Women Cycling Tour

WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT

 

This bike trip is designed for women of all ages, abilities and interests. Some come with roommates while others come alone, but everyone goes home as friends. You will cycle at our own pace. If you wish to skip a few miles, we’ll pick you up in our van. You will get to discover experience and learn about these wonderful cultures first hand. While on your journey you will traverse vast open grasslands rich in wildlife, lush green forests, farmlands, villages and towns. This will be one of the most challenging but satisfying journeys you will ever make. You’ll go home with a newfound appreciation for the lovely diversity of Tanzania and its wonderful people.

Highlights: Amazing scenery, Meeting Chagga and Maasai people, Meeting women projects,

Cave tour, hiking to the Waterfalls, Coffee tour, Chagga, Museum, Campfire, Canoeing,

Cycling on Mt Kilimanjaro, Abundant wildlife.

Riding Level: Moderate & Challenge
Path: Dirt road & Paved road

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1:ARRIVE IN TANZANIA

After arrival at Kilimanjaro airport we take a 40min transfer to our hotel situated just outside the town of Moshi, located on the lower slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro. We meet the team and go over the last trip details and prepare our bikes and gear equipment for the adventure ahead.

-Put Bikes Together

-Briefing and Registration

Accommodation: Panama Garden Resort

Day 2: Moshi Town to Tinga Tinga Village | 82km

Our ride today takes us from the greener southern side of Mt. Kilimanjaro towards the more arid western side of the mountain. Your ride today will initially take you through coffee and banana plantations as you cycle through the more fertile areas of southern Kilimanjaro but as you head west you will cycle through the more arid open plains and acacia woodlands.

These plains support a remarkable variety of wildlife and spectacular views of Mt. Kilimanjaro. While Moshi is home the Chagga people west Kilimanjaro plains are home to the nomadic Maasai people who co-exist with the surrounding wildlife and it is why this area is known as the Maasai Lands. Your ride today will be on both dirt and tarmac roads and you will finish the ride at the Ngabobo village where you will be spending the night.

Road Surface: Tarmac, dirt and gravel road

Accommodation: Overnight at Olpopongi Maasai village

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 3: Visiting women Project

After breakfast, we bike to the village of West Kilimanjaro to visit one of women’s cooperative project, the very first of its kind in the region. We’ll spend the afternoon participating in hands-on activities to learn about life here. We may practice carrying water like a local—both on and off the bike, or we may visit a market

Day 4: Tinga Tinga Village – West Kilimanjaro Farms

Our ride today takes us through the Enduimet Wildlife Management Area which is one of Tanzania’s best kept secrets. Enduimet borders Amboseli National Park and serves as an important migratory route for wildlife including the African elephants. This area is inhabited primarily by the Maasai people but there are large populations of other tribes such as the Chagga, Meru and Pare people.

Your ride starts off on the wide open plains dotted with acacia trees but it gets greener as you approach the lower slopes of Kilimanjaro where a lot of cultivation takes place. Your cycling tour today ends at Simba Farm which is situated on top of the vast wheat and barley fields overlooking the west Kilimanjaro plains.

Road Surface: Tarmac, dirt and gravel road

Accommodation: Camping at Simba Farm

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 5: West Kilimanjaro Farms to Nalemoru Village

Today you will be cycling towards the north east side of Mt. Kilimanjaro to Nalemoru village near the Kenyan border. Nalemoru village is where the Rongai route up Kilimanjaro starts off. Your ride today takes you through beautiful open farmlands with breathtaking views of the west Kilimanjaro plains behind you.

You will cycle through several vibrant towns as you head up the foothills of the mountain towards the Rongai forest. Your ride today ends at the Snowcap Cottages which are nestled right on the edge of the Rongai forest. On a clear day you can enjoy amazing views of Kilimanjaro’s Kibo and Mawenzi peaks.

Road Surface: Dirt road and Tarmac road

Accommodation: Camping at Snowcap Cottages.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 6: Nalemoru Village to Lake Challa | 64km

Today you will enjoy a downward hill ride towards the beautiful Lake Challa, a crater lake lying right on the border between Kenya and Tanzania. Lake Challa is one of Tanzania’s hidden gems. Fed entirely by underground springs from Mt Kilimanjaro, the turquoise blue and green waters are surrounded by diverse plants, trees and wildlife.

The camp where you will be spending the night is situated on the edge of this mystical caldera lake, against a dramatic volcanic backdrop providing the perfect place to unwind and absorb the serenity and tranquility of the area.

Road Surface: Tarmac and dirt road

Accommodation: Camping at Lake Challa Campsite

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 7: Lake Challa to Marangu |29km

Today’s ride will be short but challenging as you ride up to Marangu village in the foothills of Kilimanjaro. As you cycle through Marangu village you will pass banana and coffee plantations along the way as well as the friendly Chagga people who will be waving and shouting “Jambo!” as you cycle by. Before getting to your camp you will take a detour to the iconic Kinukamori waterfalls where you can stretch your legs and walk down to the base of the waterfalls.

While here, a local Chagga guide will give you a brief history of the area, the people, their traditions, and customs as well as the mystical legend about the waterfalls. After spending some time refreshing by the waterfalls you will finish the last downhill stretch of your ride towards Kilimanjaro Mountain Resort Hotel where you will be spending the night.

Road Surface: Tarmac and dirt road

Accommodation: Kilimanjaro Mountain Resort

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 8: Marangu to Moshi | 49km

You will be wrapping up your last day of cycling by traversing the villages and plantations on the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro. The first half of the ride will be comprised of several steep ascents and descents followed by a second half which is a gradual downhill ride towards the bustling and vibrant Moshi Town.

You will cycle through the suburbs and outskirts of Moshi Town on the back roads as you head towards the Chanya lodge which marks the end of your incredible 6-day journey around Mt. Kilimanjaro, on two wheels. You will seal of the evening with a nice celebratory dinner and sparkling wine to toast to your achievement.

Road Surface: Tarmac and dirt road

Accommodation: Panama Garden Resort

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

DAY 9: Depart Tanzania

The day is left free to wind down before your flight home. Depending on flight times you could go and explore Moshi town and grab some souvenirs before heading to the airport.

Meals: Breakfast Included

TOUR GALLERY

Got a Question?

Do not hesitate to give us a call. We are an expert team and we are happy to talk to you.

Inquire this Tour Package

Pay Online

TOUR INCLUDES

TOUR EXCLUDES

Recommended Travel insurances:

TRIPS YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

 
West Kilimanjaro Cycling Tour

West Kilimanjaro Cycling Tour

The West Kilimanjaro plains are comprising of Maasai & Wildlife Management Areas

Tour Duration: 2 Days

Activity Level: Moderate

Bike Tour
Kilimanjaro Base Cycling Tour

Kilimanjaro Base Cycling Tour

Mountain bike around Kilimanjaro and then hike to the top on this epic adventure.

Tour Duration: 13 Days

Activity Level: Challenging

Bike Tour
Cycle Up Mt. Kilimanjaro

Cycle Up Mt. Kilimanjaro

Our whole itinerary is geared towards one single day, that is to say, summit day.

Tour Duration: 7 Days

Activity Level: Challenging

Bike Tour
DutchEnglishFrenchGermanItalianRussianSpanish