8 days Tanzania bike cycling tour package around Mt. Kilimanjaro

This 8-day Tanzania bike cycling tour package extended adventure marries the thrill of cycling with the sheer beauty of the Kilimanjaro region. Over the course of eight days, you'll pedal through diverse landscapes, immerse yourself in local cultures, and bask in the awe-inspiring vistas surrounding Africa's towering peak. Prepare to be on an epic 8-day bike cycling tour in Tanzania, encircling the magnificent Mt. Kilimanjaro!

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8 days Tanzania bike cycling tour around Kilimanjaro overview

Our 8-day Tanzania bike cycling tour around Mt. Kilimanjaro is carefully crafted for cycling enthusiasts and adventurers seeking an immersive exploration of this iconic region. This comprehensive itinerary allows for thorough acclimatization, cultural interactions, and extraordinary biking experiences. With seasoned guides, comfortable accommodations, and an unwavering commitment to safety and enjoyment, this tour is destined to be the adventure of a lifetime.

The best itinerary for the 8-day Tanzania bike cycling tour

Day 1: Arrival in Moshi

Your journey commences in the vibrant town of Moshi, nestled at the base of Kilimanjaro. Upon arrival, you'll receive a warm welcome and have time to relax and prepare for the exciting days ahead. Connect with your fellow adventurers and savor the anticipation of the adventure that awaits.

Day 2: Moshi to Marangu

The biking adventure begins with a ride from Moshi to Marangu, covering approximately 30 kilometers. As you pedal, you'll be immersed in local culture, passing through vibrant villages, all the while gazing upon the majestic Kilimanjaro dominating the horizon. Spend the night in Marangu, often referred to as the gateway to Kilimanjaro.

Day 3: Marangu to Rongai Gate

Continue your journey with a bike ride from Marangu to Rongai Gate, covering roughly 40 kilometers. As the landscape transitions from fertile farmland to lush rainforests, the allure of Kilimanjaro deepens. Rest and rejuvenate amidst the enchanting forest sounds.

Day 4: Rongai Gate to Lake Chala

Set out on an exhilarating ride from Rongai Gate to Lake Chala, a route spanning around 60 kilometers. Lake Chala, a mesmerizing crater lake, offers a refreshing stop for swimming and relaxation. This day's adventure immerses you in the breathtaking natural beauty of the region.

Day 5: Lake Chala to Longido

Prepare for a diverse day of cycling as you pedal from Lake Chala to Longido, covering approximately 70 kilometers. This leg provides glimpses of Maasai culture as you approach the village of Longido, renowned for its bustling markets and panoramic views of Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Day 6: Longido to Kimana Gate

Cycle from Longido to Kimana Gate, covering around 50 kilometers. This route offers a unique opportunity to explore the borderlands between Tanzania and Kenya, characterized by acacia-dotted landscapes and potential wildlife sightings. Rest at Kimana Gate in preparation for your penultimate day of biking.

Day 7: Kimana Gate to Mbahe Village

Pedal from Kimana Gate to Mbahe Village, a ride encompassing approximately 60 kilometers. This leg takes you through picturesque scenery, including banana and coffee farms, providing a rich cultural experience. Enjoy the warm hospitality of Mbahe Village as you prepare for your final day of cycling.

Day 8: Mbahe Village to Moshi

The grand finale of your cycling adventure unfolds as you ride from Mbahe Village back to Moshi, completing the circumnavigation of Mt. Kilimanjaro. This exhilarating journey spans roughly 60 kilometers and concludes with a triumphant return to Moshi. Celebrate your achievements with a well-deserved meal and reflect on the extraordinary experiences you've gathered.

In short, our 8-day Tanzania bike cycling tour around Mt. Kilimanjaro offers an unforgettable adventure that seamlessly blends the exhilaration of biking with the grandeur of the Kilimanjaro region. From vibrant villages to pristine crater lakes, Maasai culture to borderland landscapes, each day introduces a new facet of exploration.

So, we are delighted to invite you to join us on this extraordinary journey, where you'll not only encircle Kilimanjaro but also craft enduring memories and a profound connection with this remarkable natural and cultural treasure. Get ready for the cycling adventure of a lifetime!