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7 Days Bike Tour Through Mount Usambara To Coast Tour.

Tanzania is an undiscovered bicycle tour paradise. From the foothills of Kilimanjaro with its mountain villages and coffee farms to the plains below, and beyond through the Usambara mountains down to the Pangani Coast, there are countless miles of dirt roads, footpaths, and single-track to explore.

Tour Highlights

Day 1-7 | Tanzania

Mombo Village — Biking tour
Mkuzi Village —Biking tour
Kizara Village –Biking tour
Amani Nature reserve –Biking tour
Pangani at indian ocean–Biking tour

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Tanzania is an undiscovered bicycle tour paradise. From the foothills of Kilimanjaro with its mountain villages and coffee farms, to the plains below, and beyond through the Usambara mountains down to the Pangani Coast, there are countless miles of dirt roads, footpaths, and single-track to explore.
Our bike adventure tour range from  half-day to full-day to multi-day and can be custom-designed for all skill levels. All bike tours are guided and include the use of mountain bikes and cycling helmets. Multi-day rides are fully supported with a Toyota Land Cruiser 4×4. Bicycle tour can be the center-piece of your African adventure or added as an extension to any itinerary.

Mount Usambara to Coast Bike tour: On this physically demanding cross-country bicycle ride we travel on dirt roads and forest paths across high ridges and along river valleys dotted with villages, proceeding from the northwest edge of the Usambara range to its southeast corner, where we reach the flat coastal plain that leads to the Indian Ocean.

Day 1: Arrival Kilimanjaro Airport, transfer to your Hotel in Moshi Town.
After arriving at Kilimanjaro International Airport you are welcomed by your driver guide. And you will be transferred to Moshi town. Will take you 45 minutes to 1 hour  drive from Kilimanjaro Airport to Moshi town. You will spend the remaining day at your comfortable lodge in Moshi town. Dinner and overnight at AMEG LODGE.

 Day 2: Moshi town to Mombo Village 

Today’the drive takes us through multiple lush valleys and small villages to Mombo village where you will arrive for lunch. You will spend the rest of the day relaxing at your lodge Dinner and overnight at  Mambo view Eco lodge.

Day 3: Mambo Village to Mkuzi Village
Today our  bike ride takes us through multiple lush valleys and small villages into Shume, a former German colonial outpost where many of the early settlers’ buildings are still in use. Outside of Shume we have long ascents across two forested mountain ridges followed by a long descent into a densely settled valley.Dinner and overnight at MKUZI CAMPSITE. Approx. distance: 61km cycling.

Day 4: Mkuzi village to Kizara village
Start with a climb up a steep dirt track into the forest, eventually opening up to stunning views in all directions. From there we have a long descent through villages nestled on the mountain slope. We continue over ridges with gentle drops to the fertile valleys below, and one long 5.5km uphill hugging a mountainside. The day’s ride ends at Bumbuli (42 km.) or 15 kilometers farther at Funta. Load the bikes onto the trailer and drive 50 kilometers across the hot and dry Lwengera Valley. Camp is at the road’s end on the edge of the Nilo Nature Reserve.Dinner and overnight at KIZARA VILLAGE  CAMP. Approx. distance: 42 km cycling.

Day 5: Kizara Village to Amani Nature Reserve
The first several kilometers are on a dirt track through the dense forest of the Nilo Nature Reserve before opening out to views of the eastern Usambaras and a series of small villages along a mountain ridge. We ride this ridge as we pass between villages, forests, and numerous tea plantations, strategically sited on steep mountain slopes. After a long downhill enter Amani Nature Reserve and the final kilometers uphill to our Emau hill camp. Dinner and overnight at EMAU HILL CAMP. Approx distance: 38 km cycling

Day 6: Amani Nature Reserve to Pangani
The final day covers the most distance, but is almost all downhill. Start with a gentle descent through dense tropical forest from Amani in the mountains to the gateway town of Muheza. Cross a tarmac road marking an abrupt change from lush mountain environment to coastal plain. The Indian Ocean draws us along on this mostly flat section to our final destination at the beach. Dinner and overnight at PEPONI TENTED LODGE  Approx distance 78 km cycling

Day 7: Pangani to Kilimanjaro Airport
After breakfast at the Camp you will depart  for the six-hour drive back to Kilimanjaro to catch your flight back  home or continue on to your next , today you will have a chance to have local BBQ for lunch in Moshi town before transferred  to the airport. END OF THE TOUR

 
Price Includes
Airport transfers to and from Kilimanjaro airport,
Accommodations and meals as per itinerary
All Village  entry fees
Exclusive service of a professional  local  mountain bike and guide

Mountain bikes and cycling helmets.   
Food, drinking water
Four-wheel drive  Min- Van and Land cruiser for escort during the tour 

Not included:    

International airfare, /local airfare
Alcohol/ soft drinks
All items of person nature
Travel insurance
Visa and visa fees
Airport departure taxes
Laundry will be an extra fee
Tips for your professional tour driver guide   

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