Mount Usambara to Coast Bike Tour

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  • No booking fees
  • E-ticket/Mobile voucher
  • Bicycle tour
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  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Moshi, Tanzania
  • Ends Moshi, Tanzania
  • +4
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Multiday bike tour
  • Bike along winding paths, picturesque landscape, villages, farms, and tea plantations
  • Ride through sandy paths to reach the beaches along the Indian Ocean
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 multi-day tour 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 sag wagon. Bicycle tour can be the centre-piece of your African adventure or added as an extension to any itinerary.

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.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT ENOSA EXPEDITIONS
5 - Excellent
Based on 65 reviews
  • Marius
  • On Jan 07 2019
5 - Excellent
Marius' review for another Enosa Expeditions tour
“The trip was absolutely breathtaking. The pain and suffering is 100% worth it once you look over the landscape from the highest point in Africa.”
  • Frederique
  • On Mar 05 2019
5 - Excellent
Frederique's review for another Enosa Expeditions tour
“My journey was excellent from picking me up at the airport to dropping me off back.
Noel, the director was easily reachable and prompt to answer.The hotel were I stayed wqs high standards with swimming pool. On the first day I met him and my guide. They checked my gear and made sure I had all the necessary.
The team during the 7 days were super friendly and effective. Food was excellent. The guide really professional, listening and helpful on top of being funny. The tent was excellent quality. I felt really special.Overall an excellent experience!”
  • Anonymous
  • From South Africa
  • On Dec 24 2018
5 - Excellent
Review for another Enosa Expeditions tour
“We went in November and encountered rain/hail on 3 of our 7 days on Machame route. Not getting wet on the mountain is your absolute nr 1 priority. So here are a few tips:

+ Prepare for rain: Make sure you get waterproof pants (with closing zips for snack bars/phone) and thermals to wear underneath. The pants are usually not warm because they wick so you need the thermals above 3km elevation.
Wind can also be chilly so get thermals for your upper body and a buff, and wearing a long sleeve shirt over it. A snow jacket might be too warm as the sun comes and goes and it really bakes you.

+ Poncho: When it starts to rain really hard, you need a decent poncho. Everything is going to be wet and you dont know when the rain is going to stop. It could be half a day long. Rake out the extra bucks and get a proper one - not a cheap plastic one.

+ Plastic bags: If you dont have a proper waterproof* (not water resistant) duffelbag, keeping everything in plastic bags inside is a must. Your porter will be carrying your duffel inside another bigger duffel but you never know. Also, you want to seperate your day's wet/sweaty clothes from the rest so bring extra bags along - as well as for your shoes (the mud in camp and the toilets are not always the cleanest)

If you get wet, you dont get dry. Everything that's wet will freeze at high altitute. Makes use of the sun to dry things over your tent if you can.
Getting the extra liner for your sleeping bag also helps keep things warm. You can also sleep with your damp clothes on during the night and your body heat will dry it out.

+ Walk slow. You use less energy and and you sweat less. Less sweat = dry clothes = not freezing at high altitudes.

+ Water. Get a 2 litre or more water bladder. Just. Get. It. Since you walk all the time, it will be your main source of water intake. There's no time to stop every 15min to open the backpack for a water bottle.

Lastly, it is okay to throw up. If the altitude gets you, play along with it. You will feel 100% better afterwards. And getting sleep and enough water you will adjust and not feel symptoms again.

The food was really good. Starters every night, followed by a main course and tea/hot chocolate afterwards.
Overall it was an amazing experience and will remember it forever.

TL;DR: Rain kicks your ass.
Prepare to fight it!”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Arrival Kilimanjaro, transfer to Hotel
  • Day 2: Mambo Village to Mkuzi Village
  • Day 3: Mkuzi village to Kizara village
  • Day 4: Kizara Village to Amani Nature Reserve
  • Day 5: Amani Nature Reserve to Pangani
  • Day 6: Pangani
  • Day 7: Pangani to Kilimanjaro
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Bike
  • Helmet
  • Accommodation
  • Transport
  • Camping equipments
  • Meals during the tour
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Tips
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CANCELLATION

10% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

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