Destination Country: Tanzania
Tour Starts: Arusha.
Transport: Biking & 4X4 Safari Jeep.
Meal Plan: Full Board
Tour Highlights: Biking, Game Drive, Wildlife.
10 Days Tanzania Bike safari
10 Days Tanzania Bike safari offers multiple day trips, where you can ride through the Tanzania’s National Parks, this tours is truly an adventure! Discover the very best that Tanzania has to offer. This incredible tour includes Lake Natron, OlDoinyoLengai volcano, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Rift Valley and Lake Manyara. Tour includes game drives, village visits and optional hot air balloon ride above the Serengeti.Tanzania biking tour offers diversity a range of biking terrain combined with fantastic scenery!
Day 1: Arrival day: Arusha (Tanzania)
- Tour Type: No Biking.
- Accommodation: Green Mountain Hotel (Standard) or Mount Meru Hotel (Luxury).
On arrival at Kilimanjaro International airport, you will be met and transferred 35km to the town of Arusha (journey time is approximately 45 minutes depending on traffic). This evening there will be a tour briefing before dinner. Meals: Dinner.
Day 2: Arusha to Lake Manyara
Cycling from Arusha, this route follows the aged tarmac road, that patterns to and fro over the brand-new road. It really is split up very much, and sometimes goes a long way from the major road. Following lunch, based on the distance already covered, you either have a lift or go on cycling towards the wall of the Great Rift Valley, which is evident in the distance, plus Lake Manyara glimmering. After Manyuki you will follow the main-road to Selelai village. This is an open region, and giraffes, ostriches, gazelles and sometimes elephants are seen. Camp at a fascinating campsite around the fringe of a Rift Valley high mountain.
Day 3: A cycling Day Arround great rift Valley:
In the morning climb up a mountain at the rear of the campsite which offers a number of breathtaking sights across Rift Valley and then traverse to Manyara National Park. Your Maasai guide will takes this chance to introducing to you the different medicinal plants which his tribe makes use of. You will return to the camp for a scrumptious lunch. After lunch cycle out to one of the local Maasai homesteads to visit a number of our Maasai friends as well as get an insight into their interesting lives within the Rift Valley. Return to your camp later in the afternoon. Total cycle distance- 20 to 30kms
Day 4: Game Drive at Tarangire National Park
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up and driven to the Tarangire National Park, a huge park roughly the size of a small country. Savannah, baobab trees and seasonal swamps dot the park’s landscape, providing nourishment and shelter for hartebeests, buffaloes, zebras, giraffes, various antelopes and over 550 bird species. The park prides itself on its large elephant herds, for which the park is famous for, and has become one of the best places in East Africa to see them. These large mammals have become accustomed to the sound of the safari vehicles allowing for closer observation. After an extensive game drive you will travel to a campsite just outside of the park for your overnight stay
Day 5: Game drive at Lake Manyara National Park
After breakfast today your bikes will be packed onto your vehicles and you will drive to the manyara National park for a full day game drive. Lake Manyara National Park is one of the finest and most interesting parks of Tanzania with a large number of wild animals.
When you drive further into the park, you can see groups of Anubis baboons and sykes monkeys play along the side of the road. Bushbucks will appear out of the bushes and it is very possible you may bump into an elephant on the road. Elephants often use the road so that they do not have to go through the thick bush. Also remember to look up once in a while. Just like in Tarangire, the lions are sometimes in the trees and also a lot of leopards live in this area (though you have to be lucky to spot them). If the big cats can not be found in the trees, there are a lot of birds to spot in the trees. In the evening you will drive to Karatu Kudu Lodge and Campsite for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Lake Manyara to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
After breakfast your bikes will be packed onto your vehicles and you will drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. the Ngorongoro is a unique place because it is not a National Park but a Conservation Area, ; meaning that the entire area is controlled for both animals and local Masai persons that graze their livestock next to the local wildlife. Following a stop at the main entrance gate, you may get an opportunity to learn about the interesting volcanic landscape, later drive round the edge of the Crater, and there you can look down to its floor to see the numerous wildebeests plus elephants. Afterwards descend to the floor of the crater. This crater walls offers a natural haven for the wildlife, meaning there is a lot to view such as lions, elephants, buffaloes, and, in case you are fortunate, leopards ae well. Giraffes are actually the sole animal that you won’t see here because their long legs cannot cope with the high steep sides of the Ngororngoro Crater. in the afternoon you will drive up the crater’s wall and camp at the Simba campsite.
Day 7: Game Drive at Serengeti National Park
Following an early tasty breakfast have a breathtaking drive down the exterior of this crater and arrive at Oldupai Gorge, the place that the Leakey family unearthed the historical remains of a number of man’s very first ancestors. You will later drive on to the stunning Naabi Hill that symbolizes the boundary between the Ngorongoro and the Serengeti which are endless Masai’s Plains. Spend the remainder of the day viewing wildlife in Serengeti. Exactly where you go is dependent upon the season of year; you can spend time at the Hippo-pool viewing these stunning animals lie about within the cool water gladly living together with the crocodiles, view a huge pride of lions as well as the great migration of wildebeests and zebras. You will voyage from the open plains to the stunning kopjes – which are volcanic rocky protrusions that offer shelter to wide diversity of animals and also look down at the extensive Serengeti grasslands. This beautiful landscape will offer you with the best game viewing, and you will with luck , see all the wildlife living in the plain like; lions, elephants, wildebeests, giraffes and zebras, and perhaps the hard-to-find leopards plus cheetahs, in addition to great numbers of birds , including the exquisite Secretary birdsand the ostrich. Spend this night within the plains at the Seronera campsite.
Day 8: Full Day at Serengeti National Park
Today you will again rise early for an entire day within the park, going north to see animals and enjoy the scenery. It is a long day’s driving though there is a lot to view along the way. camp at Lobo camp,.
Day 9: Biking back to Arusha
Back on your bikes today. After a short drive to the gate of the national park you will begin cycling. The following 2 days will be along a dirt road with a couple of sandy parts. This route is undulating, and you’ll be happy to return in the saddle yet again. As you are on the border of the national park you may observe more animals on the way, plus many Masai people. Camp in the late afternoon at a good local campsite within the little Wasso town/Loliondo. Total distance covered 40to 50 km
Day 10: Drive Back to Arusha.
After breakfast drive back to Arusha for dinner and overnight. This is a lengthy drive, roughly 8hrs, as well as being really dusty! You follow the bottom of the Great Rift Valley wall past the open plains home to plains animals, a recognizable sight at this point. As soon as you get to the tarmac road you will most likely fall asleep as you drive the last Two hours back to urbanization. You return to your comfortable hotel.
What Includes on This Tour
√ Accommodation according to the Itinerary
√ Meals as listed in the itinerary.
√ Support vehicle(s) according to group size
√ 4x4 Safar Jeep
√ Mountain Bike Guide
√ Arrival and Departure transfers from airport
√ Professional, experienced, guides
√ All Park fees
√ All meals on the Mountain ( Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
√ Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park fees
√ Large portions of fresh, healthy, nutritious food
√ Arrival & departure airport transfers (day 1 & day 160only)
√ Bottled drinking water
√ Experienced Safari tour guide(s) and crew
√ Crisis management and safety procedures
√ AMREF flying doctors Emergency evacuation.
What Excludes on the tour
√ International and domestic flights.
√ Travel Insurance.
√ Passport and travel visa requirements (Tanzania visa is required).
√ Single room surcharge.
√ Tips (Recommended)
√ Personal expenses & drinks (except water while riding).
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