16 Days African Mountain Biking Cycling Adventure goes through some the most beautiful parts of the Kenya providing experiences that will stay with you forever. 16 Days African Mountain Biking Cycling Adventure let you explore Africa on two wheels, riding along spectacular trails through coffee and tea plantations, mountains and local villages, with a chance to spot wildlife grazing on the plains from your saddle. These tend to be small or big group trips, with a support vehicle for back up and transfers, and when it’s time to view serious game, just swap your bike for a jeep or truck on this 16 Days African Mountain Biking Cycling Adventure.
In this 16 Days African Mountain Biking Cycling Adventure we cycle between 30 and 50 km a day | fully supported by trip leaders and support vehicle. The 16 Days African Mountain Biking Cycling Adventure in Kenya is an exciting and original way to introduce you to Africa. On our cycling safari adventure, you will pedal along quiet routes, far from the main tourist circuit, through a dazzling range of scenery, from open Savannah to mountain rain forest. In your Cycling safari, you will be visiting small villages, meet local tribes and spot wildlife grazing on the plains.
16 Days African Mountain Biking Cycling Adventure Package
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Jomo Kenyatta International Airport or from the Hotel|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please be ready by 7:30 AM for a prompt departure at 8:00 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 5:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.|
What to expect on 16 Days African Mountain Biking Cycling Adventure
Mountain Biking Cycling Safari Holiday Adventures in East Africa is really a stunning experience for the fit and adventurous tourist. We have been organizing Africa Cycling Safaris or bike tours in Kenya from the year 2012. Since then we have expanding our Kenya cycling holidays to cover the length and breadth of Kenya as well as numerous locations all over east Africa.
This holiday begins in Nairobi in Kenya goes through various areas of Kenya and finishes in Nairobi. You will be traveling in a small group of between four and 30 bikers from all over the world guided and fully supported by our team of two trip leaders. All your luggage, plus lunches, snacks and water are transported in the support vehicle, and you can grab a ride in it whenever you fancy a break from cycling.
Accommodation includes luxury lodges in the park and good hotels in various towns where we will be stopping over. We take care of your meals and snacks throughout your trip, with the exception of drinks which are at your own expense.
Africa Cycling Safari Holiday Package Includes:
- Transport in a 4×4 Toyota Mini Van with a pop-up roof -each person is guaranteed a window seat
- Services of a professional English speaking guide
- Accommodation in a double/triple/ Single room
- Game drives as per the itinerary
- Pick up from the airport
- Game parks or national parks entry fees;
- Three meals per day whilst on safari
- Complimentary return airport transfers in Nairobi
Africa Cycling Safari Holiday Price excludes:
- Personal effects
- Kenya Visas
- pre and post safari hotel accommodation in Nairobi.
16 Days African Mountain Biking Cycling Adventure Package
Day 1: Arrive in Nairobi
Pick up at the airport and transfer to Eka Nairobi Hotel. Later in the day you are briefed about your safari itinerary by our “Meet and Greet” team and have an option of visiting the Giraffe Center to interact with these endangered species of the Rothschild giraffes. Dinner and an overnight stay at Eka Nairobi Hotel; Meal Plan – Bed and Breakfast
Day 2: Nairobi – Suswa
After breakfast, we depart for the Great Rift Valley through the Ngong Hills where you will start biking down the Rift Valley over a distance of 47 kilometers. The panoramic views of the floor of the Rift dotted by extinct volcanoes and long salty lakes are some of the most memorable sights on this unique safari. Lunch is taken en-route and we arrive at the ranch in the midafternoon. Dinner and overnight at Suswa Ranch Resort
Day 3: Suswa Town – Narok Town
Leave Suswa Ranch Resort at 7.30am biking through Masai plains to Narok town (a distance of about 87 kilometers. Cycling will not be done throughout the 87 kilometers because of mountainous terrains) where we partake of lunch. We will probably do 50 kilometers then we continue by safari vehicle to Narok Arriving in the late afternoon in our Hotel. We have our dinner and then an overnight stay at the Narok Seasons Hotel.
Day 4: Narok Town – Masai Mara National park
After Breakfast, we continue by safari vehicle to the Masai Mara National Park due to the increase in the number of wildlife that now dot these savannah lands arriving in time for lunch at our luxury lodge. After lunch game drives is planned in the afternoon coming back to our lodge late in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 5: Masai Mara
Since it is not allowed to cycle in the park, we will go on game viewing drives in our customized safari van. We have both morning and afternoon game drives and we are able to flash out the large variety of wildlife that is found here. Maasai Mara Game Reserve is Kenya’s finest wildlife sanctuary. Dinner and overnight at Masai Mara Sopa Lodge Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 6: Masai Mara – Nakuru
You will depart the Mara region after breakfast, for Nakuru Town. After check-in and lunch at Nakuru Sarova Hotel, we take our bikes and proceed on a cycling tour out the town of Nakuru for about 50 kilometers. We take our dinner and stay overnight at the Sarova Hotel Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 7: Nakuru – Bogoria
After breakfast, we begin our ride approximately 50 kilometers crossing the equator to Lake Bogoria arriving in time for lunch. The road to Bogoria is not busy, no high hill; it’s sloppy and fun to ride on. You will have a back-up car fully stocked with your lunch and bottled drinking water, extra spare bicycle, full repair kit and a bicycle repair man.
Evening Game drive is planned in the park since it’s not allowed to cycle in the park coming back to the lodge later in the evening. We take our dinner and stay overnight at Lake Bogoria Hotel and Spar Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 8: Lake Bogoria – Lake Baringo
Start after breakfast depending with the time you wake up, it is highly recommendable to start early before is too hot for your approximate 30km to L. Baringo it might look shorter but there is 18km tough hill when you are staring and can drain all your energy, arriving at Lake Baringo Lodge in time for lunch. Dinner and overnight at Lake Baringo Club Hotel Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 9: Lake Baringo – Kakamega
Drive to kakamega tropical rain forest located in western Kenya. The forest offers the finest bird walks in east Africa. There is also chance to see lots of monkeys and butterflies. Overnight and dinner in our lodge located on the edge of the forest
Day 10: Kakamega
Walking tour, paragliding or road biking through local countryside. Overnight and dinner in our lodge located on the edge of the forest.
Day 11: Kakamega – Kisumu
After breakfast, you will depart Kakakmega Town for Kisumu City in the morning covering a distance of 43 kilometers. We arrive at this lakeside town in the early afternoon. A city tour by bicycle takes us to the local museum with its rich archeological findings, the municipal market and the lakeside at Dunga Beach for a view of the golden sunset over Lake Victoria. We continue to our hotel for dinner and an overnight stay at Milimani Resort hotel in the city Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 12: Kisumu – Lwanda K’Otieno – Mbita Point
We depart for Lwanda K’Otieno passing through. Our western Kenya trip starts with a road transfer to Kisian market (13 kilometers away). This takes us out of the main Kenya Uganda highway with its heavy vehicular traffic. We mount our bicycles at Kisian and ride to Kit Mikayi (16 kilometers) on tarmacked road. Kit Mikayi is famous as the birthplace of the Luo Nation and is steeped in Luo culture and traditions. After a tour of this site with its monuments of huge boulders and underground caves we proceed to Ndori still biking though tropical savannah and Indian corn (maize farms). From Ndori we drive to Lwanda K’Otieno to connect to our Water bus (ferry) that takes us across Lake Victoria to Mbita Point. Lunch is on transit and dinner and overnight at Mbita Point Hotel.
Day 13: Mbita Point – Takawiri Island
After breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel at 6:30 am, take a ferry to Takawiri Island and you spend the rest of the day at leisure at the beaches or fishing in Lake Victoria. Lake Victoria is the second biggest fresh water lake in the world. After dinner and we spend an overnight at a Takawiri Island hotel Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Day 14: Takawiri Island
After breakfast you will be free to spend the day at leisure at the beaches or fishing or birding in Lake Victoria. After dinner and we spend an overnight at a Takawiri Island hotel Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 15: Takawiri Island – Mbita Point – Homa Bay
After breakfast you will proceed by Water bus to Mbita Point. Upon reaching Mbita Point we partake of lunch before riding on our bikes in the afternoon to Homa Bay town a distance of 43 kilometers. We spend the evening in Homa Bay Town before dinner and an overnight stay at Cold Springs Hotel Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 16: Homa Bay – Nairobi
After breakfast we drive back to Nairobi in our safari vehicle arriving in the capital city in the mid-afternoon having ridden by bicycle over 230 kilometers; Having seen wildlife, people and places over a period of ten days; crossing the largest freshwater lake in Africa – Lake Victoria; having stayed on an island in the world second largest freshwater inland lake and having traveled by road a distance of over 1498 kilometers.
- All meals included while on safari
- Full Board Accommodation while on Safari
- Mountain Bikes Well Fitted for the terrain
- All applicable Game Park entrance fees
- Guaranteed window seating with open top for easy photography
- Guaranteed departures for one or more passengers booking this safari
- Professional Tour guide
- Round trip transport from Nairobi and Back
- Transport in 4×4 Mini Van
- International Airfare
- A visit to a Masai Village
- Accommodations in Kampala
- Cost of obtaining passport and visas
- Gratuity for your professional driver guide, Porterage/ waiters at hotels
- Membership in Flying Doctors Society – Emergency air rescue
- Personal expenses such traveling insurance, excess baggage fee, communication charges that include, laundry, emails, faxes and phone calls beverages including luxury champagne, luxury spirits, beer, wines during meals or meals not indicated in the itinerary