This is a once in a lifetime cycling adventure through the wild and rugged beauty of Tanzania. Ride across endless plains, through authentic villages and alongside sprawling coffee plantations. Explore the natural wildlife sanctuary of the Ngorongoro Crater and wide open plains of the Serengeti, where lion prides roam. Visit an impressive active volcano at Ol Doinyo Lengai, spot brightly-coloured local tribes people and loll about on the banks of Lake Natron. Unforgettable, breathtaking, awesome Africa is yours to discover.
Day 1 Arusha
Explore lively Arusha, under the watchful eye of Mt Meru. Lie by the pool and adjust to 'Africa time'.
Day 2 Mezerani
Cycle through the Monduli Mountains, and see the Â‘black cottonÂ’ earth rolling by. Weave through Maasai villages and camp at Snake Park
Day 3 Mto Wa Mbu
Watch for giraffes, ostrich and gazelles on a ride across rambling Maasai plains towards the Great Rift Valley. Camp overnight at the edge of Mto Wa Mbu.
Days 4-5 Lake Manyara/ Rift Valley
Saddle up early and head for the colourful playground of Lake Manyara, teeming with pink flamingos, zebras and wildebeest. Cycle through a dense banana plantation, meet friendly locals in a Maasai village and perhaps climb the Rift Valley escarpment for breathtaking views. At night, fall asleep to the night sounds of monkeys and baboons.
Day 6 Ngorongoro Crater
Descend to the crater floor to see lions, elephants, buffalo, rhino and maybe even a leopard. Camp on the craterÂ’s rim.
Days 7-9 Serengeti
Marvel at the ancient Olduvai Gorge, where the remains of some of manÂ’s earliest ancestors have been found, then try to spot the Big Five on safaris in the Serengeti.
Days 10-11 Lake Natron & Ol Doinyo Lengai
ee bright-orange clad Songo tribesmen tending their herds and enjoy a thrilling descent to Lake Natron. Camp by the lake, spot birdlife and perhaps cool off in a nearby waterfall.
Days 12-13 Arusha
See the foothills and open plains roll by on the way back to Arusha. Pick up some souvenirs or relax poolside while reliving stories from this amazing African adventure.