanjaro wildlife reserve, Massai Boma village, Olipopongi, Hotsprin/Chemka, Sanya Villages, and Moshi town that will be the end of our tour package. Do not forget tourists can shorten this package the way they want due to their fitness. Let us help you to plan a unique cycling schedule in Tanzania East Africa the way you may need.


DAY 1: MOSHI TOWN TO MARANGU VILLAGE

Road Surface; Tarmac and Rough road;
Accommodation; Marangu hotel/campsite or another similar quality hotel,
Distance; 50 kilometers
Breakfast, lunch, and Dinner are included
You will be starting your first day of cycling from Moshi town to Marangu villages uphill and downhill on the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro. The first half of the ride will be easy with a tarmac road, followed by a second half which is several steep ascents and descents to the Marangu villages.

You will cycle through the banana plantations and coffee as cash crops for Chagga people on the road before we get to the Marangu hotel campsite Depending on the time we will visit some waterfalls at Marangu villages and the Chagga cultural site and a coffee tour here a local Chagga guide will give you a brief history of the area, the people, their traditions, and customs this will be done soon after a lunch break, thereafter the day will be done after arriving at Marangu hotel campsite relax and waiting for a new day.


DAY 2; MARANGU VILLAGES TO LAKE CHALLA.

Road Surface; Tarmac and Rough road;
Accommodation; Lake Challa campsite
Distance; 32 kilometers
Breakfast, lunch, and Dinner are included
Today will be a short ride with very little challenge as you ride up and down from Marangu village in the foothills of Kilimanjaro down to Lake Challa. As you cycle through Marangu village you will keep passing over banana and coffee plantations.

Before getting directly to Lake Challa we will put on the discussion to visit Marangu gate if you fit enough to get there and back on the way to Lake Challa, it's a crater lake lying right on the border between Kenya and Tanzania. Lake Chala gets entirely water from underground springs from Mt Kilimanjaro, it's surrounded by diverse plants and wildlife.
The camp where you will be spending the night is situated on the edge of this caldera lake, against a dramatic volcanic backdrop providing the super place for camping in this area


DAY 3; LAKE CHALLA TO RONGAI VILLAGES

Road Surface; Tarmac and Rough road;
Accommodation; Snowcap cottages Campsite
Distance; 65 kilometers
Breakfast, lunch, and Dinner are included
Today you will be riding towards the east-north side of Mt. Kilimanjaro to Rongai village near the Kenyan border. Rongai village is where the Rongai route to Mount Kilimanjaro gets started. Your ride today is also challenging with real climbing and thereafter will be more uphill and downhill till we get to the campsite, on the way also you will enjoy much local selling and buying mostly bananas and many seasonal fruits and also we will be capable to stop some of the points to hear their culture and tradition history and the way they living before modernization and after modernization with views of the west Kilimanjaro plains behind.

Cycling will be through several small towns as you head uphill on the foothills of the mountain towards the Rongai forest. We will end at the Snowcap Mountain Cottages campsite. If no clouds cover the mountain you can enjoy amazing views of Kilimanjaro’s two peaks which are Kibo and Mawenzi, Kibo peak is the king of Mount Kilimanjaro and Mawenzi is the queen of Mount Kilimanjaro.


DAY 4; RONGAI VILLAGES TO WEST KILI FARM

Road Surface; Tarmac and Rough road;
Accommodation; Simba Farm Campsite
Distance; 67 kilometers
Breakfast, lunch, and Dinner are included
Today's ride starts from Rongai Villages at Snowcap Cottage campsite, this will keep moving near the border of Amboseli National Park which is a Kenyan national park bordered by Kilimanjaro National that serves as an important migratory route for wildlife including the African elephants. We will keep moving to the area that is inhabited primarily by the Maasai people. You’re cycling tour today will end at Simba Farm which is situated on top of the west Kilimanjaro plains.


DAY 5; SIMBA FARM TO MT.KILI MTB DAY TOUR

Road Surface; Rough road;
Accommodation; Simba Farm
Distance; 73 kilometers Up and Down
Breakfast, lunch, and Dinner are included.
This will be an unforgettable adventure climb Mount Kilimanjaro to reach the Shira plateau 3962 meters high while we are riding through the rain forest and moorland zone, watching varieties of wildlife, On a clear day tourists will be able to witness one of the most beautiful views of Kibo peak. Note that; the e-bike will be easy but for the normal mountain bike will be a challenging adventure cyclists may do in one day up and down.


DAY 6: SIMBA FARM TO OLIPOPONGI

Road Surface; Tarmac and Rough road;
Accommodation; Sanya Juu Town Lodge/campsite.
Distance; 70 kilometers
Breakfast, lunch, and Dinner are included
Today’s ride will take us from the western side of the mountain to the southern side of Mt. Kilimanjaro, from Simba farm to Olipopongi Massai cultural site and wildlife viewing in its natural habitat. We will also be passing through the enduement wildlife management area which is one of Tanzania’s best-kept secrets. Enduimet borders Amboseli National Park and serves as an important migratory route for wildlife including elephants, giraffes, and caped buffalo. This area is inhabited primarily by the Maasai people but there are large populations of other tribes such as the Chagga, Meru, and Pare people. Today’s ride will end up at the Maasai village known as Olpopongi and overnight at Sanya Juu Village or Olipopongi campsite where we will enjoy the wildlife viewing and the Maasai culture and traditions then relax for a new day.


DAY 7; OLIPOPONGI TO CHEMKA BACK MOSHI

Road Surface; Tarmac and Rough road;
Distance; 57 kilometers
Breakfast and lunch, are included
Today’s ride will take us from the western side of the mountain to the southern side of Mt. Kilimanjaro, The good day has come yet, Your ride today will be easy and finally take you through coffee and banana plantations as you cycle to Kikuletwa hot Spring/Chemka. Kikuletwa/Chemka Hot Springs gets its name from the water that bubbles in underground caves. Chemka is an incredible underground spring with crystal clear water bubbling from underground caves, giving the impression that it is boiling, hence the name "CHEMKA" The Swahili word means boil. The water of this spring is turquoise blue and crystal clear and invites us to a refreshing dive over 6 meters depth. The pool is surrounded by a semi-arid landscape and a sprawling fig tree. (people used to swim there do not forget your swimming gear). Finally, our tour will be ending up at Moshi town or Kilimanjaro International Airport and then the game will be done.


FOR CYCLISTS KEEN TO CYCLE ROUND KILI 7 DAYS

In conclusion, to perform this exciting and unforgettable experience, cycling rounding Mount Kilimanjaro 360 degrees for seven days, including the most challenging cycling days uphill Mount Kilimanjaro up to Shira Plateau 3845m.

The tourist/cyclist will have to pay 1875$ price based on 2 person include the following services as it listed on the table below. for any query please call us or send us a message for clarifications from our team.


SERVICES OFFER FOR BIKE TOUR


All Entry fee.
All other government fees.
Mountain bike Guides and Cooker salaries.
Please call us for a special Meal.
supportive car for all seven days.
The mountain bike for Seven Days.
accommodation/Camping equipment.
Airport pickup on arrival and return on departure.
Professional, experienced, guides, and cookers, Sleeping Mattress.
All three meals are fresh, healthy, nutritious food.
Mountain bike helmets/You can carry yours
The purified or Boiled drinking water.


SERVICES NOT OFFER FOR BIKE TOUR


International flights.
Tanzania Visa.
Tips for your guide and driver. Afritreks recommendation is $ 20 to your guide divided per person per day.
Personal Expenses
Meals are not listed in the itinerary.
Liquors, beers, and bottled beverages.
Sleeping bag
Hotels and Transfers (available as an optional add-on).
Personal Items .
Any activities not mentioned in the itinerary
Soda and Alcoholic beverages
Any additional accommodation before or after the tour.

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